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Get Fit, Stay Well!, 3rd Edition

By Janet L. Hopson, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya R. Littrell

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jan 3, 2014

Description

For the Fitness & Wellness Course

Motivate Students to Get Fit and Stay Well For Life


Get Fit, Stay Well! gives students the targeted, personalized guidance they need to get started, keep motivated, and approach the next level in their own fitness & wellness.

The Third Edition provides dynamic media, content that activates learning, and personalized approaches to fitness and wellness that students can apply for life. Maintaining the highly praised hallmarks of previous editions–integrated case studies, three-pronged labs, a fresh graphical approach, and extensive strength training and flexibility photos and videos–this edition further engages students by including vibrant GetFitGraphic infographics to inspire thinking and discussion.  QR codes in the book allow students to easily access exercise videos and fitness programs right on their smartphones. Instructors can track and assess student progress with the easy-to-use MasteringHealth.

Included with Get Fit, Stay Well!, MasteringHealth is an online homework, tutorial, and assessment product designed to improve results by helping students quickly master concepts. Students benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep students on track and prepared for lecture.

Teaching and Learning Experience
This program presents a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Get Fit, Stay Well! Third Edition will:
  • Personalize Learning with MasteringHealth: MasteringHealth coaches students through the toughest fitness and wellness topics. Engaging tools help students visualize, practice, and understand crucial content, from the basics of fitness to the fundamentals of behavior change.
  • Engage Students with Dynamic Tools: Online resources and a mobile website for personal fitness and wellness programs guide students through every chapter and encourage healthy changes.
  • Activate Learning with Real-world Fitness & Wellness Topics: A modern presentation of strength training as well as two new wellness programs brings fitness and wellness to life for students.
  • Encourage Behavior Change: Labs, case studies, and new tips for making healthy changes help students learn what they need to do to become fit and well for life.
  • Keep Students Motivated: New GetFitGraphics and reflection questions in the labs keep students on track.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; Mastering does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering search for ISBN-10: 0321911849 /ISBN-13: 9780321911841. That package includes ISBN-10: 0321933958/ISBN-13: 9780321933959 and ISBN-10: 0321957393/ISBN-13: 9780321957399.

Mastering is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1          Making Personal Wellness Choices and Changing Wellness Behaviors
Chapter 2          Understanding Fitness Principles
Chapter 3          Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System
Chapter 4          Building Muscular Strength and Endurance
Chapter 5          Maintaining Flexibility and Back Health
Chapter 6          Understanding Body Composition
Chapter 7          Improving Your Nutrition
Chapter 8          Managing Your Weight
Chapter 9          Managing Stress
Chapter 10        Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease
Chapter 11        Reducing Your Risk of Diabetes and Other Chronic Diseases
Chapter 12        Reducing Your Risk of Cancer
Chapter 13        Avoiding Substance Use, Abuse, and Addiction
Chapter 14        Reducing Your Risk of Sexually Transmitted Infections
Chapter 15        Maintaining Lifelong Fitness and Wellness

This title is also sold in the various packages listed below. Before purchasing one of these packages, speak with your professor about which one will help you be successful in your course.

Package ISBN-13: 9780133999600

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  • Modified MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Get Fit, Stay Well!, 3rd Edition
    Janet L. Hopson, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya R. Littrell

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