Fit & Well Brief Edition: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness Loose Leaf Edition / Edition 10 available in Other Format
The best-selling and most trusted title in fitness and wellness, Fit & Well is a learning system that teaches the science and the skills students need to enjoy a lifetime of wellness. The new edition of Fit & Well utilizes innovative technologies to engage and motivate students to take their health seriously and make healthy lifestyle behavior choices.
Fit & Well motivates students through science - Fit & Well’s respected text, which is available both in print and as an integrated multimedia eBook, provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness. Fit & Well’s authoritative, science-based information is written by experts who work and teach in the field of exercise science, physical education, and health education. Fit & Well provides accurate, reliable, current information on key health and fitness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, gender, and consumer health.
Fit & Well motivates students through personal engagement – The Fit & Well learning system uses the online technologies and multimedia tools that have become an integral part of student’s college experience. Fit & Well’s engaging online tools enable students to personalize their learning and develop fitness programs and lifetime wellness plans. Hands-on activities include self-assessments and fitness labs, video on timely health topics such as tattooing and tanning beds, exercise demonstrations videos, a daily fitness and nutrition log, sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips. Fit & Well builds research skills, critical thinking skills, and behavior change skills.
Fit & Well motivates students through Connect and LearnSmart – Tied to core student learning outcomes and objectives, Connect Fit & Well is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that promotes active learning and provides tools that enable instructors to teach the course more efficiently and effectively. An integrated multimedia eBook, the unparalleled LearnSmart adaptive assessment program, and a wealth of other online activities, assessments, and behavior change tools engage students using technologies that most students use on a daily basis. Using Connect, instructors can easily assign pre-loaded activities, create and edit assignments, produce video lectures, upload their own articles or videos, cascade assignments and produce reports for one or many course sections.
|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Higher Education|
|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
9 Weight Management
11 Cardiovascular Health
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