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Connect Online Access for Connect Get Active

ISBN10: 1259702685 | ISBN13: 9781259702686
By Marc Lochbaum

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Connect Get Active! is an online system allowing you to assign brief readings, video demonstrations and assessments outside of class, enabling you to more efficiently manage and teach your sport and activity classes.  Connect Get Active! offers consistent content across chapters, covering history, equipment, rules, strategies, skills, and technique. The eBook includes hundreds of photos and videos to enhance the presentation. Each chapter is also accompanied by auto-graded quizzes, assignments and reference material covering basic fitness concepts; and activity-specific content. Using this innovative learning system, your students will spend more class time being physically active and you will spend less time ensuring the quality and consistency of instruction is the same across all classes. 

SECTION 1 Introduction to Fitness and Wellness
1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Behavior Change 
2 Basics of Physical Activity, Fitness, and Exercise 
3 Fitness Testing 
4 Nutrition Basics: Energy and Nutrients 
5 Eating for Wellness and Weight Management 
6 Stress and Its Sources 
7 Chronic Diseases 
8 Substance Use, Dependence, and Addiction

SECTION 2 Sports and Activities
9 Basketball 
10 Soccer 
11 Softball 
12 Golf 
13 Volleyball 
14 Tennis 
15 Fitness Walking 
16 Jogging 
17 Racquetball 
18 Badminton 
19 Pickleball 
20 Bowling 
21 Flag Football 
22 Ultimate 
23 Swimming 
24 Indoor Cycling 
25 Social Dance
26 Archery 
27 Hiking and Backpacking 
28 Cardio Dance and Other Group Exercise
29 Yoga 
30 Pilates 
31 Indoor Rock Climbing 
32 Weight Training 
33 Round Net 
34 Triathlon 

SECTION 3 Flexibility and Conditioning Toolbox 

About the Author

Marc Lochbaum

Marc Lochbaum is a Professor of the Psychology of Physical Activity in the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Sciences at Texas Tech University. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, his master’s from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and his doctorate from Arizona State University. As a faculty member at Texas Tech since 2000, he has been actively involved in research aimed at understanding personality and motivational determinants of college-aged students' physical activity as well as the psychological benefits of being physically active. In addition, he has been instrumental in expanding the impact of his department's one-hour basic physical activity courses through development and enhancement of Connect Get Active! He is currently a co-investigator on a $24.5 million project by the U.S. Department of Education; his role is to administrate as well as research the benefits to youth enrolled in the high-quality afterschool programs his department runs in a low-income area of Lubbock, Texas. Dr. Lochbaum began publishing and presenting his research in the early 1990s. He is active in a number of professional organizations, including acting as 2013 chair of the Basic Activities Section of the College Division of the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. Dr. Lochbaum enjoys playing basketball and golf as his main physical activities.


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