Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Edition

Total Fitness and Wellness, Brief Edition, 6th edition

  • Scott K. Powers, 
  • Stephen L. Dodd

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Overview

Total Fitness and Wellness will strengthen your core knowledge of fitness and wellness. The text will help you create a solid foundation while providing the tools you'll need to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices. This easy-to-use text utilizes a clear learning path through practical fitness information, which you can incorporate into your life.

The 6th Edition presents current research and topics of interest in healthy eating, exercise, and weight management. These include topics 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.

Published by Pearson (September 15th 2020) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135627259

Subject: Health & Kinesiology

Category: Fitness & Wellness

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.

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