Get Fit, Stay Well!

Paperback | January 6, 2017

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

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For courses in Fitness and Wellness.

 

Helping Individuals Find the Path to Lifelong Fitness

Get Fit, Stay Well! gives individuals 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 readers 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 individuals with new and vibrant infographics, programs, and activities to inspire thinking and discussion. Get Fit, Stay Well! also includes MasteringHealth–giving readers the tools they need to adopt healthy habits today and tomorrow.

 

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For courses in Fitness and Wellness.   Helping Individuals Find the Path to Lifelong Fitness Get Fit, Stay Well! gives individuals 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, Ge...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 6, 2017Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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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

11. Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases

12. Reducing Your Risk of Cancer

13. Avoiding Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction

14. Reducing Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections

15. Maintaining Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

 

Putting It All Together: Your Total Fitness Program

Appendix: Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions

References         

Photo Credits    

Index