Corbin's Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach 13 9781264066674 Corbin’s Concepts of Fitness and Wellness provides a comprehensive and evidence-based approach to teaching principles of healthy living. Foundational elements include an integrated instructional HELP philosophy that focuses on self-management skills for sustained lifestyle change, a concepts-based framework designed for achieving well-defined learning objectives, and an engaging, student-centered approach to learning that accommodates various learning preferences and methods. Each revision of Corbin’s Concepts of Fitness and Wellness incorporates new research and findings about healthy lifestyles, but the thirteenth edition was influenced by many external factors as well. This edition was conceptualized and updated during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, which challenged all facets of our society and increased attention on the intersections of public health and personal health. The fully updated Thirteenth Edition is supported by Connect, the only integrated digital learning environment that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.
Corbin's Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach

Corbin's Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach

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By Charles Corbin and Gregory Welk and William Corbin and Karen Welk
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Copyright: 2023
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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 Foundations of Physical Activity
4 Preparing for Physical Activity
5 The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
6 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?

Section III Engaging in Regular Physical Activity
7 Adopting an Active Lifestyle
8 Cardiorespiratory Endurance
9 Vigorous Aerobic, Anaerobic, Sport, and Recreational Activities
10 Muscle Fitness and Resistance Exercise
11 Flexibility and Stretching Activities
12 Advanced Fitness Training

Section IV Establishing Healthy Eating Habits
13 Body Composition and Health
14 Nutrition and Principles of Healthy Eating
15 Principles of Effective Weight Control

Section V Managing Stress
16 Stress and Health
17 Stress-Management Strategies

Section VI Avoiding Destructive Behaviors
18 The Use and Abuse of Tobacco and Other Nicotine Products
19 The Use and Abuse of Alcohol
20 The Use and Abuse of Other Drugs

Section VII Adopting Preventive Habits
21 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
22 Cancer, Diabetes, and Other Health Threats
23 Body Mechanics and Care of the Back
24 Making Informed Consumer Choices
25 Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for Healthy Lifestyle Change

A Metric Conversion Charts
B Calories of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fats in Foods

About the Author

Charles Corbin

Dr. Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Exercise and Wellness at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 journal articles and is the senior author, sole author, contributor to, or editor of more than 70 books including Concepts of Physical Fitness (14th ed.), winner of the McGuffey Award (TAA); Concepts of Fitness and Wellness (7th ed.); Fundamental Concepts of Fitness and Wellness (2nd ed.); and Fitness for Life (5th ed.), winner of the Texty Award (TAA). His books are the most widely adopted college and secondary school texts in the area of fitness and wellness. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health and wellness promotion, and youth physical fitness. He has keynoted more than 35 state AHPERD Conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 different countries, and presented numerous named lectures (Cureton Lecture, ACSM; Hanna, Sargent, and Distinguished Scholar, NAKPEHE; Prince Phillip, British PEA; and Weiss and Alliance Scholar, AAHPERD). He is past president and Fellow of AAKPE, Fellow of ACSM, and Fellow of the North American Society of HPERDP. He is a life member of AAHPERD. Among his awards are the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award (President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports-PCPFS, National Jaycees), AAHPERD Honor Award, Physical Fitness Council Honor Award, the COPEC Hanson Award, and the Distinguished Service Award of the PCPFS. Dr. Corbin was named the Alliance Scholar by AAHPERD and the Distinguished Scholar of NAKPEHE. He is a member of the Advisory Board of Fitnessgram, was the first chair of the Science Board of the PCPFS, and was recently elected to the NASPE Hall of Fame.

Gregory Welk

Greg Welk is an associate professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance at Iowa State University (ISU). He received his master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Iowa and his doctorate (PhD) in Exercise and Wellness from Arizona State University. Prior to coming to ISU, Welk worked at Eastern Michigan University, where he developed a fitness and wellness course that was required for all students. Welk was later employed at the Cooper Institute for Aerobics Research in Dallas, where he directed the Childhood and Adolescent Health Division and contributed to the development of the FITNESSGRAM youth fitness program. He continues to serve as the Scientific Director of the FITNESSGRAM program and is active in local, state, and national efforts to promote physical activity in youth. Welk’s research focuses on the development and validation of tools to assess physical activity behavior and on understanding factors that influence physical activity behavior. He has over 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals/books and has made more than 70 presentations at national and regional meetings.

William Corbin

William R. Corbin is a recognized expert in health and wellness. He is well published in the areas of behavioral medicine and addictive behaviors, with expertise in high-risk behaviors. He received his PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia and completed his residency training at the Medical University of South Carolina. Corbin completed a three-year postdoctoral fellowship funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) at the University of Texas in Austin. He is currently an assistant professor and the Director of Clinical Training at Yale University. Corbin’s longitudinal research, funded by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), focuses on the relationship between alcohol use and other high-risk behaviors (i.e., drug use, unsafe sexual practices, and aggression) during adolescence and early adulthood. Corbin also conducts experimental research on the effects of alcohol on cognition and behavior and is actively involved in alcohol prevention with college students. Corbin is an experienced teacher in the areas of health psychology, clinical psychology, and addictive behaviors.

Karen Welk

Karen Welk received her master’s degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Iowa (1989). She has worked professionally as a physical therapist in a variety of settings and states. She is currently working in an outpatient physical therapy clinic for Mary Greeley Hospital in Ames, Iowa. Welk specializes in manual therapy and aquatic therapy and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). Her interest in sports and physical development has led her to conduct independent reviews on back health and back pain. Welk also has considerable experience related to safe and contraindicated exercises, and she applies this experience in her professional practice.