Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2015 - Education - 624 pages
PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition challenges students to meet their personal fitness and wellness goals, and perhaps teach others to do the same. Fully updated by fitness experts Hoeger and Hoeger, this text emphasizes behavior modification through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways students can incorporate changes into in their daily lives. Chapters are written in a student-friendly tone with supporting features such as My Profile, Behavior Modification Planning, and “FAQs,” all designed to highlight important practices. PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition also offers interactive learning tools such as exercise videos, online labs, and self-assessments that bring topics to life and help students maintain their new healthy lifestyles.
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Contents

Physical Fitness and Wellness
1
Behavior Modification
43
Nutrition for Wellness
77
Body Composition
135
Weight Management
163
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
215
Muscular Fitness Strength and Endurance
257
Muscular Flexibility
309
Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
421
Cancer Prevention
455
Addictive Behavior
491
Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
527
Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
547
Nutritive Value of Selected Foods
577
Glossary
589
Answers to Assess Your Knowledge
598

Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming
343
Stress Assessment and Management Techniques
381

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