A Wellness Way of Life / Edition 7

A Wellness Way of Life / Edition 7

by Gwen Robbins, Debbie Powers, Sharon Burgess
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0073293873

ISBN-13: 9780073293875

Pub. Date: 10/28/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and self-responsibility for achieving a healthy life. It gives students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being throughout their lives. The authors' style is friendly and informal,and they present the material in a way that will reach all kinds of readers. Topics covered

Overview

This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and self-responsibility for achieving a healthy life. It gives students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being throughout their lives. The authors' style is friendly and informal,and they present the material in a way that will reach all kinds of readers. Topics covered include all aspects of fitness,nutrition,weight management,stress management,heart heath,and substance use and abuse. New copies now come with a free copy of HealthQuest and Exercise Band.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073293875
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Edition description:
7TH PKG
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

1 Understanding Wellness
2 Changing Behavior
3 Building and Assessing Physical Fitness
4 Pursuing Lifetime Exercise Activities
5 Developing Flexibility and Muscular Fitness
6 Exploring Special Exercise Considerations
7 Maximizing Your Heart Health
8 Coping With Stress
9 Preventing Common Injuries and Caring for the Lower Back
10 Eating for Wellness
11 Aiming for a Healthy Weight
12 Preventing Cancer
13 Understanding Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior
14 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Disease
15 Planning Wellness for a Lifetime

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