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Concepts of Physical Fitness: Active Lifestyles for Wellnessprovides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This well established text uses a proven conceptual format, brief concepts rather than chapters, to provide information in a useful and concise way, and is organized to focus on "process" or lifestyle changes with early coverage of planning so students can apply the concepts immediately.
Table of Contents
|Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness|
|Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction|
|Self-Management and Self-Planning Skills for Health Behavior Change|
|An Introduction to Physical Activity|
|Preparing for Physical Activity|
|The Health Benefits of Physical Activity|
|How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?|
|The Physical Activity Pyramid|
|Lifestyle Physical Activity: Being Active in Diverse Environments|
|Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities|
|Flexibility and Stretching Exercises|
|Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercises|
|Physical Activity: Special Considerations|
|Body Mechanics: Posture, Questionable Exercises, and Care of the Back and Neck|
|Performance Benefits of Physical Activity|
|Nutrition and Body Composition|
|Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness|
|Stress and Health|
|Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management|
|Making Informed Choices|
|Recognizing Quackery: Becoming an Informed Consumer|
|Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change|
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