ISBN-10:
0321883667
ISBN-13:
9780321883667
Pub. Date:
01/24/2013
Publisher:
Pearson
Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Edition / Edition 4

Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

For courses in Health and Fitness.

Strengthen students’ core knowledge of fitness and wellness

Total Fitness and Wellness gives students a solid foundation in fitness and wellness, while providing them with the tools they need to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. The easy-to-use text provides students with a clear learning path through practical fitness information they can incorporate into their lives.

The 6th Edition presents current research and topics of student interest such as eating disorders, stress-management strategies, barefoot running, Pilates, diabetes and pre-diabetes, ergogenic dietary supplements, at-home fitness equipment, antioxidants, and emotional health. Total Fitness and Wellness now provides access to MyDietAnalysis — a diet and activity tracking tool that gives students an easy way to analyze their physical activity and daily nutrient intake. MyDietAnalysis is powered by ESHA Research, accessible on all devices, and included at no extra charge with Mastering Health.

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Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class — motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.

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0135627214 / 9780135627211 Pearson eText Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Edition — Access Card, 6/e
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Also available with Mastering Health

By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.With a variety of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult personal health and fitness concepts.

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  • 0134990536 / 9780134990538 Mastering Health with Pearson eText — ValuePack Access Card — for Total Fitness and Wellness

Note: You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and Mastering Health do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321883667
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 01/24/2013
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Scott K. Powers is currently the UAA Endowed Professor and a Distinguished professor within the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. Dr. Power’s research focuses upon the effects of exercise and inactivity on the health of both cardiac and skeletal muscles. Collectively, Dr. Power’s research has resulted more than 255 peer-reviewed publications and many of these publications are widely cited in the literature. Importantly, Professor Powers is also an accomplished teacher as indicated by the fact that he has won numerous teaching awards and has been inducted by the University of Florida as a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. Moreover, Scott Powers has also been recognized by the University of Florida as the Teacher/Scholar of the year in 2017.

Stephen Dodd is a professor in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. He has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses such as exercise physiology, environmental exercise physiology, clinical exercise physiology and assessment in kinesiology at the university for more than 25 years. He has won numerous teaching awards and served two terms as department chair. His research has focused on how skeletal muscle adapts to an increase / decrease in exercise.


Table of Contents

1 Understanding Fitness and Wellness

2 General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness

3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription

4 Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance

5 Improving Flexibility

6 Body Composition

7 Creating Your Total Fitness and Wellness Plan

8 Nutrition for Health and Fitness

9 Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Body Weight

10 Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

11 Stress Management

12 Special Considerations Related to Exercise and Injury Prevention

13 Cancer

14 Sexually Transmitted Infections

15 Addiction and Substance Abuse

The Powers/Dodd, Total Fitness & Wellness, Brief, 6th Edition, includes eleven total chapters consisting of Chapters 1—11 of the full Total Fitness & Wellness, 8th Edition, (0134988434 / 9780134988436).

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