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Author(s): Deborah I Craig
Welcome to the Introduction to Athletic Training and Emergency Care in Sports textbook! The focus of this text is to provide you, the reader, with two things: first, a broad understanding of the Athletic Training profession; and second, some basic skills that prepare you to enter an Athletic Training education program if you choose to pursue this wonderful profession. There are many facets to Athletic Training. Thus, this text combines the many facets in as concise of a text as possible.
Author(s): Scott Stempson
Sporting events have become such a huge part of our culture that we can all remember certain athletic events in our own personal history that we were either involved in as a participant or watching as a fan.
American Sports History explores the big three team sports (baseball, basketball, and football) that have most affected American culture and vice-versa over the years.
Scott Stempson’s American Sports History:
Author(s): Janet Rouslin, Mary Anne Eaton, Barbara Robinson, Allison Acquisto
Food, Nutrition, and Culinary Arts is a unique blend of basic nutrition concepts with a focus on culinary arts. Starting with the first chapters on nutrition concepts, the use of food to meet nutrition standards is emphasized. Future chapters delve into the six essential nutrients, as well as health-related information that can help chefs learn to plan colorful and tasty meals around specific nutritional requirements. The Culinary Corner in each chapter reviews current trends and topics in the field of nutrition and culinary arts.
Author(s): Monte L Thies
A Key to the Skulls of North American Mammals is a reference and tool for working in and teaching mammalogy. It provides an up-to-date comprehensive treatment of all mammal genera, both native and introduced, occurring in North America north of Mexico, inclusive of marine mammals found in coastal waters.
The updated 4th edition includes a general reorganization of orders to more accurately represent current associations among higher taxonomic groupings.
Author(s): Jeff Bolles
Fitness Walking is more than just a textbook dedicated to the world’s most popular fitness activity. Fitness Walking is a comprehensive guide to both understanding and mastering walking for fitness. With chapters dedicated to the basics on proper warm-up and cool down, nutrition, the biomechanics of walking, strength training for walkers, and training for walking performance, Fitness Walking can help walkers of all fitness levels improve their walking performance as well as enjoy their walking time even more than they already do.
Author(s): Shahla Ray, James Bradley Ray
New Second Edition Now Available!
Obesity and related conditions are scientifically associated with the leading causes of premature death and disability in the U.S. including: heart disease, stroke, certain types of cancer, and type 2 diabetes.
Author(s): Caren Jean Frost, Kathleen B Digre
In, 7 Domains of Women’s Health, editors Frost and Digre, have brought together a unique set of skillful, insightful, critically thinking clinicians, educators, and scientists to guide our exploration into the essential Domains of Health and the broad impact that they have for all people.