My Health - Talking Openly About Healthy Living

T. Temertzoglou

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My Health

Talking Openly About Healthy Living

By: Ted Temertzoglou

Textbook

My Health is a complete guide to pursuing a healthy lifestyle for young Canadians. This up-to-date student resource integrates health topics such as healthy eating, sexuality, substance abuse, mental well-being, relationships and conflict resolution, as well as personal safety.

ISBN 978-1-55077-183-1
Edition First
Year 2010
Page Count 240

$ 49.95 Educational Net Price (Retail: $62.44)

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My Health

Talking Openly About Healthy Living

Teacher's Manual - Binder & CD-ROM

The My Health Teacher's Manual is only available with the purchase of a class-set of My Health textbooks.

ISBN 978-1-55077-208-1
Edition First
Year 2010
Page Count 242

$ 129.95 Net Educational Price

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: Nutrition for Everyday Performance

  • Nutrition and Healthy Eating
  • Nutrition Labels and Healthy Eating
  • Body Image and Self-Esteem
UNIT 2: Human Reproduction, Sexuality, and Intimacy
  • Caring for the Sexual and Reproductive System
  • Sexuality
  • Intimacy and Sexual Decision Making
UNIT 3: Substance Use and Addiction
  • Types of Drugs and Their Effects
  • Tobacco, Alcohol, and Gambling
  • Marijuana and Other Illegal Drugs
UNIT 4: Mental Health, Conflict Resolution, and Personal Safety
  • Emotional Well-Being and Mental Health
  • Conflict Resolution and Anger Management
  • Creating Safe Schools and Communities

Description

My Health is a complete guide to pursuing a healthy lifestyle for young Canadians. This new, up-to-date student resource integrates health topics such as healthy eating; sexuality; substance abuse; mental well-being; relationships and conflict resolutions; as well as personal safety. This text illustrates the importance of healthy living and provides students with the necessary steps to lead healthier lifestyles.

Features:

  • All-Canadian content
  • Feature boxes on special topics
  • Full-colour photos and illustrations
  • Explores careers in the health field

About the Author

Ted Temertzoglou

Ted Temertzoglou has been a health and physical education (H&PE) teacher for 21 years. He has worked with H&PE teachers from around the world, presenting and conducting workshops in the US, Asia, Europe, Tunisia, Africa, and Zurich, Switzerland. He serves as an Ophea Master Trainer and was the recipient of Ophea’s 2008 Outstanding Contribution Award, and is the Ontario board representative for Physical and Health Education Canada.

Ted was apart of the team who wrote the Ontario curriculum for Exercise Science and also co-authored the text for the course Exercise Science. He is the lead author for Healthy Active Living: Keep Fit, Stay Healthy, Have Fun; Active for Life: Physical Education in Newfoundland and Labrador; and Active Healthy Living: Physical Education in Nova Scotia, all published by Thompson Educational Publishing.

Together with Thompson, Ted also produced the Active Living Fitness Circuit Charts, which are widely used by H&PE teachers in both elementary and secondary schools throughout Canada. Ted resides in Toronto with his wife, Carolyn, and their two children.