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Principles of Training for Fitness and Wellness

Author(s): Tony D Airhart

Edition: 3

Copyright: 2017

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Chapter 1 The Importance of Increasing Physical Activity and Exercise
The Importance of Increasing Physical Activity
2008 Federal Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
Defining Physical Activity, Exercise, and Physical Fitness
Par-Q Medical Form
Informed Consent Form

Chapter 2 Stress
Stress and Its Impacts
Common Stressors Among College Students
How Do You Respond to Stress?
Are You Sleep Deprived?

Chapter 3 Assessing Physical Fitness
The Importance of Fitness Assessments
Health-Related Fitness Component Assessments
Fitness Assessments Results
Body Composition/Disease Risk Assessments
Skill-Related Fitness Component Assessments
Skill-Related Fitness Components Assessments

Chapter 4 Essential Knowledge for Developing a Fitness Program
Principles of Exercise and Training for Physical Fitness
FITT Formula
Target Heart Rates for Aerobic Fitness
Ratings of Perceived Exertion (RPE)
FITT Principle of Exercise

Chapter 5 Principles for Developing Muscular Strength and Endurance
Muscular Tissue
The Anatomy of Skeletal Muscle
Skeletal Muscle Group Movements
Benefits of Resistance Training
Variables in Developing a Weight Training Program
Major Muscles and Muscle Groups
Determining the Repetition Maximum (1RM) to Establish the Training Load
Muscular Endurance Tests

Chapter 6 Principles for Developing Cardiorespiratory Fitness
Benefits of Cardiorespiratory Fitness
How Does the Cardiorespiratory System Work?
Aerobic Training Effect on the Cardiorespiratory System
Maximum Oxygen Uptake—VO2 Max
Typical Averages of VO2 Max
Target Heart Rates
Determining Your VO2 Max

Chapter 7 Principles for Developing Flexibility
Health Benefits of Flexibility
Comparisons of Flexibility Assessments

Chapter 8 Basics of Nutrition
Essential Nutrients
The Human Body’s Energy Systems
Basal Metabolic Rate and Estimated Energy Requirements
Energy Balance
Determining Desired Body Weight According to Percent Body Fat
Evaluating Personal Dietary Intake
Nutritional Analysis
How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
The Nutrition Facts Label—An Overview

Glossary
Bibliography
Appendix

Tony D Airhart

Related ISBN's: 9781524914097, 9781792453571

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