Walking and Jogging for Fitness


Walking and Jogging for Fitness


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This open textbook for Walking and Jogging for Fitness at Georgia Highlands College was created through a Round Seven ALG Textbook Transformation Grant and updated with a Round 14 Mini-Grant. Topics covered include:

  1. Benefits of Walking and Jogging for Exercise
  2. Getting Started in a Walking and Jogging Program
  3. Adaptations to Stress
  4. Technique: The Art of Walking and Jogging
  5. Nutrition and Energy Requirements
  6. Injuries and Injury Prevention
  7. Appendix on Flexibility

2nd Edition: Editors' Description:

The deliverables of the mini grant were:

1. Mini-lecture recordings to aid in focusing the efforts of students by offering an overview of the chapter content.

2. PowerPoint slides for all chapters which align with the textbook to augment the content and increase the learning experience for students.

3. Chapter terminology checklists to provide an informational foundation for content.

4. Homework test questions for all chapters so that students can test their knowledge and identify content gaps.

5. Recorded visual demonstrations for activity-based exercise Labs that can be accessed as many times as is necessary to increase the understanding of performance expectations, and serve as a clear reference point for students.

Course Title

Walking and Jogging for Fitness

Course Number

PHED 1130

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Publication Date

Spring 2018


University System of Georgia

Walking and Jogging for Fitness