This text emphasizes a lifetime of active wellness and self-responsibility for achieving a healthy life. It gives students practical information on how to make the decisions that will affect their well-being throughout their lives. The authors' style is friendly and informal, and they present the material in a way that will reach all kinds of readers. Topics covered include all aspects of fitness, nutrition, weight management, stress management, heart health, and substance use and abuse. New copies now come with a free copy of HealthQuest and Exercise Band. Additional insight to wellness topics is given, with Top Ten boxes throughout each chapter, which include such topics as "Top Ten Ways to Protect Your Heart" and "Top Ten Tips for Fast Food". Wellness Flash boxes are used to highlight interesting facts, such as how many people are diagnozed with diabetes every day. Diversity Issues boxes discuss such topics as the nutritional value of foods from different countries, and the occurrence of heart disease among different genders and race.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill College, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072486171