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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|
|Evaluating Fitness Activities|
|Nutrition for Wellness|
|Stress Management and Assessment|
|A Healthy Lifestyle Approach|
|Relevant Questions and Answers About Fitness and Wellness|
|Strength-Training Exercises Without Weights|
|Strength-Training Exercises With Weights|
|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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