ISBN-10:
0077411846
ISBN-13:
9780077411848
Pub. Date:
01/13/2012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Fit & Well Brief Edition: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness Loose Leaf Edition / Edition 10

Fit & Well Brief Edition: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness Loose Leaf Edition / Edition 10

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ISBN-13: 9780077411848
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/13/2012
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide

Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.

Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author

of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

Table of Contents


1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
2 Basic Principles of Physical Fitness
3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance
4 Muscular Strength and Endurance
5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health
6 Body Composition
7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program
8 Nutrition
9 Weight Management
10 Stress
11 Cardiovascular Health
12 Cancer
13 Substance Use and Abuse
14 Sexually Transmitted Diseases
15 Wellness for Life
Appendix A Injury and Personal Safety A-1
Appendix B Nutritional Content of Common Foods B-1
Appendix C Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast Food Restaurants C-1
Appendix D Monitoring Your Progress D-1
Behavior Change Workbook W-1
Index

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