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Concepts of Fitness and Wellness, With Laboratories

Charles B. Corbin, Ruth Lindsey
Format
Book
Published
Madison, Wis. : Brown & Benchmark Publishers, c1994.
Language
English
ISBN
069721611X
Summary
[TofC cont.] Preventing other health threats through life-style change; Leisure, recreation, and effective time management; Planning for wellness and healthy life-styles -- Labs -- Appendices. This textbook is intended for an introductory college-level course dedicated to promoting healthy life-styles that result in optimal fitness and wellness. [It] is dedicated to providing information about a wide variety of healthy life-styles in addition to those covered in [the authors'] fitness book. This ... book contains information about disease prevention (sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, and other ... diseases related to life-style) as well as information concerning destructive behaviors such as use of tobacco and alcohol, and drug misuse and abuse. But [it also] includes concepts on health promotion and the positive life-styles that can enhance quality of life ... [The book] is for teachers and students who want more than a fitness book. -Pref.
Contents
  • Introduction to fitness and wellness
  • Foundations of fitness and exercise: Physical fitness and regular exercise; Health benefits of fitness and exercise; Preparing for exercise; How much exercise is enough?
  • Health related physical fitness: Cardiovascular fitness; Aerobic and anaerobic exercise; Flexibility; Stretching exercises; Muscular strength and power; Muscular endurance; Strength and muscular endurance exercises; Body composition; Controlling body fatness
  • Special exercise considerations: Sports, physical activity, and skill-related physical fitness; Body mechanics, posture and care of the neck and back; Exercises for posture and care of the neck and back; Exercise cautions; Exercise adherence; Planning for physically active lining
  • Healthy life-styles: Wellness, life-styles for healthy living; Nutrition; Stress management and relaxation; Becoming an informed consumer; Planning life-styles for optimal health and wellness
  • Wellness, toward a quality life-style: Use and abuse of tobacco and alcohol; Use and abuse of other drugs; Preventing sexually transmitted diseases; [Cont. in Annot.].
Description
1 v. (various pagings) : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes
  • Evolved from: Concepts of physical fitness, with laboratories. c1994.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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