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Fitness and Well-Being for Life 2nd Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

Fitness and Well-Being for Life 2nd Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

$105.00 USD


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    Fitness and Well-Being for Life, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, provides a personal and interactive tool for college students to learn how to lead and sustain lives that are healthier, happier, and more productive. Evidence-based physical and mental health guidance is presented in an accessible writing style and organized in a logical progression, resulting in a text easily relatable to and understood by college students.

    With an emphasis on behavior modification to develop long-term health habits, challenges specific to college students are addressed, including stress management, substance abuse and addiction, sexual health, weight management, cardiovascular exercise, strength training, functional fitness training, and nutrition.

    Students will be equipped with the understanding and tools to make lifestyle changes that matter. Related learning aids, delivered through HKPropel, include 48 video clips demonstrating proper movement technique. A fitness testing video, new to this edition, helps students visually see and understand how to conduct personal fitness tests. Also new to this edition are four sample workout plans, enhanced with video demonstrating proper form for the exercises; these sample plans serve as examples for students to learn how to structure their own workouts. Practical learning activities, assignable by instructors in HKPropel, provide real-life context and personal application of the material, focusing on completing individual assessments, goal setting, and identifying the pros and cons of modifying their behavior. New guided notes encourage students to understand the content and tools provided in each chapter, ensuring they can embrace behavior changes for life. Comprehension of the content is gauged through automatically graded chapter quizzes assigned and tracked by instructors within HKPropel.

    Within the book, pedagogical aids and practical tips promote understanding and application to daily life, including Immunity Booster tips with practical advice for staying healthy, Behavior Check sidebars to help students integrate concepts, and Now and Later sidebars that encourage students to consider how actions today will affect their future. A Functional Fitness Training insert provides movements to strengthen key muscles and explains their relevance to common activities, while infographics, tables, and figures throughout illustrate and reinforce key concepts in an easy-to-understand manner.

    Fitness and Well-Being for Life, Second Edition With HKPropel Access, helps students learn how to make healthy choices and enact positive behavior changes to lead healthier and happier lives both now and in the future.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with this ebook.


    Primary textbook for undergraduate courses related to lifelong wellness, health, lifestyle management, and physical fitness.
    Chapter 1. Staying Healthy and Well Throughout Life
    Staying Healthy Through the Life Span
    New Perspectives on Well-Being
    Classic Components of Wellness
    The Functional Movement and Well-Being Connection

    Chapter 2. Functional Movement Choices
    Understanding Physical Activity Recommendations
    Integrating Physical Activity, Exercise, and Sedentarism
    Fitting Movement Into Everyday Life
    Safety First: Getting Started With a Personal Movement Program

    Chapter 3. Personalizing Healthy Behavior Change
    Are You Ready to Change?
    Behavioral Theories Grounded in Social Psychology
    Personalizing the Behavior Change Process
    Goal Setting Revisited

    Chapter 4. Cardiorespiratory Fitness
    Your Energy Needs: Supply and Demand
    Cardiorespiratory Fitness Benefits Your Daily Life
    Assessing Your Cardiorespiratory Fitness
    Designing Your Plan to Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness
    Safety First: Getting Started With Cardiorespiratory Fitness

    Chapter 5. Muscular Fitness
    Your Body Was Designed to Move
    Key Definitions
    Muscular Fitness Benefits Your Daily Life
    Assessing Your Muscular Fitness
    Designing Your Plan to Improve Muscular Fitness
    Analyzing Your Fitness Choices
    Safety First: Getting Started With Resistance Training

    Chapter 6. Flexibility, Neuromotor Fitness, and Posture
    All About Flexibility
    Mind the Stretch Reflex!
    Neuromotor and Functional Fitness
    Preventing Low Back Pain

    Functional Fitness Training
    Hams and Glutes
    Lower Back
    Hip Abductors
    Hip Adductors
    Chest and Front of Shoulder
    Upper Back and Shoulders
    Lats and Middle Back
    Front of Upper Arm
    Back of Upper Arm

    Chapter 7. Body Composition
    Body Composition Basics
    Assessing Body Composition
    Weight Status, Body Composition, and Your Risk of Chronic Disease
    A Healthy Body Composition Benefits You—Today and in the Future!
    Designing Your Plan to Improve Body Composition

    Chapter 8. Dietary Guidelines for Healthy Fueling
    Eating Well: Balanced and Clean
    The Many Benefits of a Healthy Diet
    Dietary Guidelines for Americans
    Food Safety Basics

    Chapter 9. Weight Management
    Weight Management: Our Greatest Modern Health Challenge
    Energy Balance Math
    Weight-Management Strategies
    Daily Movement Is Essential for Weight Management
    Psychological Concerns Regarding Weight Management
    When Professional Help Is Needed

    Chapter 10. Stress Management
    The Contemporary Stress Experience
    The Stress Response
    Common Stressors and Hassles of College Life
    Key Stress-Management Strategies
    Social, Stressed, and Sleepless

    Chapter 11. Remaining Free From Addiction
    Types of Addictions
    What Is Addiction?
    Psychoactive Drugs

    Chapter 12. Sexuality and Health
    Sexuality as a Dimension of Health
    Reproductive System
    Contraception and Birth Control Methods
    Sexually Transmitted Infections
    Reducing the Risks
    Sexual Assault
    COVID and Sexual Health

    Chapter 13. Reducing the Risks for Metabolic Syndrome
    Are You at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome?
    Evaluating Your Risk for Diabetes Mellitus
    Cardiovascular Disease: Our Number One Killer
    Prevention of CVD Starts Early in Life

    Chapter 14. Reducing the Risks for Cancer
    The Nature of Cancer
    Who Gets Cancer?
    Detection, Staging, and Treatment of Cancer
    Causes of Cancer
    Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancers

    Chapter 15. Fitness and Well-Being: Today and Beyond
    Living Well Over the Life Span
    Differences Between Physiological and Chronological Age
    Behavioral Systems Approach to Healthy Living
    Approaches to Medicine
    Finding Resources to Enhance Your Fitness and Well-Being
    Specific Wellness Concepts and SMART Goals Revisited
    Healthy People 2030 and Beyond
    Fitness and Well-Being: A Way of Life
    Carol K. Armbruster, PhD, is the first teaching professor emeritus in the department of kinesiology in the School of Public Health at Indiana University (IU) at Bloomington. She previously served as a program director of fitness and wellness for the IU Division of Recreational Sports, where she managed a program that offered more than 100 group exercise sessions per week.

    During her more than 35 years of teaching college students and training fitness leaders, she has served on the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) board of trustees and the American Council on Exercise (ACE) credentialing committees, and she is a fellow of ACSM. She is also an ACSM-certified exercise physiologist, holds the level 2 Exercise Is Medicine credential, and has enjoyed her work as a “pracademic” translating research to practice.

    Ellen M. Evans, PhD, is a department chair and professor at Indiana University. Previously, she was the associate dean for research and graduate education at University of Georgia (UGA) and director of the Center for Physical Activity and Health in the UGA College of Education. Prior to joining the faculty at UGA, she was a postdoctoral research fellow in geriatrics and gerontology and applied physiology at Washington University School of Medicine and was on the faculty of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

    Evans has been named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK).

    Catherine M. Laughlin, HSD, MPH, is a clinical professor and assistant department chair of the department of applied health science in the School of Public Health at Indiana University (IU) at Bloomington. Her research interests include sexual health education, cancer prevention and education, program planning, and implementation and evaluation in community-based organizations. She is regularly interviewed by media outlets as a human sexuality and sexual health education expert.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes chapter summaries, chapter objectives, class outlines, chapter review questions (and sample answers), suggested class project assignments, and a list of laboratory and learning activities that are included for students within HKPropel.

    Test package. Contains 400 questions in true-false, multiple-choice, and essay and short-answer formats. The files may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed for use as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Multiple-choice and true-false questions are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes (10 questions each) to assess student comprehension of the most important concepts in each chapter. Each quiz may be downloaded or assigned to students directly through HKPropel. The chapter assessments are automatically graded, and instructors can review student scores in the platform.

    Presentation package. Features more than 700 PowerPoint slides of text, artwork, and tables from the book that can be used for class discussion and presentation. The slides in the presentation package can be used directly within PowerPoint or printed to make handouts for students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

    Image bank. Includes most of the figures, content photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Fitness and Well-Being for Life, this includes lab activities, video clips of 48 exercises demonstrating proper exercise technique, a video for conducting fitness tests, four sample workout plans with video demonstrations, learning activities, guided notes, and chapter quizzes. The chapter quizzes, lab modules, and study activities may be assigned and tracked to monitor student participation and understanding.

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