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Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness
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Cengage Learning Activity Series Get the most out of your favorite physical activities. From aerobics and yoga - to bowling, tennis, weight training, and more - the Cengage Learning Activities Series goes beyond the basics, showing you how to improve, excel, and get more enjoyment from your activities, whatever your skill level and background. Learn the latest information for obtaining and maintaining wellness with WATER AEROBICS FOR FITNESS AND WELLNESS, Fourth Edition. This text provides you with guidelines, exercises, and examples to develop a water aerobic program. It also includes unique chapters on fitness assessment, nutrition, and weight management to encourage a lifetime of fitness and wellness program. This text will provide an excellent resource guide to get you started in water aerobics.
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1. Why Water Aerobics? 2. Fitness Assessment. 3. Water Aerobics Fitness Programming. 4. Shallow Water Exercise. 5. Deep Water Exercise. 6. Nutrition for Wellness. 7. Weight Management for Wellness. Appendix A: Health History Questionnaire. Appendix B: Personal Fitness Profile: Pre-test. Appendix C: Personal Fitness Profile: Post-test.

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Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson has completed a great deal of research in the area of water fitness and has used that expertise to complete several, reputable publications. These include publications for MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE, RESEARCH QUARTERLY FOR EXERCISE AND SPORT, JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE AND PHYSICAL FITNESS, and NATIONAL AQUATIC JOURNAL. She also has a strong background in intramural programs, having been the Director of Intramural Recreation at Boise State University for 11 years. She is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University and has been with the department for the past 21 years. All of this experience contributes to her ability to effectively discuss and present the topics of water aerobics and personal wellness. Dr. Werner W.K. Hoeger Professor Emeritus in the Department of Kinesiology at Boise State University, and fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the Research Consortium of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The 2004 recipient of the Presidential Award for Research and Scholarship in the College of Education at Boise State University, Dr. Hoeger continues to research and lecture on exercise physiology, physical fitness, and wellness. In addition to PRINCIPLES AND LABS FOR PHYSICAL FITNESS, Dr. Hoeger has published several Cengage Learning texts, including Fitness and Wellness, Principles and Labs for Fitness and Wellness, Lifetime Physical Fitness and Wellness, Wellness: Guidelines for a Healthy Lifestyle, and Water Aerobics for Fitness and Wellness (with Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson). Dr. Hoeger is a former luge runner and Winter Olympian, and renowned fitness and wellness innovator. He developed many popular fitness assessment tools in use today, such as the modified sit and reach, total body rotation, shoulder rotation, muscular endurance, muscular strength and endurance, and soda pop coordination tests.

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1. Why Water Aerobics? 2. Fitness Assessment. 3. Water Aerobics Fitness Programming. 4. Shallow Water Exercise. 5. Deep Water Exercise. 6. Nutrition for Wellness. 7. Weight Management for Wellness. Appendix A: Health History Questionnaire. Appendix B: Personal Fitness Profile: Pre-test. Appendix C: Personal Fitness Profile: Post-test.

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