Chapter 5: Key Principles of Health Behavior Change

By Christian Rossman, Michaela O’Brien, Gloria Poisson, and Abubakry Tunkara



  • Describe health behavior
  • Discuss multiple influences on health behaviors
  • Examine how health behaviors can link together
  • List ways to measure health behaviors

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”

-Nelson Mandela