Fit & Well, Brief with Online Learning Center Bind-in Card and Daily Fitness and Nutrition Journal

Fit & Well, Brief with Online Learning Center Bind-in Card and Daily Fitness and Nutrition Journal

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Fit and Well Brief offers an outstanding text and teaching package designed to help students incorporate fitness and wellness into their daily lives. It provides accurate, up-to-date coverage of the components of health-related fitness, as well as coverage of nutrition. It also gives students the practical tools they need to take charge of their wellness-related behaviors and adopt a healthier lifestyle.
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Product details

  • Book | 336 pages
  • 218 x 274 x 17mm | 826g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0073252107
  • 9780073252100

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management 2. Basic Principles of Physical Fitness 3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance 4. Muscular Strength and Endurance 5. Flexibility and Low-Back Health 6. Body Composition 7. Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program 8. Nutrition Appendix A Injury Prevention and Personal Safety Appendix B Nutritional Content of Common Foods Appendix C Nutritional Content of Popular Items from Fast-Food Restaurants Appendix D Monitoring Your Progress Index
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About Thomas D. 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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