Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

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

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Exercise, eat right, and thrive! PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and perhaps teach others to do the same. Fully updated by fitness experts Hoeger and Hoeger, this text emphasizes behavior modification through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical

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Exercise, eat right, and thrive! PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition challenges you to meet your personal fitness and wellness goals, and perhaps teach others to do the same. Fully updated by fitness experts Hoeger and Hoeger, this text emphasizes behavior modification through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways you can incorporate changes into in your daily life. Student friendly chapters include supporting features such as "My Profile," "Behavior Modification Planning," and "FAQs," all designed to highlight important practices. PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition also offers interactive learning tools such as exercise videos, online labs, and self-assessments that bring topics to life and help you maintain your new healthy lifestyle. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections at http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

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Each cigarette smoked shortens one's life by seven minutes. This edition includes questionnaires to analyze such lifestyle habits and predict one's physiological age, 33 labs for critical thinking about fitness and wellness goals, a personal daily log with a list of interactive Web sites, a table of selected foods' nutritive value, a computer data form, a glossary of terms, and color photos and graphics. Ancillary materials are available. W. Hoeger is at Boise State U., and S.A. Hoeger has a fitness and wellness company. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781305251076
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2015
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
624
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger is a former luge runner and Winter Olympian, and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. As co-author of PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition and four other Cengage texts, Ms. Hoeger is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all of the Hoeger fitness and wellness textbooks—innovations that have set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been jogging and strength training together for more than 35 years!

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