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9780135182062

Total Fitness and Wellness, Loose-Leaf Edition

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135182062

  • ISBN10:

    0135182069

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Loose-leaf
  • Copyright: 2019-01-04
  • Publisher: Pearson

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NOTE: This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives you the flexibility to take only what you need to class and add your own notes — all at an affordable price. For loose-leaf editions that include MyLab™ or Mastering™, several versions may exist for each title and registrations are not transferable. You may need a Course ID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use MyLab or Mastering products.


For courses in Health and Fitness.

 

Strengthen students’ core knowledge of fitness and wellness

Total Fitness and Wellness gives students a solid foundation in fitness and wellness, while providing them with the tools they need to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. The easy-to-use text provides students with a clear learning path through practical fitness information they can incorporate into their lives.

 

The 8th Edition presents current research and topics of student interest such as eating disorders, stress-management strategies, barefoot running, Pilates, diabetes and pre-diabetes, ergogenic dietary supplements, at-home fitness equipment, antioxidants, and emotional health. Total Fitness and Wellness now provides access to MyDietAnalysis -- a diet and activity tracking tool that gives students an easy way to analyze their physical activity and daily nutrient intake. MyDietAnalysis is powered by ESHA Research, accessible on all devices, and included at no extra charge with Mastering Health.

 

Also available with Mastering Health

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.With a variety  of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult personal health and fitness concepts.

 

Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering Health does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with Mastering Health, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

 

If you would like to purchase both  the loose-leaf version of the text and Mastering Health search for:

 

0135187990 / 9780135187999 Total Fitness and Wellness Plus Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • 0135182069 / 9780135182062 Total Fitness and Wellness, Loose-Leaf Edition
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Author Biography

Scott K. Powers is currently the UAA Endowed Professor and a Distinguished professor within the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. Dr. Power’s research focuses upon the effects of exercise and inactivity on the health of both cardiac and skeletal muscles. Collectively, Dr. Power’s research has resulted more than 255 peer-reviewed publications and many of these publications are widely cited in the literature. Importantly, Professor Powers is also an accomplished teacher as indicated by the fact that he has won numerous teaching awards and has been inducted by the University of Florida as a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. Moreover, Scott Powers has also been recognized by the University of Florida as the Teacher/Scholar of the year in 2017.

 

Stephen Dodd is a professor in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. He has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses such as exercise physiology, environmental exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology and assessment in kinesiology at the university for more than 25 years.  He has won numerous teaching awards and served two terms as department chair.  His research has focused on how skeletal muscle adapts to an increase / decrease in exercise.


Table of Contents

1 Understanding Fitness and Wellness

2 General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness

3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription

4 Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance

5 Improving Flexibility

6 Body Composition

7 Creating Your Total Fitness and Wellness Plan

8 Nutrition for Health and Fitness

9 Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight

10 Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

11 Stress Management

12 Special Considerations Related to Exercise and Injury Prevention

13 Cancer

14 Sexually Transmitted Infections

15 Addiction and Substance Abuse

Answers to Study Questions

Nutritive Value of Selected Foods and Fast Foods

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