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Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness 14th Edition

Werner W.K. Hoeger | Sharon A. Hoeger | Cherie I. Hoeger

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Overview

PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS challenges students to meet their personal fitness and wellness goals -- and perhaps teach others how to do the same. The fourteenth edition emphasizes the importance of a fitness and wellness lifestyle. It includes behavior modification techniques through sensible approaches, and emphasizes the practical ways students can incorporate changes into their daily lives. Themes of personal values help students make positive, permanent changes. Physical adaptations that occur with an active lifestyle are described, and supporting features highlight important practices. As a result, students will feel proficient in creating a personal exercise program, making nutrition choices, and crafting an active lifestyle.

Werner W.K. Hoeger, Boise State University (Emeritus)

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, he was the keynote speaker at the VII Iberoamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Applied Sciences and the 2010 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness. He continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness and wellness. In addition to FITNESS AND WELLNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage texts, including PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS. A former luge athlete, he competed in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics and was named an All-American by USA Track & Field in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. A renowned fitness and wellness innovator, Dr. Hoeger 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,

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho As co-author of FITNESS AND WELLNESS and four other Cengage texts, Sharon is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all 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 39 years! Sharon holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University.

Cherie I. Hoeger,

Cherie I. Hoeger is a freelance writer and editor. She creates research and marketing copy for client magazines, newsletters and websites as well as contracts as a textbook copy editor for Cengage (previously under Thomson Learning and the Brooks/Cole brand). She received a degree in English with an emphasis in editing for publication.

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  • Healthy Habits: All Hoeger fitness and wellness texts include “Behavior Modification Planning,” which delivers practical tips on how to replace existing habits with those that boost fitness and wellness.
  • Inspiring Accounts: "Real Life Stories" in each chapter demonstrates the many strategies students followed on the road to making positive health changes, as well as the hurdles they cleared along the way.
  • Topical FAQs: Starting out each chapter, "Frequently Asked Questions" targets popular discussions on fitness and introduces students to the readings that follow.
  • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" asks students to apply wellness concepts to issues they will face in life or on the job and helps them develop realistic solutions.
  • Key to Wellness: New “Key to Wellness” boxes have been added as a continuous chapter feature to highlight key concepts for students.

Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Physical Fitness and Wellness.
2. Behavior Modification.
3. Nutrition for Wellness.
4. Body Composition.
5. Weight Management.
6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance.
7. Muscular Fitness: Strength and Endurance.
8. Muscular Flexibility.
9. Fitness Programming and Skill Fitness.
10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques.
11. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease.
12. Cancer Prevention.
13. Addictive Behavior.
14. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections.
15. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness.

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