This new second edition is thoroughly updated and expanded, with 38 chapters covering a wide range of topics important to health promotion. Editor Nico Pronk, has expertly compiled the writings of nearly 100 contributors to create an invaluable reference for anyone involved in health management. This book is a comprehensive contemporary text on worker health improvement including health promotion, disease prevention, chronic disease/care management and productivity management. The readers will obtain a solid and comprehensive view of topical areas, become aware of key issues and controversies and recognise the inter-relationship between objectives specific to the worksite setting and the larger community. In addition, the identification of concrete ideas and approaches to creating action and solutions for implementation is a major focus that will include examples of successful initiatives and accessible resources.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) is dedicated to promoting healthier lifestyles for people around the globe through scientific research, education and the practical application of knowledge in sports medicine and exercise science. The ACSM has more than 18,000 international, national and regional members in 80 countries who work in a wide range of medical specialties, allied health professions and scientific disciplines. This diversity and expertise make the ACSM the largest, most-respected sports medicine and exercise science organisation in the world.
Chapter 1. Population Health Management at the Worksite; Chapter 2. Employee Health Promotion: A Historical Perspective; Chapter 3. Workplace-Based Health and Wellness Services; Chapter 6. Employee Health Promotion: A Legal Perspective; Chapter 7. Healthcare Policy and Health Promotion; Chapter 9. An Introduction to Evidence on Worksite Health Promotion; Chapter 12. Benchmarking and Best Practices in Worksite Health Promotion; Chapter 17. Organizational Assessment for Health; Chapter 18. Assessment Tools for Employee Productivity; Chapter 19. Calculating the Economic Return of Health and Productivity Management Programs; Chapter 20. Using Claims Analysis to Support Intervention Planning, Design, and Measurement; Chapter 32. The Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of Medical Self-Care Programs; Chapter 33. Disease Management for Employed Populations; Chapter 34. From the Basics to Comprehensive Programming.