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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. 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

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Course Title

Walking and Jogging for Fitness

Course Number

PHED 1130

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License
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Publication Date

Spring 2018


University System of Georgia

Walking and Jogging for Fitness