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Concepts of fitness and wellness : a comprehensive lifestyle approach

Author: Charles B Corbin
Publisher: Boston, Mass. : McGraw-Hill, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Lifestyles for health, wellness, and fitness. An introduction to physical activity. The physical activity pyramid.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles B Corbin
ISBN: 0072972653 9780072972658 0073138789 9780073138787
OCLC Number: 57142615
Description: xix, 486 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Section I Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness 1 Health,Wellness,Fitness,and Healthy Lifestyles: An IntroductionA Statement about National Health Goals Introduction The Facts about Health and WellnessThe Facts about Physical FitnessThe Facts about Healthy LifestylesThe HELP Philosophy: The FactsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab Resource Materials: The Healthy Lifestyle QuestionnaireLab 1A: Wellness Self-PerceptionLab 1B: Fitness Stunts and Fitness Estimates 2 Using Self-Management Skills to Adhere to Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors IntroductionThe Facts about Lifestyle ChangeFactors that Promote Lifestyle Change: The FactsSelf-Management Skills: The FactsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 2A: The Physical Activity Adherence QuestionnaireLab 2B: The Self-Management Skills QuestionnaireSection II An Introduction to Physical Activity 3 Preparing for Physical ActivityIntroductionThe Facts to Consider before Beginning Physical ActivityThe Facts to Consider during Daily Physical ActivityThe Facts about Physical Activity in the HeatThe Facts about Physical Activity in Other EnvironmentsThe Facts about Soreness and InjuryWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 3A: Readiness for Physical ActivityLab 3B: The Warm-Up and Cool-Down 4 The Health Benefits of Physical Activity IntroductionThe Principles of Physical Activity: The FactsThe Facts about the FIT FormulaThe Physical Activity Pyramid: The FactsThe Facts about Physical Activity PatternsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 4A: Self-Assesment of the Physical Activity Pyramid 5 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?IntroductionClarifying Reasons for Participation: The FactsIdentifying Needs: The FactsThe Facts about Goal SettingSelecting Personally Appropriate Activities: The FactsThe Facts about Keeping RecordsWriting Your Plan: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 5A: Physical Activity Attitude QuestionnaireSection III The Physical Activity Pyramid 6 Learning Self-Planning Skills for Lifetime Physical ActivityIntroductionThe Facts about Physical Activity, Fitness, and Disease Prevention/TreatmentThe Facts about Physical Activity and Cardiovascular DiseasesThe Facts about Physical Activity and the Healthy HeartThe Facts about Physical Activity and AtherosclerosisLipid Deposit TheoryProtective Protein TheoryBlood Coagulant (Fibrin and Platelet) TheoryThe Facts about Physical Activity and Heart AttackThe Facts about Physical Activity and Other Cardiovascular DiseasesThe Facts about Physical Activity and Other Hypokinetic ConditionsThe Facts about Physical Activity and Physical Activity and AgingThe Facts about Health, Fitness, and Wellness PromotionThe Facts about Risk FactorsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 6A: Assessing Health Disease Risk Factors 7 Lifestyle Physical ActivityIntroductionThe Facts about Lifestyle ActivityThe Health Benefits of Lifestyle Physical ActivityHow Much Lifestyle Physical Activity Is Enough? The FactsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 7A: Planning and Logging Your Lifestyle Physical Activity 8 Cardiovascular FitnessIntroductionThe Facts about Cardiovascular FitnessThe Facts about Cardiovascular Fitness and Health BenefitsThreshold and Target Zones for Improving Cardiovascular FitnessPercentage of Heart Rate ReservePercentage of Maximum Heart RateStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab Resource Materials: Evaluating Cardiovascular FitnessLab 8A: Counting Target Heart Rate and Ratings of Perceived ExertionLab 8B: Evaluating Cardiovascular Fitness 9 Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational ActivitiesIntroductionThe Facts about the Physical Activity Pyramid: Level 2The Facts about Active AerobicsAerobic Exercise MachinesAerobic Interval TrainingBicycling and SpinningCircuit Resistance Training (CRT)Cooper's AerobicsContinuous CalisthenicsCross-Country SkiingDance and Step AerobicsFartlek (or Speed Play)Hiking and BackpackingJogging/RunningRope JumpingRowing and CanoeingSkatingSwimmingWalkingWater ExercisesThe Facts about Active SportsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 9A: Jogging/RunningLab 9B: Planning and Logging Participation in Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreation 10 Flexibility The Facts about FlexibilityThe Facts about the Health Benefits of FlexibilityThe Facts about Stretching MethodsThe Facts about How Much Strength Is EnoughThe Facts about the Benefits of StretchingStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab Resource Materials: Flexibility TestsLab 10A: Evaluating FlexibilityLab 10B: Planning and Logging Stretching Exercises 11 Muscle FitnessIntroductionThe Basic Facts about Strength and Muscular EnduranceThe Facts about the Health Benefits of Muscle FitnessThe Facts about Progressive Resistance ExerciseThe Facts about How Much PRE Is EnoughThe Facts about Using PRE EffectivelyIs There Strength in a Bottle? The FactsThe Facts about the Health Benefits of PREThe Facts about PRE MethodsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab Resource Material: Evaluating Muscle FitnessLab 11A: Evaluating Muscles Strength: 1 RM and Grip StrengthLab 11B: Evaluating Muscular EnduranceLab 11C: Planning and Logging Muscle Fitness Exercises: Free Weights or Resistance MachinesLab 11D: Planning and Logging Muscle Fitness Exercises: Calisthenics or Isometric ExercisesSection IV Physical Activity: Special Considerations 12 Safe Physical Activity and ExercisesIntroductionThe Facts: RationaleIndividual PrescriptionMass PrescriptionSome Guidelines for Avoiding Hazardous ExercisesOther Important FactsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 12A: Safe Exercises 13 Body Mechanics: Posture and Care of the Back and NeckIntroductionThe Facts about PostureThe Facts about Backaches and Neck AchesThe Facts about Prevention and InterventionThe Facts about Exercises for Posture and Back/Neck CareStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab Resource Materials: Back TestLab 13A: The Healthy Back Test and Back/Neck QuestionnaireLab 13B: Evaluating PostureLab 13C: Planning and Logging Exercises: Care of the Back and Neck 14 Performance Benefits of Physical ActivityIntroductionThe Facts about PerformanceThe Facts about Training for High-Level Performance: Aerobic and AnaerobicThe Facts about Training for High-Level Performance: Muscle FitnessThe Facts about Training for High-Level Performance: PowerThe Facts about Training for High-Level Performance: FlexibilityThe Facts about Training for High-Level Performance: Skill-Related Fitness and SkillThe Facts about Hyperkinetic ConditionsThe Facts about Ergogenic AidsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab Resource Materials: Skill-Related FitnessLab 14A: Evaluating Skill-Related Physical FitnessLab 14B: Identifying Symptoms of OvertrainingSection V Nutrition and Body Composition 15 Body CompositionIntroductionThe Facts about the Meaning and Measurement of FatnessHealth Risks Associated with Overfatness: The FactsHealth Risks Associated with Excessively Low Body Fatness: The FactsThe Facts about the Origin of OverfatnessThe Facts about Diet, Physical Activity, and FatnessStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab Resource Materials: Evaluating Body FatnessLab 15A: Evaluating Body Composition: Skinfold MeasuresLab 15B: Evaluating Body Composition: Height, Weight, and Circumference MeasuresLab 15C: Determining Your Daily Energy Expenditure 16 NutritionIntroductionThe Facts about Basic Nutrition and HealthDietary Recommendations for Fat: The FactsDietary Recommendations for Carbohydrates: The FactsDietary Recommendations for Proteins: The FactsDietary Recommendations for Vitamins: The FactsDietary Recommendations for Minerals: The FactsDietary Recommendations for Water and Other Fluids: The FactsThe Facts about Sound Eating PracticesThe Facts about Nutrition and Physical PerformanceThe Facts: Nutrition QuackeryStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 16A: Nutrition AnalysisLab 16B: Selecting Nutritious Foods 17 Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body FatnessIntroductionThe Facts: Lifestyles and Fat ControlSome Facts about Eating and Fat ControlSome Facts about Physical Activity and Fat ControlStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 17A: Selecting Strategies for Managing EatingLab 17B: Keeping Records for Fat ControlSection VI Stress Management 18 Stress and HealthIntroductionThe Facts about Stress and TensionThe Facts about Sources of StressThe Facts about the Appraisal of StressThe Facts about Responses to StressThe Facts about Stress and HealthStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 18A: Evaluating Your Stress LevelLab 18B: Evaluating Your Hardiness 19 Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time ManagementIntroductionThe Facts about Coping with StressPhysical Activity and Stress Management: The FactsThe Facts about Conscious Relaxation TechniquesSome Facts about Muscle Tension and SleepSocial Support and Stress Management: The FactsThe Facts about Work and LeisureThe Facts about Time ManagementStep 1--Establish PrioritiesStep 2--Monitor Your Current Time UseStep 3--Analyze Your Current Time UseStep 4--Make a ScheduleStrategies for Action: Steps for Stress ManagementWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 19A: Evaluating Neuromuscular TensionLab 19B: Relaxing Tense MusclesLab 19C: Evaluating Coping StrategiesLab 19D: Evaluating Levels of Social SupportLab 19E: Time ManagementSection VII Avoiding Destructive Behaviors 20 The Use and Abuse of TobaccoIntroductionThe Facts about Tobacco and NicotineThe Health Risks of Tobacco: The FactsThe Facts of Tobacco UsageStrategies for Action: The Facts about QuittingWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 20A: Use and Abuse of Tobacco 21 Use and Abuse of AlcoholIntroductionThe Facts about Alcohol and Alcoholic BeveragesThe Facts about the Health and Behavioral Consequences of AlcoholThe Facts about Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol AbuseStrategies for Action: The Facts about Responsible Drinking and HostingWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 21A: Blood Alcohol LevelLab 21B: Perceptions about Alcohol Use 22 Use and Abuse of Other DrugsIntroductionThe Facts About DrugsThe Facts About Misuse or Abuse of Prescription and Over-the-Counter MedicationsStrategies for Action: The Facts about Getting HelpWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 22A: Use and Abuse of Other Drugs 23 Preventing Sexually Transmitted DiseasesIntroductionGeneral FactsThe Facts about HIV/AIDSThe Facts about Other Sexually Transmitted DiseasesStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsLab 23A: Sexually Transmitted Disease Risk QuestionnaireSection VIII Making Informed Choices 24 Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats IntroductionThe Facts about CancerThe Facts about DiabetesThe Facts about Other Health ThreatsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 24A: Determining Your Cancer RiskLab 24B: Breast and Testicular Self-Exams 25 Recognizing Quackery: Becoming an Informed ConsumerIntroductionThe Facts about Physical ActivityThe Facts about Passive Exercise and Passive DevicesThe Facts about BathsThe Facts about QuacksThe Facts about EquipmentThe Facts about Health ClubsThe Facts about Dietary SupplementsThe Facts about Fitness Books, Magazines, and ArticlesStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 25A: Practicing Consumer Skills: Evaluating ProductsLab 25B: Evaluating a Health/Wellness or Fitness Club 26 Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle ChangeIntroductionIncreasing Years and Quality of Life: The FactsHealthy Lifestyles: The FactsParticipating in Physical Activity RegularlyEating Properly (Good Nutrition)Managing StressAvoiding Destructive HabitsPracticing Safe SexAdopting Good Safety HabitsLearning First AidAdopting Good Personal Health BehaviorsSeeking and Complying with Medical AdviceBeing an Informed ConsumerProtecting the EnvironmentManaging Time and Priorities EffectivelyThe Art of Achieving Health and Wellness: The FactsStrategies for Action: The FactsWeb ReviewSuggested ReadingsFitness and Wellness News UpdateLab 26A: Planning Your Lifestyle Physical Activity ProgramLab 26B: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle ChangeAppendices Appendix A Metric Conversion Chart Appendix B Metric Conversion of Selected Charts and Tables Appendix C Calorie Guide to Common Foods Appendix D Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods Appendix E Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating
Responsibility: Charles B. Corbin [and others].

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Provides readers with self-management skills necessary to adopt a healthy lifestyle. This text is organized to focus on "process" or lifestyle changes with coverage of planning to help students apply  Read more...

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