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Fitness and Wellness,
11th Edition

Werner W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger

ISBN-13: 9781285733159 | ISBN-10: 1285733150

Copyright 2015

| Published 2014

| 336 pages

List Price USD $104.95

Overview

Create your own personal fitness and wellness success stories with Hoeger and Hoeger's FITNESS AND WELLNESS. This text helps you take control of your personal fitness and wellness by providing current, practical information and tips that you can incorporate to start living a healthier life. This succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage on health-related physical fitness components with valuable information on wellness. The authors emphasize motivation and behavior modification to help you make a constant and deliberate effort to stay fit and realize your highest potential for good health. Use the interactive study tools online to extend your learning beyond the text. FITNESS AND WELLNESS offers you the most current coverage and practical guidelines to take charge of your health.

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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). 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 65 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, Mrs. 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.

  • Updated throughout to include new information from the latest research studies on physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits. Also, for improved assignability, the A-heads and B-heads have been numbered.
  • Inspiring "Real Life Stories" in each chapter use first person narratives to describe how students have made positive health changes in their own lives, including the challenges they faced and the strategies they used to overcome them.
  • Behavior modification is a hallmark of the Hoegers' fitness and wellness series--and an integral theme of FITNESS AND WELLNESS. It is introduced early, then related to other topics throughout the text with Behavior Modification Planning boxes that give practical tips on how to effectively transition from current habits to the desired health behaviors.
  • The most up-to-date information is provided throughout to include new information from the latest research studies on physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits. Also, for better organization and to aid with studying, the A-heads and B-heads have been numbered.
  • "Assess Your Knowledge" multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter focus on core concepts and allow students to evaluate what they have learned. Answers are provided at the end of the book.
  • "Frequently Asked Questions" address common issues, beliefs, and concerns most often expressed by students and connect the answers to the chapter concepts.
  • FITNESS AND WELLNESS is a concise option for instructors who want a core text without extensive labs or assessments. In addition to a full ancillary package, the text includes short chapter activities designed to help students complete assessments that focus on achieving personal health and wellness goals.
  • "Assess Your Behavior" sections at the end of each chapter assess students' current behavior as it relates to chapter topics and highlight areas they need to change to improve their fitness and wellness.
  • A unique Chapter 9, "Relevant Questions and Answers About Fitness and Wellness," uses a question-and-answer format to address timely issues and common misconceptions related to physical fitness and wellness.

Table of Contents

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1. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness.
2. Assessment of Physical Fitness.
3. Exercise Prescription.
4. Evaluating Fitness Activities.
5. Nutrition for Wellness.
6. Weight Management.
7. Stress Management.
8. A Healthy Lifestyle Approach.
9. Relevant Fitness and Wellness Issues.
Appendix A: Strength-Training Exercises.
Appendix B: Flexibility Exercises.
Appendix C: Exercises for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain.
Appendix D: Contraindicated Exercises.
Appendix E: Selective Nutrient Content of Common Foods.
Notes.
Answer Key.
Glossary.
Index.

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Careers in Health, Physical Education, and Sports

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This booklet takes guides you through the process of picking the type of health-related career you may want to pursue, how to prepare for the transition into the working world, and insight to different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations. A designated chapter discusses some of the legal issues that surround the workplace, including discrimination and harassment. Personal development activities encourage you to focus and develop better insight into your future.

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Fitness and Wellness

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