9780072486179

Wellness Way of Life with HealthQuest 3.0

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072486179

  • ISBN10:

    0072486171

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/13/2001
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Summary

This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and self-responsibility for achieving a healthy life. It gives students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being throughout their lives. The authors' style is friendly and informal, and they present the material in a way that will reach all kinds of readers. Topics covered include all aspects of fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, heart heath, and substance use and abuse. New copies now come with a free copy of HealthQuest and Exercise Band.

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Wellness

2 Changing Behavior

3 Building and Assessing Physical Fitness

4 Pursuing Lifetime Exercise Activities

5 Developing Flexibility and Muscular Fitness

6 Exploring Special Exercise Considerations

7 Maximizing Your Heart Health

8 Coping With Stress

9 Preventing Common Injuries and Caring for the Lower Back

10 Eating for Wellness

11 Aiming for a Healthy Weight

12 Preventing Cancer

13 Understanding Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior

14 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Disease

15 Planning Wellness for a Lifetime

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