Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition by Janet L. Hopson

Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition

byJanet L. Hopson, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya R. Littrell

Paperback | January 4, 2017

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Helping Readers Find the Path to Lifelong Fitness

Get Fit, Stay Well! gives readers the targeted, personalized guidance they need to get started, keep motivated, and approach the next level in their own fitness and wellness. With dynamic media and content that activates learning, Get Fit, Stay Well! takes a personalized approach to fitness and wellness that individuals can apply for life. Maintaining the highly praised hallmarks of previous editions--integrated case studies, three-pronged labs, graphics-rich design, and extensive strength training and flexibility photos and videos--the 4th Edition further engages readers with new and vibrant infographics, programs, and activities to inspire thinking and discussion. Get Fit, Stay Well! also includes Mastering™ Health--giving readers the tools they need to adopt healthy habits today and tomorrow.

 

The Brief Edition contains chapters 1-10 of the "full edition" of Get Fit, Stay Well! , with a focus on fitness topics, nutrition, weight, stress, and preventing cardiovascular disease.


Also available with Mastering Health

Mastering™ Health is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult 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 physical text and Mastering Health, search for:

 

0134448774 / 9780134448770 Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition Plus Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 4/e

 

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  • 0134439856 / 9780134439853 Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Get Fit, Stay Well!
  • 0134452283 / 9780134452289 Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition

About The Author

Janet L. Hopson is a full-time science writer who has written or co-authored nine books, including two popular nonfiction books on human pheromones and human brain development, and six textbooks on general biology for college and high school students. She teaches science writing at San Francisco State University and University of Cal...

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Title:Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief EditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:432 pages, 10.6 × 8.4 × 0.8 inPublished:January 4, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0134452283

ISBN - 13:9780134452289

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Table of Contents

1. Changing Personal Behaviors for Optimal Wellness

2. Understanding Fitness Principles

3. Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System

4. Building Muscular Strength & Endurance

5. Maintaining Flexibility & Back Health

6. Understanding Body Composition

7. Improving Your Nutrition

8. Managing Your Weight

9. Managing Stress

10. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

 

Putting It All Together: Your Total Fitness Program

Appendix: Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions

References         

Photo Credits    

Index