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This enchanting little guide contains everything you need to enhance your life using crystals. Focusing on 15 key crystals, each recommended to complement a particular area of your life, Judy Hall provides essential information on how to choose, use, cleanse and programme your chosen stone. Whether it's Rose Quartz to ...
The Little Crystal Kit: Crystals to attract love, wellbeing and spiritual harmony into your life
This enchanting little guide contains everything you need to enhance your life using crystals. Focusing on 15 key crystals, each recommended to complement a particular area of your life, Judy Hall provides essential information on how to choose, use, cleanse and programme your chosen stone. Whether it's Rose Quartz to improve your relationships, Goldstone to bring you wealth or Selenite to strengthen your spiritual practice, this crystal toolbox contains all you need to harness the power of crystals. Crystals included in the kit: - Green Aventurine This is the stone of prosperity and one of the premier crystals for attracting luck, abundance and success. - Amethyst An excellent aid for meditation, Amethyst turns your thoughts away from the mundane and towards tranquillity and deeper understanding. - Rose Quartz This peaceful crystal is known as the 'Stone of Unconditional Love' and it transforms relationships with yourself and others, creating love and harmony. - Citrine A happy generous stone. It stimulates living in the moment, rather than living in your dreams.
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17.17 USD

The Little Crystal Kit: Crystals to attract love, wellbeing and spiritual harmony into your life

by Judy Hall
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Written specifically for college students Fundamentals of Athletic Training, 4th Edition provides the foundational knowledge and skills needed to assist athletic trainers on and off the field. This introductory text features head-to-toe coverage of common injuries with explanations of the different protocols. The text discusses various conditions, illnesses and communicable ...
Fundamentals of Athletic Training
Written specifically for college students Fundamentals of Athletic Training, 4th Edition provides the foundational knowledge and skills needed to assist athletic trainers on and off the field. This introductory text features head-to-toe coverage of common injuries with explanations of the different protocols. The text discusses various conditions, illnesses and communicable diseases along with information on nutrition and the effects of therapeutic, recreational and performance-enhancing drug use. Fundamentals of Athletic Training, 4th Edition is the ideal guide for students considering their career options, acting as a springboard to a future in athletic training and sports medicine.
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139.46 USD

Fundamentals of Athletic Training

by Lorin A. Cartwright, Kimberly S Peer, Lorin A. Cartwright
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Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition With Online Video, provides a comprehensive approach to physical fitness appraisal and customized exercise prescription. The text synthesizes research and practice with concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology, and nutrition to clearly convey how assessments from physical fitness testing ...
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition With Online Video, provides a comprehensive approach to physical fitness appraisal and customized exercise prescription. The text synthesizes research and practice with concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology, and nutrition to clearly convey how assessments from physical fitness testing inform the design of individualized exercise programs. The eighth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription reflects the latest exercise testing and prescription guidelines from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as well as physical activity recommendations from the U.S. government and American Heart Association. It also takes into account recent ACSM guidelines for medical exam and exercise testing requirements to consider before beginning exercise programs. Additional updates to the eighth edition include the following: - Significant expansion of the online video clips, which now demonstrate nearly 75 fitness tests, including functional movement assessment and push-up and pull-up testing - New protocols and assessments for each of the five fitness components, from self-paced treadmill protocols for cardiorespiratory fitness to the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) for assessment of balance - Updated blood pressure standards for hypertension - Expanded information on the use of technology to monitor physical activity, including wearable activity trackers and mobile apps - Updated information on the use of workspace design to promote physical activity and exercise - Extensive updates to the supporting research for the assessment and testing protocols Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition, is structured around five physical fitness components: cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular fitness (strength, endurance, and power), body composition, flexibility, and balance. The text begins with an overview of physical activity, health, and chronic disease, including a discussion of preliminary health screening and risk classification. It then leads into field and laboratory assessment and testing protocols, followed by prescription guidelines for designing exercise programs to improve each fitness component. Readers will find the latest information on maximal and submaximal graded exercise testing in healthy populations, as well as muscular fitness testing protocols and norms for children and adults. Each chapter begins with key questions to help readers focus on essential information. Sidebars lend practical insight to the content. Key points, review questions, and key terms reinforce concepts and summarize chapter content for better retention. An instructor guide, test package, chapter quizzes, and presentation package plus image bank provide tools for instructors to use for lecture preparation, creative content delivery, and class assessment. The online video clips, newly revised for the eighth edition, further aid student comprehension of the material and provide instructors an additional tool for classroom demonstration. Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, Eighth Edition, truly bridges the gap between research and practice. Its unique scope, depth of coverage, andd clearly outlined approach make it an invaluable resource for students and exercise science professionals who want to increase their knowledge, skill, and competence in assessing clients' fitness and designing individualized exercise programs.
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195.25 USD

Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

by Vivian H. Heyward, Dale R. Wagner, Ann L. Gibson
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From an expert team of authors 'AS Revise PE for AQA' has been written to address the change in content and style of the AQA AS Physical Education syllabus that commenced in September 2008. Presented in a concise and visual approach for effective and efficient revision, consisting of substantial student ...
AS Revise PE for AQA: AS Level Physical Education Student Revision Guide AQA: Unit 1 PHED 1 and Unit 2 PHED 2B
From an expert team of authors 'AS Revise PE for AQA' has been written to address the change in content and style of the AQA AS Physical Education syllabus that commenced in September 2008. Presented in a concise and visual approach for effective and efficient revision, consisting of substantial student notes with colour illustrations, photographs, tables, figures and revision summary charts. Subject matter is summarised, explaining in simple language what are sometimes complicated concepts or issues. The key concepts are defined clearly with examples that can be used in answers to exam questions, enabling the student to self test. Practice questions are provided at the end of each syllabus section and the answers amplify the subject matter and provide clues as to how the exam itself should be approached. Modern terminology, nomenclature and units have been used wherever possible. Has a formalised chapter structure and a comprehensive index available for easy reference. Much of the material within this book has been thoroughly student tested. This revised 2e has had chapter 11 rewritten to reflect some of the changes in government policies, and comes with a free CD-ROM containing the questions and answers.
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34.41 USD

AS Revise PE for AQA: AS Level Physical Education Student Revision Guide AQA: Unit 1 PHED 1 and Unit 2 PHED 2B

by Bob Davis, Jan Roscoe, Dr Dennis Roscoe
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Let this calm and serene yoga frog be your desktop guru as you take him through a simple and relaxing yoga routine! The perfect gift for any yogi in your life, this little box includes: * An adorable, bendy, and poseable frog figurine * A 32-page mini book with basic ...
Yoga Frog: Reflections from the Lily Pond
Let this calm and serene yoga frog be your desktop guru as you take him through a simple and relaxing yoga routine! The perfect gift for any yogi in your life, this little box includes: * An adorable, bendy, and poseable frog figurine * A 32-page mini book with basic yoga poses (demonstrated by the yoga frog but perfect for humans, too!) illustrated by charming watercolor illustrations
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10.450000 USD

Yoga Frog: Reflections from the Lily Pond

by Nora Carpenter
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This one-of-a-kind miniature weightlifting set lets you pump some iron--with your fingers! Kit includes: * 1 metal barbell * 4 rubber weight plates * 1 metal kettlebell weight * 1 resistance band * 1 finger sweatband * 32-page mini book
Finger Weightlifting: Get Ripped!
This one-of-a-kind miniature weightlifting set lets you pump some iron--with your fingers! Kit includes: * 1 metal barbell * 4 rubber weight plates * 1 metal kettlebell weight * 1 resistance band * 1 finger sweatband * 32-page mini book
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10.450000 USD

Finger Weightlifting: Get Ripped!

by Running Press
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This book shows how our movement changes throughout life. Significantly updated, Life Span Motor Development uses the model of constraints in discussing reasons for changes in movement throughout the life span. With greater emphasis on assessment than previous editions, it encourages students to examine how the interactions between the individual, ...
Life Span Motor Development
This book shows how our movement changes throughout life. Significantly updated, Life Span Motor Development uses the model of constraints in discussing reasons for changes in movement throughout the life span. With greater emphasis on assessment than previous editions, it encourages students to examine how the interactions between the individual, environment and task bring about changes in a person's movements. The principles of motor development are presented in an accessible manner so that even readers with minimal movement science background will understand and appreciate the material. A key component of the sixth edition is an improved web study guide featuring revised lab activities and better functionality. This includes record sheets and questions which allow students to complete and submit them electronically, resulting in increased efficiency and reduced paperwork for instructors. There are also over 100 new video clips in the web study guide, including a comprehensive video diary of the motor development milestones in the first nine months of a baby's life.
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161.77 USD

Life Span Motor Development

by Nancy Getchell, Kathleen M. Haywood
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The Colour Book and its interactive learning CD-ROM is the first ever learner-focused resource for hair colour. This long-awaited guide offers comprehensive coverage of all Level 2 and 3 colour theory, techniques and applications as well as key health and safety and consultation information. Packed full of examples and full-colour ...
The Colour Book: The Official Guide to Colour for NVQ Levels 2 and 3
The Colour Book and its interactive learning CD-ROM is the first ever learner-focused resource for hair colour. This long-awaited guide offers comprehensive coverage of all Level 2 and 3 colour theory, techniques and applications as well as key health and safety and consultation information. Packed full of examples and full-colour illustrations, The Colour Book is not only a fascinating read but takes the fear out of hair colouring to equip students and aspiring colourists with the confidence and know-how to achieve great looking colour results. Readers will enjoy Tracey Lloyd's friendly writing style and find The Colour Book an easy-to-follow and indispensable practical handbook. CD-ROM Thomson Learning has teamed up with L'Oreal Professionnel, the world's number one in hair colour, to produce the first ever interactive learning hairdressing CD-ROM and textbook package. Allowing you to step into a virtual salon and expand your colour skills, key features of the CD-ROM include: - Video clips to provide further instruction for key step-by-step sequences from the book - Animated anatomy and physiology diagrams and activities to help bring the study of hair and skin to life - Interactive colour correction exercises aid understanding of the scientific elements of colour correction question and answer screens and other activities to self-test - Virtual storeroom product library - My Portfolio' function to store work for future reference or to count against your students final assessment
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65.07 USD

The Colour Book: The Official Guide to Colour for NVQ Levels 2 and 3

by Christine McMillan-Bodell, Tracey Lloyd
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Develop strength, power, coordination, balance, and core stability using the medicine ball and stability ball exercises included in Strength Ball Training . Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, these exercises train the body as a linked system rather than targeting muscles in isolation. Exercises start ...
Strength Ball Training
Develop strength, power, coordination, balance, and core stability using the medicine ball and stability ball exercises included in Strength Ball Training . Preferred by elite athletes, fitness experts, and strength and conditioning specialists, these exercises train the body as a linked system rather than targeting muscles in isolation. Exercises start with the core, where most movements are initiated, and then move out to the periphery, combining strength and balance in all the major muscle groups and the supporting muscles. And the enclosed companion DVD shows you how to perform the most complex and advanced exercises. Strength Ball Training also includes a sample 16-week program with an excellent array of strength, flexibility, and balance challenges that may also be customized to design your own strength ball program.
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40.90 USD

Strength Ball Training

by Peter Twist, Lorne Goldenberg
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From the author of the landmark bestseller Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease comes an empowering new program that enables you to customize a healthy way of eating and living based on your own desires, needs, and genetic predispositions. Dr. Dean Ornish revolutionized medicine by directing clinical research ...
The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health
From the author of the landmark bestseller Dr. Dean Ornish's Program for Reversing Heart Disease comes an empowering new program that enables you to customize a healthy way of eating and living based on your own desires, needs, and genetic predispositions. Dr. Dean Ornish revolutionized medicine by directing clinical research proving–for the first time–that heart disease and early-stage prostate cancer may be stopped or even reversed by his program of comprehensive lifestyle changes, without drugs or surgery. His newest research was the first to show that changing your lifestyle changes your genes in men with prostate cancer–“turning on” disease-preventing genes, and “turning off” genes that promote breast cancer, heart disease, and other illnesses, and in only three months. This study documented, also for the first time, that these lifestyle changes may significantly increase an enzyme that lengthens telomeres–the ends of your chromosomes that control how long you live. As your telomeres get longer, your life gets longer. Your genes are not your fate.The Spectrum features one hundred easy-to-prepare, delicious recipes from award-winning chef Art Smith. Whether you want to lose weight, lower your cholesterol, reverse a major disease, or find a sustainable, joyful lifestyle, The Spectrum can make a powerful difference in your health and well-being.
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25.200000 USD

The Spectrum: A Scientifically Proven Program to Feel Better, Live Longer, Lose Weight, and Gain Health

by Dr Dean Ornish
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The Family Model was a core component of the Crossing Bridges programme, and its aim was to aid a greater understanding of the complex interplay between mental ill health in parents, the development and mental health of their children, and the relationships within family units affected by mental ill health. ...
The Family Model: Managing the Impact of Parental Mental Health on Children
The Family Model was a core component of the Crossing Bridges programme, and its aim was to aid a greater understanding of the complex interplay between mental ill health in parents, the development and mental health of their children, and the relationships within family units affected by mental ill health. The model has proved extremely durable, and in this handbook the Family Model has been extensively revised and refined in the light of developments in the field over the last 10 years. Many features have been retained whilst enhancements have been added to ensure contemporary relevance in an ever-growing field. This enhanced Family Model provides the conceptual framework to support clinical approaches to family focused practice. Additional principles have been added, including a service dimension to ensure that service provision is explicitly incorporated into thinking and practice, and a culture and community component to ensure that broader factors influencing individuals and impacting on family life are also addressed. The handbook comes with a fully interactive CD-rom to aid a greater understanding of the Family Model and to explain in a visually engaging way the principles of this approach to working with families affected by mental ill health. Vital information for: Clinicians; voluntary sector workers; policy makers and managers and trainers in mental health and children's services.
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65.09 USD

The Family Model: Managing the Impact of Parental Mental Health on Children

by Adrian Falkov
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HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E, International Edition takes readers through a holistic approach of health and wellness that examines healthy lifestyles from a biological, psychological, social, and environmental perspective. Beginning with an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, the book then delves into issues of nutrition, physical fitness, ...
Health Promotion in Nursing, International Edition
HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E, International Edition takes readers through a holistic approach of health and wellness that examines healthy lifestyles from a biological, psychological, social, and environmental perspective. Beginning with an overview of health promotion concepts and nursing theories, the book then delves into issues of nutrition, physical fitness, weight control, avoiding substance abuse, and pre-natal care. The Third Edition also covers new issues relating to technology, as well as wellness strategies that enable patients to maintain healthy lifestyles in the face of grief or terminal illness. With content directed towards caring for communities and groups, HEALTH PROMOTION IN NURSING, 3E, International Edition is the resource that readers of all nursing types and specialties can use for years to come.
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92.97 USD

Health Promotion in Nursing, International Edition

by Janice Maville, Carolina G. Huerta
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A New Mexico woman, occupied for weeks with playing online games, was convicted of second-degree murder and child abandonment, after allowing her three and a half-year-old daughter to die of malnutrition and dehydration. A Philadelphia man was convicted of third-degree murder for killing his 17-month old daughter in a rage ...
Video Game Addiction
A New Mexico woman, occupied for weeks with playing online games, was convicted of second-degree murder and child abandonment, after allowing her three and a half-year-old daughter to die of malnutrition and dehydration. A Philadelphia man was convicted of third-degree murder for killing his 17-month old daughter in a rage over a broken Xbox. In 2005 one study estimated that 40 per cent of the players of World of Warcraft (the popular online role-playing game), were addicted. Unfortunately, the number of these addictions is growing exponentially in most countries. This book addresses the history, symptoms, causes, and available treatment for video game overuse. It examines numerous case studies and provides resources from several countries including the US, China, South Korea, and the UK. This title includes: questions and answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc.; case studies from both the physician and patient perspectives; and, animations, figures, and photos to support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and pop-ups throughout the text. Resources including Web sites, articles, blogs, and books offer additional information on each subject. It includes a companion DVD with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.
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26.200000 USD

Video Game Addiction

by Jean Riescher Westcott
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This new book allows the reader to design exercise programmes that will help older adults bend or straighten the curves of decline, resulting in more years of strength, vitality and independence. With this book and DVD package, you will find the tools you need to help your clients slow the ...
Bending the Aging Curve: The Complete Exercise Guide for Older Adults
This new book allows the reader to design exercise programmes that will help older adults bend or straighten the curves of decline, resulting in more years of strength, vitality and independence. With this book and DVD package, you will find the tools you need to help your clients slow the physical decline that can accompany ageing. This one-of-a-kind resource presents a scientifically-substantiated and practically-proven training system that can extend the vitality of our ageing population. Photos and step-by-step instructions for each of the tests and exercises in the book, and video clips on the DVD make it easy to quickly implement this training system with your clients. With its targeted strategies, you'll be able to help your clients stay active, energetic and self-reliant, regardless of their age.
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74.37 USD

Bending the Aging Curve: The Complete Exercise Guide for Older Adults

by Joseph F. Signorile
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Yoga and Actor Training offers a practical introduction, as well as a discursive overview, to the ways in which the practice of yoga may be applied towards training purposes for the contemporary actor. This is the first written and audio-visually documented publication uniquely devoted to this increasingly important field. The ...
Yoga and Actor Training
Yoga and Actor Training offers a practical introduction, as well as a discursive overview, to the ways in which the practice of yoga may be applied towards training purposes for the contemporary actor. This is the first written and audio-visually documented publication uniquely devoted to this increasingly important field. The introductory booklet authoritatively reviews the deep involvement Stanislavski, Grotowski and Chaikin - three of the twentieth century's most influential actor trainers - had with yoga. The DVD, through a series of audio-visually recorded workshops with student actors at the beginning of their careers, lays down some of the foundational correspondences in the relationship between yoga and actor training. Together, the booklet and DVD present a crucial leap forward in the collaboration between the two disciplines and will be a valuable resource for students and teachers of actor and performance training. Booklet length: 68 pages DVD running time: approx. 2 hours
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93.71 USD

Yoga and Actor Training

by Maria Kapsali, Dorinda Hulton
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Why go under the knife? Facial Fitness presents a unique exercise and massage regimen that strengthens facial muscles, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and even alleviates symptoms of Bell's palsy and TMJ disorder. The result: a toned face with improved complexion and more relaxed expression. This book and DVD set ...
Facial Fitness: Daily Exercises & Massage Techniques for a Healthier, Younger Looking You
Why go under the knife? Facial Fitness presents a unique exercise and massage regimen that strengthens facial muscles, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and even alleviates symptoms of Bell's palsy and TMJ disorder. The result: a toned face with improved complexion and more relaxed expression. This book and DVD set also provides advice on choosing cosmetics and tips on good nutrition.
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25.35 USD

Facial Fitness: Daily Exercises & Massage Techniques for a Healthier, Younger Looking You

by Patricia Goroway
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Fitness Professional's Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. The fully updated text uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field ...
Fitness Professional's Handbook
Fitness Professional's Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource, provides current and future fitness professionals with the knowledge to screen participants, conduct standardized fitness tests, evaluate the major components of fitness, and prescribe appropriate exercise. The fully updated text uses the latest standards, guidelines, and research from authorities in the field to prepare readers for certification and arm them with the knowledge to work with a variety of clients and populations. This full-color text incorporates information from the 10th edition of ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans exercise and physical activity recommendations for adults, older adults, children, and those with special needs. The text embraces the importance of communication between allied health and medical professionals with those in the fitness arena to provide readers with a foundation for prescribing exercise and delivering need- and goal-specific physical activity and fitness programs. Every chapter has been updated, allowing readers to explore the newest theories and research findings and apply them to real-world situations. The following are among the most significant changes to the seventh edition: - An online video library containing 24 video clips help readers better apply key techniques covered in the book - A web resource containing biannual industry updates and references and fillable forms provides a useful tool for students to use beyond the classroom - A new chapter, Training for Performance, helps professionals expand their practice to work with recreational athletes who have performance-related goals - New information, including the consequences of exercise-induced muscle damage (rhabdomyolysis), devices used to track physical activity and estimate energy expenditure (e.g., accelerometers), relative flexibility and the role of lumbopelvic rhythm in back function, the importance of progression in an exercise prescription, and the professional standard of care associated with HIIT programs reflects recent topics of interest and research - Updated statistics on CVD and CHD from the American Heart Association, adult and childhood obesity, and the prevalence of COPD, asthma, bronchitis, and emphysema ensure accurate representation of data - Chapter quizzes have been added to an updated ancillary package that also includes an instructor guide, test package, presentation package, and image bank Fitness Professional's Handbook, Seventh Edition With Web Resource, contains a variety of learning tools to help students identify and retain key information. Objectives, key points, glossary terms, and chapter review questions guide students to important concepts, while research insight boxes and procedures for common fitness tests draw attention to commonly sought information. Case study questions and answers help readers apply the concepts to real-world scenarios. References are numbered and organized by chapter at the end of the book to provide direction for more in-depth research. With a comprehensive and practical approach, this text enables readers to help individuals, communities, and groups gain the benefits of regular physical activityy in a positive and safe environment. It provides background to the field, scientific fundamentals, and up-to-date recommendations to help readers better understand the role of physical activity in the quality of life and guidelines for screening, testing, supervising, and modifying activity for various populations.
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137.60 USD

Fitness Professional's Handbook

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Previously titled the Atlas of Clinical Gynecology - Urogynecology, the new, four-color edition of the atlas is a comprehensive visual presentation of common gynecologic problems encountered in daily practice. Topics covered include anatomy, congenital anomalies, neurophysiology, pathophysiology, urinary incontinence and retention, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, genitourinary and ...
Atlas of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Previously titled the Atlas of Clinical Gynecology - Urogynecology, the new, four-color edition of the atlas is a comprehensive visual presentation of common gynecologic problems encountered in daily practice. Topics covered include anatomy, congenital anomalies, neurophysiology, pathophysiology, urinary incontinence and retention, overactive bladder, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, genitourinary and rectovaginal fistulae and urethral diverticulae, and irritations and injuries to the genitourinary tract. This extensive collection of images, including photographs, charts, tables, algorithms, and diagrams, is an invaluable reference and teaching tool.
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313.950000 USD

Atlas of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

by J.Thomas Benson
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Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with over 100 students and faculty, HLTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. HLTH engages students with interactive Health Check assessments, in addition to a range of features on everything from the effect of socioeconomic ...
HLTH (with CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card)
Created through a student-tested, faculty-approved review process with over 100 students and faculty, HLTH is an engaging and accessible solution to accommodate the diverse lifestyles of today's learners. HLTH engages students with interactive Health Check assessments, in addition to a range of features on everything from the effect of socioeconomic status on health to a checklist to help choose a primary care physician, that help students relate course concepts to their personal lives.
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81.81 USD

HLTH (with CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card)

by Spencer Rathus, Jeffrey Nevid
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Exercise balls have steadily become more popular since they were first introduced, for two good reasons: They're fun and they work! People who are on the ball find themselves rolling toward improvements in strength, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory fitness. Authors Anne Spalding and Linda Kelly published a version of this book ...
Fitness on the Ball: A Core Program for Brain and Body
Exercise balls have steadily become more popular since they were first introduced, for two good reasons: They're fun and they work! People who are on the ball find themselves rolling toward improvements in strength, flexibility, and cardiorespiratory fitness. Authors Anne Spalding and Linda Kelly published a version of this book just for kids, but they've done extensive research and discovered adults like to have fun, too--and stand to benefit just as much as kids in using exercise balls. So the authors expanded this new book to include exercises and information for instructors and participants of all ages and included activities that can be used not only in school gymnasiums and classrooms but in exercise facilities, workplaces, and homes as well. This book features the following material: -A CD-ROM that includes an image bank, reproducibles, activity sheets, assessments, lesson plans, a glossary of terms, and other teachers' tools -An expansion from K-5 to all ages -Photos, illustrations, and anatomical drawings depicting the muscles as they are being worked in the five core activities -Information and suggestions for using the exercise balls in adapted physical education The exercises are easy to follow and well illustrated, making this a practical and user-friendly resource. Not only will you be equipped to do or teach the over 110 exercises included in the book, but you'll also receive valuable advice on managing your equipment and classes to help you--and your participants--get the most out of your program. And the expansion of this book to include all ages makes it perfect for schools, fitness centers, YMCAs, and wherever fitness is valued--even at home. Fitness on the Ball is presented in three parts: Part I focuses on the basics of using the exercise ball, including safety issues, social and emotional challenges, and management of the ball. Part II features over 110 exercises that you can do on and with the ball, including exercises for core strength, balance, cardiorespiratory fitness, muscular strength, and flexibility. Part III explores the latest research on the impact of physical activity on the brain and also explains how to use exercise balls in a variety of settings, including gyms, classrooms, workplaces, and homes. So if you want to get on the ball and take a step toward a healthier lifestyle--and lead participants in doing so as well--this is the book for you! With its well-researched information, its teacher-tested lesson plans and exercises, its visual format, and its wealth of tools, Fitness on the Ball is a sure hit, no matter what group you lead or setting you are in.
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53.92 USD

Fitness on the Ball: A Core Program for Brain and Body

by Linda E Kelly, Anne Spalding
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Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes-it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions. Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professionals with ...
Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition
Highly Commended, BMA Medical Book Awards 2015 Comprehensive acute pain management no longer means only caring for patients with pain resulting from postoperative and trauma-related causes-it now includes managing patients with acute pain arising from a wide variety of conditions. Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide provides health professionals with simple and practical information to help them manage patients with acute pain safely and effectively. The book also helps them to identify and manage acute pain in more complex patients, for whom effective treatment can be challenging. In this new edition, chapters have been revised and updated, often extensively, to reflect current knowledge and practice. This resource will undoubtedly be helpful to a variety of professionals in assessing and managing acute pain.
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98.54 USD

Acute Pain Management: A Practical Guide, Fourth Edition

by Stephan A. Schug, Pamela E Macintyre
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This is a Stretching bestseller now with online video. Facilitated Stretching remains the most trusted resource for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching, an effective and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance and then stretching it again to increase range of motion. The Fourth Edition, ...
Facilitated Stretching
This is a Stretching bestseller now with online video. Facilitated Stretching remains the most trusted resource for proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation (PNF) stretching, an effective and easy-to-use method that involves stretching the muscle, contracting it isometrically against resistance and then stretching it again to increase range of motion. The Fourth Edition, examines techniques and guidelines for PNF stretches in a variety of settings. Stretches are demonstrated on a treatment table, mat on the floor, chair, cable-pulley machine and weightlifting bench. Stretches are grouped according to each joint, and the majority of the stretches include both a partner stretch version and a self-stretch version. The accompanying online video then demonstrates more than 90 of these stretches to reinforce proper technique for each stretch as well as four sample stretching routines.
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61.35 USD

Facilitated Stretching

by Jeff Charland, Robert E. McAtee
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Millions of enthusiasts worldwide are experiencing the physical benefits and mindful awareness of yoga in gyms and spas, the training rooms of professional sport teams, hospitals and even classrooms. With the increasing demand for qualified yoga teachers who can meet the needs of a diverse group of students, this updated ...
Instructing Hatha Yoga
Millions of enthusiasts worldwide are experiencing the physical benefits and mindful awareness of yoga in gyms and spas, the training rooms of professional sport teams, hospitals and even classrooms. With the increasing demand for qualified yoga teachers who can meet the needs of a diverse group of students, this updated edition of Instructing Hatha Yoga could not have come at a better time. Featuring detailed instructions on teaching 68 yoga poses and more than 200 photos showing the postures, the text covers all aspects of safe and confident hatha yoga instruction. Instructing Hotha Yoga is a comprehensive and user-friendly guide to becoming a confident and qualified yoga instructor.
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70.65 USD

Instructing Hatha Yoga

by Diane Ambrosini
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Methods of Group Exercise Instruction explores the most common group of exercise modalities, providing readers with the skills to lead dynamic, safe and effective classes. It highlights the commonalities of a variety of group exercise formats through training principles, correction and progression techniques, and safety tips to enhance the skills ...
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction
Methods of Group Exercise Instruction explores the most common group of exercise modalities, providing readers with the skills to lead dynamic, safe and effective classes. It highlights the commonalities of a variety of group exercise formats through training principles, correction and progression techniques, and safety tips to enhance the skills of both group exercise leaders and programme directors. Progressing logically from theory to practice it helps instructors develop the core skills needed for creating routines, using proper cueing and adapting their teaching to new modalities. Teaching techniques convey appropriate training for each muscle group and methods for warm-up, cardiorespiratory training, muscular conditioning, neuromotor training and flexibility. You can develop the core skills needed for creating group exercise routines.
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111.56 USD

Methods of Group Exercise Instruction

by Mary M Yoke, Carol Kennedy-Armbruster
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This is a naughty and humorous gift book. It includes basic information, tips and answers on all matters sexual. It offers ideas and advice to suit every taste, whether single or coupled-up. Whether you're going solo, looking to heighten your pleasure with a longtime partner, or in search of threesomes, ...
Big Bad Ass Book of Sex
This is a naughty and humorous gift book. It includes basic information, tips and answers on all matters sexual. It offers ideas and advice to suit every taste, whether single or coupled-up. Whether you're going solo, looking to heighten your pleasure with a longtime partner, or in search of threesomes, a crowd, or even extreme kinkiness, this menu of delights offers something to fit every taste. So open up for basic information and answers, tips on getting it on in style, and sizzling erotica-all served with just the right touch of snark and heat.
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18.57 USD

Big Bad Ass Book of Sex

by Nancy Armstrong
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Each volume in the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer Series is packed with practical, authoritative information designed to cover the full range of diagnostic procedures, including pathologic, radiologic, bronchoscopic, and surgical aspects. You'll be able to determine the safest, shortest, least invasive way to reach an accurate diagnosis; stage ...
Prostate Cancer
Each volume in the Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer Series is packed with practical, authoritative information designed to cover the full range of diagnostic procedures, including pathologic, radiologic, bronchoscopic, and surgical aspects. You'll be able to determine the safest, shortest, least invasive way to reach an accurate diagnosis; stage the disease; and, choose the best initial treatment for early stages. Based on current evidence in the literature, authors provide clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed to diagnose and stage each type of cancer. Practical, authoritative, and highly-illustrated, this volume in the brand new Early Detection and Treatment of Cancer series covers current protocols and the latest advances in diagnostic imaging and molecular and serologic markers for prostate cancer. Apply expert advice on the best 'next-step' plan for different presentations and tips for less invasive protocols. Get clinical, hands-on tools to help you make informed decisions on precisely what tests and imaging studies are needed for accurate diagnosis and staging. Clear figures, tables, and boxes illustrate step-by-step care of the full range of problems encountered. Better manage your patients with procedural video clips and more on the included CD-ROM. The small size and convenient format make this an ideal purchase for diagnostic reference.
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187.82 USD

Prostate Cancer

by Li-Ming Su
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Alzheimer's Disease, a form of dementia affects over 5 million Americans. Most often, AD is diagnosed in people over 65 years of age, although the less-prevalent early-onset Alzheimer's can occur much earlier. In 2006, there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Here an expert in the field reviews the known causes ...
Alzheimer's & Dementia
Alzheimer's Disease, a form of dementia affects over 5 million Americans. Most often, AD is diagnosed in people over 65 years of age, although the less-prevalent early-onset Alzheimer's can occur much earlier. In 2006, there were 26.6 million sufferers worldwide. Here an expert in the field reviews the known causes and treatments for this debilitating disease. Each title in the series will include: CONTENT Questions and Answers about the medical definition/description of the condition; the source/causes; details of symptoms; available cure/treatment; and societal issues or public opinion such as legal issues, social/psychological ramifications, etc. CASE STUDIES (2) Patient's perspective Doctor's perspective ANIMATIONS, FIGURES, PHOTOS To support, explain topics under discussion. In electronic versions these items are integrated as hyperlinks and pop-ups throughout the text RESOURCES Web sites, articles, blogs, and books that offer additional information on each subject COMPANION DVD To accompany printed versions with animations, color figures from the book, Web links, animations, etc.
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26.200000 USD

Alzheimer's & Dementia

by Norman Poole, Alla Bucclarelli
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Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, leads students through the fundamentals of collecting and analyzing data of human performance and applying their results to real-life situations. Focusing on the core concepts of reliability and validity of data, the text provides all the necessary tools ...
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance
Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fifth Edition With Web Study Guide, leads students through the fundamentals of collecting and analyzing data of human performance and applying their results to real-life situations. Focusing on the core concepts of reliability and validity of data, the text provides all the necessary tools for evidence-based decision making that can be applied to physical therapy, allied health professions, kinesiology, sport and exercise science, physical education, health, and fitness. The fifth edition of Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance provides students with a logical progression of information in a straightforward manner. Introductory algebraic concepts are combined with the technological capabilities of Microsoft Excel and IBM's Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) to aid students in calculations and data analysis. The text expands on previous editions and includes the following enhancements: - Additional sport-specific and exercise examples, as well as physical education examples focusing on motor skill abilities and psychological skills, that provide real-world application of the material - Updated examples for use and practice with Excel and SPSS calculations and techniques that illustrate data analyses - Expanded emphasis on evidence-based decision making to guide students in making appropriate decisions - 52 video interviews of top researchers who offer greater insight into the field as students work through the text The text is divided into four easy-to-follow parts. Part I introduces the concepts of measurement and evaluation and their importance to decision making in human performance with specific attention to applications of measurement, testing, and evaluation. Part II explores statistics as core tools and resources for these evaluations and decisions and explains the various forms of statistical procedures often used in measurement. Part III takes the skills gained from parts I and II and extends them into applied issues in human performance, such as evaluating a person's aerobic capacity or muscular strength. The importance of reliability and validity in data is also covered in detail. Part IV provides information on practical applications that apply all of the information from the previous sections. Learning aids for this text, including a robust and newly updated web study guide with activities and questions for active learning and engagement, enhance student comprehension and retention. Chapter objectives highlight main points that students should focus on throughout the chapters, and key terms are highlighted and defined in the glossary. Mastery Items include problems and activities that test student knowledge, while Measurement and Evaluation Challenge sidebars provide scenarios that can be tackled with the information gathered throughout the chapter. Additional data sets for each chapter are also provided in the web study guide for practice and mastery of techniques in Excel and SPSS. To aid instructors, Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fifth Edition, includes a suite of ancillary materials: instructor guide, presentation package plus image bank, test package, chapter quizzes, and instructor videos. Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance, Fifth Edition, continues to providee students with the tools and confidence they will need to gather reliable data, analyze it, and apply it in their work with clients. With its emphasis on understanding and applying sound measurement techniques, this fifth edition prepares students and professionals to identify problems and make solid decisions in the realm of human performance.
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165.49 USD

Measurement and Evaluation in Human Performance

by Minsoo Kang, James G Disch, Dale P. Mood, James R Morrow, Jr.
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Easy to administer and score, the Senior Fitness Test is a simple method of assessing the physical attributes that older adults need in order to perform daily activities. Health practitioners and fitness and rehabilitation specialists who work with older adults will be able to identify weaknesses that cause mobility problems, ...
Senior Fitness Test Manual
Easy to administer and score, the Senior Fitness Test is a simple method of assessing the physical attributes that older adults need in order to perform daily activities. Health practitioners and fitness and rehabilitation specialists who work with older adults will be able to identify weaknesses that cause mobility problems, set fitness goals and develop exercise programmes that help clients and patients improve mobility and maintain physical independence. The new edition contains expanded information on ways to modify test protocols for older adults with limiting conditions such as osteoporosis, obesity, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes, stroke, fibromyalgia, heart conditions, multiple sclerosis, hip and knee replacements, chronic renal failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoarthritis and blindness or low vision. It now comes with a DVD containing visual demonstrations of the tests, including setup, execution, evaluation and modification of testing protocols to accommodate clients' limitations.
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73.500000 USD

Senior Fitness Test Manual

by C Jessie Jones, Roberta E. Rikli
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The second edition of FallProof! continues to be the only text to address the multiple dimensions that contribute to balance and mobility. By exploring the reasons underlying falls, readers gain the knowledge to offer more comprehensive assessment and programming. This research-based approach is field tested and has shown considerable success ...
FallProof!: A Comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Programme
The second edition of FallProof! continues to be the only text to address the multiple dimensions that contribute to balance and mobility. By exploring the reasons underlying falls, readers gain the knowledge to offer more comprehensive assessment and programming. This research-based approach is field tested and has shown considerable success in a range of instructional settings, including community-based and residential care environments. The FallProof! program is customizable for individual clients, with exercise progressions for early, middle, and late class modules. In addition, it offers the following benefits: - Flexibility. Program participants can engage in group activities that take into account their individual abilities so that the program is not too easy or too difficult for them. - Guidance. Safe and easy ways of presenting each of the program's exercise components are illustrated, addressing issues ranging from safety concerns to the best ways to offer feedback to participants. - Supplemental materials. Reproducible health, assessment, and program-related questionnaires help instructors gather crucial information for effective programming. - Results. The FallProof! program has been proven to reduce the risk of falling in participants who've completed one or more rotations of the program. Now packaged with a DVD, this second edition makes the information in the text applicable to real situations. The bound-in DVD shows how to administer key screening and assessment tests, demonstrates selected exercise progressions for the major program modules, and features a sample FallProof! class session in action.
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111.56 USD

FallProof!: A Comprehensive Balance and Mobility Training Programme

by Debra J. Rose
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