9780072985962

A Wellness Way of Life with HQ 4.2 CD, Exercise Band & PowerWeb/OLC Bind-in Card

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  • ISBN13:

    9780072985962

  • ISBN10:

    0072985968

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/8/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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Summary

This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and the individual's responsibility for achieving a healthy life, giving students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being. The authors' style is friendly and informal, and the presentation of the material is accessible to all kinds of readers. Topics covered include all aspects of fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, heart heath, and substance use and abuse.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Understanding Wellness

Chapter 2: Changing Behavior

Chapter 3: Developing and Assessing Physical Fitness

Chapter 4: Maximizing Cardiorespiratory Fitness

Chapter 5: Developing Flexibility and Muscular Fitness

Chapter 6: Exploring Special Exercise Considerations

Chapter 7: Preventing Common Injuries and Caring for the Lower Back

Chapter 8: Maximizing Heart Health

Chapter 9: Coping With Stress

Chapter 10: Eating for Wellness

Chapter 11: Achieving a Healthy Weight

Chapter 12: Preventing Cancer

Chapter 13: Understanding Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior

Chapter 14: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Disease

Chapter 15: Exploring Lifetime Wellness Issues

Appendix

Glossary

Index

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