Fit and Well

Fit and Well : Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

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"Fit & Well" features accurate, up-to-date coverage of the key components of health-related fitness, and provides tools for taking charge of wellness-related behaviors. Focusing on behavioral change, it covers key topics including the Healthy People 2010 objectives, cholesterol testing and treatment, and stress and immunity. This book is by Thomas Fahey, Ph.D., a professor at California State University, Paul Insel, Ph.D., and Walton T. Roth, M.D., professors at the Stanford University, School of Medicine.
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  • Mixed media product | 480 pages
  • 215.9 x 249.9 x 23.9mm | 1,152.13g
  • McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • London, United States
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0072559624
  • 9780072559620

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 9. Weight Management 10. Stress 11. Cardiovascular Health 12. Cancer 13. Substance Use and Abuse 14. Sexually Transmitted Diseases 15. Wellness for Life 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 Behavior Change Workbook Index
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