Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness

  • AUTHORS: Werner W.K. Hoeger; Sharon A. Hoeger
  • ISBN-13: 9781305251076 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 624 Pages  Paperback 
  • 13th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2014
  • ©2016     Published
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Overview

About The Product

PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition challenges students to meet their personal fitness and wellness goals, and perhaps teach others to do the same. Fully updated by fitness experts Hoeger and Hoeger, this text emphasizes behavior modification through sensible approaches and provides a strong focus on the practical ways students can incorporate changes into in their daily lives. Chapters are written in a student-friendly tone with supporting features such as "My Profile," "Behavior Modification Planning," and “FAQs,” all designed to highlight important practices. PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, 13th Edition also offers interactive learning tools such as exercise videos, online labs, and self-assessments that bring topics to life and help students maintain their new healthy lifestyles. Available with InfoTrac® Student Collections at http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Features

  • Healthy Habits: A focus of all Hoeger fitness and wellness texts, “Behavior Modification Planning” delivers practical tips on how to replace existing habits with those that boost fitness and wellness.
  • Inspiring Accounts: "Real Life Stories" in each chapter demonstrate the many strategies students followed on the road to making positive health changes, as well as the hurdles they cleared along the way.
  • Topical FAQs: Starting out each chapter, "Frequently Asked Questions" target popular discussions on fitness, and introduce students to the readings that follow.
  • Practical Problems: "Critical Thinking" questions ask students to apply wellness concepts to issues they will face in life or on the job, and develop realistic solutions.
  • Active Learning: Choose from the largest variety of labs available in a fitness text, each complete with activities suitable for the classroom or homework. Students can tear out the perforated pages or complete online using MindTap™ interactive software.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Werner W.K. Hoeger

    Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, keynote speaker at the VII Iberoamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Applied Sciences and the 2010 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Physical Fitness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness. Dr. Hoeger is a former luge athlete (2002 and 2006 Winter Olympian); All-American by USA Track & Field in 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016; and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

  • Sharon A. Hoeger

    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, and four other Cengage Learning texts, Mrs. 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 39 years!

Table of Contents

1. Physical Fitness and Wellness.
2. Behavior Modification.
3. Nutrition for Wellness.
4. Body Composition.
5. Weight Management.
6. Cardiorespiratory Endurance.
7. Muscular Fitness: Strength and Endurance.
8. Muscular Flexibility.
9. Skill Fitness and Fitness Programming.
10. Stress Assessment and Management Techniques.
11. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease.
12. Cancer Prevention.
13. Addictive Behavior.
14. Preventing Sexually Transmitted Infections.
15. Lifetime Fitness and Wellness.

New to this Edition

  • NEW MindTap™ Coursemode: Energize your coursework with handy online tool. MindTap™ combines your instructor’s personalized content with readings, videos, labs, activities, and quizzes and creates a single learning path to make studying interactive and more productive!
  • Updated Topics: Get up to date with the latest facts, research, and advances in health, including discussions on cardiovascular disease, life expectancy, health care costs, drug use, sedentary lifestyle effects, exercise therapy benefits, 2014 fitness trends, and many more.
  • Muscle Matters: An all-new chapter on Muscular Fitness gives you the latest industry knowledge on strength and endurance, as well as maintaining the general health of the body’s muscular system.

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