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Author Biller, Henry B.

Title Creative fitness : applying health psychology and exercise science to everyday life / Henry B. Biller
Published Westport, Conn. ; London : Auburn House, 2002

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 MELB  613.7 Bil/Cfa  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Machine generated contents note: Step I Appreciating Your Biological Individuality -- Chapter 1 Body Wisdom -- Getting Started -- Nurturing Yourself -- Intrinsic Pleasures -- Self-Understanding -- Personality Factors -- Lifetime Implications -- Chapter 2 Staying Healthy -- Valuing Exercise -- Feeling Fit -- Inner Improvements -- Increasing Longevity -- Decreasing Risks -- Lessening Disabilities -- Sensible Changes --Step II Understanding Your Personal Potential -- Chapter 3 Mental Vitality -- Emotional Wellness -- Building Confidence -- Expanding Competence -- Relieving Stress -- Managing Anger -- Having Fun -- Deeper Meanings -- Chapter 4 Motivating Yourself -- Varied Options -- Moving Forward -- Gradual Progress -- Comfort Zones -- Overall Conditioning -- Relaxed Routines -- Internal Incentives --Step III Enjoying Your Exercise Experience -- Chapter 5 Playful Movement -- Enduring Influences -- Optimal Levels -- Individual Tempo -- Happy Times -- Athletic Activities -- Effective Scheduling -- Sustaining Performance -- Preventing Burnout -- Chapter 6 Muscle Games -- Lifetime Fitness -- Basic Stimulation -- Furthering Flexibility -- Gaining Strength -- Invigorating Options -- Selecting Sequences -- Alternating Endeavors --Step IV Improving Your Physical Appearance -- Chapter 7 Eating Well -- Controlling Fat -- Influencing Appetite -- Burning Calories -- Balanced Nutrition -- Getting Leaner -- Food Preferences -- Prudent Adjustments -- Healthy Choices -- Chapter 8 Looking Good -- Constructive Changes -- Body Image -- Physique Variations -- Coping Patterns -- Shaping Up -- Attractive Abdominals -- Back Conditioning -- Arm Definition -- Torso Toning -- Leg Enhancement --Step V Maximizing Your Healthful Lifestyle -- Chapter 9 Family Fitness -- Playing Together -- Realistic Expectations -- Good Examples -- Sensitive Support -- Youth Sports -- Providing Alternatives -- Sharing Opportunities -- Self-Protection -- Parenting Rewards -- Quality Time -- Chapter 10 Life Satisfaction -- Setting Priorities -- Nutritious Enjoyment -- Ensuring Restfulness -- Sexual Fulfillment -- Enhancing Work -- Active Involvement -- Positive Aging -- Maintaining Connections.gy -- 5.4. The S
Summary Annotation. Integrates exercise, nutrition, and health issues within an applied developmental psychological framework
Annotation. Biller integrates exercise, nutrition, and health issues within an applied developmental psychological framework. Readers are presented with ways of making fitness an enjoyable and positive force in their daily lives. Biller's primary mission is to encourage a healthy lifestyle that enriches self-awareness and personal growth
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [197]-226) and indexes
Subject Physical fitness -- Psychological aspects.
Exercise -- Psychological aspects.
Clinical health psychology.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Physical Fitness.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Health Behavior.
Physical Fitness.
Physical Fitness -- psychology.
Exercise -- psychology.
Health Behavior.
Nutrition
Nutrition
Genre/Form Popular Work.
LC no. 2001053832
ISBN 0865693250 alkaline paper
0865693269 paperback alkaline paper