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Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness 14th Edition
Werner W.K. Hoeger | Sharon A. Hoeger | Amber L. Fawson | Cherie I. Hoeger
ISBN-13: 9781337099974 | ISBN-10: 133709997X
© 2018 | Published |  NA  Pages
Previous Editions: 9781305251076

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Often imitated but never duplicated, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, challenges students to meet their personal fitness and wellness goals -- and perhaps teach others how to do the same. The 14th Edition emphasizes the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle. It includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways students can incorporate changes into their daily lives. Themes of personal values helps students make positive, permanent changes. Physical adaptations that occur with an active lifestyle are described in friendly language with ample visuals, and there are also numerous supporting features such as “FAQs,” "Personal Profiles," and "Behavior Modification Planning," all designed to highlight important practices. By the end of the course, students will feel proficient in creating a personal exercise program, making nutrition choices, and crafting an active lifestyle.



  • 1. Physical Fitness and Wellness.
    2. Behavior Modification.
    3. Nutrition for Wellness.
    4. Body Composition.
    5. Weight Management.
    6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance.
    7. Muscular Fitness: Strength and Endurance.
    8. Muscular Flexibility.
    9. Fitness Programming and Skill Fitness.
    10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques.
    11. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease.
    12. Cancer Prevention.
    13. Addictive Behavior.
    14. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections.
    15. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness.

    • Active Learning: Choose from the largest variety of labs available in a fitness text, each complete with activities suitable for the classroom or homework. Students can tear out the perforated pages or complete online using MindTap® interactive software.
    • Healthy Habits: All Hoeger fitness and wellness texts include “Behavior Modification Planning,” which delivers practical tips on how to replace existing habits with those that boost fitness and wellness.
    • Inspiring Accounts: "Real Life Stories" in each chapter demonstrates the many strategies students followed on the road to making positive health changes, as well as the hurdles they cleared along the way.
    • Topical FAQs: Starting out each chapter, "Frequently Asked Questions" targets popular discussions on fitness and introduces students to the readings that follow.
    • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" asks students to apply wellness concepts to issues they will face in life or on the job and helps them develop realistic solutions.
    • Key to Wellness: New “Key to Wellness” boxes have been added as a continuous chapter feature to highlight key concepts for students.
    • This edition has been visually recharged with a new, modern and stimulating layout. New visually compelling figures include Figure 1.4 on the leading causes of death by age; Figure 1.8 on choosing an active lifestyle; and Figure 9.7, a quick-reference flow chart that summarizes recommendations from chapters on cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility training, in a two-page spread.
    • All chapters have been rethought and reorganized with new headings and enhanced introductory text. In particular, chapter 9 has been entirely reworked to act as a capstone to the chapters on cardio, strength, and flexibility, giving students complete confidence to write their own exercise programs.
    • The Hoeger focus on personal values is incorporated throughout the text, helping students create permanent lifestyle changes to fit their needs and priorities. For example, the new Lab 9A helps students consider their values when choosing mode and volume of exercise and daily physical activity.
    • Each chapter's contents have been extensively revised and updated according to recent advances and recommendations in the field, including information reported in the academic literature and at professional health, fitness, and sports medicine conferences.
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  • Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, he was the keynote speaker at the VII Iberoamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Applied Sciences and the 2010 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness. He continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness and wellness. In addition to FITNESS AND WELLNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage texts, including PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS. A former luge athlete, he competed in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics and was named an All-American by USA Track & Field in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. A renowned fitness and wellness innovator, Dr. Hoeger developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

    Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho As co-author of FITNESS AND WELLNESS and four other Cengage texts, Sharon is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all the Hoeger fitness and wellness textbooks -- innovations that have set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been jogging and strength training together for more than 39 years! Sharon holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University.

    Amber L. Fawson has spent the past 15 years enjoying working in the publication industry, where she has held positions as an Editorial Coordinator for BYU Studies, Assistant Editor for Cengage and freelance writer and editor for tertiary education textbooks and workbooks. She received a degree in English with an emphasis in editing for publication.

    Cherie I. Hoeger is a freelance writer and editor. She creates research and marketing copy for client magazines, newsletters and websites as well as contracts as a textbook copy editor for Cengage (previously under Thomson Learning and the Brooks/Cole brand). She received a degree in English with an emphasis in editing for publication.