- Paperback: 322 pages
- Publisher: Brooks Cole; 12 edition (January 14, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1305638018
- ISBN-13: 978-1305638013
- Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 7 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 55 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #21,066 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Real Life Stories.
Inspiring 'Real Life Stories' in each chapter use first person narratives to describe how students like you have made positive health changes in their own lives, including the challenges they faced and the strategies they used to overcome them.
Evaluate What You Have Learned.
'Assess Your Knowledge' multiple-choice review questions at the end of each chapter focus on core concepts and allow you to evaluate what you have learned. Answers are provided at the end of the book.
Assess Your Behavior.
'Assess Your Behavior' sections at the end of each chapter assess your current behavior as it relates to chapter topics and highlight areas you need to change to improve your fitness and wellness.
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers.
'Frequently Asked Questions' address common issues, beliefs, and concerns most often expressed by students and connect the answers to the chapter concepts.
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MindTap empowers you to produce your best work—consistently. MindTap shows where you stand at all times—both individually and compared to the highest performers in class.
MindTap Is Designed To Help You Master The Material.
Interactive videos, animations, and activities create a learning path designed by your instructor to guide you through the course and focus on what’s important.
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About the Author
Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of SHAPE America (Society of Health and Physical Educators). The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, he was the keynote speaker at the VII Iberoamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Applied Sciences and the 2010 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness. He continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness and wellness. In addition to FITNESS AND WELLNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage texts, including PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, LIFETIME PHYSICAL FITNESS AND WELLNESS, WELLNESS: GUIDELINES FOR A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE and WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS. A former luge athlete, he competed in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics and was named an All-American by USA Track & Field in 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016. A renowned fitness and wellness innovator, Dr. Hoeger developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.
Sharon A. Hoeger is Vice President of Fitness & Wellness, Inc. in Boise, Idaho As co-author of FITNESS AND WELLNESS and four other Cengage texts, Sharon is responsible for researching the most current scientific information for each revision, as well as developing the interactive software that accompanies all the Hoeger fitness and wellness textbooks -- innovations that have set the standard for fitness and wellness software today. The Hoeger husband-and-wife team has been jogging and strength training together for more than 39 years! Sharon holds a bachelor's degree in computer science from Brigham Young University.
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