Concepts of Fitness and Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach / Edition 7

Concepts of Fitness and Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach / Edition 7

by Charles Corbin, William Corbin, Gregory Welk, Karen Welk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073523593

ISBN-13: 9780073523590

Pub. Date: 12/06/2006

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Concepts of Physical Fitness & Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach provides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. These skills will make a positive difference in one's health, fitness, and wellness through the use of activity labs and logs.

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Concepts of Physical Fitness & Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach provides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. These skills will make a positive difference in one's health, fitness, and wellness through the use of activity labs and logs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073523590
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
12/06/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.78(d)

Table of Contents

Section 1: Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness

1: Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction

2: Self-Management and Self-Planning Skills for Health Behavior Change
Section II: An Introduction to Physical Activity

3: Preparing for Physical Activity

4: The Health Benefits of Physical Activity

5: How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?
Section III: The Physical Activity Pyramid

6: Moderate Physical Activity: Being Active in Diverse Environments

7: Cardiovascular Fitness

8: Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities

9: Flexibility

10: Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercises
Section IV: Physical Activity: Special Considerations

11: Body Mechanics: Posture, Questionable Exercises, and Care of the Back and Neck

12: Performance Benefits of Physical Activity
Section V: Nutrition and Body Composition

13: Body Composition

14: Nutrition

15: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness
Section VI: Stress Management

16: Stress and Health

17: Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management
Section VII: Avoiding Destructive Behaviors

18: The Use and Abuse of Tobacco

19: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol

20: The Use and Abuse of Other Drugs

21: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
Section VIII: Making Informed Choices

22: Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats

23: Evaluating Fitness and Wellness Products: Becoming an Informed Consumer

24: Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

Appendix A: Metric Conversion Chart

Appendix B: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Appendix C: Calorie, Fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium Content of Selected Fast-Food Items

Appendix D: Calorie Guide to Common Foods

Appendix E: Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods

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