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Author(s): Deborah J. Good
Practical Metabolic Nutrition: A Systems Approach to Vitamins and Minerals is not your average vitamins and minerals textbook. Practical Metabolic Nutrition uses a systems-based approach to energy metabolism. This innovative approach provides a better overall understanding of the intimate relationship of the micronutrients in whole body physiology.
Author(s): Stanley Brown
Movement is a fundamental characteristic of life. Understanding the meaning of movement in the full context
of human endeavor is central to improving the quality of human experience, of life itself. Fundamentals of
Kinesiology showcases the transdisciplinary nature of the academic field of study centered on movement,
physical activity and sport. Three major sections of the book provide a comprehensive treatment of this diverse
academic field through detailed studies of the many disciplines and professions constituting kinesiology.
Author(s): Warren Franke
New Edition Coming Soon!
Principles of Exercise Prescription helps students cultivate skills that are required for developing exercise prescriptions, or exercise programs, for clients. This guidebook ties in concepts from related health and wellness subjects, prepares students to pass a professional certification examination, and also enables them to help their clients live healthier lives—three facets that are critical to professional development in this career field.
Author(s): Karen Goldman
Theories of Teaching, Learning, and the Brain serves as an overview into American education, our culture and the worldviews that influence it. Educational theories and the philosophers and psychologists who developed them are reviewed. Current theories and trends are discussed. Major concepts of learning are then applied to brain research. A recurring focus in this book is the question, how will this knowledge influence the way teachers should teach. Relevant motivational and development theories are included
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
New Ninth Edition Now Available!
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): Gary Hoban, Daniel T Cunniff, Dina Castillo Pacis, Clifford Tyler
This text, Ethics for Visionary School Leaders—Setting Your Ethical Compass (third edition), is designed for those students preparing to become school administrators and those interested in the topic. It combines classical and more contemporary ethical philosophy with current everyday ethical matters today’s school administrators face. The text also includes educational ethical dilemmas based on current, real life situations that students and their instructors can jointly discuss and resolve.
Author(s): Linda Story
The goal of this text is to assist prospective teachers in becoming effective language arts teachers. In order for teacher candidates to become effective teachers of language arts, this text will assist teacher candidates in meeting the following objectives:
Author(s): Shelley D Hamill
Walking for Everyone is designed for the person who is just beginning an exercise program. It includes the basics about walking, nutrition, behavior change, and holistic health with a dash of information about strength training and stretching. Assessments are included in each chapter as well as a journal- style tracking system at the end of the text. The narrative is in a “conversational” tone for easy reading and comprehension. Walking for Everyone will introduce the reader to the joys of walking and the benefits that come with it!
Author(s): Joni Marr Boyd, Shelley D Hamill
Personal + Community Health by Dr. Joni Boyd and Dr. Shelley Hamill is a complete guide to health for college students. It concentrates on all areas of wellness and focuses equally on physical, mental, emotional, and relational health. Personal + Community Health also includes numerous opportunities for self-assessment and details of how to build healthy habits and maintain them with intentionality. With examples tailored specifically to the college experience, students will discover helpful, applicable information again and again.