Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach, Loose Leaf Edition

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  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2015-10-28
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Table of Contents

Section 1: Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Chapter 1: Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction

Chapter 2: Self-Management and Self-Planning Skills for Health Behavior Change

Section II: An Introduction to Physical Activity

Chapter 3: Preparing for Physical Activity

Chapter 4: The Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Chapter 5: How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?

Section III: The Physical Activity Pyramid

Chapter 6: Moderate Physical Activity: Being Active in Diverse Environments

Chapter 7: Cardiovascular Fitness

Chapter 8: Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities

Chapter 9: Flexibility

Chapter 10: Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercises

Section IV: Physical Activity: Special Considerations

Chapter 11: Body Mechanics: Posture, Questionable Exercises, and Care of the Back and Neck

Chapter 12: Performance Benefits of Physical Activity

Section V: Nutrition and Body Composition

Chapter 13: Body Composition

Chapter 14: Nutrition

Chapter 15: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness

Section VI: Stress Management

Chapter 16: Stress and Health

Chapter 17: Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management

Section VII: Avoiding Destructive Behaviors

Chapter 18: The Use and Abuse of Tobacco

Chapter 19: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol

Chapter 20: The Use and Abuse of Other Drugs

Chapter 21: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections

Section VIII: Making Informed Choices

Chapter 22: Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats

Chapter 23: Evaluating Fitness and Wellness Products: Becoming an Informed Consumer

Chapter 24: Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

Appendix A: Metric Conversion Chart

Appendix B: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Appendix C: Calorie, Fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium Content of Selected Fast-Food Items

Appendix D: Calorie Guide to Common Foods

Appendix E: Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods

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