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Author(s): Leonard Kravitz
Anybody’s Guide to Total Fitness, 12th edition, is a definitive blend of cutting-edge scientific research and reliable practical applications for creating an optimal health, fitness and wellness lifestyle. The text offers personalized instruction on how to customize exercise programs for high intensity interval training (HIIT), indoor cycling, aerobic kickboxing, circuit training, boot camp programs, and aquatic workouts. The 12th edition introduces the original science-based Peripheral Heart Action (PHA) training method and 2 PHA workouts.
Author(s): Patricia Ferguson, Victoria Nanos
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The world has become a global village connected by the speed of information processing via the Internet. Students need to look inward to identify themselves and their “bliss” while also being in tune with the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in an increasingly diverse world.
Author(s): Rose M. Borunda
Explore the efforts of humanists committed to improving the lives of those less privileged in the United States.
In contrast with the capitalistically driven historical figures who have been given the lion’s share of attention in the rendering of United States history, What is the Color of Your Heart? A Humanist Approach to Diversity provides a fresh cast of historical and modern day figures whose values were rooted in humanist ideals that flourished into social justice activism.
Author(s): Terry Husband
Every day in early childhood and elementary classrooms, teachers facilitate instruction, plan lessons, and implement activities from a pseudo “raceless” framework. For many of these teachers there is an implicit and unconscious dedication to keeping race and racism out of the discourse on early childhood teaching and learning. Nonetheless, the topic of race and racism in the elementary classroom is ever present especially in classrooms where there is interaction between and among individuals of different ethnicities and race.
Author(s): Russell L Claxton, Samuel J Smith, Constance L Pearson, Edwin J. Nichols, Andrea Beam, John C Bartlett, Mark A Angle, Margaret E Ackerman, James A Swezey, Shante Moore
Public and Private School Administration: An Overview in Christian Perspective provides a resource compatible with the mission of universities that seek to prepare educators for service in public, private, and Christian schools. It speaks to the practical-mindedness of administrators while also grounding best practices in theory, research, and biblical principles. For readers who view school administration not only as service to students, parents, and faculty but also as service to God, this book will serve to affirm their calling.
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): Sara Simmons
As an aspiring teacher, you are invited to embark on an exploration of the exciting profession of teaching. With content that is stimulating, memorable, and motivating, this textbook will entice you to experience the joy of “discovering the teacher within you.”
Author(s): Ric Baker, Vivian Beitman
College reading and writing is challenging. Students must take in a tremendous amount of information, make sense of it, and see how it fits into their understanding of the world.
Moreover, modern students get their information from a wide variety of sources (Internet, print, media), so now perhaps more than ever they need the ability to read and think critically so that they can evaluate quality and reliability.