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The 15 chapters of this physical fitness text cover topics such as: assessing present levels of fitness; behavioral change and motivational techniques, exercise principles; cardiorespiratory fitness; muscular strength and endurance; flexibility; nutrition; weight control; stress management; alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs; exercise injuries; disease prevention; and special issues of women's fitness. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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People today are living more stressed, more busy, and more pressured lifestyles than ever before. With this hectic pace, it's often difficult to stay physically fit and eat properly to maintain their health. This second edition continues to offer readers comprehensive coverage of physical fitness within a wellness framework. Coverage of nutrition, weight control, stress management, chemicals and drugs, heart disease, cancer, and exercise injuries make this book valuable to anyone interested in his or her physical well-being. Unique coverage includes a separate chapter on behavior change and motivational strategies with additional material throughout, as well as a separate chapter on women and fitness. In addition, misconceptions about fitness and diversity issues are integrated throughout the book. New material on sexually transmitted diseases, nutrition and a new appendix with the Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity & Health has also been added. Personal trainers, physical education and health teachers, and those concerned with maintaining a healthful lifestyle.
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Book Description Allyn & Bacon. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0205275214 New Condition. Seller Inventory # NEW7.3129108
Book Description Allyn & Bacon, 1997. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0205275214