Fit & Well Brief Edition: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

Fit & Well Brief Edition: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

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Fahey's Fit and Well is the best-selling Fitness/Wellness textbook series in the higher education market, know for its accuracy, labs, and rigor. The 9th edition of Fit and Well will be available with the Connect online learning management system, featuring assignable labs, videos, Internet exercises, pre and post tests, an interactive ebook, and more. Teaching the Fitness/Wellness class in a hybrid or online format has never been easier.

Fahey's Fit and Well is designed to motivate students to take their health seriously. It helps them understand why they should make healthy choices and how they can change unhealthy patterns. And it gives them the tools to do it.

Fit and Well motivates students through science - Fit and Well provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness not the random, unreliable information found on the Internet but authoritative, science-based information from experts who work and teach in the field.

Fit and Well motivates students through personal engagement - Fit and Well provides the foundation and the resources students need to create personalized fitness programs, including exercise guidelines, self-assessments, lab activities, descriptions and illustrations of exercises, sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips.

Fit and Well motivates students through Connect Fit and Well - McGraw-Hill's Connect, a new web-based assignment and assessment platform, connects students with their coursework and with their instructors.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 216 x 274 x 15mm | 767g
  • MCGRAW-HILL Professional
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • 9th edition
  • 0077349695
  • 9780077349691
  • 1,884,121

Table of contents

1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management2 Basic Principles of Physical Fitness3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance4 Muscular Strength and Endurance5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health6 Body Composition7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program8 NutritionAppendix A Injury and Personal Safety A-1Appendix B Exercise Guidelines for People with Special Health Concerns B-1Appendix C Monitoring Your Progress C-1Behavior Change Workbook W-1Index
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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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