Total Fitness and Wellness / Edition 5

Total Fitness and Wellness / Edition 5

by Scott K. Powers, Stephen L. Dodd, Marilyn K. Miller, Erica M. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0321523016

ISBN-13: 9780321523013

Pub. Date: 11/07/2008

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Using an interactive approach for the evaluation of fitness levels and nutritional status, Total Fitness and Wellness, Third Edition teaches readers how to bring about lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimal fitness and wellness. Authors Scott Powers and Stephen Dodd, who have each taught for more than 20 years and won various teaching awards,…  See more details below

Overview

Using an interactive approach for the evaluation of fitness levels and nutritional status, Total Fitness and Wellness, Third Edition teaches readers how to bring about lifestyle/behavior changes to achieve optimal fitness and wellness. Authors Scott Powers and Stephen Dodd, who have each taught for more than 20 years and won various teaching awards, bring their expertise in exercise physiology to this book. In addition to covering the primary concepts of physical fitness and wellness, the book provides a strong foundation in both exercise physiology and nutrition while addressing important issues such as exercise-related injuries, exercise and the environment, and exercise for special populations. For college instructors and students, or anyone interested in fitness and wellness, fitness concepts, or personal fitness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321523013
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
11/07/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Understanding Health-Related Fitness and Wellness.
2. Fitness Evaluation: Self-Testing.
3. General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness.
4. Exercise Prescription Guidelines: Cardiorespiratory Fitness.
5. Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance.
6. Improving Flexibility.
7. Nutrition, Health, and Fitness.
8. Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control.
9. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease.
10. Stress Management and Modifying Unhealthy Behavior.
11. Exercise and the Environment.
12. Exercise for Special Populations.
13. Prevention and Rehabilitation of Exercise-Related Injuries.
14. Prevention of Cancer.
15. Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Drug Abuse.
16. Life Time Fitness.
Appendix: Nutritional Content of Foods, Beverages, and Fast Food Items.
Glossary.
Index.

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