Christian Paths to Health and Wellness, by Walters, Peter, Ph.D.
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- ISBN: 9781450424547 | 1450424546
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 4/1/2013
Christian Paths to Health and Wellness, Second Edition,offers a unique, faith-based perspective on the pursuit of wellness for body, mind, and spirit. Written for undergraduate students attending Christian universities, this updated edition also serves as a reference for anyone seeking God-pleasing guidance to make positive life changes. Christian Paths to Health and Wellnesswill help you develop cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility; apply principles of good nutrition; manage stress and better understand other issues affecting emotional wellness; learn the importance of regular, sound sleep; and understand how to develop and maintain healthy relationships. In this new edition, you'll find the latest research on nutrition and fitness woven into an engaging narrative complemented by true stories of personal empowerment. This inspiring book will help you take charge of your health, learn about the importance of physical wellness to the whole person, and apply aspects of behavior modification in reaching your goals. Like the first edition, Christian Paths to Health and Wellness, Second Edition, draws on the expertise and perspective of a team of Christian academics engaged in teaching health and wellness courses with a Christian foundation. Learning features in the text, including chapter outcomes and review questions, offer guideposts for retaining and referencing information. Application activities help you reflect on chapter content as you consider, through exercises and written reflections, how to translate what you've learned to your own life. "Point/counterpoint" discussions give you a forum for discussing a topic from alternative perspectives. In addition, a glossary defines new terms, which are highlighted in bold type throughout the text and included in lists of key terms in each chapter. For instructors, free access to online ancillaries, including an instructor guide, presentation package with image bank, and test package, offer comprehensive support for course delivery and assessment. Psalm 119 reminds us that God's word "is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path." In this way, the second edition of Christian Paths to Health and Wellnessconsiders how scripture speaks about caring for your whole being and encourages youthrough tools, information, and strategiesto live a focused life fixed on godly physical goals.