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Fitness for Life 7th Edition Cloth With Web Resource

Fitness for Life 7th Edition Cloth With Web Resource

$138.95 CAD


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    Fitness for Life provides teachers and students with the most comprehensive and current evidence- and standards-based content available to help students to become physically literate and to be physically active throughout their lives. The seventh edition of this Texty Award–winning text is based on established education theory and follows a pedagogically sound scope and sequence to enhance learning and help students take responsibility for their own activity, fitness, health, and wellness.

    New to This Edition
    Fitness for Life is more than a fitness education program—it’s a conceptual physical education (CPE) program that addresses all national physical education standards. New features include the following:
    • Fully updated content includes new videos, photos, and ancillaries.
    • Universal design principles provide accessibility for all students.
    • Reorganized chapters enhance content flow.
    • New emphasis is placed on physical literacy and health literacy.
    • There is expanded coverage of social-emotional learning.
    • A modular approach and a comprehensive teacher’s guide support different schedules and remote learning, in-class learning, and blended approaches.
    • A new delivery platform, HKPropel, allows teachers to assign worksheets and projects, check on student progress, receive reports, and automatically scores tests.
    • An online teacher training course, free to adopters of the student text, includes a test for those who want to earn a certificate of completion.
    Student and Teacher Resources
    Fitness for Life comes with an array of resources, including a print text and ebook with web resource, an interactive web text, and teacher ancillaries.

    The student text offers 21 chapters in seven units. Chapters include lesson objectives, vocabulary words, muscle art, and self-assessments. Other special features in the book include Tech Trends, Fit Facts, Science in Action, Academic Connection, Taking Action activities, and Consumer Corner.

    To assist students using the print book or ebook, the Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, Web Resource features easy access to material referenced in the text, including vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews.

    Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is also available as an interactive web text, which students can access from a computer, tablet, or mobile device. The student interactive web textbook contains the same content as the print book but uses interactive audio, video, worksheets, and other great activities to help students engage with the material and enhance learning. The interactive web textbook offers audio vocabulary and definitions in English and Spanish. Introductory videos at the beginning of each lesson help students assess their knowledge going in, while videos at the end of each lesson help students put what they’ve learned into context.

    Enduring Features of This Iconic Text
    • Meets SHAPE America’s latest grade-level standards and outcomes
    • Employs Dr. Corbin’s iconic HELP philosophy and Stairway to Lifetime Fitness, Health, and Wellness approach
    • Helps students become informed consumers about physical activity and fitness
    • Helps develop students’ self-management skills
    • Separates fitness facts from fiction
    With its updated content and its new online training course, delivery platform, and ancillaries, Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition, is ideally suited to instruction in a gym, outdoors, in a classroom, entirely online, or in a blended approach.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with all new print books.



    Student text for secondary school personal fitness courses.
    Unit I: Building a Foundation

    Chapter 1. Fitness, Health, and Wellness for All
    Lesson 1.1 Lifelong Fitness, Health, and Wellness
        Self-Assessment: Physical Fitness Challenges
    Lesson 1.2 Developing Health and Physical Literacy
        Taking Charge: Communication
        Self-Management: Skills for Effective Communication
        Taking Action: The Warm-Up
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 2. Physical Activity and Healthy Lifestyles for All
    Lesson 2.1 Adopting Healthy Lifestyles
        Self-Assessment: Practicing Physical Fitness Tests
    Lesson 2.2 Learning Self-Management Skills
        Taking Charge: Self-Assessment
        Self-Management: Skills for Self-Assessment
        Taking Action: Fitness Trails
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 3. Goal Setting and Program Planning
    Lesson 3.1 Goal Setting
        Self-Assessment: Assessing Muscle Fitness
    Lesson 3.2 Program Planning
        Taking Charge: Setting Goals
        Self-Management: Skills for Setting Goals
        Taking Action: Exercise Circuits
    Chapter Review

    Unit II: Safe and Smart Health-Enhancing Physical Activity

    Chapter 4. Safe and Smart Physical Activity
    Lesson 4.1 Readiness for Physical Activity
        Self-Assessment: Body Composition and Flexibility
    Lesson 4.2 Safe and Injury-Free Physical Activity
        Taking Charge: Overcoming Barriers
        Self-Management: Skills for Overcoming Barriers
        Taking Action: Safe Exercise Circuit
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 5. Social, Health, and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
    Lesson 5.1 Benefits of Social Interactions in Physical Activity
        Self-Assessment: Modifying Rules in Games
    Lesson 5.2 Health and Wellness Benefits of Physical Activity
        Taking Charge: Conflict Resolution
        Self-Management: Skills for Conflict Resolution
        Taking Action: Team Building
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 6. How Much Is Enough?
    Lesson 6.1 How Much Physical Activity Is Enough?
        Self-Assessment: PACER and Trunk Lift
    Lesson 6.2 How Much Fitness Is Enough?
        Taking Charge: Learning to Self-Monitor
        Self-Management: Skills for Self-Monitoring
        Taking Action: Physical Activity Pyramid Circuit
    Chapter Review

    Unit III: Moderate and Vigorous Physical Activity

    Chapter 7. Moderate Physical Activity and Avoiding Sedentary Living
    Lesson 7.1 Moderate Physical Activity Facts
        Self-Assessment: Walking Test
    Lesson 7.2 Preparing a Moderate Physical Activity Plan
        Taking Charge: Learning to Manage Time
        Self-Management: Skills for Managing Time
        Taking Action: Performing Your Moderate Physical Activity Plan
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 8. Cardiorespiratory Endurance
    Lesson 8.1 Cardiorespiratory Endurance Facts
        Self-Assessment: Step Test and One-Mile Run Test
    Lesson 8.2 Building Cardiorespiratory Endurance
        Taking Charge: Self-Confidence
        Self-Management: Skills for Building Self-Confidence
        Taking Action: Target Heart Rate Workouts
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 9. Vigorous Physical Activity
    Lesson 9.1 Vigorous Aerobics, Sports, and Recreation
        Self-Assessment: Assessing Jogging Techniques
    Lesson 9.2 Anaerobic Activities, Mixed Fitness Activities, and Vigorous Activity Planning
        Taking Charge: Improving Performance Skills
        Self-Management: Skills for Improving Performance
        Taking Action: Performing Your Vigorous Physical Activity Plan
    Chapter Review

    Unit IV. Muscle Fitness and Flexibility

    Chapter 10. Muscle Fitness Basics
    Lesson 10.1 Muscle Fitness Facts
        Self-Assessment: Muscle Fitness Testing
    Lesson 10.2 Building Muscle Fitness
        Taking Charge: Preventing Relapse
        Self-Management: Skills for Preventing Relapse
        Taking Action: Resistance Machine Exercises
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 11. Muscle Fitness Applications
    Lesson 11.1 Core Fitness, Posture, and Back Care
        Self-Assessment: Healthy Back Test
    Lesson 11.2 Muscle Fitness Exercise Planning and Ergogenic Aids
        Taking Charge: Finding Social Support
        Self-Management: Skills for Finding Social Support
        Taking Action: Performing Your Muscle Fitness Exercise Plan
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 12. Flexibility
    Lesson 12.1 Flexibility Facts
        Self-Assessment: Arm, Leg, and Trunk Flexibility
    Lesson 12.2 Preparing a Flexibility Exercise Plan
        Taking Charge: Building Knowledge and Understanding
        Self-Management: Skills for Building Knowledge and Understanding
        Taking Action: Performing Your Flexibility Exercise Plan
    Chapter Review

    Unit V: Skills and Skill-Related Fitness, Body Composition, and Program Planning

    Chapter 13. Skill-Related Fitness, Skills, Tactics, and Strategy
    Lesson 13.1 Skill-Related Physical Fitness and Skills
        Self-Assessment: Assessing Skill-Related Physical Fitness
    Lesson 13.2 Strategy and Tactics
        Taking Charge: Developing Tactics
        Self-Management: Skills for Developing Tactics
        Taking Action: Skill Learning Experiment
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 14. Body Composition and Energy Balance
    Lesson 14.1 Body Composition Facts
        Self-Assessment: Body Measurements
    Lesson 14.2 Energy Balance
        Taking Charge: Improving Physical Self-Perception
        Self-Management: Skills for Improving Physical Self-Perception
        Taking Action: Elastic Band Workout
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 15. Planning and Maintaining Active Lifestyles
    Lesson 15.1 Preparing a Comprehensive Physical Activity Plan
        Self-Assessment: Your Personal Fitness Test Battery
    Lesson 15.2 Maintaining Active Lifestyles
        Taking Charge: Changing Attitudes
        Self-Management: Skills for Building Positive Attitudes
        Taking Action: Performing Your Physical Activity Plan
    Chapter Review

    Unit VI: Living Well: Making Healthy Choices

    Chapter 16. Choosing Nutritious Food
    Lesson 16.1 A Healthy Diet
        Self-Assessment: Energy Balance
    Lesson 16.2 Making Healthy Food Choices
        Taking Charge: Saying No
        Self-Management: Skills for Saying No
        Taking Action: Burn It Up Workout
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 17. Stress Management
    Lesson 17.1 Facts About Stress
        Self-Assessment: Identifying Signs of Stress
    Lesson 17.2 Managing Stress
        Taking Charge: Managing Competitive Stress
        Self-Management: Skills for Managing Competitive Stress
        Taking Action: Performing Relaxation Exercises
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 18. Making Healthy Choices and Planning for Health and Wellness
    Lesson 18.1 Lifestyle Choices for Fitness, Health, and Wellness
        Self-Assessment: Healthy Lifestyle Questionnaire
    Lesson 18.2 Healthy Lifestyle Planning
        Taking Charge: Thinking Success
        Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Success
        Taking Action: Your Healthy Lifestyle Plan
    Chapter Review

    Unit VII: Moving Through Life

    Chapter 19. Making Good Consumer Choices
    Lesson 19.1 Health and Fitness Quackery
        Self-Assessment: Assessing Your Posture
    Lesson 19.2 Evaluating Health Clubs, Equipment, Media, and Internet Materials
        Taking Charge: Learning to Think Critically
        Self-Management: Skills for Thinking Critically
        Taking Action: Your Health and Fitness Club
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 20. The Science of Active Living
    Lesson 20.1 Moving Your Body
        Self-Assessment: Analyzing Basic Skills
    Lesson 20.2 Moving Implements and Objects
        Taking Charge: Positive Self-Talk
        Self-Management: Skills for Positive Self-Talk
        Taking Action: Applying Principles
    Chapter Review

    Chapter 21. Taking Advantage of Opportunities
    Lesson 21.1 Active Living Opportunities
        Self-Assessment: Opportunities for Physical Activity Participation Questionnaire
    Lesson 21.2 Physical Education and Career Opportunities
        Taking Charge: Choosing Good Activities
        Self-Management: Skills for Choosing Good Activities
        Taking Action: Taking Advantage of Opportunities
    Chapter Review
    Charles B. (“Chuck”) Corbin, PhD, is a professor emeritus in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University. He has published more than 200 journal articles and has authored or coauthored more than 100 books, including Fitness for Life, Fitness for Life: Middle School, Fitness for Life: Elementary School, and Concepts of Fitness and Wellness, all of which earned the Text and Academic Authors Association’s Texty award for excellence demonstrated over time. Dr. Corbin is internationally recognized as an expert in physical activity, health, and wellness promotion and youth physical fitness. He has presented keynote addresses at more than 40 state conventions, made major addresses in more than 15 countries, and presented numerous named lectures. He is a past president and emeritus fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology; a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), National Association for Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Professionals; and an honorary fellow of SHAPE America. His awards include the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Healthy American Fitness Leaders Award from the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition (PCSFN); the Luther Halsey Gulick Award, Physical Fitness Council Honor Award, Margie R. Hanson Award, and Scholar Award from SHAPE America; and the Hetherington Award, the highest honor of the National Academy of Kinesiology. He received distinguished alumnus awards from the University of New Mexico and the University of Illinois. He was selected to the SHAPE America Hall of Fame. He served for more than 20 years as a member of the advisory board of FitnessGram and was the first chair of the science board of PCFSN.

    Darla M. Castelli, PhD, is a professor in the department of kinesiology and health education at the University of Texas at Austin. Her work examines the effects of physical activity and metabolic risk factors on cognitive health. Dr. Castelli strives to understand how physical activity can reverse the effects of health risk. She has been working with school-age youth in physical activity settings for more than 25 years, leading several physical activity interventions (e.g., Kinetic Kidz, FITKids1, FITKids2, Active + Healthy = Forever Fit, and Fitness 4 Everyone). Dr. Castelli has received teaching awards in both the public school setting (e.g., Maine Physical Education Teacher of the Year) and in higher education (e.g., University of Illinois Teaching Excellence Award and University of Texas at Austin Kinesiology and Health Education Graduate Teaching Award). She is an active fellow in the National Academy of Kinesiology. As a fellow in the SHAPE America Research Council and a past Young Scholar Award recipient from the National Association for Kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAKPEHE) and the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AEISEP), her research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the American Dietetic Foundation, and the U.S. Department of Education. She has presented her work at U.S. Congress and Senate briefings in Washington, D.C., in support of the FIT Kids Act. Dr. Castelli has been a member of two Institute of Medicine committees, one on fitness measures and health outcomes in youth physical activity and one on physical education in the school environment. She received a BS from Plymouth State University, an MS from Northern Illinois University, and a PhD from the University of South Carolina.

    Benjamin A. Sibley, PhD, is a professor in the department of recreation management and physical education at Appalachian State University. Dr. Sibley received a BS in exercise science from Wake Forest University, an MAT in physical education from the University of South Carolina, and a PhD in sport and exercise psychology from Arizona State University. He is designated as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) by NSCA, is certified as a CrossFit Trainer (CF-L3), and has served as a NASPE Physical Best Instructor. He has been a member of SHAPE America since 2003, currently serves on the SHAPE America Professional Preparation Council, and has served on the editorial board for the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (JOPERD). Dr. Sibley has published and presented numerous papers on physical activity among children and adults, in particular addressing motivation for physical activity and the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance. In his leisure time, Dr. Sibley enjoys exercising, outdoor activities, cooking, and spending time with his wife and two children.

    Guy C. Le Masurier, PhD, is a professor of sport, health, and physical education at Vancouver Island University in British Columbia, Canada. Dr. Le Masurier has published numerous articles related to youth physical activity and physical education, and he has given more than 50 research and professional presentations at national and regional meetings. He is the lead author of Fitness for Life Canada and coauthor of Fitness for Life, Seventh Edition; Health Opportunities Through Physical Education; Fitness for Life: Middle School; and Fitness for Life: Elementary School. Dr. Le Masurier has served as an editorial board member for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and the International Journal of Physical Education, and he reviews research for numerous professional journals. Dr. Le Masurier is a research fellow of SHAPE America. He serves his island community as a volunteer firefighter and loves to grow vegetables.

    Fitness for Life adopters have access to a Teacher Collection that provides online resources for students and teachers through HKPropel, a platform that makes it easy to access and use online materials that enhance learning and instruction.

    Teacher HKPropel resources include the following:

    • An introduction that describes physical literacy, health literacy, and the foundation sciences behind Fitness for Life
    • Daily lesson plans, with five lessons (two classroom plans and three activity plans) per chapter
    • Worksheets that allow students to complete assignments for assessment portfolios
    • Premade lesson and chapter quizzes with answers
    • Unit tests with answers
    • Activity cards
    • A presentation package of slides with the key points for each classroom lesson
    • A test bank that teachers can use to make their own quizzes and tests if they prefer

    For schools that adopt the text with web resource available through HKPropel, students also have online access to vocabulary terms with English and Spanish definitions and audio pronunciations, worksheets, and chapter reviews. For schools that adopt the interactive web text available through HKPropel, students also gain online access to video clips demonstrating self-assessments and exercises, give-it-a-try activities, worksheets for completing assignments, review questions, and vocabulary flip cards. Teachers can track students’ progress through each chapter in the interactive web text.

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