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HLTH 1000 Concepts of Health Promotion : Welcome & Course Readings

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HLTH 1000 Course Readings

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Berry-Cabán, C. S., & Crespo, H. (2008). Cultural competency as a skill for health care providers. Hispanic Health Care International, 6(3), 115–121. doi:10.1891/1540-4153.6.3.115

Brownson, R.C., Fielding, J.E., & Green, L.W. (2018). Building capacity for evidence-based public health: Reconciling the pulls of practice and the push of research. Annual Review of Public Health. 39, 27-53. doi: 10.1146/annurev-publhealth-040617-014746

Charnock, D., Shepperd, S., Needham, G., & Gann, R. (1999). DISCERN: An instrument for judging the quality of written consumer health information on treatment choices. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 53(2), 105–111.

Chen, L., Hannon, P. A., Laing, S. S., Kohn, M. J., Clark, K., Pritchard, S. & Harris, J. R. (2015). Perceived workplace health support is associated with employee productivity. American Journal of Health Promotion, 29(3), 139–146. doi:10.4278/ajhp. 131216-QUAN-645

Dilworth-Anderson, P., Pierre, G., & Hilliard, T. S. (2012). Social justice, health disparities, and culture in the care of the elderly. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics, 40(1), 26–32. doi:10.1111/j.1748-720X.2012.00642.x

Hill, E. K, Alpi, K. M., & Auerbach, M. (2010). Evidence-based practice in health education and promotion: A review and introduction to resources. Health Promotion Practice, 11(3), 358–366. doi:10.1177/1524839908328993

Jack, L., Grim, M., & Auld, M. E. (2012). Health promotion practice expands focus on global health promotion. Health Promotion Practice, 13(3), 289–292. doi:10.1177/1524839912443244

Malik, S. H., Blake, H., & Suggs, L. S. (2014) A systematic review of workplace health promotion interventions for increasing physical activity. British Journal of Health Psychology, 19(1), 149–180. doi:10.1111/bjhp.12052

Myers, J. E., Sweeney, T. J., & Witmer, J. M. (2000). The wheel of wellness counseling for wellness: A holistic model for treatment planning. Journal of Counseling and Development, 78(3), 251–266. doi:10.1002/j.1556-6676.2000.tb01906.x

Pescud, M., Teal, R., Shilton, T., Slevin, T., Ledger, M., Waterworth, P., & Rosenberg, M. (2015). Employers’ views on the promotion of workplace health and wellbeing: A qualitative study. BMC Public Health, 15(642), 1–10. doi:10.1186/s12889-015-2029-2