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Title Health literacy and school-based health education / editor, Ray Marks
Published Bingley [England] : Emerald, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 271 pages)
Contents Health literacy : what is it and why should we care? -- Health literacy, health and academic status -- Healthy literacy skills needed by children, teachers and parents -- Strategies for measuring and maximizing health literacy of youth -- Secondary strategies for maximizing health literacy of youth -- Future directions : how to organize classroom practices to support the development of holistic health literacy
Summary Health literacy plays a critical role in the understanding and application of health related information. This work describes the concept of health literacy and the development of health literacy skills among children and young people, whilst also discussing the economics of health illiteracy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Health education -- Social aspects.
Health promotion -- Social aspects.
Health Literacy.
School Health Services.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Marks, Ray.
ISBN 1780523068 (paperback)
1780523076 (electronic bk.)
9781780523064 (paperback)
9781780523071 (electronic bk.)