Cengage Advantage Books: Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness / Edition 12

Cengage Advantage Books: Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness / Edition 12

by Wener W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger
     
 


LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 12th Edition, provides students with current information, tools, and guidelines to implement and adhere to a lifetime physical fitness and wellness program. Throughout the text, Werner W. K. Hoeger and Sharon A. Hoeger encourage students to take a critical look at their current behaviors in order to help them identify and… See more details below

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LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 12th Edition, provides students with current information, tools, and guidelines to implement and adhere to a lifetime physical fitness and wellness program. Throughout the text, Werner W. K. Hoeger and Sharon A. Hoeger encourage students to take a critical look at their current behaviors in order to help them identify and abandon negative habits and adopt and maintain healthy behaviors. The authors' emphasis throughout the book is on teaching students how to take control of their personal lifestyles and make changes to promote overall health and wellness. In order to achieve this goal, the authors personalize the information to show students how content relates to their individual lives and provide easy steps to help students begin the process of behavior change. The unique design of this text integrates activities throughout each chapter, which allows students to learn core concepts and immediately apply their knowledge through self-review and application activities. In addition, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS is part of an integrated textbook program that extends beyond the text to online resources within CengageNOW and WebTutor that further students' understanding through personalized learning plans, provide online labs, and allow students to track their behavior change progress.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111990381
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents


1. Physical Fitness and Wellness. 2. Behavior Modification. 3. Nutrition for Wellness. 4. Body Composition. 5. Weight Management. 6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance. 7. Muscular Strength and Endurance. 8. Muscular Flexibility. 9. Comprehensive Fitness Programming. 10. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease. 11. Cancer Prevention. 12. Stress Management. 13. Addictive Behavior. 14. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections. 15. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness. Appendix A: Physical Fitness and Wellness Profile. Appendix B: Nutritive Value of Selected Foods. Notes and Suggested Readings. Answer Key. Glossary. Text Credits. Index.

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