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