Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness, Loose Leaf Edition
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Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness, Loose Leaf Edition

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Fit & Well gives students the knowledge and skills they need to make meaningful and lasting behavior change. The new edition combines proven science-based content and digital teaching and learning tools to help students improve their activity, eating, and stress management habits. *Fit & Well motivates students through science - Fit & Well provides accurate, reliable, current information on key health and fitness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, gender, and consumer health. Fit & Well's authoritative, science-based information is written by experts who work and teach in the field of exercise science, physical education, and health education. *Fit & Well motivates students through personal engagement - The Fit & Well learning system uses the digital tools that have become an integral part of student's college experience. Fit & Well builds research, critical thinking, and behavior change skills through engaging self-assessments, video activities, sample programs, and tools and tips for making positive changes. *Fit & Well motivates students through Connect - Tied to core student learning outcomes and objectives, Connect provides a highly interactive learning environment designed to help students connect to the resources they need to achieve success in the course.
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Product details

  • Loose-leaf | 512 pages
  • 213 x 277 x 20mm | 996g
  • OH, United States
  • English
  • 12th edition
  • 1259406822
  • 9781259406829

Table of contents

1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management2 Principles of Physical Fitness 3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance4 Muscular Strength and Endurance5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health6 Body Composition7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program8 Nutrition9 Weight Management10 Stress11 Cardiovascular Health12 Cancer13 Substance Use and Abuse14 Sexually Transmitted Diseases15 Environmental Health Appendix A: Injury Prevention and Personal Safety Appendix B: Exercise Guidelines for People with Special Health Concerns Appendix C: Monitoring Your Progress Behavior Change Workbook
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About Thomas Fahey

Thomas D. Fahey (Ed.D.,University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning. In addition to writing college textbooks and trade books on exercise physiology, wellness, and athletic training, he has written hundreds of articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines and is a contributing editor and writer for several fitness magazines. A volunteer assistant coach with the track and field team at Chico, he is a world-class masters discus thrower and has won many international awards and medals. He is a former competitor in powerlifting, highland games, alpine skiing, and tennis.



Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.



Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford Uni-versity School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disor-ders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.
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