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Concepts of Physical Fitness

ISBN-10: 1259682595

ISBN-13: 9781259682599

Edition: 17th 2013

Authors: Charles B. Corbin, Gregory J. Welk, William R. Corbin, Karen A. Welk

List price: $178.08
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A proven philosophy for teaching lifetime fitness and wellness... Health is available to Everyone for a Lifetime, and it s Personal.The goal of "Concepts of Physical Fitness: Active Lifestyles for Wellness"--described in terms of the HELP philosophy stated above- is to help all people make personal lifestyle changes that promote health, fitness, and wellness over a lifetime. Organized into concise concepts that make it easy for students to learn, "Concepts of Physical Fitness" is now integrated with online activities and assessments that enable students to apply the latest research on fitness and wellness to their own lives.New HELP activities encourage students to reflect, think critically, and apply the HELP philosophy to their lives.New icons link text to additional online features and resources, interactive quizzes, video activities, and study aids.Chapter-opening Health Goals reflect the priorities of Healthy People 2020, helping students link personal goals with national goals.In the News boxes inform students about current topics, trends, reports, and research findings, and Strategies for Action boxes provide practical tips for applying that information to their own lives.Detailed illustrations show students exactly how to perform strength training and flexibility exercises.Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective."
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Book details

List price: $178.08
Edition: 17th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 3/5/2015
Binding: Mixed Media
Language: English

Charles B. “Chuck” Corbin, PhD,is currently professor emeritus in the department of exercise and wellness at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 journal articles and is the senior author, sole author, contributor to, or editor of more than 80 books, including the 5th edition of Fitness for Life(winner of the TAA’s Texty Award), the 14th edition of Concepts of Physical Fitness (winner of the TAA’s McGuffey Award), and the 7th edition of Concepts of Fitness and Wellness. His books are the most widely adopted high school and college texts in fitness and wellness. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health and wellness promotion, and youth physical fitness. He has presented keynote addresses at more than 40 state AHPERD conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 countries, and presented numerous named lectures (Cureton, ACSM; Hanna, Sargent, and Distinguished Scholar, NAKPEHE; Prince Phillip, British PEA; and Weiss and Alliance Scholar, AAHPERD). He is past president and a fellow of AAKPE, a fellow in the NASHPERDP, an ACSM fellow, and a lifetime member of AAHPERD. Among his awards are the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award (President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports—PCPFS, National Jaycees), AAHPERD Honor Award, Physical Fitness Council Honor Award, the COPEC Hanson Award, and the Distinguished Service Award of the PCPFS. Dr. Corbin was named the Alliance Scholar by AAHPERD and the Distinguished Scholar of NAKPEHE. He is a member of the advisory board of Fitnessgram and was the first chair of the science board of the PCPFS and the NASPE Hall of Fame. In 2009 Dr. Corbin was chosen for the Gulick Award, the highest award of AAHPERD.