This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and self-responsibility for achieving a healthy life. It gives students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being throughout their lives. The authors' style is friendly and informal, and they present the material in a way that will reach all kinds of readers. Topics covered include all aspects of fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, heart heath, and substance use and abuse. New copies now come with a free copy of HealthQuest and Exercise Band.
Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.98 (d)
Table of Contents
1 Understanding Wellness2 Changing Behavior 3 Building and Assessing Physical Fitness 4 Pursuing Lifetime Exercise Activities 5 Developing Flexibility and Muscular Fitness 6 Exploring Special Exercise Considerations 7 Maximizing Your Heart Health 8 Coping With Stress 9 Preventing Common Injuries and Caring for the Lower Back 10 Eating for Wellness 11 Aiming for a Healthy Weight 12 Preventing Cancer 13 Understanding Substance Abuse and Addictive Behavior 14 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Disease 15 Planning Wellness for a Lifetime