eBook Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0780812077
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812079
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 618 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released February 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Fitness and Exercise Sourcebook, Fourth Edition provides updated information about the health benefits of physical activity. It discusses the guidelines for physical activity in people of all ages and diverse fitness levels - including those with disabilities, chronic diseases, or other challenges. It describes ways to make exercise fun and offers suggestions for incorporating fitness into everyday activities. Ways to maintain motivation and set fitness goals are described, and different types of physical activity - including aerobic, strength, balance, and mind-body - are detailed. Information on safety concerns, nutrition and hydration, and equipment needs is included, and an end section offers a glossary of related terms and a directory of organizations that provide information about physical fitness and exercise.