2010, English, Book edition: Total fitness & wellness, media update : Books a la carte. POWERS, SCOTT K.

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  • [s.l.] : Benjamin-cummings, 2010.
Language
  • English

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Title
  • Total fitness &​ wellness, media update : Books a la carte.
Author
  • POWERS, SCOTT K.
Published
  • [s.l.] : Benjamin-cummings, 2010.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Understanding Fitness and Wellness
  • What Is Wellness?
  • Six Components of Wellness
  • Interaction of Wellness Components
  • Make sure you know
  • Wellness Goals for the Nation
  • What Is Exercise, and Why Should I Do It?
  • Appreciating Diversity Wellness Issues Across The Population
  • A Closer Look Healthy People 2010
  • Exercise Is One Type of Physical Activity
  • There Are Numerous Health Benefits of Physical Activity
  • Exercise and Activity for Health-Related Fitness
  • Cardiorespiratory Endurance
  • Muscular Strength
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Flexibility
  • Body Composition
  • How Can You Make Healthier Behavior Choices?
  • The Stages of Change Model
  • Behavior Modification
  • Assessing Your Habits
  • Steps For Behavior Change Do you have trouble making healthy behavior changes?
  • Identifying Behavior Change Barriers
  • Contents note continued: Consumer Corner Finding Credible Health Information
  • Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
  • Specific Application of Behavior Modification
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Weight Loss
  • Summary
  • Study Questions
  • Suggested Reading
  • References
  • Laboratory 1.1 Lifestyle Assessment Inventory
  • Laboratory 1.2 Changing Your Behavior
  • Laboratory 1.3 Medical History. Check
  • Laboratory 1.4 PAR-Q and You
  • 2.General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness
  • Principles of Exercise Training to Improve Physical Fitness
  • Overload Principle
  • Principle of Progression
  • Specificity of Exercise
  • Consumer Corner Buying The Best Running Shoe For You
  • Principle of Recuperation
  • Reversibility of Training Effects
  • A Closer Look Too Much Exercise Increases Your Risk Of Illness
  • Designing Your Exercise Program
  • Setting Goals
  • Selecting Activities
  • The Importance of a Warm-Up
  • Contents note continued: The Workout
  • The Importance of the Cool-Down
  • Personalizing Your Workout
  • Health Benefits of Exercise: How Much Is Enough?
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you a couch potato?
  • Laboratory 2.1 Warming Up
  • Laboratory 2.2 Which Physical Activities Work Best for You?
  • Laboratory 2.3 Using a Pedometer to Count Your Steps
  • 3.Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription
  • The Need for Cardiorespiratory Endurance in Daily Living
  • What Are Cardiorespiratory Endurance and the Cardiovascular System?
  • The Cardiovascular System
  • The Respiratory System
  • How Do We Get Energy for Exercise?
  • Anaerobic Energy Production
  • Aerobic Energy Production
  • The Energy Continuum
  • What Happens to the Cardiorespiratory System with Exercise and Training?
  • Responses to Exercise
  • Contents note continued: Adaptations to Exercise
  • What Are the Health Benefits of Cardiorespiratory Endurance?
  • Evaluation of Cardiorespiratory Endurance
  • Designing Your Aerobic Exercise Program
  • The Warm-Up
  • The Workout
  • A Closer Look Aerobic Workouts-Faqs
  • Consumer Corner How Good Are Exercise Gadgets?
  • The Cool-Down
  • Developing an Individualized Exercise Prescription
  • Initial Conditioning Phase
  • Improvement Phase
  • Maintenance Phase
  • Sample Exercise Prescriptions
  • Training Techniques
  • Cross Training
  • Interval Training
  • How Can You Get Motivated to Be Active?
  • Appreciating Diversity Don't Let A Disability Stop You!
  • A Closer Look Spinning-Rev It Up?
  • Steps For Behavior Change How good is your level of cardiorespiratory fitness?
  • Contents note continued: Suggested Reading
  • Laboratory 3.1A: Measuring Cardiorespiratory Fitness: The 1.5-Mile Run Test
  • Laboratory 3.1B: Measuring Cardiorespiratory Fitness: The 1-Mile Walk Test
  • Laboratory 3.1C: Measuring Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Submaximal Cycle Test
  • Laboratory 3.1D: Measuring Cardiorespiratory Fitness: Step Test
  • Laboratory 3.2 Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness for Individuals with Disabilities
  • Laboratory 3.3 Determining Target Heart Rate
  • Laboratory 3.4 Developing Your Personal Exercise Prescription
  • Laboratory 3.5 Determining Rate of Perceived Exertion
  • 4.Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • The Need for Muscular Strength and Endurance in Daily Living
  • How Muscles Work: Structure and Function
  • Muscle Structure
  • Muscle Function
  • Muscle Exercise and Muscle Actions
  • Types of Muscle Fibers
  • Individual Variations in Fiber Type
  • Recruitment of Muscle Fibers during Exercise
  • Contents note continued: Muscular Strength
  • A Closer Look Anabolic Steroid Use Increases Muscle Size But Has Serious Side Effects
  • Evaluation of Muscular Strength and Endurance
  • Principles for Designing a Strength and Endurance Program
  • Progressive Resistance Exercise
  • Specificity of Training
  • Strength Training: How the Body Adapts
  • Physiological Changes Due to Weight Training
  • Rate of Strength Improvement with Weight Training
  • Gender Differences in Response to Weight Training
  • Designing a Training Program for Increasing Muscle Strength
  • Safety Concerns
  • Types of Weight-Training Programs
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you reluctant to strength train?
  • Exercise Prescription for Weight Training
  • A Closer Look Do Weight Lifters Need Large Amounts Of Protein In Their Diets?
  • Contents note continued: Starting and Maintaining a Weight-Training Program
  • Sample Exercise Prescription for Weight Training
  • Motivation to Maintain Strength Fitness
  • Some Isotonic Exercises for Increasing Muscular Strength
  • Appreciating Diversity Strength Training For Older Adults
  • Laboratory 4.1 Evaluating Muscular Strength: The 1 RM Test
  • Laboratory 4.2 Evaluating Muscular Strength: The Estimated 1 RM Test
  • Laboratory 4.3 Tracking Your Progress
  • Laboratory 4.4 Measuring Muscular Endurance: The Push-Up, Sit-Up, and Curl-Up Tests
  • Laboratory 4.5 Measuring Core Strength and Stability
  • 5.Improving Flexibility
  • The Need for Flexibility in Daily Living
  • How Flexibility Works: Muscles, Joints and Stretching
  • Structural Limitations to Movement
  • Stretching and the Stretch Reflex
  • Contents note continued: Make sure you know
  • Benefits of Flexibility
  • Keeping Joints Healthy
  • Preventing Lower Back Pain
  • Evaluating Flexibility
  • Designing a Flexibility Training Program
  • Static Stretching
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you too stiff?
  • Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Passive and Active Stretching
  • Applying the FIT Principle
  • A Closer Look Pilates-More Than Stretching?
  • A Closer Look When Muscles Cramp
  • Motivation to Maintain Flexibility
  • Sample Flexibility Exercises
  • Alternatives for Unsafe Exercises
  • Laboratory 5.1 Assessing Flexibility: Trunk Flexion (Sit-and-Reach) Test and the Shoulder Flexibility Test
  • Laboratory 5.2 Flexibility Progression Log
  • Laboratory 5.3 Stretching to Prevent or Reduce Lower Back Pain
  • 6.Body Composition
  • Contents note continued: What Is Body Composition and What Does It Tell Us?
  • How Is Body Composition Related to Health?
  • We Need Some Fat
  • Appreciating Diversity The Search For Obesity-Related Genes
  • Mental and Physical Health Benefits of a Healthy Weight
  • Overweight and Obesity in the United States
  • Chronic Conditions Associated with Overweight and Obesity
  • Health Effects of Underweight
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you at risk for developing diabetes?
  • A Closer Look Can You Be Fit And Fat?
  • Assessing Body Composition
  • Field Methods
  • Laboratory Measures
  • Consumer Corner Use-At-Home Measurement Devices-Are They Worth The Money?
  • Using Body Composition to Determine Your Ideal Body Weight
  • Behavior Change: Set Goals and Get Regular Assessments
  • Contents note continued: Laboratory 6.1 Assessing Body Composition
  • Laboratory 6.2 Determining a Healthy Body Weight
  • 7.Nutrition, Health, and Fitness
  • What Is Nutrition and Why Is It Important?
  • What Are Nutrients?
  • Macronutrients
  • Appreciating Diversity Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish?
  • Micronutrients
  • Water
  • What Are the Guidelines for a Healthy Diet?
  • Eat More Fruits, Vegetables, and Whole Grains
  • Watch Your Intake of Calories, Sugar, Alcohol, Fat, and Sodium
  • Use the Recommended Dietary Allowances, MyPyramid, and Food Labels to Plan Healthy Meals
  • Watch for Special Dietary Considerations
  • Steps For Behavior Change Do you consume too much sugar?
  • A Closer Look Dietary Reference Intakes
  • A Closer Look What Is The Glycemic Index And When Is It Helpful?
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you a fast food junkie?
  • How Does Nutrition Affect Physical Fitness?
  • Contents note continued: Carbohydrates Are Used for Energy during Exercise
  • Protein Needs Can Be Met with a Healthy Diet
  • High Vitamin Intake Does Not Improve Performance
  • Antioxidants Help Prevent Oxidative Damage
  • Do Supplements Provide an Edge for Health and Performance?
  • The Role of Supplements in a Healthy Diet
  • A Closer Look Do Phytochemicals Protect Against Disease?
  • Regulation of Supplements
  • Consumer Corner Detecting Supplement Fraud
  • Topics in Food Safety and Technology
  • Foodborne Illness
  • Food Additives
  • A Closer Look Keep Hot Foods Hot And Cold Foods Cold To Avoid Foodborne Illness
  • Antibiotics, Hormones, and Organically Grown Foods
  • Irradiated and Bioengineered Foods
  • Laboratory 7.1 Analyzing Your Diet
  • Laboratory 7.2 Setting Goals for a Healthy Diet
  • Laboratory 7.3 Planning a New Diet
  • Contents note continued: Laboratory 7.4 Assessing Nutritional Habits
  • 8.Exercise, Diet, and Weight Control
  • What Is Your Optimal Body Weight?
  • What Factors Can Affect Weight Management?
  • Genetic Factors and Hormones
  • Environmental Factors
  • Steps For Behavior Change What triggers your eating?
  • The Concept of Energy Balance
  • Designing a Successful Weight-Loss Program
  • Set a Realistic Goal for Weight Loss
  • Assess and Modify Your Diet
  • A Closer Look Facts And Myths About Low-Fat And Low-Carb Diets
  • A Closer Look Frequently Asked Questions About Weight-Loss Diets
  • Plan Your Physical Activity
  • A Closer Look What Intensity Of Aerobic Exercise Is Best For Burning Fat?
  • Appreciating Diversity Exercise Prescriptions For Obese Individuals
  • Focus on Behavior Modification
  • Exercise and Diet Programs to Gain Weight
  • Lifetime Weight Management
  • Contents note continued: Extreme Measures for Weight Loss
  • Surgery
  • Prescription Medications
  • What Is Disordered Eating?
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Laboratory 8.1 Determining Ideal Body Weight Using Percent Body Fat and the Body Mass Index
  • Laboratory 8.2 Estimating Daily Caloric Expenditure and the Caloric Deficit Required to Lose 1 Pound of Fat per Week
  • Laboratory 8.3 Weight-Loss Goals and Progress Report
  • Laboratory 8.4 Assessing Body Image
  • Laboratory 8.5 What Triggers Your Eating?
  • 9.Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
  • What Is Cardiovascular Disease and How Prevalent Is It?
  • Cardiovascular Disease in the United States
  • Types of Cardiovascular Disease
  • A Closer Look During A Heart Attack, Every Second Counts
  • What Are the Risk Factors Associated with Coronary Heart Disease?
  • Contents note continued: Appreciating Diversity Who Is At Greatest Risk For Cardiovascular Disease?
  • Major Risk Factors
  • A Closer Look Blood Cholesterol Guidelines From The National Institutes Of Health
  • Contributory Risk Factors
  • How Can You Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease?
  • Don't Smoke
  • Lower Your Blood Pressure
  • Eat a Healthy Diet
  • Be Physically Active
  • Reduce Your Stress Level
  • A Closer Look Frequently Asked Questions About Exercise, Diet, And Heart Disease
  • Steps For Behavior Change What's your risk for cardiovascular disease?
  • Laboratory 9.1 Finding Your Cholesterol Plan
  • Laboratory 9.2 Understanding Your Risk for Cardiovascular Disease
  • Laboratory 9.3 Assessing Your Genetic Predisposition for Cardiovascular Disease
  • 10.Stress Management
  • What Are Stress and the Stress Response?
  • Defining Stress
  • Contents note continued: Physiological Changes of the Stress Response
  • The Fight-or-Flight Response
  • What Factors Affect Your Stress Level?
  • Personality Behavior Patterns
  • Past Experiences
  • Gender
  • Common Causes of Stress
  • Stress and Health
  • A Closer Look Road Rage
  • Steps For Behavior Change How well do you manage your time?
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you getting enough sleep?
  • How Can You Manage Stress?
  • Manage Stressors
  • Rest and Sleep
  • Exercise
  • Use Relaxation Techniques to Cope with Stress
  • A Closer Look How Much Stress Is Too Much?
  • A Closer Look Progressive Relaxation Training
  • Develop Spiritual Wellness
  • Develop a Support Network
  • Avoid Counterproductive Behaviors
  • Consumer Corner Can Nutritional Supplements Reduce Emotional Stress?
  • Contents note continued: Laboratory 10.1 Stress Index Questionnaire
  • Laboratory 10.2 Keeping a Stress Diary
  • Laboratory 10.3 Managing Time and Establishing Priorities
  • Laboratory 10.4 Assessing Your Personality Behavior Pattern
  • Laboratory 10.5 Assessing Your Risk of Stress-Related Illness
  • 11.Exercise and the Environment
  • Why Does the Environment Matter during Exercise?
  • Exercising in a Hot Environment
  • Heat Loss during Exercise
  • What to Wear: Exercise Clothing for Hot Environments
  • Heat Acclimatization
  • A Closer Look Guidelines For Fluid Intake During Exercise In A Hot Environment
  • A Closer Look Effects Of Dehydration
  • Exercising in a Cold Environment
  • Maintaining Body Temperature in a Cold Environment
  • A Closer Look Exercise In The Cold-But Don't Get Wet!
  • What to Wear: Exercise Clothing for Cold Environments
  • Consumer Corner Advances In Cold-Weather Clothing
  • Contents note continued: Exercising at High Altitudes
  • Exercise and Air Pollution
  • Major Forms of Air Pollution
  • Coping with Air Pollution
  • Steps For Behavior Change How exposed are you to air pollution during exercise?
  • Laboratory 11.1 Exercising in Harsh Environments
  • 12.Preventing Exercise-Related and Unintentional Injuries
  • The Risk and Causes of Injury from Increased Physical Activity
  • Common Conditions and Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Acute Muscle Soreness
  • Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness
  • Muscle Strains
  • Tendonitis
  • Ligament Sprains
  • A Closer Look Arthroscopic Surgery: A High-Tech Approach To Joint Repair
  • Torn Cartilage
  • Common Injuries to the Lower Extremities
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
  • Shin Splints
  • Stress Fractures
  • Managing Injuries
  • Contents note continued: Initial Treatment of Exercise-Related Injuries
  • Rehabilitation
  • A Closer Look Reducing Your Risk Of Exercise-Related Injury
  • Preventing Unintentional Injuries
  • Risk Factors for Unintentional Injury
  • Reducing Your Risk of Accidents
  • Treating Unintentional Injuries
  • Choking
  • Steps For Behavior Change Does your behavior increase your likelihood of an unintentional injury?
  • Poisoning
  • Bleeding
  • Stopped Breathing or Heartbeat
  • Laboratory 12.1 Preventing Injuries during Exercise
  • Laboratory 12.2 Assessing Flexibility and Back Pain Risk
  • 13.Cancer
  • What Is Cancer?
  • How Do Normal Cells Become Cancerous?
  • Types of Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Colon and Rectal Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • A Closer Look Breast Self-Examination
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Contents note continued: Testicular Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • A Closer Look Testicular Self-Examination
  • A Closer Look Early Detection Of Skin Cancer
  • Uterine, Ovarian, and Cervical Cancer
  • Other Cancers
  • What Are the Risk Factors for Cancer, and How Can You Reduce Your Risk?
  • Factors You Cannot Control
  • Factors You Can Control
  • Appreciating Diversity Race And The Risk Of Cancer In The United States
  • A Closer Look Dietary And Physical Activity Guidelines For Lowering Cancer Risk
  • Steps For Behavior Change Do you protect your skin from ultraviolet light?
  • Laboratory 13.1 Determining Your Cancer Risk
  • Laboratory 13.2 Early Detection
  • 14.Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • What Are Sexually Transmitted Infections?
  • HIV/​AIDS
  • Incidence of HIV/​AIDS
  • Stages of HIV Infection
  • How HIV Is Transmitted
  • Contents note continued: Myths about HIV Transmission
  • Appreciating Diversity Sexually Transmitted Infections Are A Worldwide Problem
  • A Closer Look The Search For A Cure For AIDS
  • Hepatitis B
  • Symptoms
  • Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Human Papillomavirus (Genital Warts)
  • Treatment
  • Genital Herpes
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Syphilis
  • Other Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Pubic Lice
  • Scabies
  • Candidiasis
  • Reducing Your Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Abstinence
  • Limiting the Number of Sexual Partners
  • Using Male Latex Condoms
  • Using Female Condoms
  • Discussing Sexually Transmitted Infections with Sexual Partners
  • Contents note continued: A Closer Look Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Avoiding Drugs and Alcohol
  • Other Protective Measures
  • Steps For Behavior Change Are you at increased risk for a sexually transmitted infection?
  • Laboratory 14.1 Inventory of Attitudes and Behaviors toward Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • 15.Addiction and Substance Abuse
  • What Is Addiction?
  • Addiction Can Involve a Substance or a Behavior
  • Addiction Can Be Physical and/​or Psychological
  • Causes of Addiction
  • Substance Use versus Substance Abuse
  • What Substances Are Commonly Abused?
  • Psychoactive Drugs
  • Alcohol
  • Steps For Behavior Change Do you regularly abuse alcohol?
  • A Closer Look Alcohol Abuse And Malnutrition
  • Tobacco
  • Caffeine
  • Anabolic Steroids
  • A Closer Look The Effects Of Caffeine
  • Strategies to Avoid Drug Abuse
  • Laboratory 15.1 Alcohol Abuse Inventory
  • Laboratory 15.2 Tobacco Usage Inventory
  • 16.Lifetime Fitness and Wellness
  • Maintaining an Exercise Program during All Stages of Life
  • Fitness during Pregnancy
  • Consumer Corner Health Clubs: Choosing A Fitness Facility
  • Fitness during Older Adulthood
  • Physical and Mental Changes of Aging
  • Successful Aging
  • Being a Savvy Fitness Consumer
  • Hand Weights
  • Ergogenic Aids
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Hot Tubs, Saunas, and Steam Baths
  • Fitness Books and Magazines
  • Making Informed Health Care Choices
  • A Closer Look What Is A Fitness Expert?
  • Understanding Health Insurance
  • Choosing a Health Care Provider
  • A Closer Look Glossary Of Medical Specialists
  • Contents note continued: Steps For Behavior Change Are you a savvy health care consumer?
  • Deciding When to See a Health Care Provider
  • Timing of Regular Medical Checkups and Medical Tests
  • Communicating Effectively with Your Health Care Provider
  • Laboratory 16.1 Wellness Profile
  • Laboratory 16.2 Evaluating Fitness Products
  • Laboratory 16.3 Exercise Training during Pregnancy
  • Laboratory 16.4 Selecting the Best Health Insurance Plan
  • Laboratory 16.5 An Exercise Interview with an Older Adult
  • Answers to Study Questions
  • Nutritive Value of Selected Foods and Fast Foods.
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