Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2009-02-18
  • Publisher: Brooks Cole
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PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Seventh Edition turns active learning into active living. Taking a personalized approach that emphasizes behavior change, Hoeger/Hoeger focuses on important 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. Featuring over 100 pieces of engaging art, this book offers the motivation and techniques users need to apply for physical fitness. Perforated laboratory worksheets at the end of each chapter help users analyze and understand concepts, and move to the next state of behavioral modification. With Hoeger/Hoeger, users learn 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 potential for physical fitness.

Table of Contents

Why Physical Fitness?
Behavior Modification
Nutrition for Wellness
Body Composition Assessment
Principles of Weight Management
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Muscular Flexibility
Skill-Related Fitness and Comprehensive Fitness Programming
Stress Assessment and Management Techniques
A Healthy Lifestyle Approach
Nutrition Values of Selected Foods
Computer Data Form
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