Muto, Takashi

Asian Perspectives and Evidence on Health Promotion and Education

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Table of contents

Part I. Asian Ideas and Activities on Health Promotion and Education

1. Asian Ideas on Health Promotion and Education from Historical Perspectives of the Theory of Yojo as an Interface of Health, Self, and Society
Toshiyuki Takizawa

2. Developing the Curriculum and Instruction Model for Suicide Prevention and Life Education in Taiwan
Ya-Wen Huang, Po-San Wang, Chia-Chia Lin

3. The Yogo Teacher, the Health Room, and Health Education at School in Japan
Kanako Okada

4. New Strategy on Prevention and Control of Noncommunicable Lifestyle-Related Diseases Focusing on Metabolic Syndrome in Japan
Shunsaku Mizushima, Kazuyo Tsushita

5. Sensory Awakening as a New Approach to Health Promotion
Masaki Moriyama

6. Health Promotion and Education in Thailand in Comparison with the Japanese Health Care System and Health Informatics
Masami Matsuda, Khanitta Nuntaboot, Katsumasa Ota, Shoichiro Hara

7. Development of a Robot-Assisted Activity Program for Elderly People Incorporating Reading Aloud and Arithmetic Calculation
Yukio Oida, Masayoshi Kanoh, Masashi Inagaki, Yoko Konagaya, Kenji Kimura

8. Health Promotion for Cancer Survivors: New Paradigm Beyond Prevention and Treatment
Miyako Takahashi

9. Alternative Medicine and Health Promotion
Shinko Ichinohe

Part II. Asian Perspectives on Health Promotion and Education

10. Key Players in Health Promotion Policy in the Northern Part of the Western Pacific
Toshitaka Nakahara

11. Community-Based Participatory Research: A Promising Approach to Address Social Determinants of Health
Seunghyun Yoo

12. Toward Development of Intervention Methods for Strengthening the Sense of Coherence: Suggestions from Japan
Yoshihiko Yamazaki, Taisuke Togari, Junko Sakano

13. Social Capital and Population Approach
Toshiyuki Ojima

14. Health Promotion and Healthy City Projects in Korea
Eun Woo Nam

15. A Network of Healthy Cities in Asia and the Pacific: The Alliance for Healthy Cities
Keiko Nakamura

16. Empowerment in Health and Community Settings
Tokie Anme, Mary E. McCall

17. Health Communication
Yoshiharu Fukuda, Ryoko Ebina

18. Cost-Benefit of Health Promotion: Will It Pay Off? Japan’s Venture Against Metabolic Syndrome
Etsuji Okamoto

Part III. Asian Activities and Evidence on Health Promotion and Education in Terms of Settings

19. Health Promotion Activity and Outcomes in the Community
Tanji Hoshi, Kumiko Fukumoto, Naoko Nakayama, Chika Takagi

20. Japan’s Current Health Issues and Health Promotion in the Community Setting: Focus on Public Health Nurses’ Activities
Mikako Arakida

21. Outcomes of Lifestyle Improvement Programs in the Last Ten Years in Asia
Yasuo Haruyama

22. Health Promoting Schools in Taiwan: Present Status and Future Perspectives
Song-Yuan Huang

23. Workplace Health Promotion in Korea
Kang Sook Lee

24. Characteristics of Workplace Health Promotion in Japan
Takashi Muto

25. Tokyo Gas Health Promotion Program
Susumu S. Sawada

Part IV. Asian Activities and Evidence on Health Promotion and Education in terms of Lifestyles

26. Evidence of Physical Activity for Disease Control and Health Promotion
Takashi Arao

27. Using Computer-Tailored Technology to Promote Physical Activity and Healthy Eating: A Review of the Literature and Asian-Pacific Evidence
Yukio Yamaguchi, Hideaki Nanba, Noriko Takeda

28. Dietary Lifestyle Interventions of Energy Restriction for Weight Control and Salt Reduction for Prevention of Hypertensive Risk in Asian Adults
Hiroko Fujii

29. Building Capacity in Smoking Cessation Counseling Among Health Care Professionals in China
Sophia S. C. Chan, Doris Y. P. Leung, Chaoqiang Jiang, Li Yang, Lie-zhen Deng, Tai-hing Lam

30. Issues of Korean Alcohol Policy Perspectives
Sungsoo Chun, Michael E. Welch, Mary Shin

Part V. Asian Activities and Evidence on Health Promotion and Education in Terms of Disease

31. Current Status and Prevention of Obesity
Yumi Matsushita

32. Waist-to-Height Ratio Is the Best Anthropometric Index for Screening the Risk of Obesity-Related Disorders
Shiun Dong Hsieh, Takashi Muto

33. Health Promotion and Education Based on the Features of Cardiovascular Disease in Asia
Toshimi Sairenchi

34. Prevention and Psychological Intervention in Depression and Stress-Related Conditions
Mutsuhiro Nakao, Takeaki Takeuchi, Peisen He, Hirono Ishikawa, Hiroaki Kumano

35. Principles and Activities of Oral Health Promotion in Asian Countries
Masayuki Ueno, Yoko Kawaguchi

36. New Development in Education to Prevent Sexual Transmitted Infections, Especially HIV/AIDS: Actual Practice of Sexuality Health Education by Means of Peer Counseling Approach
Hisako Takamura

37. School-Based Safety Promotion in Japan
Nobuki Nishioka

38. “Safe Community” in Asia: Safety Promotion Based on Injury Prevention
Yoko Shiraishi

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

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