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Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

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ISBN-10: 0495111937

ISBN-13: 9780495111931

Edition: 6th 2008

Authors: Sharon A. Hoeger, Wener W. K. Hoeger

List price: $94.95
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Turn active learning into active living with PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Sixth Edition, will guide you through the development of an attainable and enjoyable fitness program. With over 100 pieces of art that make this text truly engaging, the book gives you the motivation and techniques you need to apply what you're learning about fitness, including behavior change, nutrition, cardiorespiratory endurance, flexibility, and strength. Perforated laboratory worksheets found at the end of each chapter help you analyze and understand concepts, and move to the next state of behavioral modification. With Hoeger and Hoeger, you'll soon learn how to take control of your personal health…    
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/5/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.156
Language: English

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, 10th Edition and four other Cengage texts, Ms. 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 35 years!

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is a full-time professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory at Boise State University. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and is the recipient of the first 2004 Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University. Dr. Hoeger uses his knowledge and experiences to write engaging, informative books that thoroughly address today's fitness and wellness issues in a format accessible to students. In addition to LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, he has written several other textbooks for Thomson Wadsworth, including FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS,…    

Why Physical Fitness?
Behavior Modification
Nutrition for Wellness
Body Composition Assessment
Principles of Weight Management
Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Muscular Strength and Endurance
Muscular Flexibility
Skill-Related Fitness and Comprehensive Fitness Programming
Stress Assessment and Management Techniques
A Healthy Lifestyle Approach
Nutrition Values of Selected Foods
Computer Data Form
Glossary
Index