Wellness : Creating a Life of Health and Fitness / Edition 1

Wellness : Creating a Life of Health and Fitness / Edition 1

by Jerrold S. Greenberg, George B. Dintiman, George B. Dintiman
     
 

Responding to the growing need for a comprehensive Wellness book, the authors have provided a wide array of information that will enable readers to become healthy and fit as well as maintain present levels of wellness. This book is designed with a focus on wellness as a whole; integrating principles of fitness with principles of personal health, such as exercise,… See more details below

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Responding to the growing need for a comprehensive Wellness book, the authors have provided a wide array of information that will enable readers to become healthy and fit as well as maintain present levels of wellness. This book is designed with a focus on wellness as a whole; integrating principles of fitness with principles of personal health, such as exercise, cardiorespiratory fitness, strength and endurance, stress, sexuality, nutrition, and weight control. For any professionals wishing to improve their health and state of wellness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205260782
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
11/26/1996
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
8.44(w) x 10.95(h) x 0.71(d)

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
1Health, Wellness, and Physical Fitness1
2Determining Your Wellness Profile21
3Behavioral Change and Motivational Techniques45
4Stress Management and Wellness63
5How Chemicals Affect Wellness89
6Sexuality and Wellness109
7Principles of Exercise139
8Cardiorespiratory Fitness161
9Muscular Endurance, Muscular Strength, and Flexibility193
10Nutrition: You are What You Eat233
11Exploring Weight Control: A Sensible and Healthy Approach275
12Preventing Heart Disease301
13Preventing Cancer317
14Exploring Exercise Injuries and Preventing Injury, Illness, and Disease343
15Designing Program Uniquely for You as Lifetime of Wellness389
App. ACaloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Activities420
App. BNutritional Information for Selected Foods424
Index445

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