This open textbook Fundamentals of Health and Physical Activity, by Leslie Barker and Kerri Delaney (Department of Health, Kinesiology and Applied Physiology, Concordia University), licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License, has been adapted from a number of open educational resources (OER), including:
- Concepts of Fitness and Wellness – 2nd Edition, by Scott Flynn, Lisa Jellum, Jonathan Howard, Althea Moser, David Mathis, Christin Collins, Sharryse Henderson, and Connie Watjen, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
- Human Nutrition, by University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Food Science and Human Nutrition Program, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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