Fit To Be Well: Essential Concepts

Publication Year: 2018

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Thygerson, Alton L.; Thygerson, Steven M.

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 978-1-28-414668-4

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  • Score: 1.92 (Nutrition)
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Fit to Be Well: Essential Concepts, Fifth Edition provides students with the tools they need to achieve their health and fitness goals by delving into exercise, proper nutrition, and stress management.

Serving as a road map in a journey focused on sustaining your health and improving your quality of life, Fit to Be Well begins with your current level of fitness before exploring ways of achieving increased cardiorespiratory endurance, strength, and flexibility; maintaining a healthy weight; and learning how to relax. Its content is organized in a succinct, easy-to-navigate manner that incorporates evidence-based medical sources alongside a range of rich pedagogical features that emphasize important concepts and applications.

Features and Benefits:

  • Includes the latest research identifying additional health benefits of regular physical activity, including treating dementia and lowering the risk of heart disease and some cancers
  • Incorporates Healthy People 2020’s new physical activity objectives
  • Contains several new ""Medical News You Can Use"" features describing the latest research on physical activity and nutrition
  • Incorporates the recommendations of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, as well as information about the new Nutrition Facts label design
  • Expands coverage on a range of vital topics, including wearable fitness technology, selecting appropriate footwear, and the importance of sleep


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Thygerson, Alton L.; Thygerson, Steven M.
ISBN: 978-1-28-414668-4
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Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 442
Year: 2018
Doody Core Title
  • 1.92 (Nutrition)

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