Wellness for Life

Author(s): Steven Ross Murray, Kristin Heumann

Edition: 4

Copyright: 2022

Details: KHPContent | 180 days |

Featuring a combination of an eText with a website, Wellness for Life teaches students how to improve their overall wellness so that they can live happier, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.

While discussing topics such as disease, life expectancy, stress, physical fitness, nutrition, and weight management, Wellness for Life places a strong emphasis on the importance of self-responsibility as the key for developing high-level wellness. 

Used by more than 30,000 students, Wellness for Life by Steven Ross Murray and Kristin J. Heumann:

  • integrates assignments to help individuals to understand their current wellness levels and to help them to modify their lifestyles to prevent disease and to achieve high-level wellness.
  • includes access to Diet Analyzer 3.0 - software that helps readers analyze their current dietary practices. This software helps students learn how the macronutrients of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins relate and interact with respect to caloric amounts and food servings.
  • features a course website package that integrates an eText, Discussion Board, Graded Activities, Flash Cards, PowerPoint© presentations, automatically-graded exams, a gradebook, and more.

Chapter 1 What is wellness?
Chapter 2 Disease and Life Expectancy
Chapter 3 Stress
Chapter 4 Physical Fitness
Chapter 5 Nutrition and Weight Management
Chapter 6 STDs and Substance Abuse
Chapter 7 Safety and Injuries
Glossary, References, and Index

Steven Ross Murray

Dr. Steven Ross Murray is the Director of the Health and Wellness minor and the Director of the Physical Education Program at the University of California, Berkeley. He has written over 150 articles for academic and medical journals and other periodicals. His research interests are in health and wellness and sport history, particularly sport in antiquity. He is an official finisher of numerous road races and other multi-sport events, including the IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.

Kristin Heumann

Dr. Kristin J. Heumann is an Associate Professor and the Director of Health and Wellness in the Department of Kinesiology at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. Her research is focused on the prevention of disease through physical activity, the effects of body composition on health, wellness, and human performance, as well as methods to optimize sport performance. She serves on various committees for the National Strength and Conditioning Association and in her free time enjoys teaching Zumba, hiking, and trying all kinds of new workout styles.

Related ISBN's: 9781792468711




ISBN 9781792468711

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