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Get fit, stay fit

Author: William E Prentice
Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Explains about cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, flexibility, and nutrition. This work explains why certain aspects of physical fitness are important to individuals, and becoming an  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Prentice
ISBN: 0072557346 9780072557343
OCLC Number: 51937046
Description: ix, 263 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 1 Getting Fit: Why Should You Care? 2 Creating A Healthy Lifestyle 3 Starting Your Own Fitness Program 4 Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness 5 Improving Muscular Strength, Endurance, and Power 6 Increasing Flexibility Through Stretching 7 Limiting Your Body Fat Through Diet and Exercise 8 Eating Right 9 Becoming A Wise Consumer 10 Practicing Safe Fitness Epilogue: Now Do You See Why You Should Care About Getting Fit? Appendix A: Food Composition Table LABS 1 -1 Importance of Physical Activity 1 -2 Daily Fitness Schedule 2 -1 Your Personal Stress Inventory 2 -2 Health Style: A Self-Test 3 -1 Medical History Questionnaire 3 -2 Planning for a Physical Activity Program 4 -1 Calculating Target Heart Rate 4 -2 1.5 Mile Test 4 -3 Cooper's 12 -minute Walking/Running Test 5 -1 Push-ups 2 Bent-Knee Sit-ups 5 -3 Muscular Endurance Test 6 -1 Trunk Flexion 6 -2 Trunk Extension 6 -3 Shoulder Lift Test 7 -1 Calculating Percentage of Body Fat Using Skinfold Measurements 7 -2 Determining Your Basal Metabolic Rate 7 -3 Calculating Caloric Expenditure 7 -4 Calculating Caloric Intake 8 -1 Nutritional Knowledge Survey 8 -2 Assessing Your Nutritional Habits 8 -3 7 -Day Diet Analysis
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