American College of Sports MedicineRead More
ACSM's Resource Manual for Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription was created as a complement to ACSM's Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription and elaborates on all major aspects of preventative rehabilitation and fitness programs and the major position stands of the ACSM. The 7th edition provides information necessary to address the knowledge, skills, and abilities set forth in the new edition of Guidelines, and explains the science behind the exercise testing and prescription. ACSM's Resource Manual is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fitness and clinical exercise fields, as well as those in academic training.
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)Read More
ACSM’s Resources for the Personal Trainer provides a broad introduction to the field of personal training, covering both basic science topics and practical application. It was originally designed to help people prepare for the ACSM Personal Training Certification Exam. It continues to serve that function, but the market for it has expanded to practitioners in the field looking for an additional resource, as well as in an academic setting where the book is a core text for personal training programs.
The Massage ConnectionKalyani PremkumarRead More
Created specifically for massage therapy students, the Third Edition of Anatomy & Physiology: The Massage Connection elucidates anatomy and physiology with clear, concise language complemented by an extraordinary multilayer art program. Organized to cover each body system and align with current massage therapy curricula, topics have been streamlined so that those areas critical for massage therapy—such as the musculoskeletal system—receive special coverage, whereas excessive detail in areas not relevant for massage is omitted. This edition also delivers a host of review activities in addition to a blockbuster ancillary package of online tools and complementary resources.
Anatomy & Physiology: The Massage Connection is just that—the link between the science of medicine and the art of massage as well as a bridge for students to a successful career in massage therapy.
Lippincott Williams & WilkinsRead MoreAnatomy & Physiology Made Incredibly Easy 4e presents the vast, sometimes overwhelming details of anatomy and physiology in the enjoyable, user-friendly, award-winning Incredibly Easy! style. Featuring a 4-color interior and using light-hearted humor throughout, the text reviews the core concepts of anatomy and physiology and offers detailed coverage of every major body system, along with nutrition, fluids and electrolytes, reproduction and lactation, and genetics. The “Practice Makes Perfect" section showcases NCLEX-style questions, and the book also includes pocket-sized study cards for on-the-go review. A companion Website offers student and instructor resources, including study cards, physiology animations, PowerPoint presentations, a test generator, teaching tips, and practice exercises/activities.
Margareta Nordin, Victor H. FrankelRead More
Now in its Fourth Edition, Basic Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal System uses a direct and comprehensive approach to present students with a working knowledge of biomechanical principles of use in the evaluation and treatment of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The text opens with a chapter that introduces the basic terminology and concepts of biomechanics; the remainder of the book then focuses on the biomechanics of tissues and structures, the biomechanics of joints, and applied biomechanics.
Joseph Hamill, Kathleen Knutzen, Timothy DerrickRead MoreFocusing on the quantitative nature of biomechanics, Biomechanical Basis of Movement, Fourth Edition integrates current literature, meaningful numerical examples, relevant applications, hands-on exercises, and functional anatomy, physics, calculus, and physiology to help students—regardless of their mathematical background— understand the full continuum of human movement potential.
Unique in the market for its combination of rigor, readability, and evidence-based information, the book focuses on the movement of muscle groups rather than individual muscles to provide students with a holistic understanding of human movement.
This Fourth Edition features a new problem generator for instructors, which randomly generates an unlimited number of numerical problems for student practice, and free MaxTRAQ motion analysis software that shows biomechanics in action and allows students to track data and analyze motion in a in a dynamic, video-enriched online environment.
Concepts and ApplicationsMalcolm Rowland, Thomas N. TozerRead More
Formerly Clinical Pharmacokinetics: Concepts and Applications, this fully updated Fourth Edition has been retitled Clinical Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics: Concepts and Applications to reflect the increasing body of knowledge linking the two concepts that explain the relationship between drug administration and drug response. This revised edition also reflects the explosion in our understanding at the molecular and mechanistic levels of all the processes controlling the pharmacokinetics of drugs. The text is authored by two leading international experts on the clinical aspects of pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics and is widely considered one of the authoritative texts on the subject.
A companion website includes the full text online, plus interactive simulations for student practice using different pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic models and parameters.
Nutrition, Energy, and Human PerformanceWilliam D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, Victor L. KatchRead More
Setting the standard for more than 30 years, nearly half a million students have built a solid foundation of the scientific principles underlying modern exercise physiology with Exercise Physiology by William D. McArdle, Frank I. Katch, and Victor L. Katch.. This Eighth Edition is updated with the latest research in the field to provide current coverage of how nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training affect human performance.
A vibrant new full color “magazine style” design, along with updated art in every chapter, works hand in hand with the descriptive content, making even complex topics easier to understand and key information easier to locate.Throughout the text, the authors apply exercise physiology principles to practical skills, illustrate how theory comes to life through research, and clarify complex issues and problems. References posted online provide the evidence behind the science, as well as a complete list for further reading.
Theoretical Basis and Clinical ApplicationJames S. SkinnerRead More
This text discusses how theoretical and applied aspects of exercise testing and exercise prescription must be modified due to the restrictions and/or limitations created by a specific health state. Topics covered include: general principles of exercise testing and exercise prescription; discussion of the importance of such general factors as age, gender, and environment; specific health states, general treatment, risk factors, how it may affect and be affected by exercise; how to modify exercise testing procedures; how to prescribe exercise; and the effects from exercise programs.
Thomas L. Lemke, David A. WilliamsRead More
Acclaimed by students and instructors alike, Foye's Principles of Medicinal Chemistry is now in its Seventh Edition, featuring updated chapters plus new material that meets the needs of today's medicinal chemistry courses. This latest edition offers an unparalleled presentation of drug discovery and pharmacodynamic agents, integrating principles of medicinal chemistry with pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, and clinical pharmacy.
All the chapters have been written by an international team of respected researchers and academicians. Careful editing ensures thoroughness, a consistent style and format, and easy navigation throughout the text.
M. Lynn Palmer, Marcia EplerRead MoreOrganized by region, this text provides the fundamentals of evaluation and examination techniques of the musculoskeletal system. Each region begins with step-by-step instructions for goniometry, manual muscle testing, muscle length, joint accessory motions and special orthopedic tests. Special discussions of posture and gait analysis are also included. New in this edition is a chapter on Assessment of Pain. The discussion on the Spine has been expanded to three chapters -- Cervical, Thoracolumbar Spine and Sacroiliac Joint.
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Marcia K. Anderson, Gail P. ParrRead MoreFocused on the topics needed by coaching, physical and health education, exercise science, sports medicine, and other health science students, without the complicated extraneous material found in other texts, this new edition has been substantially revised to meet the needs of the non-athletic training student. Instead of rehashing material from a comprehensive athletic training textbook, authors Marcia Anderson and Gail Parr provide a truly unique text that addresses the specific needs of students who will be expected to provide initial care to an injured athlete without immediate access to a certified athletic trainer. In addition to appropriately structuring the content for these non-athletic trainers, the authors also provide relevant pedagogical features for students to successfully understand and retain the material, including key terms, chapter objectives, and case study questions that require students to analyze a situation and determine the best course of action. Red Flags and Application Strategies further reinforce the real-world application of the material.
Roberta ChapeyRead More
This thoroughly revised and updated Fifth Edition is the most comprehensive resource on aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders from the most distinguished authorities of our time. This classic text has been used by graduate speech language pathology students for over 25 years, and continues to be the definitive resource across the speech sciences for aphasia.
The book describes a wide range of intervention strategies including team treatment, group therapy, approaches for bilingual and culturally diverse clients, augmentative and alternative communication, and computer-assisted interventions. An important section addresses psychosocial/functional approaches to intervention. New to this edition are Activities for Discussion that encourage students to reflect on what they just read.
Physical Therapy Principles and MethodsDarlene HertlingRead More
The fundamental textbook of orthopedic physical therapy is now in its thoroughly updated Fourth Edition. This new edition presents a "how-to" approach focusing on the foundations of manual therapy. More than 1,200 illustrations and photographs demonstrate therapeutic techniques. Extensive references cite key articles, emphasizing the latest research.
Reflecting current practice standards, this edition places greater emphasis on joint stabilization techniques and the role of exercise. Coverage includes new material on soft tissue manipulations and myofascial evaluation. This edition also features case studies covering real-life practice scenarios.
A. Catharine Ross, Benjamin Caballero, Robert J. Cousins, Katherine L. Tucker, Thomas R. ZieglerRead More
This widely acclaimed book is a complete, authoritative reference on nutrition and its role in contemporary medicine, dietetics, nursing, public health, and public policy. Distinguished international experts provide in-depth information on historical landmarks in nutrition, specific dietary components, nutrition in integrated biologic systems, nutritional assessment through the life cycle, nutrition in various clinical disorders, and public health and policy issues.
Modern Nutrition in Health and Disease, 11th Edition, offers coverage of nutrition's role in disease prevention, international nutrition issues, public health concerns, the role of obesity in a variety of chronic illnesses, genetics as it applies to nutrition, and areas of major scientific progress relating nutrition to disease.
Florence P. Kendall, Elizabeth Kendall McCreary, Patricia G. Provance, Mary Rodgers, William RomaniRead More
This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comparing Guillain-Barré to polio muscle tests, a new full-color design, and a first-of-its-kind chart of upper extremity articulations.
Sylvia Escott-StumpRead MoreNutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care, 8e, by well-known author and nutritionist Sylvia Escott-Stump, provides “need to know” condition-specific, evidence-based medical nutrition therapy information for more than 360 diseases and disorders. Ideal for students completing a dietician internship, graduate students, and practitioners, this best-selling book makes information easy to find through a unique, monograph-style format. An accompanying Inkling eBook provides anytime, anywhere access to the fully searchable text online, along with over 50 embedded videos and a wide range of hands-on demonstrations organized by disorders and life-stages.
Revised and updated throughout, the Eighth Edition features new information on the treatment of inflammation through nutrition therapy; new and updated coverage of autism and neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders; timely information for the dietician working in a collaborative, interdisciplinary care setting; and much more.
Katherine MartynRead More
Nutrition plays a major role in health promotion, disease prevention and treatment in all patient care settings, and is a vital core subject for any nursing student seeking to qualify to enter the nursing register.
Nutrition Made Incredibly Easy! makes this complex topic both accessible and appetising! Covering both health promotion and clinical nutrition, it offers comprehensive information on nutritional care throughout the lifespan. Coverage includes the physiological processes that transform food into energy, nutrient metabolism and recommended allowances, assessment of nutritional status, and the needs of special patient populations.
This book has been fully adapted to the UK context for education and practice. With its wide range of reader-friendly features, it provides a fantastic and essential tool for nursing students.
Mary Vining RadomskiRead More
Covering the assessment and treatment of adult patients with physical dysfunction, this highly regarded text helps occupational therapy students develop the skills and knowledge they need to become reflective practitioners. The authors introduce the Occupation Functional Model (OFM) in the first section, setting the stage for subsequent discussions that guide students from initial evaluation to treatment to follow-up.
This updated Seventh Edition includes updated research, new activity analysis case examples that clarify links to the OT framework, new photos, new online videos, and a streamlined organization, which includes three bonus chapters posted online.