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Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

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Fit and Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness by Thomas D Fahey
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Fahey's "Fit and Well" is the best-selling "Fitness/Wellness Textbook Series" in the higher education market, know for its accuracy, labs, and rigor. The 9th edition of "Fit and Well" will be available with the Connect online learning management system, featuring assignable labs, videos, internet exercises, pre and post tests, an interactive ebook, and more. Teaching the Fitness/Wellness class in a hybrid or online format has never been easier. Fahey's "Fit and Well" is designed to motivate students to take their health seriously. It helps them understand why they should make healthy choices and how they can change unhealthy patterns. And it gives them the tools to do it. "Fit and Well" motivates students through science - "Fit and Well" provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness not the random, unreliable information found on the internet but authoritative, science-based information from experts who work and teach in the field. "Fit and Well" motivates students through personal engagement - "Fit and Well" provides the foundation and the resources students need to create personalized fitness programs, including exercise guidelines, self-assessments, lab activities, descriptions and illustrations of exercises, sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips. "Fit and Well" motivates students through 'Connect Fit and Well' - McGraw-Hill's Connect, a new web-based assignment and assessment platform, connects students with their coursework and with their instructors.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management 2 Basic Principles of Physical Fitness 3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance 4 Muscular Strength and Endurance 5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health 6 Body Composition 7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program 8 Nutrition 9 Weight Management 10 Stress 11 Cardiovascular Health 12 Cancer 13 Substance Use and Abuse 14 Sexually Transmitted Diseases 15 Wellness for Life Appendix A Injury and Personal Safety A-1 Appendix B Exercise Guidelines for People with Special Health Concerns B-1 Appendix C Monitoring Your Progress C-1 Behavior Change Workbook W-1 Index

Author Biography

Thomas D. Fahey, Ed.D., is professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning . He also volunteers as an assistant coach with the track and field team. Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System.
Release date Australia
February 1st, 2010
Country of Publication
United States
Edition
9th Revised edition
Illustrations
col. Illustrations
Imprint
McGraw Hill Higher Education
Pages
512
Dimensions
215x274x19
ISBN-13
9780073523798
Product ID
3680829

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