Published byPearson (January 4th 2017) - Copyright © 2018
You'll get a bound printed text.
For courses in Fitness and Wellness.
Helping Readers Find the Path to Lifelong Fitness
Get Fit, Stay Well! gives readers the targeted, personalized guidance they need to get started, keep motivated, and approach the next level in their own fitness and wellness. With dynamic media and content that activates learning, Get Fit, Stay Well! takes a personalized approach to fitness and wellness that individuals can apply for life. Maintaining the highly praised hallmarks of previous editions--integrated case studies, three-pronged labs, graphics-rich design, and extensive strength training and flexibility photos and videos--the 4th Edition further engages readers with new and vibrant infographics, programs, and activities to inspire thinking and discussion. Get Fit, Stay Well! also includes Mastering™ Health--giving readers the tools they need to adopt healthy habits today and tomorrow.
The Brief Edition contains chapters 1-10 of the "full edition" of Get Fit, Stay Well!, with a focus on fitness topics, nutrition, weight, stress, and preventing cardiovascular disease.
Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with Mastering Health:
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.
If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for:
- 0134880285 / 9780134880280 - Pearson eText Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition -- Access Card, 4/e
- 0134880293 / 9780134880297 - Pearson eText Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition -- Instant Access, 4/e
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.
If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Health, search for:
0134448774 / 9780134448770 Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition Plus Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 4/e
Package consists of:
- 0134439856 / 9780134439853 Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Get Fit, Stay Well!
- 0134452283 / 9780134452289 Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition
Table of contents
1. Changing Personal Behaviors for Optimal Wellness
2. Understanding Fitness Principles
3. Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System
4. Building Muscular Strength & Endurance
5. Maintaining Flexibility & Back Health
6. Understanding Body Composition
7. Improving Your Nutrition
8. Managing Your Weight
9. Managing Stress
10. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Putting It All Together: Your Total Fitness Program
Appendix: Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions
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