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Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness

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ISBN-10: 0534605621

ISBN-13: 9780534605629

Edition: 5th 2006 (Revised)

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

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PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, FOURTH EDITION, focuses on the ?fitness? topics, including body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, and muscular strength and flexibility, and also highlights important wellness topics, such as behavior management, nutrition, and stress management. With over 100 pieces of art to make this text truly engaging, it is also designed to give students the motivation and techniques they need to know to apply their learning experiences and knowledge received from their fitness course. Each chapter allows readers to chart and update their progress in the various components of physical fitness. The emphasis is on teaching individuals how to take control…    
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Book details

List price: $57.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 3/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.046
Language: English

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,…    

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!

1. Why Physical Fitness? 2. Behavior Modification. 3. Nutrition for Wellness. 4. Body Composition Assessment. 5. Principles of Weight Management. 6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance. 7. Muscular Strength and Endurance. 8. Muscular Flexibility. 9. Skill-Related Fitness and Comprehensive Fitness Programming. 10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques. 11. A Healthy Lifestyle Approach. Appendix A. Nutrition Values of Selected Foods. Appendix B. Computer Data Form. Glossary. Index.