ISBN-10:
0534599869
ISBN-13:
9780534599867
Pub. Date:
04/04/2003
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness with Health, Fitness and Wellness Internet Explorer, Profile Plus 2004 CD-ROM, Personal Daily Log, and InfoTrac / Edition 7

Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness with Health, Fitness and Wellness Internet Explorer, Profile Plus 2004 CD-ROM, Personal Daily Log, and InfoTrac / Edition 7

by Wener W. K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger

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Overview

PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, SEVENTH EDITION, guides students through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program. With over 150 pieces of art to make this text truly engaging, it also gives students the motivation and techniques they need to apply their learning experiences and knowledge received from their fitness and wellness course. Perforated laboratory worksheets found at the end of each chapter allows readers to analyze and understand the concepts that they have learned, and move to the next state of behavioral modification. The emphasis is on teaching individuals how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits so they can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and realize their highest potentials for well being. In addition to the strength of the text, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS comes with a wide-range of teaching and learning resources unlike any other to support your course! Besides the exclusive offerings of the CNN® Video Today series and InfoTrac College Edition, or the extensive PowerPoint and WebTutor Advantage Online teaching support, each copy of the text comes packaged FREE with the exciting and interactive PROFILE PLUS CD-ROM. Unique to any learning tutorial, this CD-ROM includes self-paced, guided assessments, exercise prescriptions and logs, nutrition analysis, and a text-specific study guide appropriate for all health students. Whether supporting active learning or active teaching, this text has it all!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534599867
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/04/2003
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 8.42(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is a full-time professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Boise State University. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and is the recipient of the first 2004 Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University. Dr. Hoeger uses his knowledge and experiences to write engaging, informative books that thoroughly address today's fitness and wellness issues in a format accessible to students. In addition to LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, he has written several other textbooks for Wadsworth - Cengage Learning, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger was the first author to write a college fitness textbook that incorporated the "wellness" concept and introduced the principle that to truly improve fitness and health and to achieve wellness, a person needs to go beyond the basic health-related components of physical fitness. As an innovator in the field, Dr. Hoeger has developed many fitness and wellness assessment tools, including fitness tests such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests. Proving that he "practices what he preaches," at 48, he was the oldest male competitor in the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. He raced in the sport of luge along with his 17-year-old son Christopher. This was the first time in Winter Olympicshistory that father and son competed in the same event.

Sharon A. Hoeger is the vice president of Fitness & Wellness, Inc., of Boise, Idaho, and a coauthor of five of the seven Hoeger fitness and wellness titles. She also is the author of the Profile Plus software that accompanies the Hoeger/Hoeger series of fitness and wellness textbooks. Her innovations in this area since the publication of the first edition of Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness set the standard for fitness and wellness computer software used in this market today. Husband and wife have been jogging and strength-training together for over 28 years. They are the proud parents of five children, all of whom are involved in sports and lifetime fitness activities. Their motto: "Families that exercise together, stay together." Sharon Hoeger received her degree in computer science from Brigham Young University, graduating magna cum laude and completing the degree in only three years.

Table of Contents

1. Physical Fitness and Wellness. 2. Behavior Modification. 3. Nutrition for Wellness. 4. Body Composition Assessment. 5. Principles of Weight Management. 6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance. 7. Muscular Strength and Endurance. 8. Muscular Flexibility. 9. Skill-Related Fitness and Comprehensive Fitness Programming. 10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques. 11. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease. 12. Cancer Risk Management. 13. Addictive Behaviors and Wellness. 14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases. 15. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness. Appendix A. Nutrition Values of Selected Foods. Appendix B. Computer Data Form. Glossary. Index.

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