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Kinesiology for Dummies (Paperback) (Ph.D. Steve Glass & Ph.D. Brian Hatzel & Ph.D. Rick Albrecht)

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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.

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.

Number of Pages: 366.0
Genre: Medical
Sub-Genre: Anatomy
Series Title: For Dummies
Format: Paperback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Ph.D. Steve Glass & Ph.D. Brian Hatzel & Ph.D. Rick Albrecht
Language: English
Street Date: March 17, 2014
TCIN: 16299338
UPC: 9781118549230
Item Number (DPCI): 247-30-1083

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