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Fit and Well - Text (With All Pages!) (9TH 11 - Old Edition)

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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-Hills Connect, a new web-based assignment and assessment platform, connects students with their coursework and with their instructors.

Synopsis:

Over 500,000 students have successfully used Fit & Well to guide them thru the fitness & wellness course since the book 1st published. Professors continue to choose Fit & Well over and over again for its scholarship & currency, strong labs & behavior change tools, and student accessibility. The new 9th edition of Fit & Well will be accompanied by Connect Fit & Well, a new learning management system that makes assigning laboratory activities, wellness worksheets, and videos easier and more effective than ever. Chapters 1-11 of the full version of Fit and Well (15 chapters) are included in the Alternate Edition.

About the Author

McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwidePaul Insel, PhD 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 University 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 disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

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 and Personal Safety A-1

Appendix B Exercise Guidelines for People with Special Health Concerns B-1

Appendix C Monitoring Your Progress C-1

Behavior Change Workbook W-1

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780073523798
Author:
Fahey, Thomas
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Insel, Paul
Author:
Insel, Paul M.
Author:
Roth, Walton T.
Author:
Fahey, Thomas D.
Author:
Insel Paul
Subject:
General
Subject:
Health
Subject:
Physical fitness
Subject:
General Health & Fitness
Subject:
Health and Medicine-General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
January 2010
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
430
Dimensions:
10.70x8.40x.90 in. 2.50 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Over 500,000 students have successfully used Fit & Well to guide them thru the fitness & wellness course since the book 1st published. Professors continue to choose Fit & Well over and over again for its scholarship & currency, strong labs & behavior change tools, and student accessibility. The new 9th edition of Fit & Well will be accompanied by Connect Fit & Well, a new learning management system that makes assigning laboratory activities, wellness worksheets, and videos easier and more effective than ever. Chapters 1-11 of the full version of Fit and Well (15 chapters) are included in the Alternate Edition.
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