Teen Health Series: Fitness Information for Teens

Editor: Maharaja, Siva Ganesh
Publication Year: 2017
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1585-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Available
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Fitness Information for Teens offers a comprehensive, fact-based guide for living a healthy and active lifestyle. The book includes information about the developing body, the components of fitness, and making and maintaining a fitness plan. It discusses exercise fundamentals and activities for team athletes and individuals--whether beginners or experienced competitors.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Your Body And The Components Of Fitness
  • Chapter 1— What Is Fitness?
  • Chapter 2— Physical Activity And Its Importance
  • Chapter 3—Meeting Your Muscles
  • Chapter 4—Bone Health
  • Chapter 5— Your Heart And Lungs
  • Chapter 6—Teen Nutrition
  • Chapter 7—Weighty Issues
  • Chapter 8—Mental Wellness
  • Chapter 9— Sleep Is Important For Fitness
  • Part Two: Making And Maintaining A Fitness Plan
  • Chapter 10— Tips For Getting Started On A Path To Fitness
  • Chapter 11— Fitness Guidelines For Children And Adolescents
  • Chapter 12— A Formula For Fitness
  • Chapter 13— Choosing The Right Type Of Physical Activity
  • Chapter 14— Health Clubs And Fitness Friends
  • Chapter 15— Selecting A Fitness Facility
  • Chapter 16— Exercise Caution Before Spending Money On Fitness Products
  • Part Three: Exercise Fundamentals
  • Chapter 17— Kinds Of Exercise
  • Chapter 18— Cardiovascular (Cardio) Exercise
  • Chapter 19— Star t Running
  • Chapter 20—Calisthenics
  • Chapter 21—Strength Training
  • Chapter 22—Stretching
  • Chapter 23—Pilates
  • Chapter 24—Yoga
  • Chapter 25— Measuring Exercise Intensity
  • Part Four: Activities For Team Athletes And Individuals
  • Chapter 26— Choosing The Right Sport For You
  • Chapter 27— Activities For Teens Who Don't Like Sports
  • Chapter 28— Baseball And Softball
  • Chapter 29—Basketball
  • Chapter 30— Bicycling And Indoor Cycling
  • Chapter 31—Football
  • Chapter 32—Frisbee
  • Chapter 33—Golf
  • Chapter 34— Gymnastics, Cheerleading, And Ballet
  • Chapter 35— Martial Arts
  • Chapter 36— Skating: Inline Skating And Skateboarding
  • Chapter 37—Soccer
  • Chapter 38— Tennis, Table Tennis, And Volleyball
  • Chapter 39— Walking And Hiking
  • Chapter 40— Water Sports
  • Chapter 41— Winter Sports
  • Part Five: Sports Safety
  • Chapter 42— Fitness Safety Tips
  • Chapter 43— Safety Tips For Runners
  • Chapter 44—Helmets
  • Chapter 45— Clothes And Shoes For Workout Comfort And Safety
  • Chapter 46— Increasing Activity Safely
  • Chapter 47— Sports-Related Concussions: What Youngsters Need To Know
  • Chapter 48— Tips For Exercising Safely In Adverse Weather
  • Chapter 49— Foods And Drinks For Physical Activity
  • Part Six: Overcoming Obstacles To Fitness
  • Chapter 50— Maintaining Fitness Motivation
  • Chapter 51— You Can Be Active At Any Size
  • Chapter 52— Sports Injuries
  • Chapter 53— Exercise Suggestions For People With Asthma
  • Chapter 54— Exercise Suggestions For People With Diabetes
  • Chapter 55— Overtraining Syndrome And Compulsive Exercise
  • Chapter 56— Female Athlete Triad: Three Symptoms That Mean Trouble
  • Chapter 57— Steroids And Other Performance Enhancers Are Risky
  • Part Seven: Health And Wellness Trends
  • Chapter 58— Fitness And Exercise Trends
  • Chapter 59— Wellness Or Fitness Tourism
  • Chapter 60— Online Fitness Training
  • Chapter 61— Digital Health And Fitness Wearables
  • Part Eight: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 62— The President's Challenge
  • Chapter 63— Resources For More Information About Fitness
  • Chapter 64— Resources For More Information About Specific Sports And Activities