Fahey's Fit and Well is the best-selling Fitness/Wellness textbook series in the higher education market, know for its accuracy, labs, and rigor. The 9th edition of Fit and Well will be available with the Connect online learning management system, featuring assignable labs, videos, Internet exercises, pre and post tests, an interactive ebook, and more. Teaching the Fitness/Wellness class in a hybrid or online format has never been easier.
Fahey's Fit and Well is designed to motivate students to take their health seriously. It helps them understand why they should make healthy choices and how they can change unhealthy patterns. And it gives them the tools to do it.
Fit and Well motivates students through science - Fit and Well provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness not the random, unreliable information found on the Internet but authoritative, science-based information from experts who work and teach in the field.
Fit and Well motivates students through personal engagement - Fit and Well provides the foundation and the resources students need to create personalized fitness programs, including exercise guidelines, self-assessments, lab activities, descriptions and illustrations of exercises, sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips.
Fit and Well motivates students through Connect Fit and Well - McGraw-Hill’s Connect, a new web-based assignment and assessment platform, connects students with their coursework and with their instructors.
Connect Fit & Well: Connect Fit and Well gives students access to a wealth of online interactive content, including fitness labs and self-assessments, video activities, the fitness and nutrition journal, the behavior change workbook, and practice quizzes with immediate feedback. The media-rich eBook contains embedded video clips, Web links, key terms and definitions, and behavior change tools.
The assignable activities you will find in Connect Fit & Well include:
• 33 online labs
• 61 videos
• pre and post tests for every chapter
• 45 box activities
• 30 Internet exercises
• 70 learning objective based quizzes
• optional eBook
Color transparency sections: New to this edition are two vibrant color transparency sections called “Touring the Cardiorespiratory System” and “Touring the Musculoskeletal System,” inserted in Chapters 3 and 4, respectively. These sections offer a visually enhanced presentation of key structures and processes relevant to fitness and wellness. In addition to illustrations of the cardiorespiratory system, the heart and lungs, deep and superficial muscles, and the knee joint, the sections include representations of the processes of atherosclerosis and muscle hypertrophy and a visual explanation of diabetes.
"The Evidence for Exercise": New to this edition is a feature series called “The Evidence for Exercise.” These boxes, appearing in every chapter, let students know that the physical activity recommendations and guidelines included in the chapter are based on research studies. Each box poses a research question, research findings are described, and recent studies are cited.
New and updated coverage of key topics: The ninth edition of Fit and Well, Alternate has been updated throughout with current statistics, the latest developments in fitness and wellness, and timely trends and topics. (A list of changes by chapter follows.) In addition, the text has been streamlined for accessibility and readability, new headings have been inserted, and key data has been chunked into lists, charts, tables, and figures.
Behavior Change Tools: Tools help students assess their current level of fitness, identify their stage of change, select a target behavior, set realistic SMART goals, sign a behavior change contract, choose among a variety of activities, monitor their progress with logs and journals, and more.
Lab activities and photos: Hands-on lab activities give students the opportunity to assess their current level of fitness and wellness and create their own individualized programs for improvement. Exercise photos demonstrate exactly how exercises are performed correctly.
Sample fitness programs: Four complete sample fitness programs are provided in Chapter 7, including a new rowing program.
Current: Tables and graphs display current, relevant data and statistics in accessible formats that speak to different learning styles. Boxes and text explore current trends and topics in fitness and wellness, such as high-intensity interval training and exercising with kettlebells, stability balls, and medicine balls.
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Table of Contents
1 Introduction to Wellness, Fitness, and Lifestyle Management
2 Basic Principles of Physical Fitness
3 Cardiorespiratory Endurance
4 Muscular Strength and Endurance
5 Flexibility and Low-Back Health
6 Body Composition
7 Putting Together a Complete Fitness Program
9 Weight Management
11 Cardiovascular Health
Appendix A Injury and Personal Safety A-1
Appendix B Exercise Guidelines for People with Special Health Concerns B-1
Appendix C Monitoring Your Progress C-1
Behavior Change Workbook W-1
Daily Fitness and Nutrition Journal ISBN: 0077349709 Author(s): FAHEY
Instructor Media DVD with CIG/TB/ PPTs/Video for Fit & Well (All Versions) ISBN: 0077349717 Author(s): FAHEY