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Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness, Loose Leaf Edition

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness, Loose Leaf Edition

3rd Edition
By Gary Liguori and Sandra Carroll-Cobb
ISBN10: 0078022770
ISBN13: 9780078022777
Copyright: 2016
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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 Stress and Its Sources 

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-Cobb

Sandra Carroll-Cobb 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-Cobb 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-Cobb 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.


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