Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness,
10th Edition

Werner W.K. Hoeger, Sharon A. Hoeger

ISBN-13: 9781305251403 | ISBN-10: 1305251407

Copyright 2016

| Published 2015

| 528 pages

List Price USD $119.95


Discover the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition! Emphasizing behavioral modification approaches, husband-and-wife fitness gurus Werner and Sharon Hoeger challenge you to improve your life with cardiovascular exercise, strength training, better nutrition, weight management, and overall wellness. Thoughtfully written with a variety of learning features, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition guides you toward adopting healthy behaviors with "My Profile" and "Behavior Modification Planning" boxes, test-test questions, exercise videos, online labs, and other helpful tools. Whether you choose a traditional text or interactive eBook, the road to achieving and maintaining personal health and wellness goals has never been so easy to follow.

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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.

  • Hot Fitness Trends: Completely updated, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition provides the latest statistics, research, and trends on key health and fitness topics today, such as heart disease, life expectancy, health care costs, drug use, sedentary lifestyle, exercise therapy, and more.
  • New MindTap™ CourseMode: This online learning platform combines readings, labs, videos, activities, and assessments into one convenient learning path that guides students through the course. Instructors personalize the course with customized Cengage Learning content and tools, or by adding outside content of their choosing.
  • Added Muscular Fitness: An all new Chapter 7 describes the muscles, along with guidelines for maintaining their general health, strength, and endurance, to give students a thorough overview of this key bodily system.
  • Engaging FAQ's: A "Frequently Asked Questions" section at the start of each chapter compels students to read on and connect with key fitness topics.
  • Inspiring Narratives: "Real Life Stories" in each chapter share personal accounts from students who made positive health changes in their own lives, along with their failures, successes, and strategies.
  • "How-To" Help: A feature of all Hoeger health books, "Behavior Modification Planning" boxes in the readings show students how to effectively transition from current habits to the healthy behaviors that will improve their lives.
  • Handy Practice: More labs than any other fitness text help make this text a market favorite. Plus, perforated pages and an online MindTap™ version makes assigning them light work for both students and instructors.
  • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" questions in the text ask students to do the heavy lifting by applying new skills and working through problems.

Table of Contents

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1. Why Physical Fitness?
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. Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming.
10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques.
11. A Healthy Lifestyle.

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Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

  • ISBN-10: 1305251407
  • ISBN-13: 9781305251403

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