9780495389361

Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness A Personalized Program

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  • ISBN13:

    9780495389361

  • ISBN10:

    0495389366

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/20/2008
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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Summary

Written by noted authority Dr. Werner Hoeger, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 10e, delivers thorough, balanced, and up-to-date coverage that equips you with the theory and tools needed to make positive health behavior choices now and throughout your life. The text presents material that is interesting, timely, and relevant to your world--including practical steps you can take to start positive behavior changes to improve your health. Excellent photos and descriptive examples help you easily visualize and relate to chapter concepts. The text's unique design integrates activities throughout each chapter, enabling you to learn core concepts and immediately apply your knowledge to self-review and application exercises. LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS features the latest research, including the new ACSM Guidelines, and interactive learning resources such as CengageNOW, an online tutorial that includes pre- and post-tests, personalized study plans, activities, labs, and the personal change planner. 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.

Table of Contents

Physical Fitness and Wellness
Behavior Modification
Nutrition for Wellness
Body Composition Assessment
Weight Management
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Muscular Flexibility
Comprehensive Fitness Programming
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
Cancer Risk Management
Stress Assessment and Management Techniques
Freedom from Addictive Behavior
Sexual Wellness
Lifetime Fitness & Wellness
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods
Computer Data Form
Glossary
Answer Key
Index
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