Teen Health Series: Fitness Information for Teens

Editor/Author Bellenir, Elizabeth
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

ISBN: 978-0-7808-1267-3
Category: Health & Medicine - Health
Image Count: 7
Book Status: Pending
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Table of Contents

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

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part One: Your Body And The Components Of Fitness
  • Chapter 1—What Is Fitness?
  • Chapter 2—Why Exercise Is Wise
  • 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 Self-Assessment
  • Chapter 12—Fitness Guidelines For Children And Adolescents
  • Chapter 13—A Formula For Fitness
  • Chapter 14—When Is The Right Time To Work Out?
  • Chapter 15—Health Clubs And Fitness Friends
  • Chapter 16—Selecting And Using A Fitness Facility
  • Chapter 17—Exercise Caution Before Spending Money On Fitness Products
  • Chapter 18—A Physically Active Lifestyle
  • Part Three: Exercise Fundamentals
  • Chapter 19—Kinds Of Exercise
  • Chapter 20—Cardiovascular (Cardio) Exercise
  • Chapter 21—Start Running
  • Chapter 22—Calisthenics
  • Chapter 23—Strength Training
  • Chapter 24—Stretching
  • Chapter 25—Pilates And Yoga
  • Chapter 26—Measuring Exercise Intensity
  • Part Four: Activities For Team Athletes And Individuals
  • Chapter 27—Choosing The Right Sport For You
  • Chapter 28—Activities For Teens Who Don't Like Sports
  • Chapter 29—Baseball And Softball
  • Chapter 30—Basketball
  • Chapter 31—Bicycling And Indoor Cycling
  • Chapter 32—Football
  • Chapter 33—Frisbee
  • Chapter 34—Golf
  • Chapter 35—Gymnastics, Cheerleading, And Ballet
  • Chapter 36—Martial Arts
  • Chapter 37—Skating: Inline Skates And Skateboards
  • Chapter 38—Soccer
  • Chapter 39—Tennis, Table Tennis, And Volleyball
  • Chapter 40—Walking And Hiking
  • Chapter 41—Water Sports
  • Chapter 42—Winter Sports
  • Part Five: Sports Safety
  • Chapter 43—Fitness Safety Tips
  • Chapter 44—Safety Tips For Runners
  • Chapter 45—Helmets
  • Chapter 46—Clothes And Shoes For Workout Comfort And Safety
  • Chapter 47—Increasing Activity Safely
  • Chapter 48—Tips For Exercising Safely In Adverse Weather
  • Chapter 49—Understanding Hydration For Fitness
  • 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—Exercising While Recovering From An Injury
  • Chapter 54—Exercise Suggestions For People With Asthma
  • Chapter 55—Exercise Suggestions For People With Diabetes
  • Chapter 56—Exercise Suggestions For People With Physical Disabilities
  • Chapter 57—Compulsive Exercise: When Exercise Turns Unhealthy
  • Chapter 58—Female Athlete Triad: Three Symptoms That Mean Trouble
  • Chapter 59—Steroids And Other Performance Enhancers Are Risky
  • Part Seven: If You Need More Information
  • Chapter 60—The President's Challenge
  • Chapter 61—Resources For More Information About Fitness
  • Chapter 62—Resources For More Information About Specific Sports And Activities