Total Fitness and Wellness with Behavior Change Log Book and Wellness Journal / Edition 4 available in Other Format
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Thoroughly revised and updated to be relevant, approachable, and appealing, Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Third Edition gives students a solid foundation in fitness and lifetime wellness, while teaching them how to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. The Third Edition combines the latest research in exercise science, expanded coverage of behavior change, and exciting new features with the most comprehensive supplements package in the market to make a book instructors and students alike will enjoy using.
Understanding Fitness and Wellness, General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness, Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription, Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance, Improving Flexibility, Body Composition, Nutrition, Health, and Fitness, Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control, Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Stress Management, Lifetime Fitness. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of fitness and wellness.
About the Author
Scott Powers recieved his B.S. in physical education from the University of Georgia before going on the get his Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee and his Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. Scott has been teaching for over 20 years, and was named Teacher of the Year at the University of Florida in 1992. Scott served as president of the Southeastern Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine in 1986. Scott's primary area of research interest is the respiratory-metabolic adaptations to exercise. In his free time, Scott enjoys water sports: SCUBA-diving, water-skiing, and swimming in the Florida Keys.
Steve Dodd earned his B.S. in economics from the University of Alabama before going to the same university for his M.S. in exercise physiology and to Louisiana State University for his Ph.D., also in exercise physiology. He has been teaching for more than 20 years, in a variety of capacities, and has won numerous awards, including the Teacher of the Year award in 1997. He has won the annual "Instructional Resources Grant" from the University of Florida every year since 1991, allowing him to make innovations in use of multimedia in his classroom. Steve has held numerous chairs in committees at the University of Florida. His lab conducts research in various areas of muscle physiology. When he's not hard at work, Steve enjoys family outings, coaching little league baseball and basketball, sailing, and racquet sports.
Table of Contents
1. Understanding Fitness and Wellness
2. General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness
3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription
4. Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance
5. Improving Flexibility
6. Body Composition
7. Nutrition, Health, and Fitness
8. Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control
9. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
10. Stress Management
11. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
*The Powers/Dodd, Total Fitness and Wellness, Fifth Edition [978-0-321-5-2287-0 / 0-321-52287-7] includes all the chapters of the Brief Third Edition in addition to chapters on Exercise and the Environment, Preventing Exercise-Related and Unintentional Injuries, Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Addiction and Substance Abuse.