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Welcome to the Fitness & Health Promotion - New Book guide at the Parrott Centre Library.
This guide combines new resources for the following programs:
- Fitness and Health Promotion
- Recreation & Leisure Services - Sports
Fitness & Health Promotion / Recreation & Leisure Services
Lippincott Atlas of Anatomy by Featuring more than 800 high-quality, modern images, Lippincott® Atlas of Anatomy is a vibrantly colored regional atlas of human anatomy offering an unprecedented combination of visual aesthetic appeal and anatomical accuracy. A unique art style featuring bright colors, color coding of anatomical elements, judicious use of labeling, and no extraneous text make this book an ideal tool for students. Each plate teaches specific structures and relationships--displayed using artistic techniques such as 'ghosting,' layering, and color-coding--providing clear focus on important structures and resulting in easier and faster comprehension. This unique pedagogy, in combination with the beautiful art style, make this anatomy atlas the preferred choice for teaching and learning. This updated new edition enhances students' understanding of anatomical structures and relationships with many new and modified illustrations, new muscle tables, and convenient online access to tables summarizing key information for multiple anatomical structures. Packaged with the atlas is an interactive eBook version with all of the images, including fully searchable legends and labels and 'zoom and compare' features, as well as online labeling exercises that reinforce students' understanding of newly learned concepts and structures. More than 800 color illustrations--including 16 new and over 300 revised--reflect a variety of techniques to give students an unparalleled understanding of the most clinically relevant anatomical relationships. New muscle tables clarify attachments, innervation and more. A systems overview with summary illustrations helps you confidently guide students from surface anatomy and superficial features to deeper structures that support regional dissection sequences. More than 30 clinical images--including x-rays and CT scans--enhance students' clinical readiness with radiographic views of anatomy. An interactive eBook simplifies review with instant access to all images with fully searchable legends and labels, zoom and compare features, and anatomy tables covering muscles, topographic anatomy, bones, joints, arteries, veins, lymphatics, nerves, fascia, and clinical terms for each chapter. Online 'test yourself' labeling exercises on selected plates allow students to test themselves on newly learned concepts and structures.
Call Number: QM25 .T36 2020
ACSM's Clinical Exercise Physiology by ACSM's Clinical Exercise Physiology adapts and expands upon the disease-related content from ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription, 7th Edition, to create a true classroom textbook. This new resource offers research-based coverage of more than 35 conditions commonly seen in practice--from a host of cardiovascular disorders to immunological/hematological disorders. Condition chapters are organized by disease types and then divided into sections that cover specific conditions from a pathological and etiological perspective. To provide a complete view of clinical exercise physiology, the book also covers important considerations and foundational elements, such as screening, pharmacology, and electrocardiography. As an American College of Sports Medicine publication, the text offers the unsurpassed quality and excellence that has become synonymous with titles by the leading exercise science organization in the world. eBook available. Fast, smart, and convenient, today's eBooks can transform learning. These interactive, fully searchable tools offer 24/7 access on multiple devices, the ability to highlight and share notes, and much more. Complete alignment with the latest ACSM's Guidelines ensures focused coverage of all essential topics. Evidenced-based coverage of over 35 conditions provides the most extensive coverage of diseases available for the course. A standard format in the conditions chapters (introduction, condition, pathology, clinical applications, case study, summary, and comorbidities case studies) makes specific information easy to find. A chapter on exercise genomics provides an overview of this new field and its potential clinical applications, while a separate chapter on electrocardiography provides a solid foundation for those who need to read and interpret EKGs. Special considerations beyond the conditions, such as comorbidities, the exercise environment, legal considerations, lifespan considerations, pharmacology, etc.) ensure complete coverage of clinical exercise physiology. In-text learning aids, including chapter-opening summaries and learning objectives, end-of-chapter review questions and case studies with questions for classroom discussion, help students prepare for practice.
Call Number: RC1201 .A27 2019
High Performance Disability Sport Coaching by As the profile of disability sport has risen, so has the emphasis grown beyond participation to include the development of a high performance environment. This book is the first to take an in-depth look at the role of coaches and coaching in facilitating the professionalisation of disability sport, in raising performance standards, and as an important vector for the implementation of significant political, socio-cultural and technological change. Using in-depth case studies of elite disability sport coaches from around the world, the book offers a framework for critical reflection on coaching practice as well as the reader¿s own experiences of disability sport. The book also evaluates the vital role of the coach in raising the bar of performance in a variety of elite level disability sports, including athletics, basketball, boccia, equestrian sport, rowing, soccer, skiing, swimming and volleyball. Providing a valuable evidence-based learning resource to support coaches and students in developing their own practice, High Performance Disability Sport Coaching is essential reading for all those interested in disability sport, coaching practice, elite sport development and the Paralympic Games.
Call Number: GV709.4 .H54 2017
Strength and Conditioning by Strength and Conditioning: A Concise Introduction offers a concise but comprehensive overview of training for athletic performance. Introducing essential theory and practical techniques in all of the core areas of athletic tra ining, the book clearly demonstrates how to apply fundamental principles in putting together effective real-world training programs. This book encourages students and professionals to think critically about their work and to adopt an evidence-based approach. It explains the inter-dependence of aspects of training such as needs analysis, assessment, injury, competition level, athlete age, and program design, and it fully explains how those aspects should be integrated. Strength and Conditioning is an accessible, engaging, and reflective introduction to the theory and application of strength and conditioning programs. Including clear step-by-step guidance, suggestions for further reading, and detailed sport-specific examples, this is the perfect primer for any strength and conditioning course or for any professional trainer or coach looking to refresh their professional practice. Included in the second edition are in-depth descriptions of free weights, kettlebells, heavy ropes, speed, agility, horizontal force production training, as well as updated research from the strength and conditioning field. Programming chapters and real-world programs provide examples of how to incorporate all the modern strength and conditioning tools. This is the perfect primer for any strength and conditioning course or for any professional trainer or coach looking to refresh their professional practice.
Call Number: GV711.5 .C56 2020
Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology by Packed with vivid illustrations and a wealth of hands-on applications, best-selling FUNDAMENTALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 4E is written specifically for learners in a one-semester introductory A&P course in the allied health field who have little or no previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Known for its clear approach to teaching, the text is widely praised for its ability to break A&P down into very simple, easy to understand language. Content is organized according to body systems, and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Improving both the quality and quantity of text illustrations, the Fourth Edition's new art program brings text concepts to life with new figures throughout. Designed specifically for the needs of health care programs, the all-new Learning Lab's interactive simulation program helps learners maximize their success.
Call Number: QP34.5 .R56 2016
Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions by Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions: Assessment and Management is a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions in clinical practice. More comprehensive than a handbook, yet more clinically-focused than a desk reference, this volume is a one-stop guide for clinicians who deal with musculoskeletal disorders and injuries in the practice setting. The book is organized by anatomic region, from neck to toe, and written in outline format. Each chapter concisely presents the basic knowledge that every practitioner needs to have at the ready in the outpatient clinical context. Taking a uniform approach based on isolating symptoms and the location of the pain, the book presents a uniquely practical template for nonoperative management of a broad spectrum of musculoskeletal problems. All chapters include epidemiology, anatomy, biomechanics, physical examination, diagnostic studies, and treatment. Flowcharts for differential diagnosis and initial management are provided for chief complaints. Helpful tables, lists, and over 150 anatomic illustrations supplement the text throughout. Given the increasing importance of ultrasound in clinical decision-making at the point of care, a mini-atlas of normal and abnormal findings for common injuries is presented as part of the imaging work-up. Designed to help busy practitioners diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders in the clinic or office, this book is an essential resource for physicians in rehabilitation and sports medicine, primary care, orthopedics, and other health care professionals who work in outpatient settings. KEY FEATURES Provides a consistent approach to managing common musculoskeletal conditions based on location of pain Bulleted format and clear heading structure make it easy to find informationMore than 30 flowcharts map out differential diagnosis, diagnostic approach, and initial management strategy for each complaintPacked with useful tables, lists, and over 150 illustrations of surface anatomyIntegrates musculoskeletal ultrasound into the imaging workup, with over 40 normal and abnormal scans to aid in recognizing signature pathologies at the point of care Purchase includes access to the fully-searchable downloadable e-book with image bank
Call Number: RC925.5 .L44 2017
ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons with Chronic Diseases and Disabilities by The fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities reveals common ground between medical and exercise professionals, creating a more collaborative approach to patient care. Developed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) with contributions from a specialized team of experts, this text presents a framework for optimizing patients' and clients' functionality by keeping them physically active. Featuring new content on common comorbid conditions, this edition is streamlined and updated to better suit chronic populations. This fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities outlines why exercise is significant in the treatment and prevention of disease, advises medical and exercise professionals in considering proper exercise prescription protocols, and provides evidence-informed guidance on devising individualized exercise programs. Major advancements and features of the fourth edition include the following: * Current evidence on exercise management for persons with multiple conditions, providing guidance on working with these common yet complex populations * A refocused goal of using physical activity to optimize patients' and clients' functionality and participation in life activities rather than only to treat and prevent disease * Specific content to help physicians prescribe physical activity and exercise to patients for promotion of health, well-being, and longevity * Reorganization of case studies into one streamlined chapter along with commentary from the senior editor to encourage critical thinking and recognize the unique needs of each patient The case studies in the text are real-life scenarios that help professionals and clinicians combine scientific knowledge with experience to find appropriate solutions for each individual. Commentary on the case studies from the senior editor illustrates when improvisation may be appropriate and where further research is needed. Tables are highlighted throughout the text to help readers quickly reference important clinical information. Evidence-informed guidelines, suggested websites, and additional readings further encourage practical use of information and identify further learning opportunities. For instructors, an ancillary PowerPoint presentation package aids in classroom discussion. The critical element that distinguishes the fourth edition of ACSM's Exercise Management for Persons With Chronic Diseases and Disabilities is its unifying mission to incorporate physical activity and exercise in both disease treatment and prevention. Its emphasis on assisting people with multiple conditions, which is ever present in health care today, moves beyond primary and secondary prevention to focus on how patients and clients can be kept physically active and functionally fit.
Call Number: RM725 .A3 2016
Fit & well : core concepts and labs in physical fitness and wellness by Fit & Well 4th Canadian edition is designed to motivate students to take their health seriously. It helps them understand why they should make healthy choices and how they can change unhealthy patterns. And it gives them to tools to do it. Fit & Well motivates students through science. Fit & Well provides the information students need to start their journey to fitness and wellness. The 4ce contains authoritative, science-based information from experts who work and teach in the field as well as up to date information such as wellness in the digital age. Fit & Well motivates students through personal engagement. The 4ce provides the foundation and the resources students need to create personalized fitness programs, including exercise guidelines,self-assessments, lab activities, descriptions and illustrations of exercises,sample programs, and a wealth of behavior change tools and tips. -- Publisher's website.
Call Number: GV481 .F26 2016
Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant by Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement, Second Edition approaches the study of kinesiology by connecting function to the underlying components that make movement possible. Jeremy Keough, Susan Sain, and Carolyn Roller present a text that makes learning and retaining information easier for students through application. A top-down approach, based on the AOTA's Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, Third Edition is used to allow the student to see the big picture and then guides them to understand what fundamental kinesiological functions may be causing limitations or decreased engagement in daily activities. Benefits and Features: New chapters on kinesiology and therapeutic exercise, as well as functional mobility in the home and community Upper extremity information is divided into four chapters for enhanced learning; information presented addresses function across the lifespan Occupational profiles describing actual client conditions at the beginning of several chapters Occupation/real-life based activities and questions at the end of each chapter Emphasis on function and identification of how and why movement occurs Multiple tables and figures to enhance learning Call out boxes that highlight and clarify key concepts A seamless integration of theory, fact, and practice Selected standardized tests, pinch and grip strength, and range of motion norms Glossary of terms and expanded Web resources Instructors materials include PowerPoint presentations, student study guides, and a test bank Bonus! You will receive access to Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing interactive learning tutorials FREE for 120 days with your new text purchase of Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant, Second Edition. Watch the videos, read the text, listen to the experts explain the techniques--all at your own pace. Kinesiology for the Occupational Therapy Assistant: Essential Components of Function and Movement, Second Edition provides students with thorough explanations and learning activities that will put kinesiology into context. Students will also gain insight into the practice of occupational therapy through directed questions and problem solving to assist the client in achieving movement goals.
Call Number: RM735 .K46 2018
Publication Date: 2017-08-15
Therapeutic Exercise by Here is all the guidance you need to customize interventions for individuals with movement dysfunction. You'll find the perfect balance of theory and clinical technique--in-depth discussions of the principles of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy and the most up-to-date exercise and management guidelines. Full-color videos show you how! A complete video library of basic therapeutic exercises and techniques online at www.DavisPlus.com shows you how to achieve the best results for range of motion, stretching, joint mobilization, resistance, and spinal stabilization. You will also find supplemental tables and boxes and a glossary. See what students and practitioners are saying online about the previous edition... Great book... "with great explanation, descriptions and pictures to describe the various interventions that can be used for specific patient complaints or conditions. Highly recommended!"--Natalie B. Martinez Great Standard. "This book is a must have for any orthopedic physical therapist. Now it is even better with ICF information in it."--R.F. Sousa Good buy. "Initially bought this book for PT school. It's quite substantial. Most definitely one of the books I do not plan to sell after I am done with the program. Would recommend."--Talisa Swanson
Call Number: RM725 .K57 2018
Publication Date: 2017-10-18
Advanced Exercise Physiology by Advanced Exercise Physiology: Essential Concepts and Applications builds upon foundational topics and looks further into key physiological components to help advanced students gain a deeper level of understanding. Authors Jonathan K. Ehrman, Dennis J. Kerrigan, and Steven J. Keteyian address a wide range of complex topics with evidence-based information and a focused, targeted style. The first five chapters offer a detailed examination of the various body systems. The next two chapters focus on exercise testing and training principles, as well as training adaptations as they relate to aerobic power, anaerobic power, range of motion, and resistance training of healthy individuals and competitive athletes. The remaining chapters focus on a variety of topics, including athletic performance, body composition and weight management, and environmental influences of exercise physiology. The final two chapters bring a unique perspective to the book with a review of the relationship between exercise physiology and public health and a look at recent and emerging topics in the field, including genomics and pharmacology. Enhancing the content are learning aids, more than 140 images and illustrations, and practical examples from among clinical patients, healthy individuals, and competitive athletes. Key terms and their definitions appear at the end of each chapter; these help students understand key concepts and serve as a useful reference for practitioners. The appendixes contain information related to topics such as efficiency and energy expenditure, metabolic equivalent (MET) values of common activities, and the professionalization of exercise physiology. For instructors, Advanced Exercise Physiology also includes a test package and an image bank to assist wtih classroom lecture preparations. The ancillaries, in-text learning components, and comprehensive content combine to create an ideal text to be used in advanced courses in exercise physiology.
Call Number: QP301 .E38 2018
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Complete Food and Nutrition Guide has continually served as the gold-standard resource for advice on healthy eating and active living at every age and stage of life. At once accessible and authoritative, the guide effectively balances a practical focus with the latest scientific information, serving the needs of consumers and health professionals alike. Opting for flexibility over rigid dos and don'ts, it allows readers to personalize their own paths to healthier living through simple strategies. This newly updated Fifth Edition addresses the most current dietary guidelines, consumer concerns, public health needs, and marketplace and lifestyle trends in sections covering Choices for Wellness; Food from Farm to Fork; Know Your Nutrients; Food for Every Age and Stage of Life; and Smart Eating to Prevent and Manage Health Issues.
Call Number: RA784 .D89 2017
Organizational Behaviour in Sport by What makes a sport enterprise successful? How can managers working in sport improve organizational effectiveness through strategic behaviour management? This comprehensive and accessible textbook addresses these important questions and examines the theories that underpin organizational analysis in sport. Helping both students and practitioners to understand the different types of behaviour that occur within a sports enterprise, it also demonstrates how to develop ways of managing behaviour more effectively for the benefit of all stakeholders. The book explores behaviour on individual, interpersonal, group and whole-organization levels, and presents an evidence-based framework for analysis built around key concepts such as: Change and culture Leadership Motivation, rewards and incentives Power and influence Conflict, disputes and grievances Equity, diversity and inclusion. With international case studies, learning objectives, review questions and guides to further reading included in every chapter, no other textbook develops critical skills or an awareness of ethical issues in such detail and depth. Organizational Behaviour in Sportis essential reading for all students and practitioners working in sport, leisure or recreation management. er and influence Conflict, disputes and grievances Equity, diversity and inclusion. With international case studies, learning objectives, review questions and guides to further reading included in every chapter, no other textbook develops critical skills or an awareness of ethical issues in such detail and depth. Organizational Behaviour in Sportis essential reading for all students and practitioners working in sport, leisure or recreation management.
Call Number: GV713 .S572 2017
Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanics by Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanicsis the first book to fully integrate practical work into an introduction to the fundamental principles of sport and exercise biomechanics. The book concisely and accessibly introduces the discipline of biomechanics and describes the fundamental methods of analysing and interpreting biomechanical data, before fully explaining the major concepts underlying linear kinematics, linear kinetics, angular kinematics, angular kinetics and work, energy and power. To supplement chapters, the book includes nineteen practical worksheets which are designed to give students practice in collecting, analysing, and interpreting biomechanical data, as well as report writing. Each worksheet includes example data and analysis, along with data recording sheets for use by students to help bring the subject to life. No other book offers students a comparable opportunity to gain practical, hands-on experience of the core tenets of biomechanics. Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanicsis, therefore, an important companion for any student on a Sport and Exercise Science or Kinesiology undergraduate programme, or for any instructors delivering introductory biomechanics classes. experience of the core tenets of biomechanics. Laboratory and Field Exercises in Sport and Exercise Biomechanicsis, therefore, an important companion for any student on a Sport and Exercise Science or Kinesiology undergraduate programme, or for any instructors delivering introductory biomechanics classes.
Call Number: QP303 .W38 2018
The Science of Stretching by The Science of Stretching is a research-based book that brings together the scientific principles of many different modalities of stretching and its application to the general and sporting populations. The book reviews static stretching, dynamic stretching, ballistic stretching, vibration platform, PNF, myofascial release, Pilates, and Yoga, as well as post-operative, chronic, and acute injury benefits. Appropriate prescription, application, and expected outcomes are explained, which will revolutionize the way you choose to stretch.
Call Number: RA781.63 R45 2017
Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition by The basics of sports nutrition -- Introduction to sports nutrition -- Nutrients: ingestion to energy metabolism -- Carbohydrates -- Fats -- Proteins -- Vitamins -- Minerals -- Water -- Nutritional ergogenics -- Nutrition consultation with athletes -- Weight management -- Endurance and ultra-endurance athletes -- Strength/power athletes -- Team sport athletes -- Special populations -- Jobs in sports nutrition.
Call Number: TX361.A8 F56 2018
Foundations of Athletic Training by Comprehensive, and evidence-based, Foundations of Athletic Training, 6th Edition integrates basic medical concepts and related scientific information to help athletic trainers and students develop a strong foundation in athletic training best practices. Using a problem-solving approach to the prevention, recognition, assessment, management, and disposition of sports-related injuries and diseases, the text helps students learn to think like practitioners and is fully aligned with the BOC competencies. This 6th Edition has been updated throughout to reflect current best practices in the field and includes four new chapters, new and updated references, and a powerful suite of online learning resources that save instructors time and help students succeed. Features: - Full alignment with the BOC competencies helps students master essential knowledge and skills and prepare for the certification exam and entry into the profession. - A new chapter on Evidence-Based Practice Health Care introduces students to the concepts and terminology in EBP that establish standards for best practices in the field. - A new chapter on Acute Injury Assessment and Dispositions covers emergency care strategies to prevent and prepare for emergency situations and minimize the extent of injury following current best practices as recommended by the National Athletic Trainers� Association. - A new chapter on Assessment of Body Alignment Posture and Gait prepares students how to identify normal and faulty posture and interpret the findings for effective practice. - A new chapter on Athletes with Physical Disabilities introduces students to the most common physical disability groups represented in the Paralympic Games: Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), Cerebral Palsy (CP), and Amputation - Updated References refer to works published within the last five years, as well as to original ground�breaking research. - Full color images make it easier to recognize and manage sports-related injuries and medical conditions. - Anatomical line art superimposed onto human images helps students locate key muscles, nerves, and blood vessels. - Critical Information boxes highlight need-to-know information, such as signs and symptoms, practice guidelines, common injuries, and safety tips. - Critical thinking scenarios and questions encourage students to think like a trainer as they critically analyze information and apply decision-making knowledge and skills to problems presented. - Emergency situations requiring immediate medical attention�identified with an EMS icon�alert students to vital information. - Application strategies offer step-by-step instructions on how to perform skills, conduct assessments, and teach injury prevention exercises. - Field strategy boxes and management algorithms help students make better informed injury management decisions and develop practical, hands-on skills. - In-text learning aids, including learning objectives, key terms, summaries, injury scenarios and related questions, and an end-of-book, glossary, help students master key content. PrepU adaptive quizzing, a proven learning solution available as an option, provides a personalized learning experience and offers immediate, real-time feedback to help students succeed in the course and on the certification exam.
Call Number: RD97 .A53 2017
Community Nutrition by The third edition of Community Nutrition: Planning Health Promotion and Disease Prevention provides students and professionals with the knowledge, skills, tools, and evidence-based approaches they need to effectively promote health and prevent disease. Reflecting the latest direction in public health and community nutrition, it considers the comprehensive approach taken by practitioners providing community-based services that emphasize primary, secondary, and tertiary prevention. Divided into three parts, Community Nutrition provides an overview of the public health nutrition landscape, addresses nutrition interventions for vulnerable populations, and explores how to deliver successful nutrition services. Given its extensive coverage and inclusion of engaging pedagogical features, this text is an essential resource for community nutrition courses and a useful reference tool. Key Features: - Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access complete with interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more - Reflects the latest research, guidelines, and policy developments in community and public health nutrition - Features Successful Community Strategies boxes that discuss recent effective intervention programs and provide examples of research-based best practices - Includes Case Studies that provide students with the opportunity to apply what they have learned in each chapter - Incorporates Think About It questions that emphasize active learning
Call Number: RA784 .N63 2018
Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion by As technology becomes an ever more prevalent part of everyday life and population-based physical activity programmes seek new ways to increase lifelong engagement with physical activity, so the two have become increasingly linked. This book offers a thorough, critical examination of emerging technologies in physical activity and health, considering technological interventions within the dominant theoretical frameworks, exploring the challenges of integrating technology into physical activity promotion and offering solutions for its implementation. Technology in Physical Activity and Health Promotion occupies a broadly positive stance toward interactive technology initiatives and, while discussing some negative implications of an increased use of technology, offers practical recommendations for promoting physical activity through a range of media, including: social media mobile apps global positioning and geographic information systems wearables active videogames (exergaming) virtual reality settings. Offering a logical and clear critique of technology in physical activity and health promotion, this book will serve as an essential reference for upper-level undergraduates, postgraduate students and scholars working in public health, physical activity and health and kinesiology, and healthcare professionals.
Call Number: GV342.28 T43 2017
Making sense of Human Anatomy and Physiology by Designed to be user-friendly and informative for both students and teachers, this book provides a road map for understanding problems and issues that arise in the study of anatomy and physiology. Students will find tips to develop specific study skills that lead to maximum understanding and retention. They will learn strategies not only for passing an examination or assessment, but also for permanently retaining the fundamental building blocks of anatomical study and application. For the teacher and educator, the book provides useful insight into practical and effective assessment techniques, explores the subject matter from a learning approach perspective, and considers different methods of teaching to best to convey the message and meaning of anatomy and physiology. Supported by clear diagrams and illustrations, this is a key text for teachers who want a useful toolbox of creative techniques and ideas that will enhance the learning experience. In addition to the wealth of information it provides, Making Sense of Human Anatomy and Physiology sets in place a bedrock of learning skills for future study, regardless of the subject. Students of beauty therapies, holistic and complementary therapies, and fitness professionals-yoga teachers, personal trainers, sports coaches, and dance teachers-will gain not only a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, but also the skills to learn such a subject. Allied professionals in nursing, biomedical science, dentistry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, midwifery, zoology, biology and veterinary science will also find this book an invaluable resource. The final chapters offer suggestions for the further exploration of concepts, assessment, learning activities, and applications.
Call Number: QP39 .A25 2017
The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury by The use of psychological interventions and counselling strategies has become a central part of injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approachis the first book to offer students, academic scholars, and practitioners case studies that are grounded in psychological theory and empirical evidence, with a specific focus on addressing psychological aspects of sport and performance injuries in an interprofessional manner. This book presents nine "real-life inspired" fictional sport and performance injury cases. It demonstrates the viability and effectiveness of adopting an interprofessional, person-centered approach to injury, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. Each case is focused on a particular phase of rehabilitation, with specific attention placed on relevant biopsychosocial concerns. Within each chapter, a theoretical, conceptual, and empirical analysis of the case is presented followed by detailed accounts on how a range of professionals and significant others can work alongside each other to provide a holistic care for the injured performer within their own competencies. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approachemphasizes the importance of holistic, interprofessional approach to sport and performance injury rehabilitation. This book is a vital resource for upper-level students, academic scholars, and applied practitioners from a range of sport and performance related disciplines such as athletic training, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sport psychology, sports therapy, and strength and conditioning. It offers a valuable reading for a range of individuals and professionals who are involved in sport and performance injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. retical, conceptual, and empirical analysis of the case is presented followed by detailed accounts on how a range of professionals and significant others can work alongside each other to provide a holistic care for the injured performer within their own competencies. The Psychology of Sport and Performance Injury: An Interprofessional Case-Based Approachemphasizes the importance of holistic, interprofessional approach to sport and performance injury rehabilitation. This book is a vital resource for upper-level students, academic scholars, and applied practitioners from a range of sport and performance related disciplines such as athletic training, kinesiology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sport psychology, sports therapy, and strength and conditioning. It offers a valuable reading for a range of individuals and professionals who are involved in sport and performance injury prevention, rehabilitation, and return to participation process. amp;lt;/P>
Call Number: GV706.4 P7846 2019
Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription by ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly. This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician's assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.
Call Number: RM725 A44 2018
Dictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods by Health professionals are recognizing the major role that nutraceuticals play in health enhancement. As a result, there is a dramatic increase in research aimed at identifying new functional foods and nutraceuticals. There is not, however, a single source that presents this research in a thorough and accessible manner. Comprehensive and complete, the Dictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods is the first reference of its kind written explicitly for this rapidly developing field. The book provides clearly written, concise, science-based information on over 470 nutraceutical and functional food products and compounds. Each entry lists the most current information on the product or compound and its role in the promotion of health or the prevention of disease, as well as peer-reviewed literature references. In addition, this thorough reference contains 172 chemical structures, 102 figures, 73 schemes, and 64 tables to facilitate recognition and understanding. Concise and accessible, the Dictionary of Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods is a convenientsingle source reference that defines the most commonly used terms in the field of nutraceuticals and functional foods.
Call Number: QP144.F85 E85 2019
Physical Activity in Natural Settings by Exercise interactions with green and blue spaces offer low-cost, non-invasive solutions to public health challenges--particularly around mental health and obesity--and issues around environmental sustainability. Physical Activity in Natural Settings brings together multi-disciplinary, international research on physical activity, health and the natural environment, offering evidence-based guidance on implementing nature-based solutions at individual, patient and population levels. Divided over four sections, the book assesses the current research landscape, explores the underlying psychological and physiological mechanisms of the benefits of green exercise, details applied examples of physical activity in natural settings, and suggests future directions for research and practice. It features contributions from experts from around the world and covers topics including: Self-determination, nature and wellbeing Visual cognition and multisensory stimuli Nature's role in growing resilience Physical education and nature Mindfulness and green exercise Positive psychology and pro-environmental behaviour Timely and prescient, and showcasing real-life examples of green exercise prescription, Physical Activity in Natural Settings is fascinating and important reading for any students or researchers in the psychology or physiology of physical activity and health, physical education or outdoor studies, and policy-makers and health professionals.
Call Number: RA781 .P478 2019
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