Physical Activity & Health: An Interactive Approach

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 19 apr 2011 - 399 pagine
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Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, Third Edition serves as a valuable text for understanding the workings of the complex systems within the human body and the multidimensional components of human health. This text presents scientific evidence on the relationship between physical activity and health in a readable and understandable format. Filled with information, guidance, recommendations, and practical applications, it prepares students to identify the aspects of personal behavior that, with modification, can improve their overall health. Together with engaging features that address self-assessment and changing health habits, it charts a path that puts students in control and allows them to decide what to do and how and when to do it. Instructor Resources: TestBank, Media CD-ROM - Instructor’s Manual, PowerPoint Presentations, and an Image and Table Bank Student Resources: Activities and Assessment Manual, Companion website, EatRight Analysis Software
 

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About the Author
1
Achieving Health Through Physical Activity
2
The Building Blocks of Physical Fitness
58
Energizing and Supporting Your Body
118
Making Informed Decisions
206
Protecting Your Health
294
Injury Care and Prevention
357
Dietary Reference Intakes DRIs
371
Glossary
376
Index
387
Photo Credits
397
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Jerome E. Kotecki is a Professor of Health Science in the Department of Physiology and Health Science at Ball State University. Dr. Kotecki earned his doctorate in health science and his masters' degree in exercise science from Indiana University. Professor Kotecki has published over 30 scientific articles and is co-author of the best selling textbooks An Introduction to Community Health and Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach. Dr. Kotecki's current research is focused on the impact of lifestyle medicine on chronic diseases. He is the lead scientist on several large healthy lifestyle studies focusing on the role of health-care professionals in health counseling.

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