Physical Activity & Health: An Interactive Approach: An Interactive Approach

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Jones & Bartlett Publishers, Apr 19, 2011 - Health & Fitness - 400 pages
Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, Third Edition serves as a valuable text for understanding the workings of the complex systems within the human body and the multidimensional components of human health. This text presents scientific evidence on the relationship between physical activity and health in a readable and understandable format. Filled with information, guidance, recommendations, and practical applications, it prepares students to identify the aspects of personal behavior that, with modification, can improve their overall health. Together with engaging features that address self-assessment and changing health habits, it charts a path that puts students in control and allows them to decide what to do and how and when to do it.
 

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Contents

About the Author
1
Achieving Health Through Physical Activity
2
The Building Blocks of Physical Fitness
58
Energizing and Supporting Your Body
118
Making Informed Decisions
206
Protecting Your Health
294
Injury Care and Prevention
357
Dietary Reference Intakes DRIs
371
Glossary
376
Index
387
Photo Credits
397
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