Teen Health Series: Fitness Information for Teens

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-0-78-081968-9
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 11
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides consumer health information for teens about maintaining health through physical activity, including facts about preventing injury and overcoming obstacles to fitness. Includes index and resource information.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1 | Your Body and the Components of Fitness
    • Chapter 1—Physical Activity Facts
    • Chapter 2—The Key Components of Fitness
    • Chapter 3—Monitoring Student Fitness Levels
    • Chapter 4—The Role of a Healthy Diet in Fitness
    • Chapter 5—The Role of Sleep in Wellness
    • Chapter 6—Why Warm-Up and Cool-Down Are Recommended for Physical Activity?
    • Part 2 | Building and Maintaining a Fitness Plan
    • Chapter 7—Getting Started on a Path to Fitness
    • Chapter 8—Various Physical Activities and Calories Used
    • Chapter 9—Body Mass Index
    • Chapter 10—Healthy Decisions for a Healthy Lifestyle
    • Chapter 11—Steps That Can Be Taken to Get Kids Moving
    • Chapter 12—Reducing Screen Time and Promoting Physical Activity
    • Chapter 13—Exercising with Family to Stay Motivated
    • Chapter 14—Preventing Health Risks with Fitness
    • Chapter 15—Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity
    • Part 3 | Various Exercises and Activities to Keep You Fit
    • Chapter 16—Exercising and Physical Fitness
    • Chapter 17—Stretching
    • Chapter 18—Strength and Resistance Exercises
    • Chapter 19—Levels of Intensity for Aerobic Activity
    • Chapter 20—Cardiorespiratory Exercise
    • Chapter 21—Various High-Intensity Exercise Methods
    • Chapter 22—Swimming
    • Chapter 23—Dance – A Fun Way to Stay Fit
    • Chapter 24—Pilates
    • Chapter 25—Yoga
    • Chapter 26—Mind–Body Practices
    • Part 4 | Youth Sports Participation and Access
    • Chapter 27—Schools: A Key Setting for Physical Activity
    • Chapter 28—Community-Based Setting to Promote Physical Health in Youth
    • Chapter 29—Team Sports and Individual Sports
    • Chapter 30—Sports for Teen Girls and Boys
    • Chapter 31—Fitness Activities for Teenagers Who Have a Mental or a Physical Disability
    • Chapter 32—Activities for Teens Who Do Not Like Sports
    • Chapter 33—Barriers to Initial Participation and Continued Involvement
    • Part 5 | Sports and Fitness Safety
    • Chapter 34—Understanding and Preventing Sports Injuries
    • Chapter 35—Safety Tips While Engaging in Sports
    • Chapter 36—Choosing the Right Sport for You
    • Chapter 37—Avoiding Mistakes in the Gym
    • Chapter 38—Dietary Supplements for Athletic Performance
    • Chapter 39—Hydration and Nutrition for Physical Activity
    • Chapter 40—Abuse in Sports
    • Chapter 41—Avoiding Steroids While Building Your Body
    • Chapter 42—Fitness Wear for Workout Comfort and Safety
    • Chapter 43—COVID-19 Considerations for Outdoor Activities
    • Part 6 | Problems Relating to Physical Fitness
    • Chapter 44—Factors That Influence the Physical Activity of Children and Adolescents
    • Chapter 45—Staying Active at Any Size
    • Chapter 46—Compulsive Exercise
    • Chapter 47—Eating Behaviors of Children and Adolescents
    • Chapter 48—Physical Activity May Prevent Substance Abuse
    • Chapter 49—Diabetes and Being Active
    • Chapter 50—Female Athlete Triad: Three Symptoms That Mean Trouble
    • Chapter 51—Children and Adolescents with Disabilities
    • Chapter 52—Physical Activity and Menstrual Cycle
    • Part 7 | Health and Wellness Trends
    • Chapter 53—Fitness and Exercise Trends
    • Chapter 54—Wellness or Fitness Tourism
    • Chapter 55—Online Fitness Training
    • Chapter 56—Digital Health and Fitness Wearables
    • Part 8 | If You Need More Information
    • Chapter 57—Resources for More Information about Fitness
    • Chapter 58—Resources for More Information about Specific Sports and Activities