Fit & Well : Core Concepts And Labs In Physical Fitness And Wellness

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ISBN 9781260575323
Author

Fahey T, Insel P & Roth W

Publisher

Edition

14th

Binding

Paperback

Weight 0.944 kg

Description

Fit & Well gives students the knowledge and skills to make meaningful and lasting behavior changes. The most trusted and proven science-based content in a new edition and digital teaching and learning tools help college students improve their exercise, eating, and stress management habits. Fit & Well is written by experts who work and teach in the fields of exercise science, physical education, and health education. Fit & Well provides accurate, reliable current information on key health and fitness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, diversity, research, and consumer health.

UPDATES INFORMED BY STUDENT DATA Changes to the 14th edition reflect new research findings, updated statistics, and current hot topics that impact students’ fitness and wellness behaviors. Revisions were also guided by student performance data collected anonymously from the tens of thousands of students who have used SmartBook with Fit & Well. Because virtually every text paragraph is tied to several questions that students answer while using SmartBook, the specific concepts that students are having the most difficulty with can be pinpointed through empirical data.

Fit & Well motivates students through Connect and LearnSmart: The digital teaching and learning tools within Connect are built on the solid foundation of Fit & Well’s authoritative, science-based content. Fit & Well is written by experts who work and teach in the fields of exercise science, physical education, and health education. Fit & Well provides accurate, reliable current information on key health and fitness topics while also addressing issues related to mind-body health, diversity, research, and consumer health.

Connect is the only integrated learning system that empowers students by continuously adapting to deliver precisely what they need, when they need it, and how they need it, so that your class time is more engaging and effective.

About the author
Thomas D. Fahey (Ed.D.,University of California, Berkeley) is Professor of Kinesiology at California State University, Chico, where he teaches Exercise Physiology and Principles of Strength and Conditioning. In addition to writing college textbooks and trade books on exercise physiology, wellness, and athletic training, he has written hundreds of articles for scholarly journals and popular magazines and is a contributing editor and writer for several fitness magazines. A volunteer assistant coach with the track and field team at Chico, he is a world-class masters discus thrower and has won many international awards and medals. He is a former competitor in powerlifting, highland games, alpine skiing, and tennis. Paul Insel, Ph.D. is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University School of Medicine. He has been the principal investigator of numerous NIH studies involving health education, mental health, blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and nutrition. He has authored 14 books and more than 100 articles. Walton T. Roth, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford Uni-versity School of Medicine, and Chief of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He is author of over 150 research articles about how the body reacts to stress and psychological disorders. His clinical specialties are the treatment of anxiety disor-ders and psychiatric consultation in the general hospital.

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