Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness: A Personalized Program

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Cengage Learning, Feb 20, 2008 - Medical - 544 pages
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Written by noted authority Dr. Werner Hoeger, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 10e, delivers thorough, balanced, and up-to-date coverage that equips you with the theory and tools needed to make positive health behavior choices now and throughout your life. The text presents material that is interesting, timely, and relevant to your world--including practical steps you can take to start positive behavior changes to improve your health. Excellent photos and descriptive examples help you easily visualize and relate to chapter concepts. The text's unique design integrates activities throughout each chapter, enabling you to learn core concepts and immediately apply your knowledge to self-review and application exercises. LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS features the latest research, including the new ACSM Guidelines, and interactive learning resources such as CengageNOWTM, an online tutorial that includes pre- and post-tests, personalized study plans, activities, labs, and the personal change planner. The authors teach you how to take control of your personal fitness, health, and lifestyle habits so you can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy--and realize your highest potential for good health.
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Contents

Physical Fitness and Wellness
1
Behavior Modification
33
Nutrition for Wellness
61
Body Composition
109
Weight Management
127
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
169
Muscular Strength and Endurance
205
Muscular Flexibility
255
Stress Management
379
Addictive Behavior
411
Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
443
Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
461
Physical Fitness and Wellness Profile
485
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods
487
Notes and Suggested Readings
499
Answer Key
507

Comprehensive Fitness Programming
281
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
317
Cancer Prevention
349
Glossary
508
Index
516
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Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger is a former luge runner and Winter Olympian, and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. As co-author of PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition and four other Cengage texts, Ms. Hoeger is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all of the Hoeger fitness and wellness textbooks--innovations that have set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been jogging and strength training together for more than 35 years!

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