Fitness and Wellness

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 3/28/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Hoeger and Hoeger's FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 8e, delivers full-color, cutting-edge coverage of core concepts coupled with a wealth of resources rivaling the most comprehensive texts. The succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage that concentrates on health-related physical fitness components with up-to-date insight on wellness. In the Hoeger tradition, an integral theme of the text is motivation and behavior modification. The authors teach you how to take control of your personal fitness, health, and lifestyle habits so you can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy--and realize your highest potential for good health. The text is also integrated with CengageNOW, powerful interactive learning tools that provide you with pre- and post-tests, a personalized study plan, labs, the personal change planner, and more. Colorful, concise, and cutting-edge, FITNESS AND WELLNESS equips you with the most up-to-date coverage and tools to take charge of your health--without the expense of larger texts.

Table of Contents

The Importance of Physical Fitness and Wellness
Assessment of Physical Fitness
Exercise Prescription
Evaluating Fitness Activities
Nutrition for Wellness
Weight Management
Stress Management and Assessment
A Healthy Lifestyle Approach
Relevant Questions and Answers About Fitness and Wellness
Strength-Training Exercises
Strength-Training Exercises Without Weights
Strength-Training Exercises With Weights
Flexibility Exercises
Exercises for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Low-Back Pain
Caloric, Protein, Fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Carbohydrate Content of Selected Foods
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