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Fit and Well Core Concepts and Labs in Physical Fitness and Wellness

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ISBN-10: 007352347X

ISBN-13: 9780073523477

Edition: 11th 2015

Authors: Thomas D. Fahey, Paul M. Insel, Walton T. Roth

List price: $119.99
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The best-selling and most trusted title in fitness and wellness, Fit & Well is a learning system that teaches the science and the skills students need to enjoy a lifetime of wellness. The new edition of Fit & Well utilizes innovative technologies to engage and motivate students to take their health seriously and make healthy lifestyle behavior choices.Fit & Well motivates students through science - Fit & Well's respected text, which is available both in print and as an integrated multimedia eBook, provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness. Fit & Well's authoritative, science-based information is written by experts who work and teach in the field of exercise science, physical education, and health education. Fit & Well provides accurate, reliable, current information on key health and fitness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, research, diversity, gender, and consumer health.Fit & Well motivates students through personal engagement - The Fit & Well learning system uses the online technologies and multimedia tools that have become an integral part of student's college experience. Fit & Well's engaging online tools enable students to personalize their learning and develop fitness programs and lifetime wellness plans. Hands-on activities include self-assessments and fitness labs, video on timely health topics such as tattooing and tanning beds, exercise demonstrations videos, a daily fitness and nutrition log, sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips. Fit & Well builds research skills, critical thinking skills, and behavior change skills.Fit & Well motivates students through Connect and LearnSmart - Tied to core student learning outcomes and objectives, Connect Fit & Well is a web-based assignment and assessment platform that promotes active learning and provides tools that enable instructors to teach the course more efficiently and effectively. An integrated multimedia eBook, the unparalleled LearnSmart adaptive assessment program, and a wealth of other online activities, assessments, and behavior change tools engage students using technologies that most students use on a daily basis. Using Connect, instructors can easily assign pre-loaded activities, create and edit assignments, produce video lectures, upload their own articles or videos, cascade assignments and produce reports for one or many course sections.
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Book details

List price: $119.99
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 2/16/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.574

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Paul Insel, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles.