LooseLeaf for Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness - Alternate Edition / Edition 13 available in Other Format
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- McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Fit & Well gives students the knowledge and skills to make meaningful and lasting behavior changes. The most trusted and proven science-based content in a new edition and digital teaching and learning tools help college students improve their exercise, eating, and stress management habits.
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|Publisher:||McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing|
|Edition description:||13th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.
Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford Uni-versity School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disor-ders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.
Thomas D. Fahey (Ed.D.,University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning. In addition to writing college textbooks and trade books on exercise physiology, wellness, and athletic training, he has written hundreds of articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines and is a contributing editor and writer for several fitness magazines. A volunteer assistant coach with the track and field team at Chico, he is a world-class masters discus thrower and has won many international awards and medals. He is a former competitor in powerlifting, highland games, alpine skiing, and tennis.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
2. Principles of Physical Fitness
3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance
4. Muscular Strength and Endurance
5. Flexibility and Low-Back Health
6. Body Composition
7. Putting Together A Complete Fitness Program
9. Weight Management
10. Stress Management and Sleep
11. Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes
A. Injury Prevention and Personal Safety
B. Monitoring Your Progress
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