ERIC Number: ED243864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Wellness Promotion Strategies. Selected Proceedings of the Annual National Wellness Conference (8th, Stevens Point, Wisconsin).
Opatz, Joseph P., Ed.
A major concern to practitioners in the wellness movement has been the dearth of high quality up-to-date information about their field. This book provides a comprehensive and current look at the wellness field. Presentations in part 1 include: (1) "The History and Future of the Wellness Movement" (Donald B. Ardell); (2) "Presenting the Wellness Concept to the Uninitiated" (Bill Hettler); (3) "Longevity: Fulfilling Our Biological Potential" (Kenneth R. Pelletier); (4) "Fitness, Regardless of Disease" (George Sheehan); (5) "Health Promotion in the Worksite" (Charles Berry); (6) "An Overview of Human Aging" (Theodore Reiff); (7) "Nutrition Update '83" (Vickie Newman); and (8) "Health Promotion in the Social Service Setting" (William B. Zuti). Research papers in part 2 include: (1)"Physiological Changes in Health Risks as a Function of On-Site Health Risk Identification and Intervention Programs" (Robert E. Billingham); (2) "The Effects of Increasing Physical Fitness Levels on Locus of Control, Self-Concept, and Reported Changes in Lifestyle Dimensions" (Jane P. Jones); (3) "The Effects of a Four Month Wellness Program on Serum Lipoproteins" (Joan McPherson); and (4) "Cardiovascular Health, Stress, and Cardiac Risk among Women in Higher Education as Compared to Women in Law and Medical Professions" (Sharon L. Shields). (JMK)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Body Weight, Cardiovascular System, Exercise, Health Education, Human Body, Life Style, Locus of Control, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Physical Health, Professional Personnel, Self Concept, Stress Management, Well Being, Wellness, Women Faculty
Institute for Lifestyle Improvement, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI 54481 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Stevens Point. Inst. for Lifestyle Improvement.