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Total Fitness and Wellness, 8th edition

  • Scott K. Powers
  • Stephen L. Dodd

Published by Pearson (January 1st 2019) - Copyright © 2020

8th edition

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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 8th 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.

 

Personalize learning 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.

 

0135185181 / 9780135185186 Total Fitness and Wellness Plus Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package

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  • 0134988434 / 9780134988436 Total Fitness and Wellness
  • 0134990536 / 9780134990538 Mastering Health with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Total Fitness and 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

Answers to Study Questions

Nutritive Value of Selected Foods and Fast Foods

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