Skip to main content

Humanities, Social Science and Language

Digital Products

Course managementreporting, and student learning tools backed by great support.

McGraw Hill GO
Greenlight learning with the new eBook+

Personalize learning and assessment

ALEKS® Placement, Preparation, and Learning
Achieve accurate math placement

Ignite mastery of MS Office and IT skills

McGraw Hill eBook & ReadAnywhere App
Get learning that fits anytime, anywhere

Sharpen: Study App
A reliable study app for students

Virtual Labs
Flexible, realistic science simulations


Inclusive Access
Reduce costs and increase success

LMS Integration
Log in and sync up

Math Placement
Achieve accurate math placement

Content Collections powered by Create®
Curate and deliver your ideal content

Custom Courseware Solutions
Teach your course your way

Professional Services
Collaborate to optimize outcomes

Remote Proctoring
Validate online exams even offsite

Institutional Solutions
Increase engagement, lower costs, and improve access for your students


General Help & Support Info
Customer Service & Tech Support contact information

Online Technical Support Center
FAQs, articles, chat, email or phone support

Support At Every Step
Instructor tools, training and resources for ALEKS, Connect & SIMnet

Instructor Sample Requests
Get step by step instructions for requesting an evaluation, exam, or desk copy

Platform System Check
System status in real time

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness
Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness, 6th Edition

ISBN10: 1264130252 | ISBN13: 9781264130252
By Gary Liguori and Sandra Carroll

Format Options:

* The estimated amount of time this product will be on the market is based on a number of factors, including faculty input to instructional design and the prior revision cycle and updates to academic research-which typically results in a revision cycle ranging from every two to four years for this product. Pricing subject to change at any time.

Instructor Information

Quick Actions (Only for Validated Instructor Accounts):

Questions and Answers’ results-centered pedagogy ensures that the content of each chapter works toward the larger goal of making students active participants in their own life-learning. Critical thinking questions and calls to action prompt students to evaluate the content and connect it to their own experiences. Online video case studies follow real college students attempting to change their behavior and prompt readers to apply lessons from these experiences to their own behavior-change goals. A series of lab activities provide tracking tools and self- assessment forms that can be completed in print or online.

The Sixth Edition features new research-based coverage of the impact of COVID-19 on fitness and behavior change, telemedicine and telehealth, and 2021 American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription. Additionally, every chapter has been updated to reflect current scientific thinking, data, and statistics from such authoritative sources as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the American Cancer Society, the American Heart Association, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Instructors and students can now access their course content through the Connect digital learning platform by purchasing either standalone Connect access or a bundle of print and Connect access. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following:

SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping.

1 Introduction to Health, Wellness, and Fitness
2 Positive Choices/Positive Changes
3 Fundamentals of Physical Fitness
4 Cardiorespiratory Fitness
5 Muscle Fitness
6 Flexibility and Low-Back Fitness
7 Body Composition Basics
8 Nutrition Basics: Energy and Nutrients
9 Eating for Wellness and Weight Management
10 Mental Health and Wellness
11 Chronic Diseases
12 Infectious Diseases
13 Substance Use, Dependence, and Addiction

About the Author

Gary Liguori

Gary Liguori received a B.S. from the University of Central Missouri, an M.S. from East Stroudsburg University, and a Ph.D. from North Dakota State University. He is the dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Rhode Island, where he is also co-director of the Academic Health Collaborative and a professor of kinesiology. Dr. Liguori is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and serves on the Executive Councils of the ACSM Committee of Certification and Registry Board and the ACSM Publications Committee. He was the senior editor of the ACSM Resource Manual for the Health Fitness Specialist (first edition), associate editor for ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription (tenth edition), and senior editor of ACSM's Health Related Physical Fitness Assessment Manual (fifth edition).

Sandra Carroll

Sandra Carroll has been teaching health and physical education classes in schools, businesses, and medical facilities for more than 20 years. She has served as faculty, interim associate dean, and interim dean at the University of Alaska Anchorage since 2000. Dr. Carroll has served on the Conoco-Phillips Healthy Futures Advisory Board, worked as a statewide trainer for the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development Team Nutrition grant, served as a physical education program grant evaluator for the Anchorage School District, and contributed to the Alaska School Health and Safety Plan. She currently is chair and associate professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Dr. Carroll sits on the Steering Committee for the State of Alaska Cardiovascular Health Coalition (Take Heart Alaska); the Executive Board of the Alaska Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance; and the Anchorage Community YMCA Advisory Board.


Creating accessible products is a priority for McGraw Hill. We make accessibility and adhering to WCAG AA guidelines a part of our day-to-day development efforts and product roadmaps.

For more information, visit our accessibility page, or contact us at

Need support?   We're here to help - Get real-world support and resources every step of the way.