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Health and Wellness for Life

Health and Wellness for Life

Author: Human Kinetics (Organization)

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736068503

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 506

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Chap. 1: Introduction to Health and Wellness. Chap. 2: Principles of Physical Fitness. Chap. 3: Nutrition Basics. Chap. 4: Weight Management. Chap. 5: Mental Health. Chap. 6: Managing Stress. Chap. 7: Intimate Relationships and Sexuality. Chap. 8: Reproductive Choices. Chap. 9: Pregnancy and Childbirth. Chap. 10: Infectious Diseases and Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Chap. 11: Chronic Diseases. Chap. 12: First Aid and Injury Prevention. Chap. 13: Consumer Health and Alternative Medicine. Chap. 14: Environmental Health. Chap. 15: Substance Use and Abuse. Chap. 16: Healthy Aging. Chap. 17: Wellness Throughout Life.

Health and Wellness for Life

Health and Wellness for Life

Author: Human Kinetics

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492583462

Category: Education

Page: 504

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The e-book for Health and Wellness for Life is available at a reduced price and allows students to highlight, take notes, and easily access all of the online student resource features with direct links throughout the text. The print book and e-book are also available as a package. When the e-book is purchased through the Human Kinetics site, access is immediately granted when your order is received. The e-book may be downloaded from www.HumanKinetics.com/healthondemand. If you do not already have the Adobe Digital Editions® software, you will prompted to download it for free. Health on Demand and Health and Wellness for Life provide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option to customize their student textbooks to match their syllabi. With a custom Health on Demand text, your students pay for only the material you’ll actually cover in class, plus you can match the text’s content to the unique needs of your setting. The standard text, Health and Wellness for Life, offers a ready-made option for those looking for a textbook that covers all the essential personal health topics for the general student population. Both options feature content developed by 15 veteran health educators and organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher with more than 30 years of experience in providing top-quality information resources to the fields of health and physical education and to the various kinesiology subdisciplines. The standard text includes 16 chapters of the topics most often covered in a general-education health course. Or you can choose from a total of 23 chapters to ensure your text includes the material that is most important for your students. For those electing to customize a text, new chapters will be offered as they are developed to expand your options even further. Student-friendly textbook features make reading and learning more enjoyable Both the standard text Health and Wellness for Life and the customizable Health on Demand text include the following student-friendly features: A conversational tone used throughout the book makes it accessible and relevant for any student. Discussion and assessment questions, quizzes, surveys, hypothetical scenarios, and learning objectives add interest to the textbook and help students retain what they’ve learned. A look at the effect of gender and ethnicity on health issues makes learning more personal for each individual. Special focus on timely and controversial issues encourages students to think critically about media and advertising. Special elements on steps for behavioral change and the mind–body connection show students how to take action to address health issues to improve mental and physical health. A glossary of terms defines concepts presented in each chapter. Several application activities for each chapter engage students’ critical-thinking skills. The online student resource provides additional information, links, and tools that expand on topics from the text. Complete coverage of important concepts The standard textbook covers these important topics: Fitness, nutrition, and weight management Mental health and stress management Relationships, reproductive choices, and pregnancy and childbirth Health promotion, chronic diseases, and prevention of infectious diseases Consumer health and alternative medicine, environmental health, and substance abuse and dependency Healthy aging and wellness throughout life The customizable text from the Health on Demand series allows you to select the chapters you’ll actually use, with options on how sensitive topics such as abortion are treated. Alternative chapters cover topics such as these: Body Composition Musculoskeletal Health Cardiovascular Health Injury Prevention and First Aid Death and Dying Spirituality Reproductive Choices (without abortion) Professors may select any combination of chapters from the standard book and optional chapters and have them placed in any order in the final textbook. Professors can also write their own foreword or add a chapter (subject to Human Kinetics’ review and approval), and information on campus-specific health resources (such as the campus health center, phone numbers, and other resources). The cover can be customized with a photo of the professor’s choosing (such as a campus landmark or school mascot), or a school name or logo can appear on the cover. Professors can even create their own title for the textbook. To learn more about customizing your own text, contact your sales rep. Complete ancillaries help instructors implement the course Whether you choose the standard textbook Health and Wellness for Life or choose to customize your own Health on Demand book for course instruction, you will receive access to a complete set of ancillaries tailored to match the book you’ve selected. The ancillaries include the following features: Presentation package with more than 500 PowerPoint lecture slides covering all available chapters Test package with more than over 500 multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and short-answer questions covering the content from all chapters Online student resource includes extended discussions of topics related to the content of each chapter, answers to review questions from the textbook, and definitions of terms used in each chapter Human Kinetics makes custom publishing for health education a reality with reliable information in a style students will love and the ability to tailor content to meet specific needs. With Health and Wellness for Life and Health on Demand, you can help your students create their paths to lifelong well-being. Adobe Digital Editions® System Requirements Windows Microsoft® Windows® 2000 with Service Pack 4, Windows XP with Service Pack 2, or Windows Vista® (Home Basic 32-bit and Business 64-bit editions supported) Intel® Pentium® 500MHz processor 128MB of RAM 800x600 monitor resolution Mac PowerPC Mac OS X v10.4.10 or v10.5 PowerPC® G4 or G5 500MHz processor 128MB of RAM Intel® Mac OS X v10.4.10 or v10.5 500MHz processor 128MB of RAM Supported browsers and Adobe Flash versions Windows Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 or 7, Mozilla Firefox 2 Adobe Flash® Player 7, 8, or 9 (Windows Vista requires Flash 9.0.28 to address a known bug) Mac Apple Safari 2.0.4, Mozilla Firefox 2 Adobe Flash Player 8 or 9 Supported devices Sony® Reader PRS-505 Language versions English French German

Health for Life

Health for Life

Author: McConnell, Karen

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781450434935

Category: Education

Page: 424

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Health for Life is an innovative new resource that teaches high school students the fundamentals of health and wellness, how to avoid destructive habits, and how to choose to live healthy lives.

Health for Life

Health for Life

Author: Karen E. McConnell

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492584766

Category: Education

Page: 424

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Health for Life provides the keys necessary for adopting healthy habits and committing to healthy living in high school and throughout the life span. The text covers all of the components of personal well-being, including physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual health. It provides students the knowledge in making healthy choices and fosters the skill development required for taking healthy actions. Health for Life helps students in these ways: • Analyze how key influences affect their health and wellness, such as family, peers, media, and technology • Explore consumer topics and use appropriate resources to find answers to challenging questions • Sharpen their interpersonal communication skills as they share health knowledge; debate controversial topics; demonstrate refusal, negotiation, and refusal skills; manage interpersonal conflicts; and promote healthy living among their peers • Use decision-making skills and apply healthy living skills as they identify solutions to problems posed • Evaluate their own health habits as they relate to a variety of behaviors • Create goals for behavior change and establish plans for healthy living • Communicate health information with family and advocate for healthy living at home and in their communities • Discover how health and technology intersect on various topics The text is divided into seven units of 20 chapters. The chapters help students explore a range of topics, including mental health, nutrition, physical activity, stress management, healthy relationships, avoiding destructive habits, and making good health choices throughout life. Health for Life has an abundance of features that help students connect with content in personal ways and retain the information. Here’s a glance at some of those features: • Lesson Objectives, Lesson Vocabulary, Comprehension Check, and Chapter Review help students prepare to dive in to the material, understand it, and retain it (standard NHES 1). • Connect spurs students to analyze various influences on their health and wellness (standard NHES 2). • Consumer Corner aids students in exploring consumer health issues (standard NHES 3). • Healthy Communication gets students to use and expand their interpersonal communication skills as they share their views about various health topics (standard NHES 4). • Skills for Healthy Living and Making Healthy Decisions help students learn and practice self-management so they can make wise choices related to their health and wellness (standard NHES 5). • Planning for Healthy Living assists students in applying what they’ve learned as they set goals and establish plans for behavior change (standard NHES 6). • Self-Assessment offers students the opportunity to evaluate their health habits and monitor improvement in health behaviors (standard NHES 7). • Take It Home and Advocacy in Action prepare students to advocate for health at home and in their communities (standard NHES 8). • Health Science and Health Technology focus on the roles of science and technology as they relate to health and where science and technology intersect regarding health issues. • Living Well News challenges students to integrate health literacy, math, and language skills to better understand a current health issue. In addition, Health for Life is reinforced by its online resources for teachers and students. Following are highlights of these two invaluable resources. Teacher Web Resource The Teacher Web Resource contains the following: • Complete lesson plans; the first three lessons have a corresponding PowerPoint slide show • An answer key to all worksheets and quizzes • A test package that includes tests for each chapter; tests consist of multiple-choice, true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, and short essay questions All lesson plans and assessments support identified learning objectives. Each lesson plan includes these features: • Preparing the Lesson (lesson objectives and preparation) • Bell Ringer (a journal question for students, or a quiz or activity to begin class) • Lesson Focus (main points of the lesson paired with a student worksheet) • Lesson Application (main activity paired with a worksheet) • Reflection and Summary (lesson review) • Evaluate (student quiz or test or worksheet review) • Reinforcing the Lesson (Take It Home and Challenge activities) Student Web Resource The Student Web Resource contains these features: • All worksheets, quizzes, and other materials referred to in the lesson plans • Vocabulary flip cards and other interactive elements from the iBook edition • Expanded discussion of selected topics that are marked by web icons in the text • Review questions from the text, presented in an interactive format for students to fill out to check their level of understanding Delivering the content that will help students value and adopt healthy lifestyles, and loaded with the features and online resources that will help students understand and retain the content, Health for Life promises to be one of the most crucial texts for students today.

Fitness and Wellness

Fitness and Wellness

Author: Carol K. Armbruster

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781718210769

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 416

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With content targeted specifically toward the college-age population, Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life With HKPropel Access presents evidence-based physical and mental health guidance to point students toward healthy choices that will develop into healthy lifestyles. Authors Carol K. Armbruster, Ellen M. Evans, and Catherine M. Laughlin have more than 80 years of combined health and wellness professional experience, the majority of which has focused on the college population. This enables them to present the material in a contemporary manner that is easily relatable and understood by students. Relevant information on topics such as cardiovascular exercise, strength training, stretching, nutrition, weight management, stress management, substance abuse and addiction, and sexual health will start students on the path to developing a healthy mind and body, which can lead to a better quality of life. Additionally, because Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life emphasizes behavior modification to develop desired habits, students are armed with the tools they need to make healthy lifestyle changes—for both the present and future: Related online learning tools delivered through HKPropel offer 48 video clips and practical learning activities to provide real-life context to the material Behavior Check sidebars help students integrate health and wellness concepts into their daily lives Now and Later sidebars encourage students to consider how their actions today will affect them in the future The Functional Movement Training section shows exercises to strengthen specific muscles and explains their importance for common activities Infographics, evidence-based tables, and figures illustrate and reinforce key concepts so they are easy to understand The online activities in HKPropel offer students the unique opportunity to engage directly with the content and practice the exercises and strategies presented. In addition to the 48 exercises demonstrating proper exercise technique, lab activities for each chapter will guide students in completing individual assessments, setting goals, and identifying the pros and cons of modifying their behavior. The labs may be assigned by instructors and tracked within HKPropel, and chapter quizzes (assessments) that are automatically graded may also be assigned to gauge student comprehension of the content. The primary goal of Fitness and Wellness: A Way of Life is to provide a personal, evidence-based tool to help students embrace living well. They will learn how to make healthy choices and positive behavior changes to lead and sustain healthier, happier, and more productive lives, now and in the future. Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is not included with this ebook but may be purchased separately.

Fitness for Life

Fitness for Life

Author: Charles B. Corbin

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 0736066764

Category: Education

Page: 624

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A high school textbook designed to promote lifelong fitness and well-being, encouraging students to develop an effective, entertaining exercise and nutrition program, explaining the benefits of good health and describing various types of fitness activities.

Fitness for Life, 6E

Fitness for Life, 6E

Author: Corbin, Chuck B.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781450400220

Category: Education

Page: 496

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Fitness for Life, Sixth Edition, is the award-winning text that continues to set the standard for teaching personal fitness (fitness education) at the high school level. It will help students become physically literate individuals who have the knowledge, skills, and confidence to enjoy a lifetime of healthful physical activity. This classic, evidence-based book will guide students in becoming informed consumers on matters related to lifelong physical activity and fitness, taking responsibility for setting individualized goals, and making their own plans for active living. To accomplish this overarching goal, they learn a variety of self-management skills, including self-assessment.

Fitness for Life Canada

Fitness for Life Canada

Author: Le Masurier, Guy C.

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492511731

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 769

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Fitness for Life Canada is an evidence-based program focused on shifting teens from dependence to independence when it comes to healthy behaviours, including physical activity, fitness, and healthy eating. It includes an array of web-based resources for students and teachers and more than 100 lesson plans.

Fitness for Life Canada With Web Resources

Fitness for Life Canada With Web Resources

Author: Guy Le Masurier

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9781492585596

Category: Education

Page: 544

View: 159

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Fitness for Life Canada: Preparing Teens for Healthy, Active Lifestyles is the only health and fitness education program backed by research and focused on shifting teens from dependence to independence when it comes to lifelong healthy lifestyles. Through Fitness for Life Canada, students are engaged in the process of personal program planning for a variety of health behaviours including physical activity, fitness, and health eating. This evidence-based and standards-based program follows a pedagogically sound scope and sequence to enhance student learning and progress and presents the science of healthy living at age-appropriate levels. Research clearly demonstrates that active and healthy adults use a variety of self-management skills to maintain their positive behaviours. Fitness for Life Canada helps students develop numerous self-management skills—such as self-assessment, self-monitoring, goal setting, finding social support, overcoming barriers, and managing time—to prepare them to independently engage in healthy lifestyles. Students also learn to engage in community physical activity opportunities, with national sport and health organizations, and with technology that supports healthy lifestyles. Through Fitness for Life Canada, students explore these aspects: The foundations of active and healthy living, including adopting healthy lifestyles and self-management skills and setting goals and planning personal programs Learning the basics for lifelong activity and health, including engaging in smart and safe physical activity, knowing how much activity is enough, and understanding healthy eating Beginning activity and building fitness, including participating in moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity and developing cardiorespiratory endurance Building muscle fitness and flexibility, including understanding muscle fitness applications and ergogenic aids Maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including achieving a healthy body composition, choosing nutritious foods, and making good consumer choices Creating positive and healthy experiences, including managing stress, developing lifelong leadership skills, understanding reproductive and sexual wellness, and making wise choices regarding alcohol, drugs, and tobacco Fitness for Life Canada has extensive teacher resources with more than 100 lesson plans (classroom and activity based) that provide teachers with numerous options for student assessment and opportunities to demonstrate evidence of student learning (e.g., quizzes, tests, worksheets, student demonstrations, student projects). Teachers can integrate the program with existing curricula or deliver it as a stand-alone program. They can also apply our Fitness Club approach to deliver fitness education to large numbers of students using multiple activity areas. Teacher Ancillaries are available free with the adoption and purchase of a class set of the student text. Special Features in Chapters and Units Every chapter in the student text features two classroom lessons, one feature that engages students with prominent Canadian sport organizations and health organizations, and a chapter review. The book devotes multiple lessons to personal program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Go to Sample Content to view sample page layouts that show these special features. Each unit offers a Consumer Corner feature. The teacher web resources feature the same chapter content as the student text plus three physical activity lessons per chapter that help students apply what they’ve learned from the classroom lessons. In addition, the chapters have a series of other prominent features: Lesson objectives direct student learning. Lesson vocabulary helps students understand multiple uses of words (definitions in glossary and online). Art includes a version of the physical activity pyramid for teens. Photos and design give the chapters a refreshing student-friendly look with its dynamic four-color design. Muscle art identifies the muscles used in each exercise. Fit Facts give quick information about relevant topics. Quotes from famous people reveal their thoughts on fitness, health, and wellness. Fitness Technology offers opportunities for students to use and study technology. Science in Action provides in-depth coverage of innovations in fitness, health, and wellness. Self-Assessment allows students to evaluate their fitness, health, and wellness as the first step in personal planning for improvement. Taking Charge and Self-Management allow students to learn self-management skills for adopting healthy behaviors and interacting with other students to solve problems encountered by hypothetical teens. Taking Action features activities that are supported by the lesson plans. Consumer Corner helps students become good consumers of information on fitness, health, and wellness as they learn how to separate fact from fiction. Web-Based Resources Fitness for Life Canada provides physical educators with numerous delivery and assessment options in health and physical education. Specifically, the program has more than 100 detailed activity- and classroom-based lesson plans that can be delivered out of the box for beginner teachers and are modifiable for experienced teachers. The lesson plans are supported with assessment and teaching materials such as worksheets, activity cards, PowerPoint slides, quizzes, chapter and unit tests, an online test bank, portfolios (including digital), demonstrations (live, video, and pictures), journals and reflections (written and video), class presentations and video presentations, and supplemental project ideas. For students, web resources are included with each student text and feature the following: Video clips that demonstrate the self-assessments in each chapter Video clips that demonstrate the exercise in selected chapters Worksheets without answers Review questions from the text presented in an interactive format so students can check their level of understanding Expanded discussions of topics marked by web icons in the text Vocabulary terms with definitions Teacher web resources are available free with any class set purchase and include the following: An introduction that describes the body of knowledge and pedagogical foundations behind Fitness for Life Canada as well as the evidence supporting its effectiveness Daily lesson plans, including five lessons per chapter: two classroom plans and three activity plans Worksheets with answers Premade chapter and unit quizzes with answers Activity cards and task cards Presentation package of slides with the key points for each lesson A test bank that teachers can use to make their own quizzes if they prefer SummaryFitness for Life Canada develops higher-order physical literacy knowledge and skills that help students become active and healthy adults. Fitness for Life Canada focuses on developing students’ knowledge of health and health-related fitness concepts, training principles, and personal physical activity and fitness program planning. That knowledge is combined with numerous self-management skills that are critical for maintaining physical activity, healthy eating, and general health behaviours. In short, Fitness for Life Canada enhances engagement, learning, and assessment while paving the way to a healthy lifestyle throughout the life span.

Fitness for Life

Fitness for Life

Author: Dolly Lambdin

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780736086011

Category: Education

Page: 162

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A program that focuses attention on schoolwide wellness during four weeks of the school year. Helps schools incorporate coordinated activities that will enable them to meet national standards and guidelines for physical activity and nutrition. Includes lesson plans for physical education, physical activities for the classroom, and whole-school events and activities.

Healthy Body for Life: A Guide for Women Over Forty

Healthy Body for Life: A Guide for Women Over Forty

Author: Carla Hampshire

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781483455594

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 174

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The age of forty is a wonderful time of life. However, it can be filled with many physical and emotional changes and potential health concerns. Despite the challenges you may face, it is possible to take steps to enhance your wellness. This book discusses the essential principles of health and wellness that will dramatically improve your physical and emotional well-being. She shares: how to remain optimistic about the years to come; effective ways to prepare yourself for wellness; how to meet your nutritional needs as a woman over forty; advice about how to stay fit, including an illustrated body-weight workout and a stretching routine; strategies to help you cope with hormonal changes; tips to help you achieve restorative and rejuvenating sleep; and simple techniques to reduce the stress in your life. This book communicates the importance of eating well, staying active, and living healthy. It not only educates, but it encourages women over forty to live healthier, happier lives.