Fit and Well, Brief Edition offers an outstanding text and teaching package designed to help students incorporate fitness and wellness into their daily lives. It provides accurate, up-to-date coverage of the five components of health-related fitness, along with coverage of nutrition. It also gives students the practical tools they need to take charge of their wellness-related behaviors and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Chapters 1-8 of the full version of Fit and Well (15 chapters) are included in the Brief Edition.
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Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.
Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.
1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management2 Principles of Physical Fitness 3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance 4 Muscular Strength and Endurance 5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health 6 Body Composition 7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program 8 Nutrition Appendix A Injury and Personal Safety A-1 Appendix B Nutritional Content of Common Foods B-1 Appendix C Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast Food Restaurants C-1 Appendix D Monitoring Your Progress D-1 Index