Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness / Edition 9

Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness / Edition 9

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

Illustrated by color photographs, this textbook describes activities for establishing a lifelong program that will improve fitness and promote preventive health care. The 30 labs are primarily worksheets for recording the student's personal health habits. The fifth edition adds two labs, reflects the 2005 dietary guidelines, and incorporates the results of recent… See more details below

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Illustrated by color photographs, this textbook describes activities for establishing a lifelong program that will improve fitness and promote preventive health care. The 30 labs are primarily worksheets for recording the student's personal health habits. The fifth edition adds two labs, reflects the 2005 dietary guidelines, and incorporates the results of recent research. The CD-ROM contains video clips, more assessment tools, and quizzes. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133599692
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
190,169
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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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Table of Contents


1. Why Physical Fitness? 2. Behavior Modification. 3. Nutrition for Wellness. 4. Body Composition. 5. Weight Management. 6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance. 7. Muscular Fitness: Strength and Endurance. 8. Muscular Flexibility. 9. Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming. 10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques. 11. A Healthy Lifestyle.

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