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What version or edition is this?
This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 4/2/2003.
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PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, FOURTH EDITION, focuses on the ?fitness? topics, including body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, and muscular strength and flexibility, and also highlights important wellness topics, such as behavior management, nutrition, and stress management. With over 100 pieces of art to make this text truly engaging, it is also designed to give students the motivation and techniques they need to know to apply their learning experiences and knowledge received from their fitness course. Each chapter allows readers to chart and update their progress in the various components of physical fitness. The emphasis is on teaching individuals how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits so they can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and realize their highest potentials for well being. In addition to the strength of the text, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS comes with a wide-range of teaching and learning resources unlike any other to support your course! Besides the exclusive offerings of the CNN® Video Today series and InfoTrac® College Edition, or the extensive PowerPoint with over 400 slides and free WebTutor Toolbox Online teaching support, we offer a new BEHAVIOR CHANGE WORKBOOK. Each copy of the text also comes packaged FREE with the exciting and interactive PROFILE PLUS CD-ROM. Unique to any learning tutorial, this CD-ROM includes self-paced, guided assessments, exercise prescriptions and logs, nutrition analysis, and a text-specific study guide appropriate for all health students.
Table of Contents
|1. Why Physical Fitness?|
|2. Behavior Modification|
|3. Nutrition for Wellness|
|4. Body Composition Assessment|
|5. Principles of Weight Management|
|6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance|
|7. Muscular Strength and Endurance|
|8. Muscular Flexibility|
|9. Skill-Related Fitness and Comprehensive Fitness Programming|
|10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques|
|11. A Healthy Lifestyle Approach|
|Nutrition Values of Selected Foods|
|Computer Data Form|