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Concepts of Fitness and Wellness

Concepts of Fitness and Wellness - 8th edition

Concepts of Fitness and Wellness - 8th edition

ISBN13: 9780073376387

ISBN10: 0073376388

Concepts of Fitness and Wellness by Charles B. Corbin - ISBN 9780073376387
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Concepts of Fitness and Wellness by Charles B. Corbin - ISBN 9780073376387

ISBN13: 9780073376387

ISBN10: 0073376388

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 09

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Summary

Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approachprovides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This well established text uses a proven conceptual format, brief concepts rather than chapters, to provide information in a useful and concise way, and is organized to focus on ''process'' or lifestyle changes with early coverage of planning so students can apply the concepts immediately. .

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Section 1: Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness

1: Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction

2: Self-Management and Self-Planning Skills for Health Behavior Change

Section II: An Introduction to Physical Activity

3: Preparing for Physical Activity

4: The Health Benefits of Physical Activity

5: How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?

Section III: The Physical Activity Pyramid

6: Lifestyle Physical Activity: Being Active in Diverse Environments

7: Cardiovascular Fitness

8: Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities

9: Flexibility and Stretching Exercises

10: Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercises

Section IV: Physical Activity: Special Considerations

11: Body Mechanics: Posture, Questionable Exercises, and Care of the Back and Neck

12: Performance Benefits of Physical Activity

Section V: Nutrition and Body Composition

13: Body Composition

14: Nutrition

15: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness

Section VI: Stress Management

16: Stress and Health

17: Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management

Section VII: Avoiding Destructive Behaviors

18: The Use and Abuse of Tobacco

19: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol 20: The Use and Abuse of Other Drugs

21: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections Section VIII: Making Informed Choices

22: Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats

23: Evaluating Fitness and Wellness Products: Becoming an Informed Consumer

24: Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

Appendix A: Metric Conversion Chart

Appendix B: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating

Appendix C: Calorie, Fat, Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, and Sodium Content of Selected Fast-Food Items

Appendix D: Calorie Guide to Common Foods

Appendix E: Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods