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The first textbook to clearly define the intersection of kinesiology and public health, Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition With Web Resource, has been newly updated to reflect the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The new edition has been updated with additional contemporary research findings and international examples. With a solid introduction to the concepts of public health and kinesiology, techniques used to measure physical activity, and health effects of exercise and physical activity, the text will show readers how to advance the use of physical activity as a significant component in public health initiatives.

Joining field leaders Harold (Bill) Kohl and Tinker Murray on this second edition is Deborah Salvo, an international expert with a special interest in the relationship between the built environment and health. Other updates to this edition include the following:
  • New content on the use of electronic devices—such as pedometers and consumer-based wearable technology and apps—for measuring physical activity
  • Urban design strategies for promoting physical activity at the community level
  • An engaging, full-color visual presentation
  • A new web resource that includes key term learning activities and links to the National Physical Activity Society (NPAS) core competencies for public health physical activity practitioners that relate to each chapter
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition, describes the impact of sedentary behavior and physical activity on health, including cardiorespiratory and metabolic diseases, weight status, musculoskeletal disorders, cancers, and brain health. Evidence-based strategies are examined using three general approaches—informational, behavioral and social, and environmental and policy—with examples of successful programs to help readers understand applications in public health. A chapter on data collection and analysis teaches how to measure and evaluate program and policy effectiveness, while discussion of real-world initiatives such as the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan and the Toronto Charter for Physical Activity illustrates developing effective partnerships and models for advocacy.

To further tie theory to practice, case studies and callout boxes throughout the text provide practical examples, and each chapter ends with a review to solidify student understanding of the material. Leader Profile sidebars allow students to explore career options while learning more about individuals who have had a major impact on this growing field.

As the emphasis on physical activity as a tool for improving public health grows, professionals with combined knowledge and skills from both public health and exercise science fields will be highly sought. Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition, will help students obtain an overview of kinesiology and public health areas, understand physical activity applications for public health, and learn about career options, and it will inspire them to choose a career and make a difference in the emerging field of physical activity and public health.

Audience

Textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in physical activity and public health; reference for public health professionals, health promotion specialists, and exercise scientists interested in physical activity and health.
Part I. Introduction to Physical Activity and Public Health

Chapter 1.
Fundamentals of Public Health
Defining Moments in Public Health
Areas of Specialization in Public Health
Core Functions of Public Health
Public Health Law

Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Kinesiology
Kinesiology Subdisciplines and Exercise Training
Principles of Exercise Training, Prescription, and Planning
Applying Physical Activity and Exercise Training Principles
Health and Fitness Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise

Chapter 3. Integrating Public Health and Physical Activity
History of Physical Activity and Public Health
Role of Physical Activity in Chronic Disease Development
From Science to Practice and Back
Promoting Physical Activity for Health
Practitioners of Physical Activity in Public Health

Chapter 4. Measuring Physical Activity
Evidence-Based Recommended Levels of Physical Activity for Health
Laboratory Measures of Energy Expenditure
Electronic Devices to Measure Physical Activity
Direct Observation Techniques
Self-Report Instruments
Surveillance in Populations
Combining Measurement Approaches

Part II. Health Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity

Chapter 5.
Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Health
Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease
Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
Kinesiology and Cardiorespiratory Health
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessments
General Recommendations for Cardiorespiratory Health
Prevalence and Economic Costs of Metabolic Disease
Metabolic Disease Risk Factors
Kinesiology and Metabolic Health
Common Tests of Metabolic Function
General Recommendations for Metabolic Health

Chapter 6. Overweight and Obesity
Caloric Balance
Prevalence of Obesity and Overweight and Associated Health Consequences
Obesity and Overweight Risk Factors
Obesity and Overweight Challenges
Kinesiology and Body Weight
Common Assessments of Obesity and Overweight
Physical Activity Guidelines for a Healthy Weight

Chapter 7. Musculoskeletal and Functional Health
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Related Health Challenges
Risk Factors Associated With Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associated Health Challenges
Kinesiology and Musculoskeletal Health
Common Tests of Musculoskeletal Fitness or Function
Physical Activity and Musculoskeletal Health
Functional Health
Risk Factors for Poor Functional Health
Common Tests of Functional Health
Fitness Recommendations for Functional Health

Chapter 8. Cancers
Prevalence of Cancers    
Cancer Risk Factors
Kinesiology and Cancers
Physical Activity Among Cancer Survivors
Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Chapter 9. Brain Health
Prevalence and Economic Costs of Brain Health Disorders
Common Brain Health Conditions
Risk Factors Associated With Brain Health Disorders
Physical Activity and Brain Health
Physical Activity and Brain Cognitive Function
Physical Activity Guidelines for Brain Health

Chapter 10. Health Risks of Exercise and Physical Activity
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Kinesiology and Musculoskeletal Injuries
Sudden Adverse Cardiac Events

Part III. Strategies for Effective Physical Activity Promotion

Chapter 11.
Informational Approaches for Promoting Physical Activity
Understanding the Community Guide
Rationale for Informational Approaches

Chapter 12. School-Based Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity
Rationale for School-Based Physical Activity Programs
Kinesiology and Physical Activity Outcomes for Youth
School-Based Physical Activity and Physical Fitness Assessments of Youth
Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
International and National Trends in Youth Physical Activity Levels
School-Based Physical Education
Developmental Considerations for Physical Activity in Youth

Chapter 13. Behavioral and Social Approaches to Understanding and Promoting Physical Activity
Behavioral Theories and Theoretical Models of Behavior Change
Social Support for Health Behavior Change
Individually Adapted Health Behavior Change Programs
Socio-Ecological Model of Behavior
Social Support Interventions in Community Settings    

Chapter 14. Environmental and Policy Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity
Access
Urban Design
Measuring the Built Environment
Physical Activity Policy
Land Use Policy
Co-Benefits of Activity-Promoting Environments and Policies

Chapter 15. Program and Policy Evaluation for Physical Activity and Public Health
Ways to Measure Program and Policy Effectiveness
Logic Models for Physical Activity Promotion and Policies
Evaluation Designs
Data Collection and Analysis
Publishing and Communicating Results

Chapter 16. Partnership Development and Advocacy
Key Factors in Building Partnerships
Strategies for Physical Activity Advocacy
Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, III, PhD, is a professor of epidemiology and kinesiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas at Austin. At the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. Kohl also serves as the associate regional dean for academic affairs and international health affairs at the Austin regional campus.

In his recent efforts, he has concentrated on national and international physical activity surveillance and epidemiology issues, as well as program development and evaluation studies for the promotion of school-based physical activity for children and adolescents. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Academy of Kinesiology, and he has served as an elected trustee of ACSM. He is the founder and past president of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health and currently serves as the elected chair of the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. He has served in an editorial capacity for several scientific journals and is editor emeritus of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. He has published more than 200 papers, chapters, and monographs in the scientific literature. In 2018 he coauthored the textbook Foundations of Kinesiology.

Tinker D. Murray, PhD, is a professor emeritus and honorary professor of international studies in health and human performance at Texas State University in San Marcos. He earned his PhD in physical education from Texas A&M University in 1984. His research interests include school-based and clinical-based youth physical activity and interventions with public health linkages for the prevention of obesity and diabetes, continuing education opportunities for coaching education, and personal fitness and training applications related to exercise physiology.

From 1982 to 1984, Murray served as director of cardiac rehabilitation at Brooke Army Medical Center, where he was twice recognized for his exceptional performance. He began his career at Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State), where he served as the director of employee wellness from 1984 to 1988 and director of the exercise performance laboratory from 1984 to 2000. He was a volunteer assistant cross country and track coach at Southwest Texas State from 1985 to 1988 and helped win three Gulf Star Conference titles.

From 1985 to 1988, he was a subcommittee member for the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness that developed the Fit Youth Today program. He served as lecturer and examiner for the USA Track and Field Level 2 coaching certification program from 1988 to 2008 and as the vice chair of the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness in Texas from 1993 to 1994. He worked with the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) from 2003 to 2013 as a facilitator with the Professional Development Cooperative, which promoted continuing education opportunities.

Murray is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is certified as an ACSM program director. He was a two-time president of the Texas regional chapter of ACSM (1987 and 1994). He served on the national ACSM board of trustees from 1998 to 2001. In the fall of 2003, he was a guest researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity. He has been actively involved with the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) and has attended several biannual meetings of the International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.

Murray retired from Texas State University in 2018 and was named a professor emeritus and honorary professor of international studies. He continues to remain physically active by cycling daily, jogging often, and lifting weights twice a week. He remains academically active by contributing to scholarly presentations and publications that promote physical active lifestyles.

Deborah Salvo, PhD, is an assistant professor of public health at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is a faculty scholar of the Prevention Research Center, the Center for Diabetes Translation Research, and the Institute for Public Health. Before this appointment, she held positions at the University of Texas School Health Science Center in Austin, Stanford University’s Prevention Research Center, and the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico.

Salvo is a native of Mexico City, Mexico, and earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food sciences from Universidad Iberoamericana. She earned her doctorate in biological and biomedical sciences (nutrition and health sciences, public health and epidemiology track) from Emory University in 2013. Her interests lie in understanding the role of built environment on physical activity and health, and in using this evidence to resolve global health disparities. Her work ranges from local projects to multisite international consortia. She has expertise in using, improving, and developing novel methodological approaches that combine physical activity and spatial epidemiological tools to address complex questions on the effects of context on health. Throughout her career, she has facilitated and led international collaborations to support the growth of the field of physical activity and public health on a global scale, with special emphasis on low- and middle-income countries and populations.

Salvo is the current chair of the Council on Environment and Physical Activity within the International Society for Physical Activity and Health. She is also part of the steering committee of the Global Observatory for Physical Activity, and she is an active member of the Our Voice Global Network. Salvo serves as associate editor for Preventing Chronic Disease, an official scientific journal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Throughout her career, she has served as technical advisor on physical activity and the built environment for several agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Fogarty International Center within the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, and the World Health Organization. Salvo was a contributing author to the second series on physical activity published by The Lancet in 2016, which convened global experts to present the latest evidence of the important role of physical activity for public health.
All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

Instructor guide. Includes teaching strategies, syllabus suggestions, discussion questions, class activities and assignments, and lesson plans.

Test package. This bank of questions includes true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, and multiple-choice formats. The test package is available for use through multiple formats, including learning management system, Respondus, and rich text.

Presentation package plus image bank. Includes more than 330 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 for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

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

Web resource. Features key term learning activities and weblinks to explore issues related to physical activity, exercise, and public health.

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Kinesiology and Public Health

I am now a retired full professor at the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb. The areas of my research and teaching work were sports physiology and sports-recreational medicine. As a physician by profession and a master of public health, almost from the beginning of my career I have focused on connecting the areas of physical activity and exercise and public health. For years, I have been working with the WHO National Office and the National Institute of Public Health in this area. Two years ago, my book was published entitled "Health Kinesiology", which, by its title, signifies the connection between kinesiology and health.

I am delighted with the textbook "Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health" because it touches on important information and issues of this common area, which in most countries was recognized by the health administration, but did not have the political, personnel, organizational and financial strength to put knowledge into practice. Still this area lies on the enthusiasts and their efforts in accepting and implementing the idea of ​​joint action of kinesiology and public health (health kinesiology). The growing economic burden of chronic non-communicable diseases is likely to contribute to this.

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Alexis Ortega
Very easy to use online book

Loved the format, loved the book reader, everything about this format was easy to use and worked perfectly for my class.

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Cameron Harris

Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health 2nd Edition With Web Resource epub

Harold W. Kohl III,Tinker D. Murray,Deborah Salvo

Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health 2nd Edition With Web Resource epub

$90.00 USD
The first textbook to clearly define the intersection of kinesiology and public health, Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition With Web Resource, has been newly updated to reflect the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The new edition has been updated with additional contemporary research findings and international examples. With a solid introduction to the concepts of public health and kinesiology, techniques used to measure physical activity, and health effects of exercise and physical activity, the text will show readers how to advance the use of physical activity as a significant component in public health initiatives.

Joining field leaders Harold (Bill) Kohl and Tinker Murray on this second edition is Deborah Salvo, an international expert with a special interest in the relationship between the built environment and health. Other updates to this edition include the following:
  • New content on the use of electronic devices—such as pedometers and consumer-based wearable technology and apps—for measuring physical activity
  • Urban design strategies for promoting physical activity at the community level
  • An engaging, full-color visual presentation
  • A new web resource that includes key term learning activities and links to the National Physical Activity Society (NPAS) core competencies for public health physical activity practitioners that relate to each chapter
Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition, describes the impact of sedentary behavior and physical activity on health, including cardiorespiratory and metabolic diseases, weight status, musculoskeletal disorders, cancers, and brain health. Evidence-based strategies are examined using three general approaches—informational, behavioral and social, and environmental and policy—with examples of successful programs to help readers understand applications in public health. A chapter on data collection and analysis teaches how to measure and evaluate program and policy effectiveness, while discussion of real-world initiatives such as the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan and the Toronto Charter for Physical Activity illustrates developing effective partnerships and models for advocacy.

To further tie theory to practice, case studies and callout boxes throughout the text provide practical examples, and each chapter ends with a review to solidify student understanding of the material. Leader Profile sidebars allow students to explore career options while learning more about individuals who have had a major impact on this growing field.

As the emphasis on physical activity as a tool for improving public health grows, professionals with combined knowledge and skills from both public health and exercise science fields will be highly sought. Foundations of Physical Activity and Public Health, Second Edition, will help students obtain an overview of kinesiology and public health areas, understand physical activity applications for public health, and learn about career options, and it will inspire them to choose a career and make a difference in the emerging field of physical activity and public health.

Audience

Textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses in physical activity and public health; reference for public health professionals, health promotion specialists, and exercise scientists interested in physical activity and health.
Part I. Introduction to Physical Activity and Public Health

Chapter 1.
Fundamentals of Public Health
Defining Moments in Public Health
Areas of Specialization in Public Health
Core Functions of Public Health
Public Health Law

Chapter 2. Fundamentals of Kinesiology
Kinesiology Subdisciplines and Exercise Training
Principles of Exercise Training, Prescription, and Planning
Applying Physical Activity and Exercise Training Principles
Health and Fitness Benefits of Physical Activity and Exercise

Chapter 3. Integrating Public Health and Physical Activity
History of Physical Activity and Public Health
Role of Physical Activity in Chronic Disease Development
From Science to Practice and Back
Promoting Physical Activity for Health
Practitioners of Physical Activity in Public Health

Chapter 4. Measuring Physical Activity
Evidence-Based Recommended Levels of Physical Activity for Health
Laboratory Measures of Energy Expenditure
Electronic Devices to Measure Physical Activity
Direct Observation Techniques
Self-Report Instruments
Surveillance in Populations
Combining Measurement Approaches

Part II. Health Effects of Exercise and Physical Activity

Chapter 5.
Cardiorespiratory and Metabolic Health
Prevalence of Cardiovascular Disease
Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
Kinesiology and Cardiorespiratory Health
Cardiorespiratory Fitness Assessments
General Recommendations for Cardiorespiratory Health
Prevalence and Economic Costs of Metabolic Disease
Metabolic Disease Risk Factors
Kinesiology and Metabolic Health
Common Tests of Metabolic Function
General Recommendations for Metabolic Health

Chapter 6. Overweight and Obesity
Caloric Balance
Prevalence of Obesity and Overweight and Associated Health Consequences
Obesity and Overweight Risk Factors
Obesity and Overweight Challenges
Kinesiology and Body Weight
Common Assessments of Obesity and Overweight
Physical Activity Guidelines for a Healthy Weight

Chapter 7. Musculoskeletal and Functional Health
Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Related Health Challenges
Risk Factors Associated With Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associated Health Challenges
Kinesiology and Musculoskeletal Health
Common Tests of Musculoskeletal Fitness or Function
Physical Activity and Musculoskeletal Health
Functional Health
Risk Factors for Poor Functional Health
Common Tests of Functional Health
Fitness Recommendations for Functional Health

Chapter 8. Cancers
Prevalence of Cancers    
Cancer Risk Factors
Kinesiology and Cancers
Physical Activity Among Cancer Survivors
Physical Activity Guidelines for Cancer Prevention

Chapter 9. Brain Health
Prevalence and Economic Costs of Brain Health Disorders
Common Brain Health Conditions
Risk Factors Associated With Brain Health Disorders
Physical Activity and Brain Health
Physical Activity and Brain Cognitive Function
Physical Activity Guidelines for Brain Health

Chapter 10. Health Risks of Exercise and Physical Activity
Musculoskeletal Injuries
Kinesiology and Musculoskeletal Injuries
Sudden Adverse Cardiac Events

Part III. Strategies for Effective Physical Activity Promotion

Chapter 11.
Informational Approaches for Promoting Physical Activity
Understanding the Community Guide
Rationale for Informational Approaches

Chapter 12. School-Based Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity
Rationale for School-Based Physical Activity Programs
Kinesiology and Physical Activity Outcomes for Youth
School-Based Physical Activity and Physical Fitness Assessments of Youth
Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents
International and National Trends in Youth Physical Activity Levels
School-Based Physical Education
Developmental Considerations for Physical Activity in Youth

Chapter 13. Behavioral and Social Approaches to Understanding and Promoting Physical Activity
Behavioral Theories and Theoretical Models of Behavior Change
Social Support for Health Behavior Change
Individually Adapted Health Behavior Change Programs
Socio-Ecological Model of Behavior
Social Support Interventions in Community Settings    

Chapter 14. Environmental and Policy Approaches to Promoting Physical Activity
Access
Urban Design
Measuring the Built Environment
Physical Activity Policy
Land Use Policy
Co-Benefits of Activity-Promoting Environments and Policies

Chapter 15. Program and Policy Evaluation for Physical Activity and Public Health
Ways to Measure Program and Policy Effectiveness
Logic Models for Physical Activity Promotion and Policies
Evaluation Designs
Data Collection and Analysis
Publishing and Communicating Results

Chapter 16. Partnership Development and Advocacy
Key Factors in Building Partnerships
Strategies for Physical Activity Advocacy
Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, III, PhD, is a professor of epidemiology and kinesiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the University of Texas at Austin. At the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dr. Kohl also serves as the associate regional dean for academic affairs and international health affairs at the Austin regional campus.

In his recent efforts, he has concentrated on national and international physical activity surveillance and epidemiology issues, as well as program development and evaluation studies for the promotion of school-based physical activity for children and adolescents. He is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Academy of Kinesiology, and he has served as an elected trustee of ACSM. He is the founder and past president of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health and currently serves as the elected chair of the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. He has served in an editorial capacity for several scientific journals and is editor emeritus of the Journal of Physical Activity and Health. He has published more than 200 papers, chapters, and monographs in the scientific literature. In 2018 he coauthored the textbook Foundations of Kinesiology.

Tinker D. Murray, PhD, is a professor emeritus and honorary professor of international studies in health and human performance at Texas State University in San Marcos. He earned his PhD in physical education from Texas A&M University in 1984. His research interests include school-based and clinical-based youth physical activity and interventions with public health linkages for the prevention of obesity and diabetes, continuing education opportunities for coaching education, and personal fitness and training applications related to exercise physiology.

From 1982 to 1984, Murray served as director of cardiac rehabilitation at Brooke Army Medical Center, where he was twice recognized for his exceptional performance. He began his career at Texas State University (formerly Southwest Texas State), where he served as the director of employee wellness from 1984 to 1988 and director of the exercise performance laboratory from 1984 to 2000. He was a volunteer assistant cross country and track coach at Southwest Texas State from 1985 to 1988 and helped win three Gulf Star Conference titles.

From 1985 to 1988, he was a subcommittee member for the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness that developed the Fit Youth Today program. He served as lecturer and examiner for the USA Track and Field Level 2 coaching certification program from 1988 to 2008 and as the vice chair of the Governor's Commission on Physical Fitness in Texas from 1993 to 1994. He worked with the Texas High School Coaches Association (THSCA) from 2003 to 2013 as a facilitator with the Professional Development Cooperative, which promoted continuing education opportunities.

Murray is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and is certified as an ACSM program director. He was a two-time president of the Texas regional chapter of ACSM (1987 and 1994). He served on the national ACSM board of trustees from 1998 to 2001. In the fall of 2003, he was a guest researcher at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity. He has been actively involved with the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH) and has attended several biannual meetings of the International Congress on Physical Activity and Public Health.

Murray retired from Texas State University in 2018 and was named a professor emeritus and honorary professor of international studies. He continues to remain physically active by cycling daily, jogging often, and lifting weights twice a week. He remains academically active by contributing to scholarly presentations and publications that promote physical active lifestyles.

Deborah Salvo, PhD, is an assistant professor of public health at the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis, where she is a faculty scholar of the Prevention Research Center, the Center for Diabetes Translation Research, and the Institute for Public Health. Before this appointment, she held positions at the University of Texas School Health Science Center in Austin, Stanford University’s Prevention Research Center, and the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico.

Salvo is a native of Mexico City, Mexico, and earned her bachelor’s degree in nutrition and food sciences from Universidad Iberoamericana. She earned her doctorate in biological and biomedical sciences (nutrition and health sciences, public health and epidemiology track) from Emory University in 2013. Her interests lie in understanding the role of built environment on physical activity and health, and in using this evidence to resolve global health disparities. Her work ranges from local projects to multisite international consortia. She has expertise in using, improving, and developing novel methodological approaches that combine physical activity and spatial epidemiological tools to address complex questions on the effects of context on health. Throughout her career, she has facilitated and led international collaborations to support the growth of the field of physical activity and public health on a global scale, with special emphasis on low- and middle-income countries and populations.

Salvo is the current chair of the Council on Environment and Physical Activity within the International Society for Physical Activity and Health. She is also part of the steering committee of the Global Observatory for Physical Activity, and she is an active member of the Our Voice Global Network. Salvo serves as associate editor for Preventing Chronic Disease, an official scientific journal of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Throughout her career, she has served as technical advisor on physical activity and the built environment for several agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Fogarty International Center within the National Institutes of Health, the National Institute of Public Health of Mexico, and the World Health Organization. Salvo was a contributing author to the second series on physical activity published by The Lancet in 2016, which convened global experts to present the latest evidence of the important role of physical activity for public health.
All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

Instructor guide. Includes teaching strategies, syllabus suggestions, discussion questions, class activities and assignments, and lesson plans.

Test package. This bank of questions includes true-false, fill-in-the-blank, essay and short-answer, and multiple-choice formats. The test package is available for use through multiple formats, including learning management system, Respondus, and rich text.

Presentation package plus image bank. Includes more than 330 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 for distribution to students. Instructors can easily add, modify, and rearrange the order of the slides.

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

Web resource. Features key term learning activities and weblinks to explore issues related to physical activity, exercise, and public health.

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