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Walking for Fun and Fitness

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ISBN-10: 0534589324

ISBN-13: 9780534589325

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Jerald D. Hawkins, Sandra M. Hawkins

List price: $71.95
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This textbook is designed for college and University programs, health promotion programs, health/fitness clubs or anyone who wants to start an effective walking program. The text is divided into three parts: Part One is an introduction to walking, which discusses the why's; Part Two, fun and fitness through walking, discusses the how to's; and Part Three, maximizing your walking program, discussing injury prevention, nutrition and weight management. Individuals will discover if the knowledge gained and the motivation techniques are utilized, walking will be fun and fitness will come.
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Book details

List price: $71.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 11/27/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 122
Size: 5.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Jerald D. Hawkins earned his Ed.D. from the University of Georgia. He is a professor emeritus of physical education and exercise studies at Lander University. Recipient of the 1990 South Carolina Association for Health, Physical, Education, Recreation, and Dance College/University Physical Educator of the Year Award, the 1998 Lander University Distinguished Professor award, the 1999 South Carolina Governor's Professor of the Year award, and the 2005 SCAHPERD Scholar award, he is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Hawkins is a sought-after speaker and consultant and the author of numerous professional articles, book chapters, and other books.

Preface
Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction to Walking
Introduction
Walking: Nature's Most Perfect Exercise?
Why Walking?
Fun and Fitness Through Walking
Exercise Principles and Fitness Walking
Proper Walking Technique
Preparing to Walk
Making the "Do It!" Principle Work for You
Prevention and Care of Injuries
Maximizing Your Walking Program
Nutrition
Weight Management
Resources for the Fitness Walker
Worksheets
Calculating Target Heart Rate Range
Personal Walking Accountability Plan
Estimating Your Daily Energy Expenditure
Walking Logs
Index