Pocket guide to human anatomy

15 August 2013, 14:14

Anatomy & Kinesiology Flashcards offer students and professionals a convenient way to learn the configurations and actions of musculoskeletal systems.

Unlike other anatomy flashcards that offer only anatomical illustrations, this set covers all musculoskeletal structures and movements.

The 200 cards are broken down into 10 sections: shoulder girdle, shoulder joint, elbow joint complex, wrist and hand joints, neck and atlanto-occipital joints, back-spinal joints, abdominal and respiratory area, pelvic girdle and hip joint, knee joint, and ankle and foot joints.

Each section begins with review cards showing the muscles acting on, joints of, and joint movements of that section.

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Student guide to sports injury rehabilitation programmes

7 June 2013, 10:25

Clinical Mechanics and Kinesiologygives students of both physiotherapy and occupational therapy a solid foundation that allows them to understand biomechanics and functional anatomy in relation to both normal and abnormal movement.

Written by active clinicians with over 40 combined years of clinical and teaching experience, it is also a practical reference for rehabilitation professionals working with a range of populations and pathologies.

Included is one-year access to the online anatomy programme, Musculoskeletal Anatomy Review.

Normal Price: £56.99 I €74.10
HK Rewards Members’Price: £45.59 I €59.28

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The most cohesive introduction to sport science

22 April 2013, 10:00

This newly updated edition provides students with a solid background in sport science and prepares them for further study and course work.

Its broad scope acknowledges the diverse interests and aspirations that students have in pursuing professional and scholarly careers as well as teaching or coaching.

Top sport scientists expand discussion of physical activity beyond just exercise, sport, or health-related activity in an effort to broaden conceptions of the subject and highlight the potential contributions of all its many other facets.

Normal Price : £66.99 I €80.40
Hk Rewards Members’ Price: £53.59 I €64.32

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The basic statistical concepts of human movement

8 May 2012, 12:03

The only statistics text currently available specifically for exercise science students, Statistics in Kinesiology, Fourth Edition, provides an accessible introduction to statistics concepts and techniques and their applications to exercise science-related areas.

Students will learn to use statistical tools to analyze quantitative data and then apply that knowledge to many of the common questions and problems they will encounter as they continue their studies.

It has been fully updated with new content that reflects the changing face of exercise science, while still retaining the features that made previous editions such a success.

Normal Price: £29.99 l €36.00
HK Rewards Members’ Price: £23.99 l €28.00

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ISAPA 2011

6 June 2011, 10:41

International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity
University Paris West Nanterre la Défense

July 4th to July 8th, 2011

The International Symposium of Adapted Physical Activity was organized to raise awareness and provide an outstanding setting for professionals to interact with world leaders and international colleagues in adapted physical activity.

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Understanding the dancers’s body

15 November 2010, 11:52

The more dancers know their bodies, the more accomplished they can become.

Experiential Anatomy in Dance Technique: Eight Skeletal Explorations will help instructors develop class material that allows their students to improve their understanding of their bodies.

In doing so, they will develop their ability to make educated choices about their movements while becoming more dynamic and versatile dancers.

This DVD offers a basic understanding of human anatomy for instructors and students who have not completed any anatomy or kinesiology courses.

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Bridging the gap

17 June 2010, 10:32

Unique in its scope, depth of content, organization and approach to the subject, the sixth edition of Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription will help exercise science students and practitioners bridge the gap between research and practice.

It combines concepts and theories from exercise physiology, kinesiology, measurement, psychology and nutrition to provide a clearly defined approach to physical fitness testing and the design of individualized exercise programmes.

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Introducing motor behaviour

15 April 2010, 22:00

One of the many strengths of Fundamentals of Motor Behavior is its focus on the real-world application of the information presented.

The text takes concepts taught in advanced motor behaviour courses and shows how they are relevant to everyday living.

With this approach, even students who know nothing about the subject will feel comfortable learning new terms and material.

The book first defines motor behaviour and explains how students can apply it to pursue various academic and professional career paths.

It then discusses the concepts and principles of motor behaviour that students will need in order to pursue a career in the field.

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Introducing Sport Mechanics

16 March 2010, 14:23

Most coaches are reluctant to study sport mechanics as from experience they equate it with boring texts, dry formulas, baffling calculations and indecipherable scientific terminology.

Well thank goodness, that’s not the case with Sport Mechanics for Coaches which provides an introductory look at the mechanics of sport in a manner that’s both understandable and usable for newcomers to the field.

Since the previous edition was published, technological advancements have expanded the coach’s and athlete’s toolbox.

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Musculoskeletal structure and function

16 January 2010, 11:58

This book integrates anatomy and biomechanics to describe the intimate relationship between the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system.

With the aid of nearly 700 detailed, full-color illustrations, this unique reference thoroughly explores the biomechanical characteristics of musculoskeletal components and examines the response and adaptation of these components to the physical stress imposed by everyday activities.

The second edition of Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System also includes new information on the effects of ageing on muscle function as well as a new appendix with illustrations of each muscle group and tables detailing the origin, insertion and action of individual muscles.

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