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Author(s): David J. Bissonnette
Nutrition for Healthcare Professionals: An Introduction to Disease Prevention is an introductory nutrition textbook designed and written for students majoring in dietetics, nutrition, nursing, health sciences and medicine. This unique textbook does not follow traditional approaches to teaching nutrition; rather, it begins by describing the role of nutrition in human health from historical and contemporary perspectives.
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): 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): John Knox
Sociology Is Rude!: A Conversation on Sociological Theory and Thought helps readers learn more about the foundational theories that sociology rests upon (functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interaction); to make sense of the tools of careful sociological research; to perceive the dramatic roles of groups and organizations in society; to comprehend the social forces connected to one’s family, race, ethnicity, gender, and religion; to fathom the depths and significance of life stages and the aging process; and to work out the role, power, and influence of social
Author(s): Karen Turner Ward
Communication for Today’s Student is a fresh approach to the communication issues that have become increasingly critical to professional and personal success in contemporary society. This innovative and interactive text incorporates theory and practice to successfully prepare students to become effective communicators, thus giving them the necessary tools to compete in today’s job market.
Author(s): Maribeth Schlobohm, Christopher Ryan
Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally provides a communication foundation for professionals in business and technical industries. This text aims to guide those whose roles do not exclusively require writing and editing but whose day-to-day responsibilities demand that they focus in technical or business careers in which a professional level of communication is required.
Business and Technical Communication: A Guide to Writing Professionally:
Author(s): Selena Stewart-Alexander, Patrice K. Johnson, Caitlin Stanford Kintner
New Edition Now Available!
In order to improve your reading skills, you must write more, and in order to improve your writing skills, you must read more.
Author(s): Sean Brierley
New Edition Now Available!
Communication is an integral part of our everyday life. Every day, everybody creates and receives communication, and content, and receives communication, or content. Being able to do both things well is advantageous to you, professionally and personally, those you interact with, and those you work for.
Author(s): Jacqueline Louise Wahrmund
Introductory Animal Science: The Biology of Domestic Animals delivers the foundation for all future Animal Science courses. Topics including genetics, reproduction, and nutrition provide basic understanding of the major Animal Science disciplines. Additional topics of anatomy, animal health, and animal/environment interactions outline the essentials of animal care. Laboratory exercises, homework assignments, and chapter review questions supplement the material to enhance student success in ASC 101: Domestic Animal Biology.