Teen Health Series: Fitness Information for Teens

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

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1585-8
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 5
Book Status: Pending
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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