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Get Fit, Stay Fit / Edition 4

Get Fit, Stay Fit / Edition 4

by William E. Prentice


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ISBN-13: 9780073046853
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 02/28/2006
Edition description: REV
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Fit: Why Should You Care?

2. Creating A Healthy Lifestyle

3. Starting Your Own Fitness Program

4. Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness

5. Improving Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power

6. Increasing Flexibility Through Stretching

7. Eating Right to Fuel the Body

8. Developing and Maintaining a Health Body Image Through Diet and Exercise

9. Practicing Safe Fitness

10. Becoming A Wise Consumer

Appendix: Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) Recommended Intakes for Individuals

Get Fit, Stay Fit, 7th Edition Labs

1-1 Importance of Physical Activity

1-2 Daily Fitness Schedule

2-1 Your Personal Stress Inventory

2-2 Health Style: A Self-Test

3-1 Medical History Questionnaire

3-2 Planning for a Physical Activity Program

4-1 Calculating Target Heart Rate

4-2 The Rockport Fitness Walking Test

4-3 Cooper's 12 -minute Walking/Running Test

5-1 Push-ups

5-2 Bent-Knee Sit-ups

5-3 Muscular Endurance Test

6-1 Trunk Flexion

6-2 Trunk Extension

6-3 Shoulder Lift Test

7-1 Nutritional Knowledge Survey

7-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

7-3 7-Day Diet Analysis

7-4 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-1 Calculating Body Mass Index (BMI)

8-2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits

8-3 Determining Your Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)

8-4 Calculating Caloric Expenditure

8-5 Calculating Caloric Intake

8-6 Worksheet for Estimating Caloric Balance

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