JOGGING:
A Successful Guide to Aerobics

by DALE E. CAMPBELL
3rd ed., June 2008, 140 pages, $13.95
ISBN 978-0-89641-461-7

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This text is designed for use in beginning jogging programs. It provides the novice with a step-by-step approach to starting and maintaining a successful aerobics program. Based on proven scientific principles for effective aerobic exercising, this book includes specific details on assessment of cardiovascular fitness. Key points are emphasized with photographs and illustrations. The book includes unit reviews for each chapter. A test bank is available to instructors adopting Jogging: A Successful Guide to Aerobics.


CONTENTS

  • Chapter 1: LIFESTYLE—THE KEY TO OPTIMAL WELL-BEING
    Avoiding Destructive Habits
    Weight Control
    Diet
    Stress Management
    Osteoporosis

  • Chapter 2: ASSESSMENT OF GENERAL CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS
    Run—Walk Method

  • Chapter 3: KEEPING RECORDS
    Explanation of the Breakdown of Daily Record Keeping

  • Chapter 4: TRAINING GUIDE FOR A SUCCESSFUL AEROBICS PROGRAM
    Frequency
    Intensity
    Duration
    Level One
    Level Two
    Level Three
    Level Four
    Level Five

  • Chapter 5: TRAINING SESSION—PREPARATION PHASE
    Ballistic Stretch
    Static Stretch

  • Chapter 6: TRAINING SESSION—RECOVERY PHASE

  • Chapter 7: NUTRITION AS REALTED TO AEROBICS
    Carbohydrates
    Fats
    Protein

  • Chapter 8: PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR FITNESS
    Effects of Physical Training upon the Heart and Circulatory System
    Heart Size
    Heart Rate
    Stroke Volume
    Blood Volume and Hemoglobin
    Changes in Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels
    Effects of Physical Training upon the Respiratory System
    Pulmonary Ventilation
    Ventilatory Efficiency
    Maximal Oxygen Uptake
    Diffusion Capacity
    Effects of Physical Training Upon the Body
    Changes in Body Composition
    Heat Acclimatization

  • Chapter 9: PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF CARDIOVASCULAR TRAINING

  • Chapter 10: MECHANICS OF JOGGING
    Posture
    Foot Plant
    Stride
    Use of Arms
    Breathing
    Overall Action

  • Chapter 11: ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
    Training in the Heat
    Training in the Cold
    Air Pollution
    Training at High Altitudes
    Terrain
    Things Research does not tell you about Jogging
    UV Rays: The Basic Facts

  • Chapter 12: INJURY PREVENTION AND CARE
    Overuse Injuries
    Minor Injuries
    Treatment of Injuries

  • Chapter 13: CROSS TRAINING
    Benefits of Cross Training
    Examples of Cross Training

  • APPENDIX A: CHAPTER REVIEWS

  • BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • INDEX

    ABOUT THE AUTHOR

    Dale E. Campbell is currently teaching in the Department of Physical Education at Fresno College in Fresno, California. Previously, he was Chairman of the Department of Physical Education at Houghton College in Houghton, New York. He received his B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of Nevada at Las Vegas and his D.A. from Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Campbell's background includes 12 years of teaching experience, 14 years of coaching experience, and 12 years of experience with activity courses in Physical Education. Dr. Campbell also has enjoyed over 20 years of competitive and leisure running.