Wellness: Concepts and Applications uses the basic precepts of the wellness movement personal responsibility, behavior change and risk reduction, and health-care consumer awarenessto introduce students to the health- and wellness-related information they need to thrive in today’s world. The authors provide accurate, scientifically based information on wellness topics as well as assessment activities and other tools for behavior change. The authors also provide a balance among the seven dimensions of wellness while at the same time emphasizing the central roles of physical fitness, nutrition, avoidance of tobacco, and stress management as keys to a healthy life. Other fitness and wellness topics include body composition, flexibility, safety, drugs, STDs, chronic diseases, and more. Accompanying the text are instructor and student resources on the Online Learning Center.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
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Table of Contents
1 Wellness and Fitness for Life2 Preventing Cardiovascular Disease3 Increasing Cardiorespiratory Endurance4 Building Muscular Strength and Endurance5 Improving Flexibility6 Forming a Plan for Good Nutrition 7 Understanding Body Composition8 Achieving a Healthy Weight9 Coping with and Managing Stress10 Taking Charge of Your Personal Safety 11 Taking Responsibility for Drug Use12 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases13 Understanding Cancer and Diabetes14 Becoming a Responsible Health Care Consumer
Appendix A - A Self-Care Guide for Common Medical Problems
Appendix B - Resources for Self-Care
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