In the name of Allah the Merciful

Health and Fitness for Life

Raschel Larsen, 1955499004, 9781955499002, 978-1955499002

English | 2022 | EPUB, Converted PDF

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Health and Fitness for Life is an introductory college textbook that  shows students how to improve their habits related to physical activity,  eating, or stress management. With a focus on real-world activities and  practices for increasing overall wellness, this book includes grounded  examples of practical health-based situations and healthy choices from  diverse perspectives that will give students strategies for identifying  and improving areas of their health.
This book covers the basics of exercise and healthy living, as well as more advanced topics, including:
• Cardiorespiratory fitness
• Muscular strength and endurance
• Flexibility training and mobility
• Body composition
• Nutrition planning and guidance
• Stress management
• Chronic and infectious disease
• Substance use and abuse
• Environmental health
This  book’s data-driven study of health and fitness is goal-oriented,  instructive, and encouraging for students of varying backgrounds and  states of wellness. The approach in these pages creates relevant links  between guidance from official health organizations and everyday life.  There’s something for everyone here, whether you’re looking to improve  habits related to physical activity, eating, or stress management, or to  better understand your place in the world as a healthy individual.
Written  by community college health faculty, Health and Fitness for Life blends  down-to-earth instructional text with numerous examples of relevant  situations and outcomes for students from all demographics.