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Fitness and Wellness, 11th Edition

  • Werner W.K. Hoeger Boise State University (Emeritus)
  • Sharon A. Hoeger
  • ISBN-10: 1285733150  |  ISBN-13: 9781285733159
  • 336 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2009
  • © 2015 | Published
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Overview

Create your own personal fitness and wellness success stories with Hoeger and Hoeger's FITNESS AND WELLNESS. This text helps you take control of your personal fitness and wellness by providing current, practical information and tips that you can incorporate to start living a healthier life. This succinct nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage on health-related physical fitness components with valuable information on wellness. The authors emphasize motivation and behavior modification to help you make a constant and deliberate effort to stay fit and realize your highest potential for good health. Use the interactive study tools online to extend your learning beyond the text. FITNESS AND WELLNESS offers you the most current coverage and practical guidelines to take charge of your health.

Features and Benefits

  • The most up-to-date information is provided throughout to include new information from the latest research studies on physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits. Also, for better organization and to aid with studying, the A-heads and B-heads have been numbered.
  • FITNESS AND WELLNESS is a concise option for instructors who want a core text without extensive labs or assessments. In addition to a full ancillary package, the text includes short chapter activities designed to help students complete assessments that focus on achieving personal health and wellness goals.
  • FITNESS AND WELLNESS is a concise option for instructors who want a core text without extensive labs or assessments. In addition to a full ancillary package, the text includes short chapter activities designed to help students complete assessments that focus on achieving personal health and wellness goals.
  • Behavior modification is a hallmark of the Hoegers' fitness and wellness series--and an integral theme of FITNESS AND WELLNESS. It is introduced early, then related to other topics throughout the text with Behavior Modification Planning boxes that give practical tips on how to effectively transition from current habits to the desired health behaviors.
  • Inspiring "Real Life Stories" in each chapter use first person narratives to describe how students have made positive health changes in their own lives, including the challenges they faced and the strategies they used to overcome them.
  • A unique Chapter 9, "Relevant Questions and Answers About Fitness and Wellness," uses a question-and-answer format to address timely issues and common misconceptions related to physical fitness and wellness.
  • "Assess Your Knowledge" multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter focus on core concepts and allow students to evaluate what they have learned. Answers are provided at the end of the book.
  • "Assess Your Behavior" sections at the end of each chapter assess students' current behavior as it relates to chapter topics and highlight areas they need to change to improve their fitness and wellness.
  • "Frequently Asked Questions" address common issues, beliefs, and concerns most often expressed by students and connect the answers to the chapter concepts.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness.
2. Assessment of Physical Fitness.
3. Exercise Prescription.
4. Evaluating Fitness Activities.
5. Nutrition for Wellness.
6. Weight Management.
7. Stress Management.
8. A Healthy Lifestyle Approach.
9. Relevant Fitness and Wellness Issues.
Appendix A: Strength-Training Exercises.
Appendix B: Flexibility Exercises.
Appendix C: Exercises for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain.
Appendix D: Contraindicated Exercises.
Appendix E: Selective Nutrient Content of Common Foods.
Notes.
Answer Key.
Glossary.
Index.

What's New

  • Updated throughout to include new information from the latest research studies on physical activity and healthy lifestyle habits. Also, for improved assignability, the A-heads and B-heads have been numbered.

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Careers in Health, Physical Education, and Sports  (ISBN-10: 0495388394 | ISBN-13: 9780495388395)

Walking you through the process of exploring the type of health-related career you may want to pursue, this informative supplement helps you prepare for the transition into the working world as well as offers insight into different types of career paths, education requirements, and reasonable salary expectations. A designated chapter discusses some of the legal issues that surround the workplace, including discrimination and harassment, while personal development activities encourage you to focus and develop better insight into your future.

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Global Health Watch 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1111377332 | ISBN-13: 9781111377335)

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Global Health Watch, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1111377316 | ISBN-13: 9781111377311)

Use Global Health Watch to stay current in your course. You will get access to a variety of trusted academic journals, newspapers, and magazine articles as well as videos, primary sources and much more.

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LMS Integrated for MindTap® Health, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285847601 | ISBN-13: 9781285847603)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap™ Health resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Werner W.K. Hoeger

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 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, keynote speaker at the VII Iberoamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Applied Sciences and the 2010 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, 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 Physical Fitness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness. Dr. Hoeger is a former luge athlete (2002 and 2006 Winter Olympian); All-American by USA Track & Field in 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016; 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

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, and four other Cengage Learning texts, Mrs. 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 39 years!