9780805379143

Get Fit, Stay Well!

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805379143

  • ISBN10:

    0805379142

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Package
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Summary

Key Message: Get Fit, Stay Well! offers one of the most modern, reader-focused, flexible, and technology-enhanced approaches to fitness and wellness available today. It is the only fitness and wellness book to employ integrated student-case-studies throughout each chapter. It presents a thoroughly fresh art and photo program featuring strength training photos depicting real, contemporary students, modern-day equipment, and options for those with limited access to equipment. A unique three-pronged (skill acquisition, self-assessment, and plan-for-action) approach to labs helps readers bridge the gap between what they know theyoughtto do and how they actually act. Key Topics:Making Personal Wellness Choices, Understanding Fitness Principles, Committing to Fitness, Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System, Building Muscular Strength and Endurance, Maintaining Flexibility and Lower-Back Health, Understanding Body Composition, Improving Your Nutrition, Managing Your Weight, Managing Stress, Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Market:Intended for those interested in learning the basics of fitness and wellness.

Table of Contents

Making Personal Wellness Choices
Understanding Fitness Principles
Committing to Fitness
Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System
Building Muscular Strength and Endurance
Maintaining Flexibility and Lower-Back Health
Understanding Body Composition
Improving Your Nutrition
Managing Your Weight
Managing Stress
Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases
Reducing Your Risk of Cancer
Avoiding Substance Abuse and Addiction
Reducing Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Maintaining Lifelong Fitness and Wellness
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