Principles and Labs for Fitness & Wellness

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PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, SEVENTH EDITION, guides students through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness and wellness program. With over 150 pieces of art to make this text truly engaging, it also gives students the motivation and techniques they need to apply their learning experiences and knowledge received from their fitness and wellness course. Perforated laboratory worksheets found at the end of each chapter allows readers to analyze and understand the concepts that they have learned, and move to the next state of behavioral modification. The emphasis is on teaching individuals how to take control of their personal health and lifestyle habits so they can make a constant and deliberate effort to stay healthy and realize their highest potentials for well being. In addition to the strength of the text, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS comes with a wide-range of teaching and learning resources unlike any other to support your course! Besides the exclusive offerings of the CNN Video Today series and InfoTrac College Edition, or the extensive PowerPoint and WebTutor Advantage Online teaching support, each copy of the text comes packaged FREE with the exciting and interactive PROFILE PLUS CD-ROM. Unique to any learning tutorial, this CD-ROM includes self-paced, guided assessments, exercise prescriptions and logs, nutrition analysis, and a text-specific study guide appropriate for all health students. Whether supporting active learning or active teaching, this text has it all!

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Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger is a former luge runner and Winter Olympian, and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He 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 and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. As co-author of PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition and four other Cengage texts, Ms. Hoeger is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all of 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 35 years!

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"All the basic topic areas of fitness and wellness is discussed using the latest information available. The placement of the labs at the end of the chapters are consistent with the information in that chapter. The strongest element of the textbook is that it is easy to read."

"The book offers expert knowledge based on the latest findings in health, fitness and wellness along with the tools for health risk self assessments and wellness guidelines."

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