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This comprehensive guide is supported by photographs demonstrating palpation techniques of surface body landmarks and will assist students and healthcare professionals in becoming proficient in the surface palpation techniques which are a prerequisite for working in the manual therapy professions.
As working professionals and instructors with years of experience using musculoskeletal palpation, the authors are in a unique position to provide a guide that is both clinically oriented and user friendly.
Employing a step-by-step approach, Clinical Guide to Musculoskeletal Palpation describes each stage in using palpation as a key component during a physical examination, covering the bony tissue, soft tissue and neurovascular structures of all body regions.
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Dance is second to only football in popularity in UK schools and If you think you lack the necessary training for teaching dance in the primary classroom and are searching for resources to support teaching and learning, then look no further.
Complete Guide to Primary Dance, provides the insight, expertise and confidence to teach dance to children from reception to year 6.
Regardless of your experience, this book and accompanying web resource will enable you to plan and deliver age-appropriate learning experiences for your children by offering a wealth of practical and creative ideas that you can use in your teaching.
A companion web resource that includes a bank of photos, video clips, warm-ups and written resources to assist you in your teaching allows you to download and print the photographs, while the video clips show progression in learning through bite-sized steps that will help you guide the children to create and perform dances in real time.
The book draws on and is complementary to the National Dance Teachers Association partnerships with Youth Dance England, Dance UK, the Association for Physical Education and Youth Sports Trust.
Teaching points are aligned with each task, helping you to know what to look for, what to emphasise, how to develop the movement material and how to challenge the children appropriately.
Written by Lyn Paine, a highly regarded teacher trainer and author of many dance resources, Complete Guide to Primary Dance is the definitive dance resource that is based on current best practices in schools. Read more >>
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Dumbbell Training. Whether looking to start a new workout regimen or seeking a way to spice things up in a current programme, this resource has it covered.
Dumbbell Training provides a blueprint to success regardless of overall objectives. Regular patrons of the gym or athletes preparing for an upcoming season, will learn how to incorporate dumbbells into their routine in ways never previously considered.
For those just getting started with a new routine or those who prefer to workout in their own home, dumbbells are an excellent alternative to traditional barbell workouts.
So before anyone starts racking plates onto a barbell for another set, they should first grab a copy of Dumbbell Training and see how dumbbells could help first.
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This unique exercise programme has produced amazing results for some of today’s highest-profile athletes and stars.
With full-colour photographs, step-by-step descriptions of essential punches and combinations, and a DVD of workouts, variations and training tips, Total Knockout Fitness contains everything needed in order to begin the programme.
It shows how to incorporate high-tempo movements and engage the core and upper and lower-body muscles to burn fat and increase strength, flexibility, agility and cardiorespiratory endurance.
Ideal for home or gym, with routines that can be performed solo or with a partner, the blend of boxing, cardio and cross-training is a fun and challenging, yet unconventional, programme that really works.
For those seeking improved fitness and muscle tone or a slimmer, more ripped physique, Body Trainer for Men is the ticket to an ideal physique.
Fitness expert and writer Ray Klerck, one of the world’s most sought-after personal trainers, has produced a comprehensive fitness guide specifically tailored to the unique needs and goals of men.
In it are programmes that can be performed at home or in the park as well as in the gym, making this resource completely accessible and convenient.
Body Trainer for Men offers solutions to the most common issues men face inside and outside the gym.
The methods and training plans are all linked, so rather than being forced into a particular goal, readers can make desired improvements concurrently.
Applied Sport Management Skills, uses the four management functions of planning, organising, leading and controlling to teach students how to become strong leaders and managers in the world of sport.
This comprehensive and fully updated text provides an overview of management topics with a unique focus on developing the skills necessary for managing sport organisations.
It will help learn the skills of the sport manager, including creative problem solving, strategic planning and developing the skills to lead, organise and delegate.
By taking principles and concepts presented in the text and applying them to professional practice, students will be able to assess how their interests and skills can contribute to the growing field of sport management.
In Better Body Workouts for Women, fitness experts and elite athletes Dean Hodgkin and Caroline Pearce have created a training system tailored to the unique needs and goals of women looking to take their training to the next level.
The book offers routines that can be performed both at home and in the gym and is packed with full-colour photographs of workouts for fat loss, strength, endurance, agility and power.
Readers will also be able to assess their fitness levels and develop personalised routines that accommodate recent injuries, pregnancy, menstruation and osteoporosis.
Users will be able to track their progress with a training log and learn how to balance workouts with a nutrition programme that explains how to eat well, set goals and overcome barriers.
This comprehensive guide provides step-by-step instruction on how to learn and become proficient in individual footballing techniques and team tactics.
It then describes how and when to apply those skills in game situations, such as winning individual onfield battles, attacking and defending.
More than 180 exercises and small sided games test a players readiness to progress to the next step through the use of an easy-to-follow scoring system.
This book has become one of the sport’s most popular resources and has helped more than 100,000 players take their game to the next level.
This new edition of Power Eating offers a better way to achieve goals in physique and performance, and in ways that are safe, legal and effective.
It provides the latest scientifically proven nutrition guidance, popular diet plans that provide meal suggestions for each meal of the day and new findings suggesting how certain plants can improve performance when introduced to your diet.
The completely updated supplement rating system will help readers select the best supplements based on their purity, potency, digestibility and absorption.
Designed for those on introductory tap dance courses, Beginning Tap Dance contains concise descriptions of exercises, steps and techniques.
Featuring more than 70 video clips of tap steps with verbal cues, the web resource helps students review content learned in class or other beginning steps.
It also contains learning features to support and extend students’ knowledge of tap dance, including assignments, e-journaling prompts, tests of tap dance terminology, a glossary and links to further study.
The book introduces students to the dance form by detailing its physical and mental benefits.
With Beginning Tap Dance, students also learn about etiquette, proper attire, class expectations, health and injury prevention for dancers.
Beginning Tap Dance is a part of Human Kinetics’ Interactive Dance Series. The series includes resources for ballet, tap, modern dance and jazz that support introductory technique courses taught in dance, physical education and fine arts departments.
Complete Guide to Primary Swimming is designed to support school teachers with limited knowledge and experience of teaching swimming deliver the swimming component of the National Curriculum for key stages 1 and 2.
Teachers already possess a range of skills and expertise that can be easily transferred into the pool environment and by demystifying the teaching of swimming this book allows them to teach it effectively, safely and enjoyably.
Time for the planning of swimming lessons can be limited and therefore this publication will become a constant source of reference for anyone involved in teaching swimming to children aged seven to eleven.