Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

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Cengage Learning, Mar 5, 2007 - Medical - 456 pages
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Turn active learning into active living with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Sixth Edition, will guide you through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness program. With over 100 pieces of art that make this text truly engaging, the book gives you the motivation and techniques you need to apply what you're learning about fitness, including behavior change, nutrition, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, and strength. Perforated laboratory worksheets found at the end of each chapter help you analyze and understand concepts, and move to the next state of behavioral modification. With Hoeger and Hoeger, you'll soon learn how to take control of your personal health and lifestyle habits so you can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and realize your highest potential for well being.
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Why Physical Fitness?
Behavior Modification
Nutrition for Wellness
Body Composition
Weight Management
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Muscular Flexibility
Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming
Stress Management
A Healthy Lifestyle
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods
Answers to Assess Your Knowledge

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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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