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Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness, 10th Edition

  • Werner W.K. Hoeger Boise State University (Emeritus)
  • Sharon A. Hoeger
  • ISBN-10: 1305251407  |  ISBN-13: 9781305251403
  • 528 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2012, 2010
  • © 2016 | Published
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Overview

Help students discover the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition! Emphasizing behavioral modification approaches, husband-and-wife fitness gurus Werner and Sharon Hoeger challenge students to improve their lives with cardiovascular exercise, strength training, better nutrition, weight management, and overall wellness. Thoughtfully written with a variety of learning features, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition guides students toward adopting healthy behaviors with "My Profile" and "Behavior Modification Planning" boxes, test-test questions, exercise videos, online labs, and other helpful tools. Whether your students choose a traditional text or interactive eBook, the road to achieving and maintaining personal health and wellness goals has never been so easy to follow.

Features and Benefits

  • "How-To" Help: A feature of all Hoeger health books, "Behavior Modification Planning" boxes in the readings show students how to effectively transition from current habits to the healthy behaviors that will improve their lives.
  • Inspiring Narratives: "Real Life Stories" in each chapter share personal accounts from students who made positive health changes in their own lives, along with their failures, successes, and strategies.
  • Engaging FAQ's: A "Frequently Asked Questions" section at the start of each chapter compels students to read on and connect with key fitness topics.
  • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" questions in the text ask students to do the heavy lifting by applying new skills and working through problems.
  • Handy Practice: More labs than any other fitness text help make this text a market favorite. Plus, perforated pages and an online MindTap™ version makes assigning them light work for both students and instructors.

Table of Contents

1. Why Physical Fitness?
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. Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming.
10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques.
11. A Healthy Lifestyle.

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  • Hot Fitness Trends: Completely updated, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, 10th Edition provides the latest statistics, research, and trends on key health and fitness topics today, such as heart disease, life expectancy, health care costs, drug use, sedentary lifestyle, exercise therapy, and more.
  • Added Muscular Fitness: An all new Chapter 7 describes the muscles, along with guidelines for maintaining their general health, strength, and endurance, to give students a thorough overview of this key bodily system.

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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!