Recognized as a foundational publication in 1990, Preventing Dance Injuries has been updated in this second edition with significant new material to guide dance medicine specialists and educators in promoting the physical and psychological well-being of dancers. Preventing Dance Injuries, Second Edition, contains comprehensive coverage of dance..
The most thorough treatment of the subject ever published, this amazing guide brings together clear track and trail illustrations, range maps, and full-color photos showing feeding signs, scat, tunnels, burrows, bedding areas, remains, and more. Learn how to find, identify, measure, and interpret the clues mammals leave behind--explained and illust..
Written for both students and seasoned practitioners, Evaluating Worksite Health Promotion presents a practical framework for evaluating health promotion in a variety of organizational settings. The text lays a strong theoretical foundation, then builds on it with practical applications for containing costs and improving the power of programs. Draw..
Let one of the world's greatest swimming coaches teach you how to perfect your competitive strokes! In Swimming Fastest -a revised and updated version of one of the best books ever written on competitive swimming-author Ernest Maglischo reveals the science behind the training principles that led his teams to 13 NCAA national championships at the ..
Keeping pace with rapid changes in the field, the fourth edition of Guidelines for Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Programs has been completely revised, including a new chapter on nutrition and plant-based diets as a treatment option in cardiac rehabilitation. This definitive book provides the most current models for designing and..
Emotions in Sport is the first comprehensive treatment of how individual and team emotions affect athletic performance. Edited by renowned Olympic advisor, researcher, and teacher Yuri Hanin, the book provides you with: a comprehensive understanding of emotional patterns such as anxiety, anger, and joy, as well as their impact on individual and te..
Dance Teaching Methods and Curriculum Design : Explains, with sample unit plans, how to teach the basics of 10 popular dance forms for K-12 settings Explains how to apply educational theories to dance Presents dance education in context of the national standards for dance Helps readers build portfolios that demonstrate their ability to create les..
Energetics of Human Activity provides a detailed, contemporary discussion of the efficiency of movement from a multidisciplinary perspective. The text explores the process by which humans optimize their energy expenditure in learning and controlling movements. As the first collaborative text that focuses on the energetics of motor coordination and ..
Explore the emerging field of free radical biology, exercise, and aging with this definitive reference. Free Radicals in Exercise and Aging addresses the current debate regarding whether free radicals released during exercise accelerate the aging process. It explains how free radicals can serve as important regulators of aerobic processes, and it c..
For many years, resistance training has been recognized for its value in improving the health and performance of athletes and other healthy persons. Only recently has scientific evidence emerged that relates to its benefits in the prevention and rehabilitation of chronic diseases and medical conditions such as arthritis, pulmonary disorders, and he..
The lesson plans in Interdisciplinary Learning Through Dance: 101 MOVEntures are broad (covering six disciplines) and deep (101 plans in all). Each lesson is based on national standards and has been field tested with students in grades K-5 with positive results. In fact, both teachers and students enjoy the plans and the learning gained through ..
This book has been a big hit with physical educators since it came out in 1989. Now it's available in a new edition that keeps all the best features of the original, adds new material, and improves the presentation, all while making the information more affordable! The new edition is split into two books--one for the elementary level and another fo..
This provocative text--the product of more than 10 years of instruction and research--is the most comprehensive study to date on the past, present, and future of women and sport. An ideal textbook for upper division undergraduate and graduate students as well as a timely reference for scholars and researchers, Women and Sport: Interdisciplinary Per..
This new second edition of Science and Practice of Strength Training comes with many additions and changes. A new coauthor, Dr. William Kraemer, joins Dr. Vladimir Zatsiorsky in expanding on the principles and concepts needed for training athletes. Among Dr. Kraemer's contributions are three new chapters targeting specific populations-women, youn..
This landmark book delivers into your hands the work and thinking of two long-standing authorities in biochemical monitoring whose work has not been widely available in the West Ñ until now. Biochemical Monitoring of Sport Training expands the knowledge base in the field and paints a full and detailed picture of why and how biochemical monitoring ..
The author of the groundbreaking Exercise and Immunology returns with Advances in Exercise Immunology, a thorough and unparalleled study of the relationship between exercise and immune function. You'll learn why athletes are susceptible to illness during intense training, how various immune system components respond to exercise, how regular exercis..
Genetics of Fitness and Physical Performance is the first comprehensive reference on the role of the genes in influencing individual variation in fitness and performance. This essential compendium reviews the past 25 years of accumulated evidence on the genetic basis of health- and performance-related fitness phenotypes. Focusing on the interests o..
Awareness of the importance of exercise and physical activity to long-term health has never been greater. In the United States alone, 200,000 deaths annually are attributed to coronary heart disease, type II diabetes, colon cancer, and other diseases that result from physical inactivity. Growing evidence also suggests that inactivity is also a cont..
History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach provides an in-depth look at dance from the dawn of time through the 20th century. Using an investigative approach, this book presents the who, what, when, where, why, and how of dance history in relation to other arts and to historical, political, and social events. In so doing, this text provides a ..
Teaching Dance as Art in Education is a comprehensive introductory textbook that helps dance education majors and dance specialists understand and incorporate the aesthetic foundations of educational dance in grades K-12. Unlike other models of teaching dance, this book delineates what a standards-oriented, aesthetically driven program should enco..