Kinesiology For Dummies

Kinesiology For Dummies

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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.Steve Glass, PhD, FACSM: Steve is a full professor of exercise physiology at Grand Valley State University in Michigan, with over 20 yearsa#39; experience in developing undergraduate programs and teaching courses in exercise physiology, anbsp;...

Title:Kinesiology For Dummies
Author:Steve Glass, Brian Hatzel, Rick Albrecht
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2014-03-17


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