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Summary: New Features
...show lessEdition/Copyright: 7TH 07
- New and updated coverage of key topics, including core muscle fitness; dynamic stretching; benefits of activity and exercise; training with stability balls, resistance bands, and Pilates exercises; and popular diets, prescription medications, and surgery for weight loss. Special attention is given to strategies that students can put to use in their daily lives, including expanded co ...show moreverage of goal setting for fitness, advice for beginning and maintaining a successful training program, and use of journal writing and spiritual wellness for stress management.
- Thoroughly revised coverage of nutrition and physical activity recommendations based on the 2005 Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the USDA's new food guidance system for consumers (MyPyramid). The recommendations for fitness training have been updated based on the 2006 edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Training and Prescription. Statistics and health recommendations have also been updated throughout, including guidelines for risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
- New and updated laboratory activities, including a new lab focused on tracking and increasing activity levels using a pedometer. The dietary tracking labs have been updated to reflect the new nutrition guidelines.
- Expanded student and instructor supplements, including additional video clips demonstrating fitness concepts and sample exercises, an expanded website with additional behavior change tools and more answers to common questions about fitness and wellness, and more visual resources for instructors to use during lecture.
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Year Published: 2007
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