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

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205260782
  • Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
  • Publication date: 11/26/1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 452
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 10.95 (h) x 0.71 (d)

Table of Contents

Dedication
Preface
1 Health, Wellness, and Physical Fitness 1
2 Determining Your Wellness Profile 21
3 Behavioral Change and Motivational Techniques 45
4 Stress Management and Wellness 63
5 How Chemicals Affect Wellness 89
6 Sexuality and Wellness 109
7 Principles of Exercise 139
8 Cardiorespiratory Fitness 161
9 Muscular Endurance, Muscular Strength, and Flexibility 193
10 Nutrition: You are What You Eat 233
11 Exploring Weight Control: A Sensible and Healthy Approach 275
12 Preventing Heart Disease 301
13 Preventing Cancer 317
14 Exploring Exercise Injuries and Preventing Injury, Illness, and Disease 343
15 Designing Program Uniquely for You as Lifetime of Wellness 389
App. A Caloric Expenditure per Minute for Various Activities 420
App. B Nutritional Information for Selected Foods 424
Index 445
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