ISBN-10:
0763793876
ISBN-13:
9780763793876
Pub. Date:
08/09/2010
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Physical Activity And Health: Activities And Assessment Manual / Edition 3

Physical Activity And Health: Activities And Assessment Manual / Edition 3

by Jerome E. Kotecki

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ISBN-13: 9780763793876
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 08/09/2010
Edition description: 3
Pages: 226
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface v

Chapter Assignment

1 The Physical Activity and Health Connection

1.1 Healthstyle: A Self-Test 1

1.2 Family Health History 7

1.3 Defining Physical Activity and Health 9

1.4 Barriers to Being Active Quiz 11

Critical Thinking Questions 17

2 Understanding and Enhancing Health Behaviors

2.1 Stages of Change: Continuous Measure 19

2.2 Ready, Set, Goals! 21

2.3 Self-Contract 31

Critical Thinking Questions 33

3 Principles of Physical Fitness Development

3.1 PAR-Q and You: A Questionnaire for People Aged 15 to 69 35

3.2 Medical History Questionnaire 39

Critical Thinking Questions 43

4 The Heart of Physical Fitness: Cardiorespiratory Endurance

4.1 Finding Your Pulse and Target Heart Rate 45

4.2 Calculating Intensity Levels for Cardiorespiratory Endurance Activities 47

4.3 Rockport Fitness Walking Test™ 51

Critical Thinking Questions 53

5 The Power of Resistance Training: Strengthening Your Health

5.1 Partial Curl-Up Test 55

5.2 Push-Up Test for Muscular Endurance 57

5.3 Resistance Training Log 61

Critical Thinking Questions 63

6 Focus on Flexibility: Stretching for Better Health

6.1 Sit-and-Reach Test 65

6.2 Stretching Log 67

Critical Thinking Questions 71

7 Optimal Nutrition for an Active Lifestyle

7.1 Part A Diet and Activity Records 73

Part B Diet and Activity Analysis Program Reports 81

7.2 Part A MyPyramid Analysis of Diet 83

Part B Macronutrient Assessment 91

7.3 Part A Lifestyle Behavior Readiness Assessment 97

Part B MyPyramid Goal Setting 99

Critical Thinking Questions 101

Chapter Assignment

8 Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight

8.1 Body Weight Assessment 103

8.2 Energy Balance 105

8.3 Estimating and Changing Your Resting Metabolic Rate 109

8.4 How do you Feel About your Body? 111

Critical Thinking Questions 113

9 Achieving Optimal Bone Health

9.1 Are you Consuming Enough Calcium? 115

9.2 Are you Performing Enough Weight-Bearing Exercise? 117

9.3 My Osteoporosis Risk 119

Critical Thinking Questions 121

10 Mental Health and Coping with Stress

10.1 K6 Serious Psychological Distress Assessment 123

10.2 Time Management 125

10.3 Relaxation Techniques 127

10.4 Creative Problem Solving 131

Critical Thinking Questions 135

11 Making Informed Decisions About Drug Use

11.1 Do you have a Drinking Problem? 137

11.2 Why do you Smoke? 139

11.3 The Drugs you Take 141

Critical Thinking Questions 143

12 Health Consumerism

12.1 Skeptical Buyer Exercise 145

12.2 Health Club Evaluation 147

Critical Thinking Questions 149

13 Developing Healthy Social and Intimate Relationships

13.1 Thinking About your "Relationship Portfolio" 151

13.2 How Much do you Know About Healthy Relationships? 153

13.3 How Much do you Know About Ways to Deal with Conflict? 157

13.4 Am I in an Abusive Relationship? 159

Critical Thinking Questions 161

14 Protecting your Cardiovascular System

14.1 Check your Cholesterol and Heart Disease IQ 163

14.2 Check your Physical Activity and Heart Disease IQ 167

14.3 My Heart Disease Risk 171

14.4 My Stroke Risk 173

14.5 My Diabetes Risk 175

Critical Thinking Questions 177

15 Reducing your Cancer Risk

15.1 Assessing your Disease Risk 179

15.2 My Cancer Risk 181

Critical Thinking Questions 183

16 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections

16.1 Discussing Sexual Issues 185

16.2 An Ounce of Prevention 187

16.3 Can you be Assertive When you Need to be? 189

Critical Thinking Questions 191

Appendix A Diet and Activity Records 193

Appendix B Growth Charts: Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles for Children and Teenagers 223

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