Health on Demandand Health and Wellness for Lifeprovide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option to customize their student textbooks to match their syllabi. With a custom Health on Demandtext, your students pay for only the material you'll actually cover in class, plus you can match the text's content to the unique needs of your setting. The standard text, Health and Wellness for Life, offers a ready-made option for those looking for a textbook that covers all the essential personal health topics for the general student population. Both options feature content developed by 15 veteran health educators and organized into a cohesive course text by Human Kinetics, a publisher wi...
Instruction in all the essentials - from stringing the bow through the anchor to learning aim, grip, and release - will put your technique right on the mark. Sequential instructions and accompanying photographs will guide your execution through every phase of the shot.
From alpine skiing to wrestling, and all sports in between, The Sports Rules Book is an all-inclusive resource covering 54 sports. Quickly glean information on each sport's origin and history, basic procedures, terminology, equipment, competitive playing areas, scoring systems, player positions and primary features, common rule violations and their consequences, and, where applicable, officials' signals. The Sports Rules Book is your guide to understanding all the athletic activities we compete in and enjoy.
Human kinetics is the study of the movement in the human body. This book on human kinetics discusses the fundamental principles that govern this field. Human kinetics focuses on the application of the laws of motion on a body that are capable of self-propelled movement. Injury and instability in muscles and joints are caused by the increased displacement of the body that is experiencing motion. This book outlines the processes and applications of human kinetics in detail. As this field is emerging at a fast pace, this book will help the readers to better understand the concepts of human kinetics. With state-of-the-art inputs by acclaimed experts of this field, this book targets students and professionals.
"Introduction to Recreation and Leisure" is an ideal introductory text. It provides students the foundational history and philosophy of the field, introduces them to various sectors of the field, and presents the different types of programming found in recreation and leisure services. It also exposes students to the career options available.
"Introduction to Recreation and Leisure, Second Edition," is a textbook designed for an initial undergraduate course in a recreation and leisure program. With its 21st-century views of recreation and leisure services, it incorporates indicators for future directions in the field and presents international perspectives as well as career opportunites in recreation and leisure. A new web resource is included.
The e-book for Health and Wellness for Life is available at a reduced price and allows students to highlight, take notes, and easily access all of the online student resource features with direct links throughout the text. The print book and e-book are also available as a package. When the e-book is purchased through the Human Kinetics site, access is immediately granted when your order is received. The e-book may be downloaded from www.HumanKinetics.com/healthondemand. If you do not already have the Adobe Digital Editions® software, you will prompted to download it for free. Health on Demand and Health and Wellness for Life provide professors teaching general-ed health courses the option t...
Developing and promoting quality physical education is part inspiration, part tool kit, and part textbook. A wealth of examples of assessments, lesson plans, curricula, and more to use as advocacy tools. Plenty of ready-to-use worksheets, handouts, reproducibles, and key links.
Learn proper execution of the sport's essential skills and tactics. Forehands, backhands, lobs, volleys, overhead smashes, drop shots, serves, and returns of serve are covered to provide a base for solid technique. Instruction in singles and doubles match play tactics will prepare you to compete in whatever game you choose to play. More than 60 gamelike activities and drills will speed your learning and improve your performance. You'll also feel more informed with the advice provided on grips, footwork, equipment, scoring, and etiquette.