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Fitness and Wellness, 12th Edition

  • Werner W.K. Hoeger
  • Sharon A. Hoeger
  • ISBN-10: 1305638018
  • ISBN-13: 9781305638013
  • 352 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2015, 2013, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Hoeger and Hoeger’s FITNESS AND WELLNESS encourages students to start their path to fitness and wellness by providing cutting-edge coverage of core concepts, real life student case studies, and action steps to help students develop their own personal lifetime fitness and wellness program. This brief nine-chapter text offers balanced coverage that concentrates on health-related physical fitness components with beneficial information about wellness. It also focuses on motivation and behavior modification with an emphasis on teaching individuals how to take control of their personal fitness, health, and lifestyle habits. In addition, FITNESS AND WELLNESS is part of an integrated textbook program that extends beyond the text to online resources that further students’ understanding through personalized learning plans, online labs, and tracking their behavior change progress.

Features

  • FITNESS AND WELLNESS is a concise option for instructors who want a core text without extensive labs or assessments. In addition to a full ancillary package, the text includes short chapter activities designed to help students complete assessments that focus on achieving personal health and wellness goals.

  • Behavior modification is a hallmark of the Hoegers’ fitness and wellness series--and an integral theme of FITNESS AND WELLNESS. It is introduced early, then related to other topics throughout the text with Behavior Modification Planning boxes that give practical tips on how to effectively transition from current habits to the desired health behaviors.

  • Inspiring "Real Life Stories" in each chapter use first person narratives to describe how students have made positive health changes in their own lives, including the challenges they faced and the strategies they used to overcome them.

  • A unique Chapter 9, "Relevant Questions and Answers About Fitness and Wellness," uses a question-and-answer format to address timely issues and common misconceptions related to physical fitness and wellness.

  • "Assess Your Knowledge" multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter focus on core concepts and allow students to evaluate what they have learned. Answers are provided at the end of the book.

  • "Assess Your Behavior" sections at the end of each chapter assess students’ current behavior as it relates to chapter topics and highlight areas they need to change to improve their fitness and wellness.

  • "Frequently Asked Questions" address common issues, beliefs, and concerns most often expressed by students and connect the answers to the chapter concepts.

About the Author

Werner W.K. Hoeger

Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). A former Winter Olympian and All-American athlete, Dr. Hoeger developed many of the popular fitness assessment tools in use today, including the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests. Recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship at Boise State, and a renowned expert and lecturer, Dr. Hoeger continues to be active in the areas of exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. He has published 65 editions of his fitness and wellness titles, including the Cengage texts FITNESS & WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS & WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS & WELLNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE, and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS.

Sharon A. Hoeger

Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness and Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho, and holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University. Co-author of five Cengage texts, Mrs. Hoeger researches current scientific information for revisions and develops accompanying interactive software applications -- innovations that set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been working, innovating, and training together for four decades.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness.
2. Assessment of Physical Fitness.
3. Exercise Prescription.
4. Evaluating Fitness Activities.
5. Nutrition for Wellness.
6. Weight Management.
7. Stress Management.
8. A Healthy Lifestyle Approach.
9. Relevant Fitness and Wellness Issues.
Appendix A: Strength-Training Exercises.
Appendix B: Flexibility Exercises.
Appendix C: Exercises for the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Low Back Pain.
Appendix D: Contraindicated Exercises.
Appendix E: Selective Nutrient Content of Common Foods.
Answer Key.
Glossary.
Index.

New to this edition

  • All nine chapters have been revised and updated according to recent advances published in the scientific literature and information reported at professional health, fitness, wellness, and sports medicine conferences. New information and coverage has been added as well, for example: mindfulness and willpower, and their role in goal achievement; new fitness trends; emotional eating and eating disorders not otherwise specified (EDNOS); “technostress”; and the cognitive processes behind a variety of distracted driving scenarios (for a detailed list see the book’s Preface).

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This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Health resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.