ERIC Number: ED347125
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Fitness Unfolding: How To Begin and Maintain a Quality, Healthy Lifestyle. Tips, Guidelines, Resources, and References.
This book presents a holistic approach to fitness, opens channels of information, and identifies useful resources and references. After an introduction to the subject of health related fitness, the book presents 12 chapters answering the following questions: (1) Why Not Be Fit? (2) What Is Physical Fitness? (3) Why Participate in Fitness? (4) What Is Aerobic Exercise? (5) What Are Your Aerobic Workout Alternatives? (6) Who Should Participate and What Pre-exercise Steps Should They Take? (7) How Do You Begin an Exercise Program? (8) How Do You Select, Evaluate, and Get the Most from Your Fitness Class? (9) How Do You Work Out on Your Own? (10) What Are the Basics of a Proper Diet? (11) How Do You Lose Fat Weight? and (12) How Do You Prevent Health Problems? A book bibliography, additional book resources, glossary, index, 14 tables, 2 charts, and 2 worksheets are included. Appendices include information about professional associations offering teacher certification programs, and sources of referenced magazines, abstracts of reference books and recommended magazines, a list of newsletters, and a section on bolstering personal appearance. (LL)
Descriptors: Aerobics, Dietetics, Elementary Secondary Education, Exercise, Health Promotion, Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Lifetime Sports, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Reference Materials, Resource Materials, Teacher Certification
Symmetry Press, P.O. Box 3230, Boulder, CO 80307 ($13.95 plus $3.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Guides - General
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