Technology-Based Health Promotion

by Sheana S. Bull

Technology-Based Health Promotion Synopsis

Designed for courses in health promotion, public health, health science, and social science, Technology-Based Health Research & Program Evaluation examines the role that technology can play in the promotion of health and the prevention of disease. The author also cautions that we need to consider ways to maximize technology for health promotion without sacrificing the critical and effective traditional strategies that we know can be effective to help people choose and sustain healthy behaviors.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781412970600
Publication date: 11th January 2011
Author: Sheana S. Bull
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 296 pages
Categories: Personal & public health,

About Sheana S. Bull

Sheana Bull, Ph.D., M.P.H. is trained in Public Health and Sociology and works as an Associate Professor with appointments in the Department of Community and Behavioral Health, Colorado School of Public Health and in the Department of Health and Behavioral Sciences, both at the University of Colorado Denver. She has been researching the use of technology for health promotion for over a decade and has developed and tested numerous technology based interventions to facilitate prevention of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and to promote improvements in physical activity and nutrition. Her work includes collaborations with researchers and ...

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