Total Fitness & Wellness, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition)

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9780321884800: Total Fitness & Wellness, Books a la Carte Edition (6th Edition)
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This edition features the exact same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value for your students—this format costs 35% less than a new textbook.

 

Total Fitness and Wellness gives you a solid foundation in fitness & lifetime wellness, while teaching and coaching you how to make healthy behavioral changes and lifestyle choices.

 

The new edition combines the latest research and statistics in exercise science while coaching you through the best way to put better fitness into action. Unique to Total Fitness and Wellness, a new chapter on planning Fitness & Wellness programs (Chapter 7) guides you on building your complete programs for enhanced fitness & wellness. Furthermore, the coaching features and revised sample programs throughout the text offer you easy-to-follow, strategic guides to reaching all your fitness & wellness goals. QR codes in the book link to actual exercise videos, so you can quickly and easily see proper form and technique videos prior to your own workouts.

 

For a focused presentation on fitness, the Brief Edition consists of Chapters 1—11 from the big book so students receive the basics on fitness, nutrition, cardiovascular disease, and stress management.

 

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Scott K. Powers is the UAA Endowed professor in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology and is Director of the Center for Exercise Science at the University of Florida. Powers enjoys teaching and has earned three University of Florida teaching awards. Dr. Powers' research has focused on exercise-mediated changes in cardiac and skeletal muscle antioxidant systems and the role that these changes play in providing protection against oxidant injury. Further, he is actively investigating the mechanisms responsible for respiratory muscle weakness in patients subjected to prolonged periods of mechanical ventilation. Dr. Powers' laboratory work is currently funded by grants totaling more than 2.8 million dollars from the National Institutes of Health and the Florida Biomedical Research Program. This research has resulted in over 150 peer-reviewed scientific papers. Powers has also co-authored four college textbooks for use in exercise physiology and fitness courses. Powers serves on the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) Sports Medicine Review Board and is a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, the International Journal of Sports Medicine, and the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. Scott Powers received his bachelor's degree in physical education from Carson Newman College, his master's degree in exercise physiology from the University of Georgia, and a doctorate (EdD) in exercise physiology from the University of Tennessee. Powers earned a second doctoral degree (PhD) in physiology from Louisiana State University.

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