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Worksite Health Promotion - 3rd edition

by David H. Chenoweth

Worksite Health Promotion (ISBN10: 0736092919; ISBN13: 9780736092913)
ISBN13: 978-0736092913
ISBN10: 0736092919

Summary: In today's difficult economic environment, worksite health promotion programs are becoming increasingly important as employers look for ways to contain health care costs and improve productivity. The newly updated Worksite HealthPromotion, Third Edition,presents students and professionals with all of the information they need to create programs that address these issues, improving both the physical health of the employees and the financial health of the organi ...show morezation. Based on Dr. Chenoweth's expertise as a professor and a professional consultant, the text combines theoretical principles and research with practical applications and real-world examples to give readers a comprehensive and immediately useable introduction to the field. The text begins with an overview of worksite health promotion that illustrates the importance of these programs in today's workplace. This is followed by a discussion of the economic forces that make implementing worksite health programs so advantageous for employers. The text's clear presentation of program benefits highlighted in economic-based evaluations will prepare readers to make a case for their own interventions.Worksite Health Promotion, Third Edition, provides a step-by-step approach to planning, implementing, and evaluating programs. Readers will explore key topics such as assessing employees' needs, setting appropriate goals, gaining management buy-in, budgeting, and program evaluation. They will also find full coverage of programming issues, including strategies for developing programs for healthy lifestyles, medical self-care, and disability management. The specific challenges of programming for small businesses and multisite workplaces are also addressed. The third edition has been fully revised with an improved organization and updated charts, tables, and references as well as the following additions that reflect the latest research and trends in the field. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 3RD 11
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Year Published: 2011
International: No

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