Dictionary of Health Education by David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth

By David Bedworth, Albert E Bedworth

The Dictionary of health and wellbeing schooling presents for the 1st time an entire, accomplished consultant to the pro and technical phrases, phrases, and words utilized in the healthiness schooling career. in a single quantity, it encompasses the total scope of the language of well-being schooling, bringing jointly the disciplines of schooling, drugs, public wellbeing and fitness and its sub-disciplines, historical past, philosophy, and political technological know-how. an important reference software for all healthiness educators or those people who are desirous about the advertising of healthiness, this particular publication includes over 10,000 definitions of usually used phrases and words. For ease of use, all entries are alphabetically prepared and cross-referenced the place applicable. The dictionary additionally includes tables of vital overall healthiness and clinical phrases to extra illustrate key principles. This common quantity is an integral source to an individual who desires to communicate and comprehend the language of future health schooling.

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ALL-OR-NONE LAW 1. v. , further increases in the stimulus will not increase the amplitude of the action potential. 2. v. fires, the resulting impulse is maximal or there is no impulse at all. 3. v. impulse and the extent of muscle response are independent of the magnitude of the stimulus. v. derives from hybridization of different species. Usually, in forms that become established, two of the four genomes are from one species and two are from another species. ALMONRY SCHOOL A charity school common in England during the fourteenth century by which boys could attend a monastic, abbey, or charity school that was supported by donations of food or money (almonry).

The first voluntary agency whose primary purpose revolved around education and promotion of health. AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (AMA) A professional organization founded in 1847 with the objective to promote the art of medicine and the betterment of public health. It serves the interests of medical practitioners. AMERICAN AMERICAN MEDICO-PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION A professional organization founded in 1893 as an outgrowth of the American Medical Superintendents of American Institutions for the Insane.

Group to a molecule. 2. v. compound. AMINE 1. A substance that has an NH2 group in its chemical structure. 2. v. v. 3. The chemical group NH2 ; also used as a prefix. AMINO ACIDS 1. Nutrient essentials that are changed into body protein within the cell. However, all essential and nonessential ∼ must be present. Proteins are composed of ∼. 2. The building blocks of protein. 3. Any one of a large group of organic acids characterized by an amino group (NH2 ) and a carboxyl group (COOH). 4. The structural unit of proteins.

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