This fitness assessment book was written for college undergraduates who, like the general public, are probably undergoing a barrage of media information related to fitness.
Assessing Your Fitness will help students assess their own health and fitness,and provide them with a starting point upon which they can determine their pathway to a healthier lifestyle and future fitness goals.
The book address family history, body composition, cardiovascular fitness, skill-related fitness, nutrition, and other factors contributing to a healthy lifestyle.
By following guidelines in each chapter, students should be able to chart out a sound program for reducing any shortcomings in their fitness profile.
- Worksheets for students to learn about their own fitness personality, as well as new fitness information.
- Lab exercises which guide students through their personal fitness assessments.
- Charts, graphs and photos for step-by-step guidance.
- Web links for additional online resources.
(The previous edition of this book was titled Fitness Assessment Workbook.)
Chapter 1: Fitness Appraisal
Chapter 2: Cardiovascular Endurance and Flexibility
Chapter 3: Basics of Nutrition
Chapter 4: Body Composition and Weight Management
Chapter 5: Muscle Strength and Muscle Endurance
Chapter 6: Skill-Related Fitness
Chapter 7: Stress Management
Chapter 8: Fitness for Life