Walking for Fun and Fitness

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Morton Publishing Company, 1996 - Physical fitness - 122 pages
The text is divided into three parts: Part One is an introduction to walking which discusses the "why's" of a walking program; Part Two is Fun and Fitness through walking, which discusses the "how to's" of a walking program; and Part Three is Maximizing Your Walking Program, discussing injury prevention, nutrition and weight management. Individuals will discover if that they use knowledge gained and the motivation techniques, walking will be fun and fitness will come.

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Walking Natures Most Perfect Exercise? 1
Why Walking?

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About the author (1996)

Jerald D. Hawkins earned his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia. He is a professor emeritus of physical education and exercise studies at Lander University. Recipient of the 1990 South Carolina Association for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Educator of the Year Award, the 1998 Lander University Distinguished Professor award, the 1999 South Carolina Governor's Professor of the Year award, and the 2005 SCAHPERD Scholar award, he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is a sought-after speaker and consultant and the author of numerous professional articles, book chapters, and other books.

Sandra M. Hawkins received her M.A.T. from Winthrop University. She retired from Lander University where she served as Coordinator of Field Placement for the College of Education and is a former elementary and university physical educator and fitness instructor. She served as the first president of the South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport and, in 1993, was recognized with that organization's Elementary Physical Educator of the Year Award. She is the author of several articles on fitness walking and creative activities for children. Together, they provide wellness consultation services, speaking, writing, and conducting workshops on a variety of topics including fitness walking, nutrition, stress management, playground supervision and safety, and legal issues in physical education, exercise, and sport.

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