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Activities & Assessment Manual to accompany Physical Activity & Health, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Jerome E. Kotecki, HSD, Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana
  • ISBN-13: 9781449693459
  • Paperback    256 pages      © 2014
Price: $59.95 US List
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The Student Workbook to accompany Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, Fourth Edition contains exercises and activities focused on the benefits of being physically active and achieving lifelong, personal health.

New and updated activities in this workbook include:

  • Lifestyle Behavior Readiness Assessment
  • Cardiorespiratory Exercise Readiness and Goal Setting
  • Cardiorespiratory Endurance Training Log
  • Resistance Exercises
  • Measuring Muscular Endurance
  • Flexibility Exercises
  • Macronutrient Assessment
  • Assessing Your Weight and Health Risk
  • Tracking Your Weight and Health Risk
  • Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test (AUDIT)
  • ASCM Health and Fitness Facility Evaluation
  • Are You at an Increased Risk for Having a Heart Attack?
  • My Cardiovascular Disease Risk
  • STD Quiz
  • Resistance Training Log
  • President's Challenge Adult Fitness Test
  • Calculating Your Target Heart Rate Ranging using the Heart Rate Reserve Method
  • Flexibility Exercise Readiness and Goal Setting
  • SuperTracker Diet and Activity Analysis
  • Healthy Eating Behaviors Assessment
  • Determining Your Energy balance
  • Determining Your Mental Stress balance
  • The Drugs You Take
  • Concerned About Someone
  • Test Your Supplement Savvy
  • Diabetes Risk Factors
  • Reducing your Cancer Risks

New activities are included in the tear sheets and are also available electronically.

Additional material for learning, exploration, study, and research can also be found on the Navigate Companion Website at

Jerome E. Kotecki, HSD-Professor, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana

Jerome E. Kotecki is a Professor of Health Science in the Department of Nutrition and Health Science located within the College of Health at Ball State University. Dr. Kotecki earned his doctorate in health education and his master’s degree in exercise science from Indiana University. Dr. Kotecki has published more than forty scientific research papers on the prevention, arrest, and reversal of the most common chronic diseases facing Americans today. He has authored or coauthored multiple textbooks on the importance of healthy lifestyle habits to enhance the multidimensional components of human health and prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other chronic conditions. An experienced teacher and researcher, he is devoted to helping students adopt and maintain healthy lifestyles. Dr. Kotecki has been recognized for his contributions to the scholarship of teaching and learning by his department, college, and university.