Category: Medicine & Health Sciences

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Talent Development

Description The process of talent development (TD) is essential to success in any sport. Drawing on the latest evidence and a considerable experience base, this book dispels myths about talent development and offers practical advice on the TD pathway from pre-school to elite level. Aimed at practitioners and other stakeholders involved in the TD process – including coaches, scientists, administrators, educators, students, parents, policy makers and senior development athletes – this is the only up-to-date practical guide to TD in sport. Written by experts with more than 20 years’ experience in TD training, coaching and research, it covers key topics from deliberate practice and fundamental...

How to Be Alone (The School of Life) 0

How to Be Alone (The School of Life)

Description IN THIS AGE OF CONSTANT CONNECTIVITY, LEARN HOW TO ENJOY SOLITUDE AND FIND HAPPINESS WITHOUT OTHERS. Our fast-paced society does not approve of solitude; being alone is antisocial and some even find it sinister. Why is this so when autonomy, personal freedom, and individualism are more highly prized than ever before? In How to Be Alone, Sara Maitland answers this question by exploring changing attitudes throughout history. Offering experiments and strategies for overturning our fear of solitude, she helps us practice it without anxiety and encourages us to see the benefits of spending time by ourselves. By indulging in the experience of being alone, we...

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College Physics Vol. 2: v. 2

Description COLLEGE PHYSICS, 8e, combines a logical presentation of the physical concepts with a consistent problem-solving strategy that results in true understanding for the student. The new edition is supported by innovative technologies to enhance your teaching experience and your students’ learning. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 13.9 MB)

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Introduction to Addictive Behaviors, Fifth Edition

Description Now revised and updated, this widely used text comprehensively reviews theories of addiction to give students and professionals a multidisciplinary foundation for clinical practice. It explores the causes and mechanisms of substance and behavioral addictions, as well as implications for helping people recover. Providing a science-based perspective, the text emphasizes the importance of using treatment and prevention strategies that are grounded in evidence. Thoroughly updated chapters address disease models; public health approaches; understanding and treating comorbidity; psychoanalytic, behavioral, cognitive, and family systems models; sociocultural approaches; behavioral addiction; and motivational models. Student-friendly features include end-of-chapter summaries and review questions. New to This Edition *Updated throughout...

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Modern Dental Assisting, 12th Edition

Description Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you...

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Exploring Medical Language: A Student-Directed Approach, 10th Edition

Description With Exploring Medical Language, 10th Edition, you can now master medical terms on your terms! At the heart of this one-of-a-kind learning package is an innovative worktext, which enables you to gradually acquire an understanding of medical terminology by first learning word parts and then learning how to combine the parts into full medical terms that make sense. Perhaps even better is the wide range of engaging online learning tools ― tools like interactive games, puzzles, application activities, and on-the-go auditory reviews ― that come with the worktext to help reinforce your learning and help you understand how the terms are used in the professional...

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PsychNotes: Clinical Pocket Guide, 4th Edition

Description A Davis’s Notebook! Includes DSM-5 Content and is the First Place winner of the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Award in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing! This pocket guide delivers quick access to need-to-know information on basic behavioral theories, mental health assessments including screening tools (depression, anxiety, suicide, postnatal and geriatric depression, alcohol, hoarding and others),  key aspects of psychiatric and crisis interventions, updated and “at your fingertips” key psychotropic information, terrorism, PTSD and Military, labs/tests, and client education and much more! The 4th Edition has been thoroughly updated to deliver even more resources and tools, plus new DSM-5 content. “Psych Notes is packed with all of the essential content necessary to...

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Making Peace with Imperfection: Discover Your Perfectionism Type, End the Cycle of Criticism, and Embrace Self-Acceptance

Description Demanding perfection in everything you do can create a life of stress, worry, and overload. With this essential self-help guide, you’ll learn to escape the perfectionism trap and cultivate unconditional self-acceptance in an imperfect world. Are you a perfectionist?  Do you wear this title like a badge of honor, even though it creates needless stress in your life? Ironically, the stress you create by demanding perfection from yourself and others can actually make it harder to achieve your goals in the long run. It can also alienate you from friends, family, and coworkers. So, how can you escape the perfectionism trap and start living a...

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Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions, and Relationships vol 5

Description In Mind/Body Health: The Effects of Attitudes, Emotions and Relationships, Fifth Edition, readers get the latest scientific findings regarding the relationship between the mind and body and how attitudes and emotions directly affect physical health and well-being. Unique in the field for its coverage of the subject from the perspective of health as it pertains to psychology, psychoneuroimmunology, relationships, faith, personality types, and other issues pertaining to consciousness, the book includes up-to-date, cutting-edge research demonstrating the link between the mind and body. Currently the only book of its kind, it is a popular choice by students and instructors alike for courses such as Personal Health, Holistic...