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Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness,
16th Edition

Werner W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger, Cherie I. Hoeger, Cherie I. Hoeger

ISBN-13: 9780357727508 | ISBN-10: 0357727509

Copyright 2023

| Published 2022

| 624 pages

List Price USD $114.95

Overview

Accept the wellness challenge with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 16th Edition! Designed to help you achieve an active lifestyle, this book challenges you to be your best self and inspire others while you’re at it. By adopting key behavior modification techniques and making small changes in your life (and the lives of your future clients should you choose a fitness career), obstacles disappear--along with bad habits. This book also gives you the tools to create the right exercise program for your values, make solid nutrition choices, implement chronic-disease prevention guidelines, and overcome any barriers to personal change you may face. To support you along the way, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 16th Edition, offers interactive tools such as exercise videos, online labs and self-assessments for maintaining your healthy lifestyle.

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Meet the Authors

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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). Dr. Hoeger received his master’s degree at age 20 and his doctorate degree at age 24, both in exercise science. A former Winter Olympian and All-American athlete, Dr. Hoeger developed many of the popular fitness assessment tools in use today, including the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests. Recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship at Boise State, and a renowned expert and lecturer, Dr. Hoeger continues to be active in the areas of exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. He has published multiple editions of his fitness and wellness titles, including the Cengage texts FITNESS & WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS & WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS & WELLNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS.

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness and Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. Co-author of five Cengage texts, Sharon Hoeger researches current scientific information for revisions and develops accompanying interactive software applications -- innovations that set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been working, innovating, and training together for four decades.

Cherie I. Hoeger received her degree in English with an emphasis in editing for publication. During the last 18 years, as a freelance writer and editor, Cherie has been writing research and marketing copy for client magazines, newsletters, and websites and contracting as a textbook copy editor for Cengage Learning (previously under the Thomson Learning and the Brooks/Cole brands). She began working on the Hoeger Fitness & Wellness book titles ten years ago, initially as a freelance editor and researcher, and subsequently as co-author on three of the textbooks.

Cherie I. Hoeger received her degree in English with an emphasis in editing for publication. During the last 18 years, as a freelance writer and editor, Cherie has been writing research and marketing copy for client magazines, newsletters, and websites and contracting as a textbook copy editor for Cengage Learning (previously under the Thomson Learning and the Brooks/Cole brands). She began working on the Hoeger Fitness & Wellness book titles ten years ago, initially as a freelance editor and researcher, and subsequently as co-author on three of the textbooks.

  • Updates include: ensuring that information on the blood pressure assessment conforms with the 2019 American Heart association guidelines for the proper measurement of blood pressure; updated data on the substantial benefits of strength training for health and the prevention of premature mortality, including cardiovascular and cancer deaths; and new research and coverage has been added on popular ultra-short workouts. Additionally, new information on the importance of increased overall mobility throughout the day in the prevention of cardiovascular mortality enhances the content.
  • A reinvigorated design provides a modern and visually stimulating layout featuring many new figures, graphs, informational boxes, and photos in each chapter.
  • A new section on Physical Activity and Exercise for People with Disabilities provides valuable insights into working effectively with this client group.
  • All exercise prescription principles conform with the newly released 2021 Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
  • Author Insights: “Key to Wellness” boxes guide and inspire readers with unique author insights on key concepts in fitness and wellness.
  • Values Focus: Leveraging the Hoeger focus on personal values, students are asked to create exercise plans around their needs and priorities when choosing exercise types, amounts and frequencies.
  • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" features ask students to apply wellness concepts to issues they will face in their personal life or on the job and then challenges them to develop realistic solutions.
  • Academic Fitness: Instructors can select among the largest variety of labs available in a fitness text, each with classroom or homework activities to complete with the text or online using the MindTap learning platform.
  • Living Wellness: "Real Life Stories" inspire readers with strategies and setbacks from others on the path to positive, lasting change.
  • Healthy Steps: Included with all Hoeger fitness and wellness texts, “Behavior Modification Planning” features boost fitness and wellness by replacing poor habits with new, healthy behaviors.
  • FAQ Features: "Frequently Asked Questions" at the beginning of chapters set up readings with insightful discussions on fitness.

Table of Contents

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

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor's Companion Website for Hoeger/Hoeger/Meteer/Hoeger Principles & Labs for Fitness & Wellness, 16th

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Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of product-specific lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as book-coordinated PowerPoint® presentations and images, the instructor’s manual, exercise videos, online labs, self-assessments, and more.

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