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This brief, user-friendly text is designed for students with little or no background in developing a personal fitness program. Topics covered inGet Fit, Stay Fitinclude principles of cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, limiting body fat, and nutrition. Key points have been emphasized to explain why certain aspects of physical fitness should be important to individuals, and how to become an informed consumer of physical fitness equipment and services.
Table of Contents
|Getting Fit: Why Should You Care?|
|Creating A Healthy Lifestyle|
|Starting Your Own Fitness Program|
|Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness|
|Improving Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power|
|Increasing Flexibility Through Stretching|
|Limiting Your Body Fat Through Diet and Exercise|
|Practicing Safe Fitness|
|Becoming A Wise Consumer Epilogue: Now Do You See Why You Should Care About Getting Fit?|
|Dietary Reference Intakes: Recommended Levels for Individual Intake from the Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine—National Academy of Sciences|
|Food Composition Table LABS Lab Activity|
|Importance of Physical Fitness Lab Activity|
|Daily Fitness Schedule Lab Activity|
|Your Personal Stress Inventory Lab Activity|
|Health Style: A Self-Test Lab Activity|
|Medical History Questionnaire Lab Activity|
|Planning for a Physical Activity Program Lab Activity|
|Calculating Target Heart Rate Lab Activity|
|The Rockport Fitness Walking Test Lab Activity|
|Cooper’s 12.Minute Walking/Running Test Lab Activity|
|Push-Ups Lab Activity|
|Bent-Knee Sit-Ups Lab Activity|
|Muscular Endurance Test Lab Activity|
|Trunk Flexion Lab Activity|
|Trunk Extension Lab Activity|
|Shoulder Lift Test Lab Activity|
|Nutritional Knowledge Survey Lab Activity|
|Assessing Your Nutritional Habits Lab Activity|
|l7.Day Diet Analysis Lab Activity|
|Calculating Body Mass Index (BMI) Lab Activity|
|Calculating Percent Body Fat Using Skinfold Measurements Lab Activity|
|Determining Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Lab Activity|
|Calculating Caloric Expenditure Lab Activity|
|Calculating Caloric Intake Lab Activity|
|Worksheet for Estimating Caloric Balance|
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