Becoming Physically Fit: A Physical Education Multimedia Course Workbook for Hoeger/Hoeger's Fitness and Wellness, 10th

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BECOMING PHYSICALLY FIT is a telecourse produced by the DALLAS TeleLearning of the LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications. This self-paced course is designed to encourage students to improve their personal physical fitness and obtain an overall healthier lifestyle. Students are asked to make behavioral, as well as physical changes to their lifestyle. The successful implementation of these changes serves to motivate students to maintain personal fitness, proper nutrition, and lifelong healthy lifestyle ...
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Overview


BECOMING PHYSICALLY FIT is a telecourse produced by the DALLAS TeleLearning of the LeCroy Center for Educational Telecommunications. This self-paced course is designed to encourage students to improve their personal physical fitness and obtain an overall healthier lifestyle. Students are asked to make behavioral, as well as physical changes to their lifestyle. The successful implementation of these changes serves to motivate students to maintain personal fitness, proper nutrition, and lifelong healthy lifestyle choices. For more information on the course, visit http://telelearning.dcccd.edu.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133490920
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/30/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 146
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author


Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger is a former luge runner and Winter Olympian, and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. As co-author of PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition and four other Cengage texts, Ms. Hoeger is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all of the Hoeger fitness and wellness textbooks--innovations that have set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been jogging and strength training together for more than 35 years!

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Table of Contents

To the Student vii

Course Organization ix

Course Guidelines xi

Lessons

1 Introduction to Physical Fitness 1

2 Assessment 7

3 Exercise Prescription/Plan 49

4 Evaluating Fitness Activities 81

5 Nutrition 87

6 Weight Management 103

7 Stress Management 113

8 A Healthy Lifestyle 119

Procedure for Post Testing for Assessment Tests 125

Appendix 129

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