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Fitness and Wellness With Web Study Guide

Fitness and Wellness With Web Study Guide

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    With content targeted specifically toward the college-age population, Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life With Web Study Guide presents evidence-based physical and mental health guidance to point students toward healthy choices that will develop into healthy lifestyles.

    Authors Carol K. Armbruster, Ellen M. Evans, and Catherine M. Laughlin have more than 80 years of combined health and wellness professional experience, the majority of which has focused on the college population. This enables them to present the material in a contemporary manner that is easily relatable and understood by students.

    Relevant information on topics such as cardiovascular exercise, strength training, stretching, nutrition, weight management, stress management, substance abuse and addiction, and sexual health will start students on the path to developing a healthy mind and body, which can lead to a better quality of life. Additionally, because Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life emphasizes behavior modification to develop desired habits, students are armed with the tools they need to make healthy lifestyle changes—for both the present and future:

    • A web study guide offers 48 video clips and practical learning activities to provide real-life context to the material

    • Behavior Check sidebars help students integrate health and wellness concepts into their daily lives

    • Now and Later sidebars encourage students to consider how their actions today will affect them in the future

    • The Functional Movement Training section shows exercises to strengthen specific muscles and explains their importance for common activities

    • Infographics, evidence-based tables, and figures illustrate and reinforce key concepts so they are easy to understand

    The companion web study guide offers students the unique opportunity to engage directly with the content and practice the exercises and strategies presented. Lab activities for each chapter will guide students in completing individual assessments, setting goals, and identifying the pros and cons of modifying their behavior. Video clips of 48 exercises demonstrate proper exercise technique, and additional learning activities and quizzes gauge student comprehension of the content.

    In addition, students will benefit from learning aids such as key terms, a glossary, and review questions for each chapter. Instructors will benefit from an abundance of online ancillaries: a presentation package plus image bank, test package, chapter quizzes, and an instructor guide that includes chapter summaries, chapter objectives, class outlines, sample answers to the chapter review questions, and suggested class project activities.

    The primary goal of Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life is to provide a personal, evidence-based tool to help students embrace living well. They will learn how to make healthy choices and positive behavior changes to lead and sustain healthier, happier, and more productive lives, now and in the future.

    Audience

    Primary textbook for undergraduate courses related to lifelong wellness, health, lifestyle management, and physical fitness.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1. Staying Healthy and Well Throughout Life

    Staying Healthy Through the Lifespan

    New Perspectives on Wellness

    Components of Wellness

    What Are Functional Movement and Wellness?

    Summary

    Chapter 2. Functional Fitness and Movement Choices

    Understanding Physical Activity Recommendations

    Integrating Sedentarism, Physical Activity, and Exercise

    Fitting Movement Into Everyday Life

    Summary

    Chapter 3. Successfully Managing Healthy Behavior Change

    Are You Ready to Change?

    Personalizing the Behavior Change Process

    Goal Setting Revisited

    Safety First: Getting Started With a Personal Movement Program

    Summary

    Chapter 4. Cardiorespiratory Fitness

    Your Energy Needs: Supply and Demand

    Evaluating Your Cardiorespiratory Function

    Cardiorespiratory Fitness Benefits You

    Your Plan to Improve Cardiorespiratory Fitness

    Safety First: Getting Started With Cardiorespiratory Fitness

    Summary

    Chapter 5. Muscular Fitness

    Your Body Was Designed to Move

    Key Definitions

    Assessing Muscle Capacity

    Muscular Fitness Benefits Your Daily Life

    Designing Your Program for Muscular Fitness

    Analyzing Your Fitness Choices

    Safety Issues

    Summary

    Chapter 6. Flexibility, Neuromotor Fitness, and Posture

    All About Flexibility

    Mind the Stretch Reflex!

    Neuromotor Exercise and Functional Fitness

    Physiological Teamwork for Flexibility and Neuromotor Fitness

    Preventing Low Back Pain

    Summary

    Functional Movement Training

    Calves

    Quads

    Hams and Glutes

    Abdominals

    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!

    Your Program to Manage Body Composition

    Summary

    Chapter 8. Fundamentals of Healthy Eating

    Eating Well: Balanced and Clean

    The Many Benefits of a Healthy Diet

    Nutrition Recommendations and Resources

    Summary

    Chapter 9. Weight Management

    Weight Management: Our Greatest Modern Health Challenge

    Energy Balance Math

    Weight Management Strategies

    Daily Movement Is Essential to Weight Management

    Psychological Concerns Regarding Weight Management

    When Professional Help Is Needed

    Summary

    Chapter 10. Stress Management

    The Contemporary Stress Experience

    Common Stressors and Hassles of College Life

    Key Stress-Management Strategies

    Managing Stress Through Sleep

    Social, Stressed, and Sleepless

    Summary

    Chapter 11. Remaining Free From Addiction

    Types of Addictions

    What Is Substance Abuse Addiction?

    Psychoactive Drugs

    Alcohol

    Tobacco

    Summary

    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

    Summary

    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

    Summary

    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

    Summary

    Chapter 15. Fitness and Wellness: Today and Beyond

    Living Well Over the Life Span

    Differences Between Physiological and Chronological Age

    Approaches to Medicine

    Finding Resources to Enhance Your Fitness and Wellness

    Specific Wellness Concepts and SMART Goals Revisited

    Healthy People 2030 and Beyond

    Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life

    About the Author

    Carol K. Armbruster, PhD, is a senior lecturer in the department of kinesiology in the School of Public Health at Indiana University (IU) at Bloomington. 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) and 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 level 1 Functional Movement Screening certification.

    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. Prior to working at IU, Armbruster worked at the University of Illinois, Colorado State University, Rocky Mountain Health Club, the Loveland (Colorado) Parks and Recreation Department, and the Sheboygan (Wisconsin) School District.

    Armbruster enjoys combining her interests of teaching, community engagement, and translational research. Her doctoral work focused on translational research of active-duty military in the over-40 age population. She is especially interested in functional movement, worksite wellness outcomes, safe and effective movement instruction, and evaluating safe and effective outcome-based physical activity and movement program delivery methods in order to encourage healthy lifestyles and focus on improved quality of life and prevention of illness.

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

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

    At UGA, Evans embraces the land-grant institution’s mission by integrating her teaching, research, and public service work. The goal of her research is to create and disseminate knowledge regarding the importance of exercise and physical activity, and nutrition for optimal body composition, with a special interest in women’s health. Her primary populations of interest are older adults and college students. Evans teaches courses ranging from a freshman seminar to core and elective undergraduate courses to graduate-level courses in the areas of clinical exercise physiology, aging, and obesity.

    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.

    Laughlin has won numerous teaching and service awards throughout her more than 25 years of service at IU. In 2017, she received the Disstinguished Service Award from IU. In 2015, she was the recipient of the Founding Dean’s Medallion and the Outstanding Service Award from IU’s School of Public Health. In 2014, she earned the Tony and Mary Hulman Health Achievement Award for Innovative Public Health Programming from the Indiana Public Health Association.

    Ancillaries

    All ancillaries are free to course adopters and available at www.HumanKinetics.com/FitnessAndWellness.

    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 within the web study guide.

    Test package. Contains 400 questions, sorted by chapter, in true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay, short-answer, and multiple-choice format.

    Chapter quizzes. Includes more than 150 questions, sorted by chapter, that instructors can use to gauge student comprehension. Compatible with learning management systems, these quizzes offer easy grading and record keeping for instructors.

    Presentation package plus image bank. Features more than 700 PowerPoint slides that highlight the most important concepts, illustrations, and tables from the book and that can be used for class discussion and presentation. Slides can be added, modified, or rearranged as needed.

    The image bank includes most of the photos, illustrations, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter. These can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements.

    The presentation package plus image bank is also available for purchase • ISBN 978-1-4925-5646-6

    Web study guide with online video. Offers students the opportunity to engage with smaller chunks of content through various interactive features, including lab activities and practical assignments. It also includes video clips demonstrating proper technique of 48 exercises.

    The web study guide is also available for purchase separately • ISBN 978-1-4925-5647-3