Total Fitness & Wellness, The Mastering Health Edition (7e) : 9780134167602

Total Fitness & Wellness, The Mastering Health Edition (7e)

Powers & Dodd
 
Edition
 
7
ISBN
 
9780134167602
ISBN 10
 
0134167600
Published
 
08/01/2016
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
528
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$152.99
 
 
 
Description

For Health and Fitness courses.

 

Provide your students with interactive tools to succeed in fitness and wellness

Total Fitness and Wellness gives students a solid foundation in fitness and wellness, while providing them with the tools they need to make healthy behavioural changes and lifestyle choices. The vibrant design makes the book more approachable through modern chapter-opening photos, graphs, and detailed exercise photos.

 

The 7th Edition provides a clear learning path, labs that can be completed and submitted online, and a thoroughly revised guide to creating a comprehensive fitness and wellness plan, ensuring students and instructors have the print and online tools they need to succeed.

Table of contents
  1. Understanding Fitness and Wellness
  2. General Principles of Exercise for Health and Fitness
  3. Cardiorespiratory Endurance: Assessment and Prescription
  4. Improving Muscular Strength and Endurance
  5. Improving Flexibility
  6. Body Composition
  7. Creating Your Total Fitness and Wellness Plan
  8. Nutrition, Health, and Fitness
  9. Achieving Optimal Body Weight
  10. Preventing Cardiovascular Disease
  11. Stress Management
  12. Preventing Exercise-Related and Unintentional Injuries
  13. Cancer
  14. Sexually Transmitted Infections
  15. Addiction and Substance Abuse
New to this edition
Proven pedagogical features

Carried over from previous editions, you’ll find:

  • Streamlined organization presents material in 15 chapters (versus 16 in the last edition) by incorporating coverage of environmental factors and special populations into the chapters on creating a fitness and wellness plan (Chapter 7) and preventing injuries (Chapter 12).
  • REVISED! End-of-chapter material include Chapter Summaries, Study Questions, and WebLinks, and are now tied to Learning Outcomes. Suggested Readings and updated References appear in their own section at the end of the book.
  • REVISED! Learning Outcomes are now numbered to match headings in the text and the chapter summary at the end of the chapter, creating a clear learning path and Study Plan.

 

To Help Coach Your Students

  • REVISED! Coaching Corner gives students practical fitness and wellness advice and strategies to help them put their changes into action.
  • UPDATED! Lab exercises address current trends such as social networking, time management (Chapter 11), and substance abuse addiction (Chapter 15), and allow students to apply textual information to practical issues, encouraging the immediate development of healthy lifestyle choices and a core fitness plan.
  • REVISED! Creating Your Total Fitness and Wellness Plan (Chapter 7), provides students with practical, step-by-step instructions on developing and putting fitness and wellness plans into action. This chapter includes new information, sample exercise programs, and new labs.
  • In addition to QR codes, media icons (See It! Do It!, etc.) link chapter material to supporting material in MasteringHealth, including assessments, online labs, and additional web content.


Also available with MasteringHealthTM
This title is also available with MasteringHealth—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.

 

Specific features include:

  • Interactive eText 2.0 complete with embedded ABC News videos and exercise videos. eText 2.0 is mobile friendly and ADA accessible.
    • Now available on smartphones and tablets.
    • Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media.
    • Accessible (screen-reader ready).
    • Configurable reading settings, including resizable type and night reading mode.
    • Instructor and student note-taking, highlighting, bookmarking, and search.
  • Interactive Behavior Change Activities, Which Path Would You Take? allow students to explore various health choices online, with an emphasis on the consequences of those choices. The activities are available in the Study Area and are also assignable with follow-up assessment in the item library.
  • 25 auto-graded, assignable labs.
  • UPDATED! MP3 Chapter Reviews are now accessible via QR codes in the book, and are assignable in Mastering.
  • Over 30 ABC News videos bring health to life and spark discussion with up-to-date hot topics and include multiple-choice questions that provide wrong-answer feedback to redirect students to the correct answer.
  • Pre-lecture Reading Questions ensure that students come prepared for lecture by answering multiple choice questions related to the modules in the text.
  • Dynamic Study Modules help students study effectively on their own by continuously assessing their activity and performance in real time. Here's how it works: students complete a set of questions with a unique answer format that also asks them to indicate their confidence level. Questions repeat until the student can answer them all correctly and confidently. Once completed, Dynamic Study Modules explain the concept using materials from the text. These are available as graded assignments prior to class, and accessible on smartphones, tablets, and computers.
  • Learning Catalytics™ is an interactive, student response tool that uses students’ smartphones, tablets, or laptops to engage them in more sophisticated tasks and thinking. Now included with MyLab & Mastering with eText, Learning Catalytics enables you to generate classroom discussion, guide your lecture, and promote peer-to-peer learning with real-time analytics. Instructors, you can:
    • Pose a variety of open-ended questions that help your students develop critical thinking skills.
    • Monitor responses to find out where students are struggling.
    • Use real-time data to adjust your instructional strategy and try other ways of engaging your students during class.
    • Manage student interactions by automatically grouping students for discussion, teamwork, and peer-to-peer learning.
  • Study Plan questions correlated to essential end-of-chapter material and specific numbered learning outcomes and Mastering assets. Learning Outcomes are now numbered in the text, correlated with the A-heads in the chapters and in the chapter summary for easy reference.
  • Behavior Change Videos are concise whiteboard-style videos that help students with the steps of behavior change, covering topics such as setting SMART goals, identifying and overcoming barriers to change, planning realistic timelines, and more. Additional videos review key fitness concepts such as determining target heart rate range for exercise. All videos include assessment activities and are assignable in MasteringHealth.  
  • Health & Fitness Coaching Activities guide students through key health topics with engaging mini-lessons that provide hints and feedback.
  • UPDATED! NutriTools Coaching Activities in the nutrition chapter allow students to combine and experiment with different food options and learn firsthand how to build healthier meals.

 

Features & benefits
Proven pedagogical features

Carried over from previous editions, you’ll find:

  • NEW! Streamlined organisation presents material in 15 chapters (versus 16 in the last edition) by incorporating coverage of environmental factors and special populations into the chapters on creating a fitness and wellness plan (Chapter 7) and preventing injuries (Chapter 12).
  • Examining the Evidence boxes give the reader insight into special topics such as the effects of caffeine, the search for a cure for AIDS, road rage, muscle cramps, and anabolic steroid use.
  • Consumer Corner boxes teach students to be informed and discerning health and fitness consumers, guiding them to make the best fitness and wellness decisions in a market full of fads, gimmicks, and gadgets.
  • Appreciating Diversity boxes present current health research, covering issues such as how the risk of cancer varies across the U.S. and how the incidence of drug abuse varies across populations.
  • Consider This! grab students’ attention with surprising statistics, prompting them to pause and consider the long-term consequences of specific health behaviours.
  • Steps for Behaviour Change focus students on evaluating their own behaviours (e.g., Are you a fast food junkie? Are you reluctant to strength train? Do you protect your skin from UV light?) and present them with practical steps they can take to make meaningful behaviour change.
  • REVISED! End-of-chapter material include Chapter Summaries, Study Questions, and WebLinks, and are now tied to Learning Outcomes. Suggested Readings and updated References appear in their own section at the end of the book.
  • A chapter on Body Composition (Chapter 6) emphasises the importance of body composition as one of the five major components of physical fitness.
  • Integration of fitness assessment lab material throughout the book aligns the assessments with the topics they are relevant to.
  • REVISED! Learning Outcomes are now numbered to match headings in the text and the chapter summary at the end of the chapter, creating a clear learning path and Study Plan.
  • Current research and statistics include objectives from Healthy People 2020 and myplate.gov. Coverage includes current topics of student interest such as eating disorders, stress-management strategies, barefoot running, Pilates, diabetes and pre-diabetes, ergogenic dietary supplements, at-home fitness equipment, antioxidants, and emotional health.
  • The pre-/post-course fitness assessment tip-in and Behaviour Change Contract found at the beginning of the book help assess progress in the course.

 To Help Coach Your Students

  • REVISED! Coaching Corner gives students practical fitness and wellness advice and strategies to help them put their changes into action.
  • UPDATED! Lab exercises address current trends such as social networking, time management (Chapter 11), and substance abuse addiction (Chapter 15), and allow students to apply textual information to practical issues, encouraging the immediate development of healthy lifestyle choices and a core fitness plan.
  • REVISED! Creating Your Total Fitness and Wellness Plan (Chapter 7), provides students with practical, step-by-step instructions on developing and putting fitness and wellness plans into action. This chapter includes new information, sample exercise programs, and new labs.
  • Sample fitness and wellness programs have been expanded and added throughout the text to create a content link to Chapter 7. Sample programs address topics such as cardiorespiratory endurance (Chapter 3), muscular strength (Chapter 4), flexibility (Chapter 5), and stress management (Chapter 11), and include varying intensity levels. The programs are organised in easy-to-follow formats and are available in a mobile format.
Author biography

Scott Powers holds the title of distinguished professor, and is also director of the Center for Exercise Science at the University of Florida. He has been teaching for over 20 years, and was named Teacher of the Year at UF in 1992. Scott served as president of the Southeastern Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine in 1986, and is the co-author of another textbook, Exercise Physiology, 6th edition, published by McGraw-Hill. As a member of the Gatorade Sports Science Institute (GSSI) Sports Medicine Review Board and the editorial board for the Journal of Applied Physiology, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, the International Journal of Sports Medicine, and the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism, he is a well-known and highly respected individual in the field of exercise physiology.

 

Stephen Dodd is the Chair of the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. He has been teaching for more than 20 years, and has won numerous awards, including the Teacher of the Year award in 1997. He has won the annual “Instructional Resources Grant” from UF every year since 1991, allowing him to make innovations in use of multimedia in his classroom. He has held numerous chairs in committees at UF.