Concepts of Fitness and Wellness: A Comprehensive Lifestyle Approach, 3/e

Table of Contents

Section I Lifestyles for Health, Fitness, and Wellness

Concept 1 Health, Wellness, Fitness, and Healthy Lifestyles: An Introduction

Concept 2 Using Self-Management Skills to Adhere to Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors

Section II An Introduction to Physical Activity

Concept 3 Preparing for Physical Activity

Concept 4 How Much Physical Activity is Enough?

Concept 5 Learning Self-Planning Skills for Lifetime Physical Activity

Section III The Physical Activity Pyramid

Concept 6 The Health Benefits of Physical Activity

Concept 7 Lifestyle Physical Activity

Concept 8 Cardiovascular Fitness

Concept 9 Active Aerobics, Sports, and Recreational Activities

Concept 10 Flexibility

Concept 11 Muscle Fitness

Section IV Physical Activity: Special Considerations

Concept 12 Safe Physical Activity Exercise

Concept 13 Body Mechanics: Posture and Care of the Back and Neck

Concept 14 Performance Benefits of Physical Activity

Section V Nutrition and Body Composition

Concept 15 Body Composition

Concept 16 Nutrition

Concept 17 Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness

Section VI Stress Management

Concept 18 Stress and Health

Concept 19 Stress Management, Relaxation, and Time Management

Section VII Avoiding Destructive Behavior

Concept 20 Use and Abuse of Tobacco

Concept 21 Use and Abuse of Alcohol

Concept 22 Use and Abuse of Other Drugs

Concept 23 Preventing Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Section VIII Making Informed Choices

Concept 24 Preventing Other Health Threats through Lifestyle Change

Concept 25 Recognizing Quackery: Becoming an Informed Consumer

Concept 26 Toward Optimal Health and Wellness: Planning for a Healthy Lifestyle Change

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