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Jogging and Walking for Health and Fitness,9780895825469

Jogging and Walking for Health and Fitness

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780895825469

ISBN10:
0895825465
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
12/1/1999
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Summary

A guide to jogging and walking, and related benefits and cautions.

Table of Contents

Physical Fitness: An Overview
1(14)
America on the Move
2(1)
Survey Results
3(2)
Exercise Programs in Business and Industry
5(1)
The Costs of Sedentary Living
5(1)
Contributing to the Problem
6(2)
Managing Time
8(1)
Rationale for Choosing Walking and Jogging
8(2)
Health-Related Fitness
10(1)
Performance-Related Fitness
11(1)
Summary
12(1)
Notes
13(2)
Motivation and Motivational Techniques
15(12)
Moving Toward an Active Lifestyle
15(1)
Components of Behavior Change
16(5)
Some Motivational Strategies
21(4)
No Exercise Failures
25(1)
Summary
25(1)
Notes
26(1)
Guidelines for Walking and Jogging
27(20)
Regular and Consistent Participation
27(1)
The Medical Exam
27(1)
Achieving Objectives
27(1)
Warming Up
27(5)
Principles of Exercise
32(5)
Cooling Down After Exercise
37(1)
Walking for Health and Fitness
38(6)
Jogging for Health and Fitness
44(5)
Summary
49(1)
Notes
50
Physiological Adaptations to Walking and Jogging
47(28)
Acute Adaptations - Temporary Effects
52(6)
Chronic Adaptations - Training Effects
58(4)
Deconditioning - Losing the Training Effect
62(1)
Walking/Jogging in Various Climatic Conditions
62(6)
Assessing Cardiorespiratory Endurance
68(5)
Summary
73(1)
Notes
74(1)
Reducing the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Through Exercise
75(14)
Cardiovascular Diseases
75(1)
Risk Factors for Heart Disease
76(11)
Summary
87(1)
Notes
88(1)
Reducing the Risk for Chronic Diseases
89(12)
Cancer
89(3)
Osteoporosis
92(1)
Osteoarthritis
93(1)
Asthma
94(1)
Stress
95(3)
Summary
98(1)
Notes
99(2)
Nutrition for Active People
101(30)
Basic Nutrition
102(13)
The Reduction Equation: Exercise + Sensible Eating = Fat Control
115(7)
Weight Gain for Underweight People
122(1)
Measuring Overweight
122(1)
Measuring Body Composition
123(6)
Summary
129(1)
Notes
130(1)
Prevention and Treatment of Walking and Jogging Injuries
131(8)
Principles of Injury Prevention
131(1)
Treating Common Injuries
132(5)
Summary
137(1)
Notes
138(1)
Appendix: World Wide Web Site Resources 139(2)
Glossary 141(4)
Index 145


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