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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): June Schmieder, Arthur Townley
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Made popular by the Harvard Business School in the 1980s, Human Resources Management has become a fundamental part of any business, and different from other resources in the fact that people must be managed differently than other resources.
Author(s): Doreen Swetkis, Wendy A. Kellogg
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The 21st Century American City: Race, Ethnicity, and Multicultural Urban Life presents recent scholarship on race, ethnicity, and the American city to help students understand the current characteristics of urban areas. Using a multidisciplinary framework, the objective of this text is to “see” the city from many vantage points.
Author(s): Jonathan C Smith
Welcome to the next generation of stress management. The crowded library of stress and coping includes two types of textbooks. Some are encyclopedias of technique samples. Exercises are disjointed, presented alphabetically, and not integrated into an overarching perspective. Other books are academic textbooks on theory and research. These try to be comprehensive and cover behavior theory, psychoanalysis, sociology, literature, politics, history, human development, medicine, and even sexuality.
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.