Personal + Community Health by Dr. Joni Boyd and Dr. Shelley Hamill is a complete guide to health for college students. It concentrates on all areas of wellness and focuses equally on physical, mental, emotional, and relational health. Personal + Community Health also includes numerous opportunities for self-assessment and details of how to build healthy habits and maintain them with intentionality. With examples tailored specifically to the college experience, students will discover helpful, applicable information again and again.
Personal + Community Health by Dr. Joni Boyd and Dr. Shelley Hamill features:
- Pre-Assessments of each chapter to get students engaged and thinking about the material.
- Content that is current and applicable for personal and community health issues of today.
- Activities and information tailored to the specific demographics of Winthrop University students.
- Information about on campus resources for students to maximize health, well-being, and academic success.
Welcome to Personal and Community Health!
About the Authors
Chapter 1 Foundations
Chapter 2 Stress Management
Chapter 3 Psychological Health
Chapter 4 Physical Activity and Fitness
Chapter 5 Nutrition
Chapter 6 Relationships
Chapter 7 Sexual Health
Chapter 8 Tobacco, Alcohol and Other Drugs
Chapter 9 Human Diseases
Chapter 10 Safety Awareness
Joni Boyd, PhD CSCS*D, is an Associate Professor of Exercise Science and the Advisor to the Coaching Minor at Winthrop University. She has a PhD in Health Aspects of Physical Activity from University of South Carolina, where her research focused on locus of control, health behaviors, and religion. She has served as the National Strength & Conditioning Association State Director for South Carolina and a Master Instructor for Athletics and Fitness Association of America. Dr. Boyd has a vast range of research interests and topics, including functional-based movements, strength and conditioning, coaching styles, warm-up protocols, group exercise cohesion, nutrition-driven athletic and academic performance, and general health and well-being of college students. Dr. Boyd holds over 20 certifications and credentials within the health, exercise science, and nutrition fi elds. Ultimately, Dr. Boyd works to help students find where they belong in the worlds of health, exercise, and sports.
Shelley Hamill, PhD, MCHES is a professor at Winthrop University. She is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist and has more than 30 years of combined teaching experience at the elementary, middle, and college levels. Dr. Hamill teaches courses in personal health, human sexuality, women’s health, and teaching methods, in addition to activity courses including aerobic walking and tennis. Dr. Hamill has been recognized for her contributions to health education receiving numerous awards throughout her career. Additionally, she was recognized by Dr. David Satcher, US Surgeon General for her work with tribal communities dealing with HIV/AIDS, STDs, and substance abuse.