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Fitness & health.

Author: Brian J Sharkey; Steven E Gaskill
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Seventh editionView all editions and formats
Grade level: 9, 10, 11, 12, s, t.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Sharkey; Steven E Gaskill
ISBN: 9780736099370 0736099379
OCLC Number: 810329274
Description: x, 445 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction to the active life --
Pt I Physical activity, fitness, and health 1. Activity and fitness: health benefits --
2. Mental and cognitive health: a sound mind in a sound body --
3. Personal health: it's your responsibility --
Pt II Turning your life around 4. Psychology of activity: learning to play --
5. Behavior change: gaining control --
6. Meaningful activity: lifetime vitality --
Pt III Understanding fitness 7. Physiology of fitness: muscles, oxygen, and energy --
8. Aerobic fitness: stamina and efficiency --
9. Muscular fitness: strength and endurance --
Pt IV Improving fitness 10. Aerobic fitness training: steps for success --
11. Muscular fitness training: lifetime mobility --
Pt V Activity and weight control 12. Energy and nutrition: fueling the active life --
13. Weight control: more than calories.
Other Titles: Fitness and health


With an accessible and engaging style, Fitness & Health, Seventh Edition, offers students a practical resource focused on a deeper understanding of the exercise-health relationship and  Read more...


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