Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle (with CengageNOW, InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle (with CengageNOW, InfoTrac 1-Semester Printed Access Card) / Edition 4

by Wener W.K. Hoeger, Lori Waite Waite Turner, Brent Q. Hafen
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0495111120

ISBN-13: 9780495111122

Pub. Date: 08/04/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALHY LIFESTYLE, Fourth Edition is geared toward courses that emphasize the dimensions of wellness, including the impact of psychological, emotional, and physical health, as well as environmental influences that affect behavior. The authors provide unparalleled coverage of the mind-body connection, the relationship between fitness

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WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALHY LIFESTYLE, Fourth Edition is geared toward courses that emphasize the dimensions of wellness, including the impact of psychological, emotional, and physical health, as well as environmental influences that affect behavior. The authors provide unparalleled coverage of the mind-body connection, the relationship between fitness and wellness, and the importance of taking personal responsibility for one's health. Additionally, the text provides 39 assessments that help students put chapter concepts to immediate, practical use. Plus, new with this fourth edition, students have access to HealthNow, an online learning tool that includes pre- and post- test review questions and a series of interactive, self-paced activities. From theory to application, after students read this text, they will be equipped to understand the overall importance of wellness and make lifelong healthy life choices.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495111122
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/04/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
541,594
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Wellness. 2. The Mind-Body Connection. 3. Stress and Health. 4. Social Support and Health. 5. Perceptions, the Spirit, and Health. 6. Fitness Assessments for Wellness. 7. Exercise Prescription for Wellness. 8. Nutrition and Wellness. 9. Body Composition Assessment. 10. Weight Management, Eating Disorders, and Wellness. 11. Cardiovascular Wellness. 12. Cancer Prevention and Wellness. 13. Addictive Behavior and Wellness. 14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

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