Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach: A Comprehensive Lifestyle…

Paperback | October 6, 2010

byCharles Corbin, Gregory Welk, William Corbin

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A proven philosophy for teaching lifetime fitness and wellness...
&#8220Health is available to Everyone for a Lifetime, and it&#39s Personal.&#8221

The goal of our book&#8211summarised in the &#8220HELP&#8221 philosophy stated above&#8211is to help all people make personal lifestyle changes that promote health, fitness, and wellness over a lifetime. Organised into concise concepts that make it easy for students to learn, Concepts of Fitness and Wellness is now integrated with online activities and assessments that enable students to apply the latest research on fitness and wellness to their own lives.
  • New HELP activities encourage students to reflect, think critically, and apply the HELP philosophy to their lives.
  • New icons link text to additional online features and resources, interactive quizzes, video activities, and study aids.
  • Chapter-opening Health Goals reflect the priorities of Healthy People 2020, helping students link personal goals with national goals.
  • In the News boxes inform students about current topics, trends, reports, and research findings, and Strategies for Action boxes provide practical tips for applying that information to their own lives.
  • Detailed illustrations show students exactly how to perform strength training and flexibility exercises.
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    A proven philosophy for teaching lifetime fitness and wellness...&#8220Health is available to Everyone for a Lifetime, and it&#39s Personal.&#8221 The goal of our book&#8211summarised in the &#8220HELP&#8221 philosophy stated above&#8211is to help all people make personal lifestyle changes that promote health, fitness, and wellness ove...

    Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 0.9 inPublished:October 6, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:007352381X

    ISBN - 13:9780073523811

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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