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Concepts of fitness and wellness : a comprehensive lifestyle approach

Author: Charles B Corbin
Publisher: New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
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Provides readers with the self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This title delivers a comprehensive text and digital program that continues to be at the cutting edge of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles B Corbin
ISBN: 9780078022562 0078022568
OCLC Number: 808006835
Description: xxii, 538 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Section I. 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. Moderate Physical Activity: A Lifestyle Approach --
7. Cardiovascular Fitness --
8. Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities --
9. Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercise --
10. Flexibility --
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: Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods.
Responsibility: Charles B. Corbin [and others].

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