This brief, user-friendly text is designed for students with little or no background in developing a personal fitness program. Topics covered in Get Fit, Stay Fit include principles of cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, limiting body fat, and nutrition. Key points have been emphasized to explain why certain aspects of physical fitness should be important to individuals, and how to become an informed consumer of physical fitness equipment and services.
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Additional exercises and fitness activities The revision includes new exercises and activities to increase general health, for weight loss and weight gain, and for strength and endurance.
Flexibility Exercises The new edition adds progression and overload content based on duration, intensity, and frequency as related to flexibility exercises.
Updated Resources In addition to general updating the revision includes current, helpful website and resource information for additional student reference.
Brief, Practical Coverage of Fitness Get Fit, Stay Fit focuses on providing the basic information on fitness needed for a one-credit course.
Lab Activities More than 20 Lab Activities assist the user in evaluating a number of personal measures of fitness as well as providing guidelines for increased health.
Highlights Key Information The text uses special boxes'Fit Lists, Health Links, and Safe Tips'to highlight and summarize, and provide quick reference to important information.
Photographs Clear and professional photographs of individuals from a range of fitness levels provide an excellent visual guide to the proper execution of exercises, stretches and activities.
William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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