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Total Fitness and Wellness / Edition 3

Total Fitness and Wellness / Edition 3

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Thoroughly revised and updated, Total Fitness & Wellness provides a solid foundation in fitness and lifetime wellness, while teaching you how to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. For a more focused presentation on fitness, the Brief Edition includes Chapters 1-10 and 16 from the big book, so you can get the basics on fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular disease and stress management. The Media Update features an extensively revised Companion Website with over 80 new exercise videos, ABC News videos, RSS feeds, flashcards, electronic versions of labs and self-assessments, and electronic versions of the Behavior Change Worksheets. The new MyFitnessLab features the same updates as the website, as well as Pearson eText with live links, audio clips, and electronic versions of the Eat Right! and Live Right! booklets.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321676238
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Publication date: 03/16/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 408
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(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. Nutrition, Health, and Fitness
8. Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control
9. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
10. Stress Management
11. Life Time Fitness and Wellness

The Powers/Dodd, Total Fitness & Wellness, Brief Third Edition Media Update (0-321-66782-4) includes eleven total chapters consisting of Chapters 1-10 and 16 of the Fifth Edition Media Update.

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