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Fitness for Life 7th Edition Paper With Web Resource

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ISBN: 9781718208711

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Page Count: 544


Fitness for Life provides teachers and students with the most comprehensive and current evidence- and standards-based content available to help students to become physically literate and to be physically active throughout their lives. The seventh edition of this Texty Award–winning text is based on established education theory and follows a pedagogically sound scope and sequence to enhance learning and help students take responsibility for their own activity, fitness, health, and wellness.

New to This Edition
Fitness for Life is more than a fitness education program—it’s a conceptual physical education (CPE) program that addresses all national physical education standards. New features include the following:
  • Fully updated content includes new videos, photos, and ancillaries.
  • Universal design principles provide accessibility for all students.
  • Reorganized chapters enhance content flow.
  • New emphasis is placed on physical literacy and health literacy.
  • There is expanded coverage of social-emotional learning.
  • A modular approach and a comprehensive teacher’s guide support different schedules and remote learning, in-class learning, and blended approaches.
  • A new delivery platform, HKPropel, allows teachers to assign worksheets and projects, check on student progress, receive reports, and automatically scores tests.
  • An online teacher training course, free to adopters of the student text, includes a test for those who want to earn a certificate of completion.
Student and Teacher Resources
Fitness for Life comes with an array of resources, including a print text and ebook with web resource, an interactive web text, and teacher ancillaries.

The student text offers 21 chapters in seven units. Chapters include lesson objectives, vocabulary words, muscle art, and self-assessments. Other special features in the book include Tech Trends, Fit Facts, Science in Action, Academic Connection, Taking Action activities, and Consumer Corner.

To assist students using the print book or ebook, the Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, Web Resource features easy access to material referenced in the text, including vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews.

Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is also available as an interactive web text, which students can access from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. The student interactive web textbook contains the same content as the print book but uses interactive audio, video, worksheets, and other great activities to help students engage with the material and enhance learning. The interactive web textbook offers audio vocabulary and definitions in English and Spanish. Introductory videos at the beginning of each lesson help students assess their knowledge going in, while videos at the end of each lesson help students put what they’ve learned into context.

Enduring Features of This Iconic Text
  • Meets SHAPE America’s latest grade-level standards and outcomes
  • Employs Dr. Corbin’s iconic HELP philosophy and Stairway to Lifetime Fitness, Health, and Wellness approach
  • Helps students become informed consumers about physical activity and fitness
  • Helps develop students’ self-management skills
  • Separates fitness facts from fiction
With its updated content and its new online training course, delivery platform, and ancillaries, Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is ideally suited to instruction in a gym, outdoors, in a classroom, entirely online, or in a blended approach.

Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.

 

Audience

Student text for secondary school personal fitness courses.
Unit I: Building a Foundation

Chapter 1. Fitness, Health, and Wellness for All
Lesson 1.1 Lifelong Fitness, Health, and Wellness
    Self-Assessment: Physical Fitness Challenges
Lesson 1.2 Developing Health and Physical Literacy
    Taking Charge: Communication
    Self-Management: Skills for Effective Communication
    Taking Action: The Warm-Up
Chapter Review

Chapter 2. Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles for All
Lesson 2.1 Adopting Healthy Lifestyles
    Self-Assessment: Practicing Physical Fitness Tests
Lesson 2.2 Learning Self-Management Skills
    Taking Charge: Self-Assessment
    Self-Management: Skills for Self-Assessment
    Taking Action: Fitness Trails
Chapter Review

Chapter 3. Goal Setting and Program Planning
Lesson 3.1 Goal Setting
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Muscle Fitness
Lesson 3.2 Program Planning
    Taking Charge: Setting Goals
    Self-Management: Skills for Setting Goals
    Taking Action: Exercise Circuits
Chapter Review

Unit II: Safe and Smart Health-Enhancing Physical Activity

Chapter 4. Safe and Smart Physical Activity
Lesson 4.1 Readiness for Physical Activity
    Self-Assessment: Body Composition and Flexibility
Lesson 4.2 Safe and Injury-Free Physical Activity
    Taking Charge: Overcoming Barriers
    Self-Management: Skills for Overcoming Barriers
    Taking Action: Safe Exercise Circuit
Chapter Review

Chapter 5. Social, Health, and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
Lesson 5.1 Benefits of Social Interactions in Physical Activity
    Self-Assessment: Modifying Rules in Games
Lesson 5.2 Health and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
    Taking Charge: Conflict Resolution
    Self-Management: Skills for Conflict Resolution
    Taking Action: Team Building
Chapter Review

Chapter 6. How Much Is Enough?
Lesson 6.1 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?
    Self-Assessment: PACER and Trunk Lift
Lesson 6.2 How Much Fitness Is Enough?
    Taking Charge: Learning to Self-Monitor
    Self-Management: Skills for Self-Monitoring
    Taking Action: Physical Activity Pyramid Circuit
Chapter Review

Unit III: Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity

Chapter 7. Moderate Physical Activity and Avoiding Sedentary Living
Lesson 7.1 Moderate Physical Activity Facts
    Self-Assessment: Walking Test
Lesson 7.2 Preparing a Moderate Physical Activity Plan
    Taking Charge: Learning to Manage Time
    Self-Management: Skills for Managing Time
    Taking Action: Performing Your Moderate Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Lesson 8.1 Cardiorespiratory Endurance Facts
    Self-Assessment: Step Test and One-Mile Run Test
Lesson 8.2 Building Cardiorespiratory Endurance
    Taking Charge: Self-Confidence
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Self-Confidence
    Taking Action: Target Heart Rate Workouts
Chapter Review

Chapter 9. Vigorous Physical Activity
Lesson 9.1 Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, and Recreation
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Jogging Techniques
Lesson 9.2 Anaerobic Activities, Mixed Fitness Activities, and Vigorous Activity Planning
    Taking Charge: Improving Performance Skills
    Self-Management: Skills for Improving Performance
    Taking Action: Performing Your Vigorous Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Unit IV. Muscle Fitness and Flexibility

Chapter 10. Muscle Fitness Basics
Lesson 10.1 Muscle Fitness Facts
    Self-Assessment: Muscle Fitness Testing
Lesson 10.2 Building Muscle Fitness
    Taking Charge: Preventing Relapse
    Self-Management: Skills for Preventing Relapse
    Taking Action: Resistance Machine Exercises
Chapter Review

Chapter 11. Muscle Fitness Applications
Lesson 11.1 Core Fitness, Posture, and Back Care
    Self-Assessment: Healthy Back Test
Lesson 11.2 Muscle Fitness Exercise Planning and Ergogenic Aids
    Taking Charge: Finding Social Support
    Self-Management: Skills for Finding Social Support
    Taking Action: Performing Your Muscle Fitness Exercise Plan
Chapter Review

Chapter 12. Flexibility
Lesson 12.1 Flexibility Facts
    Self-Assessment: Arm, Leg, and Trunk Flexibility
Lesson 12.2 Preparing a Flexibility Exercise Plan
    Taking Charge: Building Knowledge and Understanding
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Knowledge and Understanding
    Taking Action: Performing Your Flexibility Exercise Plan
Chapter Review

Unit V: Skills and Skill-Related Fitness, Body Composition, and Program Planning

Chapter 13. Skill-Related Fitness, Skills, Tactics, and Strategy
Lesson 13.1 Skill-Related Physical Fitness and Skills
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Skill-Related Physical Fitness
Lesson 13.2 Strategy and Tactics
    Taking Charge: Developing Tactics
    Self-Management: Skills for Developing Tactics
    Taking Action: Skill Learning Experiment
Chapter Review

Chapter 14. Body Composition and Energy Balance
Lesson 14.1 Body Composition Facts
    Self-Assessment: Body Measurements
Lesson 14.2 Energy Balance
    Taking Charge: Improving Physical Self-Perception
    Self-Management: Skills for Improving Physical Self-Perception
    Taking Action: Elastic Band Workout
Chapter Review

Chapter 15. Planning and Maintaining Active Lifestyles
Lesson 15.1 Preparing a Comprehensive Physical Activity Plan
    Self-Assessment: Your Personal Fitness Test Battery
Lesson 15.2 Maintaining Active Lifestyles
    Taking Charge: Changing Attitudes
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Positive Attitudes
    Taking Action: Performing Your Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Unit VI: Living Well: Making Healthy Choices

Chapter 16. Choosing Nutritious Food
Lesson 16.1 A Healthy Diet
    Self-Assessment: Energy Balance
Lesson 16.2 Making Healthy Food Choices
    Taking Charge: Saying No
    Self-Management: Skills for Saying No
    Taking Action: Burn It Up Workout
Chapter Review

Chapter 17. Stress Management
Lesson 17.1 Facts About Stress
    Self-Assessment: Identifying Signs of Stress
Lesson 17.2 Managing Stress
    Taking Charge: Managing Competitive Stress
    Self-Management: Skills for Managing Competitive Stress
    Taking Action: Performing Relaxation Exercises
Chapter Review

Chapter 18. Making Healthy Choices and Planning for Health and Wellness
Lesson 18.1 Lifestyle Choices for Fitness, Health, and Wellness
    Self-Assessment: Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire
Lesson 18.2 Healthy Lifestyle Planning
    Taking Charge: Thinking Success
    Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Success
    Taking Action: Your Healthy Lifestyle Plan
Chapter Review

Unit VII: Moving Through Life

Chapter 19. Making Good Consumer Choices
Lesson 19.1 Health and Fitness Quackery
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Your Posture
Lesson 19.2 Evaluating Health Clubs, Equipment, Media, and Internet Materials
    Taking Charge: Learning to Think Critically
    Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Critically
    Taking Action: Your Health and Fitness Club
Chapter Review

Chapter 20. The Science of Active Living
Lesson 20.1 Moving Your Body
    Self-Assessment: Analyzing Basic Skills
Lesson 20.2 Moving Implements and Objects
    Taking Charge: Positive Self-Talk
    Self-Management: Skills for Positive Self-Talk
    Taking Action: Applying Principles
Chapter Review

Chapter 21. Taking Advantage of Opportunities
Lesson 21.1 Active Living Opportunities
    Self-Assessment: Opportunities for Physical Activity Participation Questionnaire
Lesson 21.2 Physical Education and Career Opportunities
    Taking Charge: Choosing Good Activities
    Self-Management: Skills for Choosing Good Activities
    Taking Action: Taking Advantage of Opportunities
Chapter Review
Charles B. (“Chuck”) Corbin, PhD, is a professor emeritus in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 journal articles and has authored or coauthored more than 100 books, including Fitness for Life, Fitness for Life: Middle School, Fitness for Life: Elementary School, and Concepts of Fitness and Wellness, all of which earned the Text and Academic Authors Association’s Texty award for excellence demonstrated over time. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health, and wellness promotion and youth physical fitness. He has presented keynote addresses at more than 40 state conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 countries, and presented numerous named lectures. He is a past president and emeritus fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology; a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Professionals; and an honorary fellow of SHAPE America. His awards include the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition (PCSFN); the Luther Halsey Gulick Award, Physical Fitness Council Honor Award, Margie R. Hanson Award, and Scholar Award from SHAPE America; and the Hetherington Award, the highest honor of the National Academy of Kinesiology. He received distinguished alumnus awards from the University of New Mexico and the University of Illinois. He was selected to the SHAPE America Hall of Fame. He served for more than 20 years as a member of the advisory board of FitnessGram and was the first chair of the science board of PCFSN.

Darla M. Castelli, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health education at the University of Texas at Austin. Her work examines the effects of physical activity and metabolic risk factors on cognitive health. Dr. Castelli strives to understand how physical activity can reverse the effects of health risk. She has been working with school-age youth in physical activity settings for more than 25 years, leading several physical activity interventions (e.g., Kinetic Kidz, FITKids1, FITKids2, Active + Healthy = Forever Fit, and Fitness 4 Everyone). Dr. Castelli has received teaching awards in both the public school setting (e.g., Maine Physical Education Teacher of the Year) and in higher education (e.g., University of Illinois Teaching Excellence Award and University of Texas at Austin Kinesiology and Health Education Graduate Teaching Award). She is an active fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. As a fellow in the SHAPE America Research Council and a past Young Scholar Award recipient from the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE) and the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AEISEP), her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Dietetic Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education. She has presented her work at U.S. Congress and Senate briefings in Washington, D.C., in support of the FIT Kids Act. Dr. Castelli has been a member of two Institute of Medicine committees, one on fitness measures and health outcomes in youth physical activity and one on physical education in the school environment. She received a BS from Plymouth State University, an MS from Northern Illinois University, and a PhD from the University of South Carolina.

Benjamin A. Sibley, PhD, is a professor in the department of recreation management and physical education at Appalachian State University. Dr. Sibley received a BS in exercise science from Wake Forest University, an MAT in physical education from the University of South Carolina, and a PhD in sport and exercise psychology from Arizona State University. He is designated as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by NSCA, is certified as a CrossFit Trainer (CF-L3), and has served as a NASPE Physical Best Instructor. He has been a member of SHAPE America since 2003, currently serves on the SHAPE America Professional Preparation Council, and has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD). Dr. Sibley has published and presented numerous papers on physical activity among children and adults, in particular addressing motivation for physical activity and the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance. In his leisure time, Dr. Sibley enjoys exercising, outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Guy C. Le Masurier, PhD, is a professor of sport, health, and physical education at Vancouver Island University in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Le Masurier has published numerous articles related to youth physical activity and physical education, and he has given more than 50 research and professional presentations at national and regional meetings. He is the lead author of Fitness for Life Canada and coauthor of Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition; Health Opportunities Through Physical Education; Fitness for Life: Middle School; and Fitness for Life: Elementary School. Dr. Le Masurier has served as an editorial board member for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and the International Journal of Physical Education, and he reviews research for numerous professional journals. Dr. Le Masurier is a research fellow of SHAPE America. He serves his island community as a volunteer firefighter and loves to grow vegetables.

Fitness for Life adopters have access to a Teacher Collection that provides online resources for students and teachers through HKPropel, a platform that makes it easy to access and use online materials that enhance learning and instruction.

Teacher HKPropel resources include the following:

  • An introduction that describes physical literacy, health literacy, and the foundation sciences behind Fitness for Life
  • Daily lesson plans, with five lessons (two classroom plans and three activity plans) per chapter
  • Worksheets that allow students to complete assignments for assessment portfolios
  • Premade lesson and chapter quizzes with answers
  • Unit tests with answers
  • Activity cards
  • A presentation package of slides with the key points for each classroom lesson
  • A test bank that teachers can use to make their own quizzes and tests if they prefer

For schools that adopt the text with web resource available through HKPropel, students also have online access to vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews. For schools that adopt the interactive web text available through HKPropel, students also gain online access to video clips demonstrating self-assessments and exercises, give-it-a-try activities, worksheets for completing assignments, review questions, and vocabulary flip cards. Teachers can track students’ progress through each chapter in the interactive web text.

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Fitness for Life 7th Edition Paper With Web Resource

$74.00 USD
Fitness for Life provides teachers and students with the most comprehensive and current evidence- and standards-based content available to help students to become physically literate and to be physically active throughout their lives. The seventh edition of this Texty Award–winning text is based on established education theory and follows a pedagogically sound scope and sequence to enhance learning and help students take responsibility for their own activity, fitness, health, and wellness.

New to This Edition
Fitness for Life is more than a fitness education program—it’s a conceptual physical education (CPE) program that addresses all national physical education standards. New features include the following:
  • Fully updated content includes new videos, photos, and ancillaries.
  • Universal design principles provide accessibility for all students.
  • Reorganized chapters enhance content flow.
  • New emphasis is placed on physical literacy and health literacy.
  • There is expanded coverage of social-emotional learning.
  • A modular approach and a comprehensive teacher’s guide support different schedules and remote learning, in-class learning, and blended approaches.
  • A new delivery platform, HKPropel, allows teachers to assign worksheets and projects, check on student progress, receive reports, and automatically scores tests.
  • An online teacher training course, free to adopters of the student text, includes a test for those who want to earn a certificate of completion.
Student and Teacher Resources
Fitness for Life comes with an array of resources, including a print text and ebook with web resource, an interactive web text, and teacher ancillaries.

The student text offers 21 chapters in seven units. Chapters include lesson objectives, vocabulary words, muscle art, and self-assessments. Other special features in the book include Tech Trends, Fit Facts, Science in Action, Academic Connection, Taking Action activities, and Consumer Corner.

To assist students using the print book or ebook, the Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, Web Resource features easy access to material referenced in the text, including vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews.

Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is also available as an interactive web text, which students can access from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. The student interactive web textbook contains the same content as the print book but uses interactive audio, video, worksheets, and other great activities to help students engage with the material and enhance learning. The interactive web textbook offers audio vocabulary and definitions in English and Spanish. Introductory videos at the beginning of each lesson help students assess their knowledge going in, while videos at the end of each lesson help students put what they’ve learned into context.

Enduring Features of This Iconic Text
  • Meets SHAPE America’s latest grade-level standards and outcomes
  • Employs Dr. Corbin’s iconic HELP philosophy and Stairway to Lifetime Fitness, Health, and Wellness approach
  • Helps students become informed consumers about physical activity and fitness
  • Helps develop students’ self-management skills
  • Separates fitness facts from fiction
With its updated content and its new online training course, delivery platform, and ancillaries, Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is ideally suited to instruction in a gym, outdoors, in a classroom, entirely online, or in a blended approach.

Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.

 

Audience

Student text for secondary school personal fitness courses.
Unit I: Building a Foundation

Chapter 1. Fitness, Health, and Wellness for All
Lesson 1.1 Lifelong Fitness, Health, and Wellness
    Self-Assessment: Physical Fitness Challenges
Lesson 1.2 Developing Health and Physical Literacy
    Taking Charge: Communication
    Self-Management: Skills for Effective Communication
    Taking Action: The Warm-Up
Chapter Review

Chapter 2. Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles for All
Lesson 2.1 Adopting Healthy Lifestyles
    Self-Assessment: Practicing Physical Fitness Tests
Lesson 2.2 Learning Self-Management Skills
    Taking Charge: Self-Assessment
    Self-Management: Skills for Self-Assessment
    Taking Action: Fitness Trails
Chapter Review

Chapter 3. Goal Setting and Program Planning
Lesson 3.1 Goal Setting
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Muscle Fitness
Lesson 3.2 Program Planning
    Taking Charge: Setting Goals
    Self-Management: Skills for Setting Goals
    Taking Action: Exercise Circuits
Chapter Review

Unit II: Safe and Smart Health-Enhancing Physical Activity

Chapter 4. Safe and Smart Physical Activity
Lesson 4.1 Readiness for Physical Activity
    Self-Assessment: Body Composition and Flexibility
Lesson 4.2 Safe and Injury-Free Physical Activity
    Taking Charge: Overcoming Barriers
    Self-Management: Skills for Overcoming Barriers
    Taking Action: Safe Exercise Circuit
Chapter Review

Chapter 5. Social, Health, and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
Lesson 5.1 Benefits of Social Interactions in Physical Activity
    Self-Assessment: Modifying Rules in Games
Lesson 5.2 Health and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
    Taking Charge: Conflict Resolution
    Self-Management: Skills for Conflict Resolution
    Taking Action: Team Building
Chapter Review

Chapter 6. How Much Is Enough?
Lesson 6.1 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?
    Self-Assessment: PACER and Trunk Lift
Lesson 6.2 How Much Fitness Is Enough?
    Taking Charge: Learning to Self-Monitor
    Self-Management: Skills for Self-Monitoring
    Taking Action: Physical Activity Pyramid Circuit
Chapter Review

Unit III: Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity

Chapter 7. Moderate Physical Activity and Avoiding Sedentary Living
Lesson 7.1 Moderate Physical Activity Facts
    Self-Assessment: Walking Test
Lesson 7.2 Preparing a Moderate Physical Activity Plan
    Taking Charge: Learning to Manage Time
    Self-Management: Skills for Managing Time
    Taking Action: Performing Your Moderate Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Endurance
Lesson 8.1 Cardiorespiratory Endurance Facts
    Self-Assessment: Step Test and One-Mile Run Test
Lesson 8.2 Building Cardiorespiratory Endurance
    Taking Charge: Self-Confidence
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Self-Confidence
    Taking Action: Target Heart Rate Workouts
Chapter Review

Chapter 9. Vigorous Physical Activity
Lesson 9.1 Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, and Recreation
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Jogging Techniques
Lesson 9.2 Anaerobic Activities, Mixed Fitness Activities, and Vigorous Activity Planning
    Taking Charge: Improving Performance Skills
    Self-Management: Skills for Improving Performance
    Taking Action: Performing Your Vigorous Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Unit IV. Muscle Fitness and Flexibility

Chapter 10. Muscle Fitness Basics
Lesson 10.1 Muscle Fitness Facts
    Self-Assessment: Muscle Fitness Testing
Lesson 10.2 Building Muscle Fitness
    Taking Charge: Preventing Relapse
    Self-Management: Skills for Preventing Relapse
    Taking Action: Resistance Machine Exercises
Chapter Review

Chapter 11. Muscle Fitness Applications
Lesson 11.1 Core Fitness, Posture, and Back Care
    Self-Assessment: Healthy Back Test
Lesson 11.2 Muscle Fitness Exercise Planning and Ergogenic Aids
    Taking Charge: Finding Social Support
    Self-Management: Skills for Finding Social Support
    Taking Action: Performing Your Muscle Fitness Exercise Plan
Chapter Review

Chapter 12. Flexibility
Lesson 12.1 Flexibility Facts
    Self-Assessment: Arm, Leg, and Trunk Flexibility
Lesson 12.2 Preparing a Flexibility Exercise Plan
    Taking Charge: Building Knowledge and Understanding
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Knowledge and Understanding
    Taking Action: Performing Your Flexibility Exercise Plan
Chapter Review

Unit V: Skills and Skill-Related Fitness, Body Composition, and Program Planning

Chapter 13. Skill-Related Fitness, Skills, Tactics, and Strategy
Lesson 13.1 Skill-Related Physical Fitness and Skills
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Skill-Related Physical Fitness
Lesson 13.2 Strategy and Tactics
    Taking Charge: Developing Tactics
    Self-Management: Skills for Developing Tactics
    Taking Action: Skill Learning Experiment
Chapter Review

Chapter 14. Body Composition and Energy Balance
Lesson 14.1 Body Composition Facts
    Self-Assessment: Body Measurements
Lesson 14.2 Energy Balance
    Taking Charge: Improving Physical Self-Perception
    Self-Management: Skills for Improving Physical Self-Perception
    Taking Action: Elastic Band Workout
Chapter Review

Chapter 15. Planning and Maintaining Active Lifestyles
Lesson 15.1 Preparing a Comprehensive Physical Activity Plan
    Self-Assessment: Your Personal Fitness Test Battery
Lesson 15.2 Maintaining Active Lifestyles
    Taking Charge: Changing Attitudes
    Self-Management: Skills for Building Positive Attitudes
    Taking Action: Performing Your Physical Activity Plan
Chapter Review

Unit VI: Living Well: Making Healthy Choices

Chapter 16. Choosing Nutritious Food
Lesson 16.1 A Healthy Diet
    Self-Assessment: Energy Balance
Lesson 16.2 Making Healthy Food Choices
    Taking Charge: Saying No
    Self-Management: Skills for Saying No
    Taking Action: Burn It Up Workout
Chapter Review

Chapter 17. Stress Management
Lesson 17.1 Facts About Stress
    Self-Assessment: Identifying Signs of Stress
Lesson 17.2 Managing Stress
    Taking Charge: Managing Competitive Stress
    Self-Management: Skills for Managing Competitive Stress
    Taking Action: Performing Relaxation Exercises
Chapter Review

Chapter 18. Making Healthy Choices and Planning for Health and Wellness
Lesson 18.1 Lifestyle Choices for Fitness, Health, and Wellness
    Self-Assessment: Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire
Lesson 18.2 Healthy Lifestyle Planning
    Taking Charge: Thinking Success
    Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Success
    Taking Action: Your Healthy Lifestyle Plan
Chapter Review

Unit VII: Moving Through Life

Chapter 19. Making Good Consumer Choices
Lesson 19.1 Health and Fitness Quackery
    Self-Assessment: Assessing Your Posture
Lesson 19.2 Evaluating Health Clubs, Equipment, Media, and Internet Materials
    Taking Charge: Learning to Think Critically
    Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Critically
    Taking Action: Your Health and Fitness Club
Chapter Review

Chapter 20. The Science of Active Living
Lesson 20.1 Moving Your Body
    Self-Assessment: Analyzing Basic Skills
Lesson 20.2 Moving Implements and Objects
    Taking Charge: Positive Self-Talk
    Self-Management: Skills for Positive Self-Talk
    Taking Action: Applying Principles
Chapter Review

Chapter 21. Taking Advantage of Opportunities
Lesson 21.1 Active Living Opportunities
    Self-Assessment: Opportunities for Physical Activity Participation Questionnaire
Lesson 21.2 Physical Education and Career Opportunities
    Taking Charge: Choosing Good Activities
    Self-Management: Skills for Choosing Good Activities
    Taking Action: Taking Advantage of Opportunities
Chapter Review
Charles B. (“Chuck”) Corbin, PhD, is a professor emeritus in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 journal articles and has authored or coauthored more than 100 books, including Fitness for Life, Fitness for Life: Middle School, Fitness for Life: Elementary School, and Concepts of Fitness and Wellness, all of which earned the Text and Academic Authors Association’s Texty award for excellence demonstrated over time. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health, and wellness promotion and youth physical fitness. He has presented keynote addresses at more than 40 state conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 countries, and presented numerous named lectures. He is a past president and emeritus fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology; a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Professionals; and an honorary fellow of SHAPE America. His awards include the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition (PCSFN); the Luther Halsey Gulick Award, Physical Fitness Council Honor Award, Margie R. Hanson Award, and Scholar Award from SHAPE America; and the Hetherington Award, the highest honor of the National Academy of Kinesiology. He received distinguished alumnus awards from the University of New Mexico and the University of Illinois. He was selected to the SHAPE America Hall of Fame. He served for more than 20 years as a member of the advisory board of FitnessGram and was the first chair of the science board of PCFSN.

Darla M. Castelli, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health education at the University of Texas at Austin. Her work examines the effects of physical activity and metabolic risk factors on cognitive health. Dr. Castelli strives to understand how physical activity can reverse the effects of health risk. She has been working with school-age youth in physical activity settings for more than 25 years, leading several physical activity interventions (e.g., Kinetic Kidz, FITKids1, FITKids2, Active + Healthy = Forever Fit, and Fitness 4 Everyone). Dr. Castelli has received teaching awards in both the public school setting (e.g., Maine Physical Education Teacher of the Year) and in higher education (e.g., University of Illinois Teaching Excellence Award and University of Texas at Austin Kinesiology and Health Education Graduate Teaching Award). She is an active fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. As a fellow in the SHAPE America Research Council and a past Young Scholar Award recipient from the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE) and the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AEISEP), her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Dietetic Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education. She has presented her work at U.S. Congress and Senate briefings in Washington, D.C., in support of the FIT Kids Act. Dr. Castelli has been a member of two Institute of Medicine committees, one on fitness measures and health outcomes in youth physical activity and one on physical education in the school environment. She received a BS from Plymouth State University, an MS from Northern Illinois University, and a PhD from the University of South Carolina.

Benjamin A. Sibley, PhD, is a professor in the department of recreation management and physical education at Appalachian State University. Dr. Sibley received a BS in exercise science from Wake Forest University, an MAT in physical education from the University of South Carolina, and a PhD in sport and exercise psychology from Arizona State University. He is designated as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by NSCA, is certified as a CrossFit Trainer (CF-L3), and has served as a NASPE Physical Best Instructor. He has been a member of SHAPE America since 2003, currently serves on the SHAPE America Professional Preparation Council, and has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD). Dr. Sibley has published and presented numerous papers on physical activity among children and adults, in particular addressing motivation for physical activity and the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance. In his leisure time, Dr. Sibley enjoys exercising, outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with his wife and two children.

Guy C. Le Masurier, PhD, is a professor of sport, health, and physical education at Vancouver Island University in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Le Masurier has published numerous articles related to youth physical activity and physical education, and he has given more than 50 research and professional presentations at national and regional meetings. He is the lead author of Fitness for Life Canada and coauthor of Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition; Health Opportunities Through Physical Education; Fitness for Life: Middle School; and Fitness for Life: Elementary School. Dr. Le Masurier has served as an editorial board member for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and the International Journal of Physical Education, and he reviews research for numerous professional journals. Dr. Le Masurier is a research fellow of SHAPE America. He serves his island community as a volunteer firefighter and loves to grow vegetables.

Fitness for Life adopters have access to a Teacher Collection that provides online resources for students and teachers through HKPropel, a platform that makes it easy to access and use online materials that enhance learning and instruction.

Teacher HKPropel resources include the following:

  • An introduction that describes physical literacy, health literacy, and the foundation sciences behind Fitness for Life
  • Daily lesson plans, with five lessons (two classroom plans and three activity plans) per chapter
  • Worksheets that allow students to complete assignments for assessment portfolios
  • Premade lesson and chapter quizzes with answers
  • Unit tests with answers
  • Activity cards
  • A presentation package of slides with the key points for each classroom lesson
  • A test bank that teachers can use to make their own quizzes and tests if they prefer

For schools that adopt the text with web resource available through HKPropel, students also have online access to vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews. For schools that adopt the interactive web text available through HKPropel, students also gain online access to video clips demonstrating self-assessments and exercises, give-it-a-try activities, worksheets for completing assignments, review questions, and vocabulary flip cards. Teachers can track students’ progress through each chapter in the interactive web text.

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