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Health Promotion in the Workplace

Health Promotion in the Workplace - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 978-0766828667

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Health Promotion in the Workplace - 3RD 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0766828667

Michael P. O'Donnell

ISBN13: 978-0766828667
ISBN10: 0766828662
Cover type:
Edition: 3RD 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Delmar Publications
Published: 2002
International: No

Health Promotion in the Workplace is written from a scholarly perspective that reflects the full knowledge of science in the field yet recognizes the constraints of practical application. This comprehensive text covers the importance of health promotion programs; the process of designing, managing and evaluating programs; the positive effects such programs can have on employees and the workplace; the physical and emotional services these programs can offer; and major issues, such as factors affecting older workers and retirees and the emerging global perspective, impacting the health promotion field. Ideal as a text for students in undergraduate and graduate level health promotion programs or as a reference for managers and consultants in the health promotion and/or human resource fields. · Financial analysis of health promotion programs provide necessary justification needed to secure funding · Chapters provide review of subject area, a discussion and critique of the supporting research and guidelines on how to implement the research into practice · Includes in depth guidelines for evaluating health promotion programs · Written from a scholarly perspective that reflects the full knowledge of science in the field, yet recognizes the constraints of practical application (key words: Health promotion, workplace health promotion, wellness, health and wellness, worksite health, health promotion programs)

* Ninety percent of this book is brand new from the second edition.
* Includes chapters on fitness, nutrition, weight control, tobacco control and cessation, medical self-care, stress management, and employee assistance programs (EAP's).
* Features chapters on social health and spiritual health, areas that are just emerging within workplace health promotion.
* Discusses major issues impacting the health promotion field in chapters on programs for small business, programs for retirees and older adults, the emerging global perspective, and the concept of corporate and community partnerships.

Author Bio

O'Donnell, Michael P. : American Journal of Health Promotion, Inc. / University of Michigan

Michael P. O'Donnell, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.P.H. is founder, editor-in-chief and president of the American Journal of Health Promotion, Inc., the first scientific journal to address the health promotion field. As editor-in-chief, Dr. O'Donnell has completed composite editorial reviews of over 1,400 manuscripts. As President, he has organized 10 national conferences. Dr. O'Donnell is also founder and president of the Health Promotion Research Foundation, and research director of the Health Enhancement Research Organization (HERO). Prior to starting the journal, Dr. O'Donnell worked in hospital management for seven years, and in management consulting for four years. He has served ont he faculty of five universities and is currenlty an adjunct professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

1. The Health Effects of Health Promotion, Jeffrey S. Harris, MD,MPH, MPA, Jim Fries, Md. Introduction. The Burden of Illness. Leading Causes of Disability. Leading Causes of Activity Limitation. Behavioral Risk Factors. The Effects of Specific Risk Factors. Trends in Illness Disability and Risk Factors. The Compression of Morbidits. Effects of Health Promotion. Health Promotion at the Worksite. Demand Management Policy Issues. Conclusion.
2. Employer's Financial Perspective on Workplace Health Promotion.
Introduction: Why Do Employers Invest in Health Promotion Programs? Rational Reasons for Investing in Health Promotion Programs. A Counter Perspective: The Emotional Factor. How Can Employers Determine if Health Promotion Will Be a Good Investment? Conclusions.

3. Design of Workplace Health Promotion Programs. Michael P. O'Donnell, with comments by Tim McDonald and John Harris.
Introduction. Phase I: Structuring the Design Process. Phase II: Collecting Data: Conducting a Feasibility Study or Needs Assessment. Phase III: Program Design: Developing Program Content and Management Structure. Unique Needs of Health Promotion Programs Serving Workers in Industrial Settings Tim McDonald, John Harris. A Paradigm Shift: Keeping People Healthy vs Reducing Health Risks. Conclusion
4. Program Management of Workplace Health Promotion Programs/William B. Baun.
Introduction. Program Administration. Program Marketing. Program Delivery. Financial Control and Budgeting. Facilities and Equipment.
5. Program Evaluation. Ron Z. Goetzel, Ronald J. Ozminkowski.
Introduction. Purpose, Scope and Format of Chapter. Developing an Evaluation Plan. Research Principles. Conclusion.

6. Awareness Strategies, Larry S. Chapman.
Introduction. The Role of Awareness Strategies in Health Promotion Programs. Major Awareness Methods. One Model for Awareness Interventions in the Worksite Suggestions for Effective Awareness Strategies. Conclusions.
7. Theoretically Based Strategies for Health Behavior Change. Kenneth A. Wallston, Colin Armstrong. Introduction Theories of Health Behavior. Strategies for Health Behavior Change. Conclusions.
8. Building Supportive Cultural Environments/Judd Robert Allen.
Introduction. Theoretical Context: Born Out of a Quest for Sustained Results. Parallel Theories. The Building Blocks of Culture. Tools for Tapping the Organizational Unconscious. Jump Starting a New Health Promotion Program. Adding Culture Change Components to an Established Program. The Future of Culture Change Approaches. Conclusion.
9. Health Assessment. David R. Anderson, Seth Serxner, Paul E. Terry.
Introduction. Planning Health Assessments. Health Risk Appraisal in the Worksite Health Promotion. Key Applications of Health Risk Assessment in Worksite Health Promotion. Conclusion
10. Physical Activity in the Workplace. Mark G. Wilson, C. Shannon Griffin-Blake, David M. DeJoy Introduction. Physical Activity and Health. Physical Activity Trends. Organizational Benefits. Opportunities Ahead. Physical Activity Behavior Change. Fitness Principles. Program Management. Conclusion.
11. Worksite Nutrition Programs. Karen Glanz, Alan R. Kristal.
Introduction. Nutrition and Health: Overview and Current Guidelines. Guidelines for Healthy Eating Patterns. Current Trends in Diet Affecting Worksite Nutrition Programs. Theoretical Foundations For Worksite Nutrition Programs. Types of Worksite Nutrition Programs. The Impact of Worksite Nutrition Programs. Program Evaluation. Conclusion.
12. Worksite Weight Management. Gordon D. Kaplan, Valerie Brinkman-Kaplan, Edward M. Framer. Introduction Background of Obesity as a Health and Economic Problem. Treatment Options for Obesity Review of Worksite Weight Management Programs. A Model for Effective Worksite Weight Management. Conclusion.
13 Tobacco Control and Cessation, Nell H. Gottlieb.
14. Medical Self Care/Paul E. Terry.
Introduction. Self Care Education Program Options. Self Care and Managing Demand for Health Services. The Employee's Role in Disease Management. Conclusion
15. Stress Management in the Workplace, Lawrence R. Murphy. Introduction. Relationship Between Job Stress and Health. Types of Stress Interventions. Shifting Attention from Job Stress to Organizational Health. The Missing Ingredient. Conclusion.
16. Employee Assistance Programs, R. Paul Maiden, Donald B Levitt.
Introduction. Basic Principles of EAPs. The Core Technology of EAPs. EAP Direct Services: Counseling and Consultation. A Shift to Clinical Outcome Measures. Special Issues. Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). Integrating EAPs, Health Promotion and Employee Wellbeing. Conclusion. 17. Social Health. Kenneth R. McLeroy, Nell H. Gottlieb, and Catherine A. Heaney.
Introduction. Social Participation, Social Relationships and Health. Social Networks and Social Support. An Ecological Framework for Enhancing Social Health at the Worksite. Conclusion.

18. Workplace Health Promotion in Small Business, Daniel Stokols, Shari McMahan, Kimari Phillips. Introduction. Opportunities and Challenges for Worksite Health Promotion in Small Businesses. Unique Characteristics and Needs of Small Business Relative to Health Promotion. Toward More Comprehensive Worksite Health Promotion Programs for Small Businesses. The Future of Health Promotion in Small Businesses. Conclusions.
19 The Aging Workforce and Worksite Health Promotion: Opportunities and Challenges, David Gobble.
Introduction. Demographics of Aging. Current Health Benefits Mix Affecting Health Promotion for Older Workers and Retirees. The Context for Health Promotion for Older Workers and Retirees. Planning and Design Issues: Older Workers and Retirees. Conclusion.
20. Global Perspectives in Workplace Health Promotion. Wolf Kirsten
Introduction to International Health Promotion. Current International Developments in Workplace Health Promotion. Difference Between Workplace Health Promotion in the United States and Other Nations. Conclusion.
Appendix A: Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion.
Appendix B: Curitiba Declaration of the International Institute for Health Promotion. American University
21. Connecting the Workplace to the Community, Paul Terry, Michelle Nunn.
Introduction. The Value of Connecting the Workplace to the Community. Worksite Program Opportunities for Connecting to the Community. Managing Programs that Increase Community Connections. Conclusion
22. The Future of Workplace Health Promotion, Don R.. Powell, Elaine Frank.
Introduction Changing of the Guard: Who Provides Wellness? New Roles Emerge for Wellness Providers Change in the Make-Up of Wellness Programs. Topics of Special Interest. Conclusion

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