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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: Machine derived contents note: 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 --
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.
Responsibility: William E. Prentice.
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