Digital Commons repository is a service of the University of Texas at El Paso library. Research and scholarly output included here has been submitted by the faculty and graduate students of the individual university colleges, departments, and centers on campus.
The reference sources below are located in the Referencecollection(2nd floor) of the library.
This encyclopedia has over 200 entries on topics covering all aspects of health and behavior; plus a comprehensive set of additional resources with both entries on selected organizations and an appendix with a detailed annotated listing of such organizations as well as Web sites of interest.
Off campus access to the reference sources in this section are available to current UTEP faculty, staff, and students only via the following methods:
Examines the relationship between food and health on a historical, national and personal level. It analyzes how nutrition has affected quality of life, health and fitness in various countries at different times in history.
Summarizes current knowledge in the field of public health. Includes public health research, practice and policy based on multidisciplinary activities, drawing from fields such as sociology, statistics, economics, psychology, social work, and clinical medicine.
Covers all aspects of global health, including physical and mental health entries, biographies of major doctors and researchers, profiles of medical institutions, organizations, and corporations, descriptions of drugs and operations, articles on national health policies, and thematic health topics in the humanities.
Covers topics such as dieting and popular diets, dietary concerns, nutritional basics, and the effects of a person's dietary choices on one's health. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influence the trend, and any public or regulatory concerns associated with the practice. Provides information across all age groups from infants to the elderly.