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Activities and Assessment Manual

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ISBN-10: 0763793876

ISBN-13: 9780763793876

Edition: 3rd 2011 (Revised)

Authors: Jerome E. Kotecki

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Description:

This easy-to-use manual offers activities and self-assessments to motivate students to improve and enhance their health and well-being through physical activity. Students will learn how to apply the techniques discussed in the main text, examine their attitude toward physical activity, and assess their readiness to change lifestyle behaviors.
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Book details

List price: $69.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 8/9/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 226
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
Chapter Assignment
The Physical Activity and Health Connection
Healthstyle: A Self-Test
Family Health History
Defining Physical Activity and Health
Barriers to Being Active Quiz
Critical Thinking Questions
Understanding and Enhancing Health Behaviors
Stages of Change: Continuous Measure
Ready, Set, Goals!
Self-Contract
Critical Thinking Questions
Principles of Physical Fitness Development
PAR-Q and You: A Questionnaire for People Aged 15 to 69
Medical History Questionnaire
Critical Thinking Questions
The Heart of Physical Fitness: Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Finding Your Pulse and Target Heart Rate
Calculating Intensity Levels for Cardiorespiratory Endurance Activities
Rockport Fitness Walking Test�
Critical Thinking Questions
The Power of Resistance Training: Strengthening Your Health
Partial Curl-Up Test
Push-Up Test for Muscular Endurance
Resistance Training Log
Critical Thinking Questions
Focus on Flexibility: Stretching for Better Health
Sit-and-Reach Test
Stretching Log
Critical Thinking Questions
Optimal Nutrition for an Active Lifestyle
Diet and Activity Records
Diet and Activity Analysis Program Reports
MyPyramid Analysis of Diet
Macronutrient Assessment
Lifestyle Behavior Readiness Assessment
MyPyramid Goal Setting
Critical Thinking Questions
Chapter Assignment
Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight
Body Weight Assessment
Energy Balance
Estimating and Changing Your Resting Metabolic Rate
How do you Feel About your Body?
Critical Thinking Questions
Achieving Optimal Bone Health
Are you Consuming Enough Calcium?
Are you Performing Enough Weight-Bearing Exercise?
My Osteoporosis Risk
Critical Thinking Questions
Mental Health and Coping with Stress
K6 Serious Psychological Distress Assessment
Time Management
Relaxation Techniques
Creative Problem Solving
Critical Thinking Questions
Making Informed Decisions About Drug Use
Do you have a Drinking Problem?
Why do you Smoke?
The Drugs you Take
Critical Thinking Questions
Health Consumerism
Skeptical Buyer Exercise
Health Club Evaluation
Critical Thinking Questions
Developing Healthy Social and Intimate Relationships
Thinking About your "Relationship Portfolio"
How Much do you Know About Healthy Relationships?
How Much do you Know About Ways to Deal with Conflict?
Am I in an Abusive Relationship?
Critical Thinking Questions
Protecting your Cardiovascular System
Check your Cholesterol and Heart Disease IQ
Check your Physical Activity and Heart Disease IQ
My Heart Disease Risk
My Stroke Risk
My Diabetes Risk
Critical Thinking Questions
Reducing your Cancer Risk
Assessing your Disease Risk
My Cancer Risk
Critical Thinking Questions
Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections
Discussing Sexual Issues
An Ounce of Prevention
Can you be Assertive When you Need to be?
Critical Thinking Questions
Diet and Activity Records
Growth Charts: Stature-for-Age and Weight-for-Age Percentiles for Children and Teenagers