Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach
Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach

Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach

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ISBN10: 1260139611 | ISBN13: 9781260139617

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Section I: Lifestyles for Health, Wellness, and Fitness
1: Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction
2: Determinants of Lifelong Health, Wellness, and Fitness
3: Self-Management Skills for Health Behavior Change

Section II: An Introduction to Physical Activity
4: Preparing for Physical Activity
5: The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
6: How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?

Section III: The Physical Activity Pyramid
7: Adopting an Active Lifestyle
8: Cardiorespiratory Endurance
9: Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities
10: Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercise
11: Flexibility

Section IV: Physical Activity: Special Considerations
12: Body Mechanics: Posture, Questionable Exercises, and Care of the Back and Neck
13: Performance Benefits of Physical Activity

Section V: Nutrition and Body Composition
14: Body Composition
15: Nutrition
16: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness

Section VI: Stress Management
17: Stress and Health
18: Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management

Section VII: Avoiding Destructive Behaviors
19: The Use and Abuse of Tobacco
20: The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
21: The use and Abuse of Other Drugs
22: Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections

Section VIII: Making Informed Choices
23: Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats
24: Evaluating Fitness and Wellness Products: Becoming an Informed Consumer
25: Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

A: Metric Conversion Charts
B: Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods
C: Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating