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Technology-Based Health Promotion
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Technology-Based Health Promotion

  • Sheana Bull - University of Colorado, Denver, USA, University of Colorado, USA
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November 2010 | 296 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

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This is the first textbook of its kind to offer students an introduction to best practices for using technology in health promotion programs. Integrating detailed case studies and interactive skill-building exercises throughout, this succinct and practical text teaches students to identify the most appropriate technology to meet their goals.

 


 
SECTION ONE: ORIENTATION TO TECHNOLOGY BASED HEALTH PROMOTION
 
1. A Primer on Technology Based Health Promotion
 
2. Ethical Issues in Technology Based Health Promotion
 
SECTION TWO: UNIQUE ASPECTS OF TECHNOLOGY BASED PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND EVALUATION
 
3. Technology Based Health Program Development
 
4. Technology Based Program Implementation
 
5. Program Evaluation for Technology Based Health Promotion
 
6. Case Studies in Computer-Based Health Promotion
 
7. Case Studies in Internet-Based Health Promotion
 
8. Case Studies in Mobile Phone-Based Health Promotion
 
Epilogue
Key features

Key Features

· Offers a literature review of technology based-health promotion

· Provides a full chapter on ethics and technology use, with in-depth consideration of the most relevant ethical controversies

· Includes practical tips for developing technology-based interventions most appropriate for diverse audiences

· Includes best practices in recruitment and retention of participants and evaluation of program effects

· Demonstrates key concepts through cutting-edge case studies of innovations in technology-based health promotion

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