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Sleep, Health and SocietyFrom Aetiology to Public Health

Sleep, Health and Society: From Aetiology to Public Health

Francesco P. Cappuccio, Michelle A. Miller, and Steven W. Lockley (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199566594
eISBN:
9780191595066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199566594.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Sleep disturbances and sleep deprivation are common in modern society. Increasingly, populations have been subjected to a steady constant decline in the number of hours devoted to sleep, due to ... More

Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

Michael Marmot and Richard Wilkinson (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198565895
eISBN:
9780191723988
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565895.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The health of populations is related to features of society and its social and economic organization. This crucial fact provides the basis for effective policy-making for improving population health. ... More

Social Inequalities in HealthNew evidence and policy implications

Social Inequalities in Health: New evidence and policy implications

Johannes Siegrist and Michael Marmot (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198568162
eISBN:
9780191724107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198568162.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Health inequalities according to people's social standing are persisting, or even growing, in modern societies. Recent decades have revealed evidence of strong variations in life expectancy, both ... More

Social Injustice and Public Health

Social Injustice and Public Health

Barry S. Levy and Victor W. Sidel (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195171853
eISBN:
9780199865352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171853.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The aim of this book is to offer a comprehensive approach to understanding social injustice and its impact on public health. Part I explores the nature of social injustice and its adverse effects on ... More

Social Marketing and Public HealthTheory and practice

Social Marketing and Public Health: Theory and practice

Jeff French, Clive Blair-Stevens, Dominic McVey, and Rowena Merritt (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199550692
eISBN:
9780191720413
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550692.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social marketing is the application of commercial marketing tools and principles to the design, implementation, and evaluation of health and social behaviour-change programmes. It focuses on target ... More

Social Marketing Research for Global Public HealthMethods and Technologies

Social Marketing Research for Global Public Health: Methods and Technologies

W. Douglas Evans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199757398
eISBN:
9780190226022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757398.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Social marketing is a process aimed at changing behavior to improve society and the individual. The main questions are Does social marketing work? and, if so, How does it work? That is where research ... More

Social Networks and HealthModels, Methods, and Applications

Social Networks and Health: Models, Methods, and Applications

Thomas W. Valente

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195301014
eISBN:
9780199777051
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301014.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Social Networks and Health provides a comprehensive introduction to how social networks influence health behaviors. Section one provides an introduction to major research themes and perspectives ... More

Spatial EpidemiologyMethods and Applications

Spatial Epidemiology: Methods and Applications

Paul Elliott, Jon Wakefield, Nicola Best, and David Briggs (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198515326
eISBN:
9780191723667
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198515326.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book explores the field of geographical variations in disease. Especially with respect to variations in environmental exposures at the small-area scale, the book gives an account of current ... More

Sports Injury Research

Sports Injury Research

Evert Verhagen and Willem van Mechelen (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199561629
eISBN:
9780191722479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199561629.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

With the increasing focus on tackling obesity and other lifestyle-related illnesses and conditions, participation in sports and physical activity is growing. The consequences are that injuries and ... More

Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Statistical Analysis of Epidemiologic Data

Steve Selvin

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195172805
eISBN:
9780199865697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195172805.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Analytic procedures suitable for the study of human disease are scattered throughout the statistical and epidemiologic literature. Explanations of their properties are frequently presented in ... More

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