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Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1264130252.jpeg 6 2023 9781264130252 Questions and Answers’ results-centered pedagogy ensures that the content of each chapter works toward the larger goal of making students active participants in their own life-learning. Critical thinking questions and calls to action prompt students to evaluate the content and connect it to their own experiences. Online video case studies follow real college students attempting to change their behavior and prompt readers to apply lessons from these experiences to their own behavior-change goals. A series of lab activities provide tracking tools and self- assessment forms that can be completed in print or online. The Sixth Edition features new research-based coverage of the impact of COVID-19 on fitness and behavior change, telemedicine and telehealth, and 2021 American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.
09781264130252
Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1264130252 | ISBN13: 9781264130252
By Gary Liguori, Sandra Carroll-Cobb
© 2023

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Questions and Answers’ results-centered pedagogy ensures that the content of each chapter works toward the larger goal of making students active participants in their own life-learning. Critical thinking questions and calls to action prompt students to evaluate the content and connect it to their own experiences. Online video case studies follow real college students attempting to change their behavior and prompt readers to apply lessons from these experiences to their own behavior-change goals. A series of lab activities provide tracking tools and self- assessment forms that can be completed in print or online. The Sixth Edition features new research-based coverage of the impact of COVID-19 on fitness and behavior change, telemedicine and telehealth, and 2021 American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

1 Introduction to Health, Wellness, and Fitness
2 Positive Choices/Positive Changes
3 Fundamentals of Physical Fitness
4 Cardiorespiratory Fitness
5 Muscle Fitness
6 Flexibility and Low-Back Fitness
7 Body Composition Basics
8 Nutrition Basics: Energy and Nutrients
9 Eating for Wellness and Weight Management
10 Mental Health and Wellness
11 Chronic Diseases
12 Infectious Diseases
13 Substance Use, Dependence, and Addiction
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About the Author

Gary Liguori

Gary Liguori received a B.S. from the University of Central Missouri, an M.S. from East Stroudsburg University, and a Ph.D. from North Dakota State University. He is the dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island, where he is also co-director of the Academic Health Collaborative and a professor of kinesiology. Dr. Liguori is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and serves on the Executive Councils of the ACSM Committee of Certification and Registry Board and the ACSM Publications Committee. He was the senior editor of the ACSM Resource Manual for the Health Fitness Specialist (first edition), associate editor for ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (tenth edition), and senior editor of ACSM's Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual (fifth edition).

Sandra Carroll-Cobb

Sandra Carroll-Cobb has been teaching health and physical education classes in schools, businesses, and medical facilities for more than 20 years. She has served as faculty, interim associate dean, and interim dean at the University of Alaska Anchorage since 2000. Dr. Carroll-Cobb has served on the Conoco-Phillips Healthy Futures Advisory Board, worked as a statewide trainer for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Team Nutrition grant, served as a physical education program grant evaluator for the Anchorage School District, and contributed to the Alaska School Health and Safety Plan. She currently is chair and associate professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Dr. Carroll-Cobb sits on the Steering Committee for the State of Alaska Cardiovascular Health Coalition (Take Heart Alaska); the Executive Board of the Alaska Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the Anchorage Community YMCA Advisory Board.

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