Category : Health & Fitness
Editor : Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN : UOM:39015059148067
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 624
GET EBOOK
Available for

Introduction to Kinesiology, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of kinesiology, laying a solid foundation for future learning and for working as a professional in any field relating to physical activity. This new edition is significantly updated and revamped, featuring these additions: -Expanded information and advice on careers relating to the field of kinesiology, including short- and long-term employment opportunities, allowing students to benefit from an inclusive and accurate job outlook early in their college careers -New schematics and visual effects to help students better understand the content, including more relevant photos to illustrate text points and new artwork to help clarify important conceptual connections -New profiles featuring significant scholars in the field -New and improved sidebars, interactive items, and key points to engage students more deeply and to acquaint them with relevant issues and problems Introduction to Kinesiology, Second Edition, contains updated research, statistics, and discussion focusing on practical applications in the field and offering advice about each profession in kinesiology. These features will help students identify and work toward attaining their career goals. The text uses a visually appealing pedagogical approach, including key points and interactive items as well as opening scenarios of real-world dilemmas encountered by professionals in the field, objectives, summaries, key terms, and a glossary. The new edition reinforces readers' learning through both text and graphic features. Part I, Experiencing Physical Activity, provides an extensively rewritten introduction to the field of kinesiology and goes into greater detail on exercise and skilled movement. It also delves into physical activity participation patterns, updated information on the relevance of physical activity to daily living, and how various professionals in the field incorporate physical activity into their educational, developmental, and treatment programs. Part II, Scholarly Study of Physical Activity, with chapters on subdisciplines, has been reorganized and simplified, making those topics easier to comprehend. It includes greater coverage of physical education as a career pursuit and features chapters from several new collaborators, adding to the richness of the text's perspective and insight. Part III, Practicing a Profession in Physical Activity, includes a new chapter on careers in coaching and sport instruction and an updated chapter on therapeutic exercise, with information on careers in physical and occupational therapy. This new edition improves on the already-solid foundation of learning laid in the first edition. Its superior content and reasonable price make this text an ideal choice for undergraduate kinesiology courses.

Category : Human mechanics
Editor :
ISBN : OCLC:941962338
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 418
GET EBOOK
Available for

Category : Medical
Editor : Human Kinetics
ISBN : 9781450434324
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 536
GET EBOOK
Available for

Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Fourth Edition, offers the most cohesive introduction to the field of kinesiology available, giving students a solid background in the field and preparing them for further study and course work.

Category : Science
Editor :
ISBN : 1516550188
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 338
GET EBOOK
Available for

Introduction to Kinesiology: The Science of Human Physical Activity outlines the major concepts, principles, and experimental findings for the curious yet serious student interested in the field of kinesiology. Like most fields of science, it is important to provide kinesiology students with a textbook that covers the historical development of the field, discusses career opportunities, and provides the groundwork for future coursework. It is also important to clearly articulate the limit and scope of kinesiology by defining core knowledge and to emphasize the cross-disciplinary nature of kinesiology. Introduction to Kinesiology was designed to meet all of these requirements. To improve the readability and the retention of the material, the chapters in Introduction to Kinesiology contain several features, including: Student Objectives Important Terms Integrating Kinesiology: Putting It All Together - questions and exercises Section and Chapter Summaries Kinesiology on the Web - web links for more information

Category : Medical
Editor : Human Kinetics
ISBN : 9780736076135
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 1706
GET EBOOK
Available for

Aimed at undergraduate students in sport and exercise science courses, this text provides a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of sports science, laying a solid foundation for future learning and for working as a professional in any field relating to physical activity.

Category : Education
Editor : Thompson Educational Pub
ISBN : 1550772333
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 469
GET EBOOK
Available for

Category : Exercise
Editor :
ISBN : 0920905498
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views :
GET EBOOK
Available for

Category : Health & Fitness
Editor : Human Kinetics Publishers
ISBN : 0873226763
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 108
GET EBOOK
Available for

"Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive, reader friendly overview of kinesiology, laying a solid foundation for future learning and for working as a professional in any field relating to physical activity." "Introduction to Kinesiology: Studying Physical Activity, Second Edition, contains updated research, statistics, and discussion focusing on practical applications in the field and offering advice about each profession in kinesiology. These features will help students identify and work toward attaining their career goals. The text uses a visually appealing pedagogical approach, including key points and interactive items as well as opening scenarios of real-world dilemmas encountered by professionals in the field, objectives, summaries, key terms, and a glossary. The new edition reinforces readers' learning through both text and graphic features."--BOOK JACKET.

Category : Kinesiology
Editor :
ISBN : 0071086439
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 622
GET EBOOK
Available for

Since the 1950s, Kinesiology: Scientific Basis of Human Motion has remained the definitive kinesiology text for college students. The twelfth edition continues the text's tradition of examining human motion through the integrated presentation of anatomy and biomechanics and applying that knowledge to a wide variety of motor skills. This edition retains the text's strong coverage of physiology combined with current scholarship in biomechanics as applied to motor skills.

Category : Medical
Editor : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781118549230
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 384
GET EBOOK
Available for

Move at your own pace with this kinesiology course guide A required course for majors pursuing sports medicine, exercise science, nursing, or sports therapy degrees, kinesiology is central to a variety of fields. Kinesiology For Dummies tracks an introductory course in the science and imparts the basics of human body movement. With this resource, you will learn how physical activity can alleviate chronic illnesses and disabilities, what factors contribute to musculoskeletal injury, and how to reverse those influences. Complete with a 16-page color insert of medical instructions, this book covers the basics of exercise physiology, exercise and health psychology, introductory biomechanics, motor control, history and philosophy of sport and exercise, and mind-body connections. Written by experts in exercise science Addresses a timely subject as exercise science careers and majors are increasingly popular Runs parallel to a kinesiology course with accessible, concise language Interested learners, kinesiology students, and health or sports therapy professionals will benefit from this refresher course in the basics.