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. 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 all new print books.
AudiencePrimary textbook for undergraduate courses related to lifelong wellness, health, lifestyle management, and physical fitness.
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
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!
Neuromuscular and Functional Fitness
Preventing Low Back Pain
Functional Fitness Training
Lower Leg (Calves)
Front of Upper Leg (Quads)
Back of Upper Leg and Rear Hip (Hams and Glutes)
Trunk and Abdomen (Abs)
Outer Thigh and Upper Hip (Hip Abductors)
Inner Thigh (Hip Adductors)
Chest and Front of Shoulder
Upper Back and Shoulders
Middle Back (Lats)
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
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?
Chapter 12. Sexuality and Health
Sexuality as a Dimension of Health
Contraception and Birth Control Methods
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Reducing the Risks
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
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 450 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.