Fitness Information for Teens, 3rd Edition

  • Elizabeth Bellenir
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  • ISBN-10: 0780812689
  • ISBN-13: 9780780812680
  • DDC: 613.7
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - College Senior
  • 424 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released October 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Health tips about acute, traumatic, and chronic injuries in adolescent athletes. Including facts about sprains, fractures, and overuse injuries, treatment, rehabilitation, sport-specific safety guidelines, fitness suggestions, and more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Your Body and the Components of Fitness.
2: What Is Fitness?.
3: Why Exercise Is Wise.
4: Meeting Your Muscles.
5: Bone Health.
6: Your Heart and Lungs.
7: Teen Nutrition.
8: Weighty Issues.
9: Mental Wellness.
10: Sleep Is Important for Fitness.
11: Making and Maintaining a Fitness Plan.
12: Tips for Getting Started on a Path to Fitness.
13: Fitness Self-Assessment.
14: Fitness Guidelines for Children and Adolescents.
15: A Formula for Fitness.
16: When Is the Right Time to Work Out?.
17: Health Clubs and Fitness Friends.
18: Selecting and Using a Fitness Facility.
19: Exercise Caution Before Spending Money on Fitness Products.
20: A Physically Active Lifestyle.
21: Exercise Fundamentals.
22: Kinds of Exercise.
23: Cardiovascular (Cardio) Exercise.
24: Start Running.
25: Calisthenics.
26: Strength Training.
27: Stretching.
28: Pilates and Yoga.
29: Measuring Exercise Intensity.
30: Activities for Team Athletes and Individuals.
31: Choosing the Right Sport for You.
32: Activities for Teens Who Don't Like Sports.
33: Baseball and Softball.
34: Basketball.
35: Bicycling and Indoor Cycling.
36: Football.
37: Frisbee.
38: Golf.
39: Gymnastics, Cheerleading, and Ballet.
40: Martial Arts.
41: Skating: Inline Skates and Skateboards.
42: Soccer.
43: Tennis, Table Tennis, and Volleyball.
44: Walking and Hiking.
45: Water Sports.
46: Winter Sports.
47: Sports Safety.
48: Fitness Safety Tips.
49: Safety Tips for Runners.
50: Helmets.
51: Clothes and Shoes for Workout Comfort and Safety.
52: Increasing Activity Safely.
53: Tips for Exercising Safely in Adverse Weather.
54: Understanding Hydration for Fitness.
55: Overcoming Obstacles to Fitness.
56: Maintaining Fitness Motivation.
57: You Can Be Active at Any Size.
58: Sports Injuries.
59: Exercising While Recovering from an Injury.
60: Exercise Suggestions for People with Asthma.
61: Exercise Suggestions for People with Diabetes.
62: Exercise Suggestions for People with Physical Disabilities.
63: Compulsive Exercise: When Exercise Turns Unhealthy.
64: Female Athlete Triad: Three Symptoms That Mean Trouble.
65: Steroids and Other Performance Enhancers Are Risky.
66: If You Need More Information.
67: The President's Challenge.
68: Resources for More Information about Fitness.
69: Resources for More Information about Specific Sports and Activities.