Corbin's Concepts of Fitness And Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach, 13th Edition
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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.
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
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