Get Fit, Stay Well!

ISBN-10: 0321838351
ISBN-13: 9780321838353
Edition: 2nd 2013
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Book details

List price: $104.20
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date: 5/23/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 512
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Get Fit, Stay Well!meets you where you are and gives you the targeted, personal guidance you need to get where you want to be. Already the most modern, student-centric, action-plan-oriented fitness and wellness textbook on the market, theSecond EditionofGet Fit, Stay Well!takes its mission a step further by becoming the most personalized and proactive book on the market as well. The Second Edition maintains the highly praised hallmarks of the first edition—integrated case studies, 3-pronged labs, a fresh graphical approach, and extensive strength training and flexibility photos and videos—and adds to them a coaching component in the form of progressive personal fitness plans, expanded exercise video options, and interactive media to get you started, keep you motivated, and take you to the next level in your own fitness and wellness.

Rebecca J. Donatelle is a teacher and mentor for undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University. Although her main emphasis is in the area of Public Health Promotion and Health Education, she teaches a wide range of students from many disciplines on the Oregon State campus. Donatelle is an Associate Professor in Public Health and is the Coordinator of Public Health Promotion and Education Programs in the College of Health and Human Sciences. She has a Ph.D. in Community Health/Health Education, a Master of Science degree in Health Education, and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in both Health/Physical Education and English. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist. Among the courses that she teaches are Principles of Health Behaviors, Stress and Health, Violence and Public Health, Epidemiology and Control of Chronic Diseases, and Introduction to Human Disease (Communicable). Recently, she has developed a new course on Complementary and Alternative Medicine. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, Donatelle is an active researcher in the area of health behaviors, and she has been the principal investigator on a number of randomized, controlled trials focusing on motivating behavior change, the use of social support facilitating behavior change, and the use of community supports to assist individuals in changing high-risk behaviors. Currently, she is working with pregnant women who smoke in an effort to get them to reduce or stop smoking during pregnancy and beyond. She has also conducted extensive research in the area of decision making and factors influencing the use of alternative and traditional health careproviders for treatment of low back pain; illness and sick role behaviors; women's decisions about treatment for breast cancer and cardiac rehabilitation; and stress in health and disease. Donatelle has received the Leadership Award, an Outstanding Teacher Award, and a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presidential Award for Promising New Research in the Smoke-Free Families National Initiative. She has been an active member of several state and national committees and task forces and continues to work to reduce risk for high-risk populations, particularly women and older adults. In addition to "Access to Health," Donatelle is the author of "Health: The Basics, Fitness for Health," and "AIDS and STIs in a Global Society," and she has written several chapters and manuscripts for various health-related books and journals.

Changing Personal Behaviors for Optimal Wellness
Understanding Fitness Principles
Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System
Building Muscular Strength and Endurance
Maintaining Flexibility and Back Health
Understanding Body Composition
Improving Your Nutrition
Managing Your Weight
Managing Stress
Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases
Reducing Your Risk of Cancer
Avoiding Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction
Reducing Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Maintaining Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

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