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Get Fit, Stay Well! Brief Edition, 3rd Edition

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

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Jan 8, 2014

Description

For the Fitness & Wellness Course

Motivate Students to Get Fit and Stay Well For Life


Get Fit, Stay Well! gives you the targeted, personalized guidance you 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 you can apply to 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 you by including vibrant GetFitGraphic infographics to inspire thinking and discussion.¿ QR codes in the book allows you to easily access exercise videos and fitness programs right on their smartphones. Instructors can track and assess your 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 you quickly master concepts. You'll¿ benefit from self-paced tutorials that feature immediate wrong-answer feedback and hints that emulate the office-hour experience to help keep you on track and prepared for lecture.The Brief Edition contains chapters 1-10 of the "full edition" of Get Fit, Stay Well!, with a focus on fitness topics, nutrition, weight, stress, and preventing cardiovascular disease.

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 you through the toughest fitness and wellness topics. Engaging tools help you 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 you 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.
  • Encourage Behavior Change: Labs, case studies, and new tips for making healthy changes helps you learn what they need to do to become fit and well for life.
  • Keep Students Motivated: New GetFitGraphics and reflection questions in the labs keeps you 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: 0321944445 /ISBN-13:9780321944443 . That package includes ISBN-10: 032194917X/ISBN-13:9780321949172¿ and ISBN-10: 0321957393 /ISBN-13: 9780321957399.

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


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Table of Contents

  1. Making Personal Wellness Choices and Changing Wellness Behaviors
  2. Understanding Fitness Principles
  3. Conditioning Your Cardiorespiratory System
  4. Building Muscular Strength and Endurance
  5. Maintaining Flexibility and Back Health
  6. Understanding Body Composition
  7. Improving Your Nutrition
  8. Managing Your Weight
  9. Managing Stress
  10. Reducing Your Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

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: 9780134009322

Includes this title packaged with:

  • MasteringHealth with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Get Fit, Stay Well!, 3rd Edition
    Janet L. Hopson, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya R. Littrell
  • Behavior Change Log Book and Wellness Journal, 2nd Edition
    . . Pearson Education, Rebecca J. Donatelle, Tanya R. Littrell

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ISBN-10: 0-321-94917-X

ISBN-13: 978-0-321-94917-2

Format: Alternate Binding

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