Wellness : Concepts and Applications

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2008-01-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This text uses the foundations of the wellness movementresponsibility for oneself, behavior change and risk reduction, and health-care consumer awarenessto introduce students to the content needed for today's wellness courses. Offering balanced coverage of fitness and wellness topics, the sixth edition is also accompanied by an Online Learning Center.

Table of Contents

Wellness and Fitness for Life
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
Increasing Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Building Muscular Strength and Endurance
Improving Flexibility
Forming a Plan for Good Nutrition
Understanding Body Composition
Achieving a Healthy Weight
Coping with and Managing Stress
Taking Charge of Your Personal Safety
Taking Responsibility for Drug Use
Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Understanding Cancer and Diabetes
Becoming a Responsible Health Care Consumer
A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems
Resources for Self-Care
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