Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness: A Personalized Program / Edition 7

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LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS guides students through the development of a personalized program for fitness and wellness. Each chapter allows readers to chart and update their progress in the various components of physical fitness and the dimensions of wellness. The emphasis is on teaching individuals how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits so they can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and realize their highest potentials for well being.
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This textbook, which has enjoyed a long life of its own, emphasizes the way readers can take control of their own health and lifestyle habits in order to develop a lifetime program of wellness. Consisting of 15 chapters and some 40 "wellness tests," the book addresses behavior modification, cardiorespiratory endurance and exercise, muscular strength and flexibility, body composition, nutrition, weight management, cardiovascular disease and cancer prevention, stress management, addictive behavior, and sexual disease. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780534582579
  • Publisher: Wadsworth
  • Publication date: 3/28/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 7.64 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is a full-time professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Boise State University. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and is the recipient of the first 2004 Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University. Dr. Hoeger uses his knowledge and experiences to write engaging, informative books that thoroughly address today's fitness and wellness issues in a format accessible to students. In addition to LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, he has written several other textbooks for Thomson Wadsworth, including FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger was the first author to write a college fitness textbook that incorporated the "wellness" concept and introduced the principle that to truly improve fitness and health and to achieve wellness, a person needs to go beyond the basic health-related components of physical fitness. As an innovator in the field, Dr. Hoeger has developed many fitness and wellness assessment tools, including fitness tests such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests. Proving that he "practices what he preaches," at 48, he was the oldest male competitor in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. He raced in the sport of luge along with his 17-year-old son Christopher. This was the first time in Winter Olympics history thatfather and son competed in the same event.

Sharon A. Hoeger is the vice president of Fitness & Wellness, Inc., of Boise, Idaho, and a coauthor of five of the seven Hoeger fitness and wellness titles. She also is the author of the PROFILE PLUS CD-ROM software that accompanies the Hoeger/Hoeger series of fitness and wellness textbooks. Her innovations in this area since the publication of the first edition of LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS set the standard for fitness and wellness computer software used in this market today. Husband and wife have been jogging and strength-training together for over 28 years. They are the proud parents of five children, all of whom are involved in sports and lifetime fitness activities. Their motto: "Families that exercise together, stay together." Sharon Hoeger received her degree in computer science from Brigham Young University, graduating magna cum laude and completing the degree in only three years.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness. 2. Behavior Modification. 3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance Assessment. 4. Cardiorespiratory Exercise Prescription. 5. Muscular Strength Assessment and Prescription. 6. Muscular Flexibility Assessment and Prescription. 7. Body Composition Assessment. 8. Nutrition for Wellness. 9. Weight Management. 10. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention. 11. Cancer Prevention. 12. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques. 13. Freedom from Addictive Behaviors ad Wellness. 14. Sexual Wellness. 15. Healthy Lifestyle Issues and Wellness Guidelines for the Future. Appendix A. Physical Fitness and Wellness Profile. Appendix B. Nutrition Value of Selected Foods. Glossary. Index.
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