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Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

Fit & Well: Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

13th Edition
By Thomas Fahey and Paul Insel and Walton Roth
ISBN10: 1260397130
ISBN13: 9781260397130
Copyright: 2019
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1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
2 Principles of Physical Fitness
3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance
4 Muscular Strength and Endurance
5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health
6 Body Composition
7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program
8 Nutrition
9 Weight Management
10 Stress Management and Sleep
11 Cardiovascular Health and Diabetes
12 Cancer
13 Substance Use and Misuse
14 Sexually Transmitted Infections
15 Environmental Health
Appendixes
A Injury Prevention and Personal Safety
B Monitoring Your Progress

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Thomas Fahey

Thomas D. Fahey (Ed.D.,University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning. In addition to writing college textbooks and trade books on exercise physiology, wellness, and athletic training, he has written hundreds of articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines and is a contributing editor and writer for several fitness magazines. A volunteer assistant coach with the track and field team at Chico, he is a world-class masters discus thrower and has won many international awards and medals. He is a former competitor in powerlifting, highland games, alpine skiing, and tennis.

Paul Insel

Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.

Walton Roth

Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disorders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

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