Summary: 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 ...show more 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.