Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness (with Health, Fitness and Wellness Internet Explorer, Profile Plus 2006 CD-ROM, Personal Daily Log, and InfoTrac)

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9780534605629: Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness (with Health, Fitness and Wellness Internet Explorer, Profile Plus 2006 CD-ROM, Personal Daily Log, and InfoTrac)

PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, FIFTH EDITION, focuses on the "fitness" topics, including body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, and muscular strength and flexibility, and also highlights important wellness topics, such as behavior management, nutrition, and stress management. With over 100 pieces of art to make this text truly engaging, it is also designed to give students the motivation and techniques they need to know to apply their learning experiences and knowledge received from their fitness course. Each chapter allows readers to chart and update their progress in the various components of physical fitness. 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 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 with over 400 slides and free WebTutor Toolbox Online teaching support, we offer a new BEHAVIOR CHANGE WORKBOOK. Each copy of the text also 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.

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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.

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"...very current research included, such as [information] on functional foods and genetically modified foods."

"I enjoyed the abundance of information. You provide everything... The information you provide is very thorough."

"Excellent information provided to educate the reader... There is a wealth of information that will properly educate and prepare our new physical educators."

"[I] loved the section for Women."

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