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Author(s): Danny Too, Christopher Williams
Whether participating in competitive athletics or recreationally, most of us will try to perform at our best. To do so, we will attempt to move our bodies with task-specific patterns to reach activity-related goals. For example, to perform a quick move and deceive an opponent, a specific pattern of acceleration of the body will be one such factor (of many) that will determine the success of the movement. As observers, we see this movement in the speed and direction (velocity) of the body.
Author(s): Anastasia Krueck-Frahn
College Reading: Reading and Writing Collaboration is designed for students to enhance reading and writing skills. Each section is uniquely designed by chapters to augment cognition, promote student reading and writing skills, but mostly to develop transferable skills needed in other disciplines across the curriculum.
Author(s): Allison Nye, Donald Wilson
Fitness Fundamentals, A Resource Guide for Active Living familiarizes students with the tools to help plan and develop an effective exercise program by providing key resources. Taking a practical approach, the handbook balances understanding and assessing fitness components with strategies for implementing and applying the basic concepts and principles of lifetime physical fitness. Fitness Fundamentals presents the necessary skills and useful information to guide students toward achieving their health and personal goals.
Author(s): Cindy Jarvis
The competition in the sports field is fierce! It’s to every student’s advantage to get as much information as possible before they take the leap into the industry.
Sports Internships: How to Survive in the Industry takes away the mystery about interning in the sport industry. The book fuses in-depth material from the industry side with the personal/business experience from the author - a former student, educator and current professional in the sports industry.
Author(s): Elner Makia, Japhet Makia
Time Management Survival Planning Guide for Schools and Colleges is a road map (or GPS) for students’ academic journey; therefore, it is designed to assist students to utilize their time wisely by helping them stay focused on classes, events, appointments, meetings, and career objectives. This planner will be used as a retention and an intervention tool for high school and college freshman students, especially in the freshman seminar classes.
Author(s): Jaime Diaz
The profound effect that certain drugs have on behavior has ignited popular curiosity and has prompted a scientific search for the brain mechanisms that might be altered with drugs.
Written by Jaime Diaz, an active neuroscientist, the new third edition of How Drugs Influence Behavior: A Neuro-Behavioral Approach helps readers learn and understand how drugs alter behavior.
Author(s): Janice L. Nath, Irene Chen
Technology in the Classroom: For Now and the Future is written to strength instructional technology, content areas, and other areas of teaching and learning coupled with technology. This text is divided into three parts: The first section is, Educational Technology Supporting Content Areas, section two, Using Educational Technology for Best Practices in Schools and for Teacher Education, and last is, Technology Supporting Educational Phycology and Culturally Responsive Teaching.