Fundamental Concepts of Fitness and Wellness / Edition 2

Fundamental Concepts of Fitness and Wellness / Edition 2

by Charles B. Corbin, William R. Corbin, Gregory J. Welk, Karen A. Welk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073138800

ISBN-13: 9780073138800

Pub. Date: 02/22/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This brief version of the time-tested Concepts of… books provides the basic information that students need in order to start developing healthy lifestyles through the use of activity labs and logs. The text's proven conceptual format (offering brief "concepts" rather than chapters) presents information in a useful and concise way, and its focus on

Overview

This brief version of the time-tested Concepts of… books provides the basic information that students need in order to start developing healthy lifestyles through the use of activity labs and logs. The text's proven conceptual format (offering brief "concepts" rather than chapters) presents information in a useful and concise way, and its focus on “process” or lifestyle changes, with early coverage of planning, enables students to apply the concepts immediately. It is one of three Concepts texts now available at the same time, each offering a distinct topical emphasis.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073138800
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
02/22/2005
Edition description:
with Online Resources
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents


Section I Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness
1 Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction
2 Using Self-Management Skills to Adhere to Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors
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?
6 Learning Self-Planning Skills for Lifetime Physical Activity
Section III The Physical Activity Pyramid
7 Lifestyle Physical Activity
8 Cardiovascular Fitness
9 Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities
10 Flexibility
11 Muscle Fitness
Section IV Nutrition and Body Composition
12 Body Composition
13 Nutrition
Section V Stress Management
14 Stress and Health
Section VI Making Informed Choices
15 Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

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