Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, Fourth Edition by Jerome E. Kotecki just received 5-stars from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Alice E Conway, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, from Walden University writes that the text "empowers readers, with its high degree of readability and the various graphs, charts, photographs, and websites." In addition, Conway compliments the text's accessibility "for anyone wanting to understand how important physical activity is for all of us."
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"This updated edition incorporates significant changes that reflect the current research and understanding of the impact of physical activity on an individual's health. Several chapters have been expanded to include recent changes in dietary, epidemiology, and consumer information with appropriate websites.
The author states that he wants to demonstrate the relationship between physical activity and health using scientific information and presents this is in readable and understandable fashion. This goal is very well met. The illustrations, charts, graphs, and photographs, as well as associated websites, encourage interaction and helps readers to have more control over their lives and health.
This edition covers much important new information such as computer literacy and updated appropriate supportive websites, epidemiology, preventing STDs, and understanding the impact of various health issues on physical activity.
This book is very useful for the intended audience of college students, but also for anyone wanting to understand how important physical activity is for all of us. The book empowers readers, with its high degree of readability and the various graphs, charts, photographs, and websites."