Research-Methods
Academic News, Books

Bestselling student guide to research methods updated

9781450470445The bestselling text for physiology and exercise science students, has just been updated and revised.

Research Methods in Physical Activity guides students through the research process, introducing methods and tools specifically for physiology and exercise science disciplines, including the sub-disciplines of physiotherapy and rehabilitation and occupational therapy.

It provides step-by-step information for every aspect of the research process, from identifying and devising research questions to analysing data and compiling results for presentation.

Lecturers can access a suite of ancillary materials featuring an instructor guide, test package, an extra data set for instructors who wish to create specialised learning activities and a presentation package and image bank.

Normal Price: £75.99 I €106.40
HK Rewards: £60.79 I €85.12

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Squatting in skinny jeans can be harmful

A 35-year-old Australian woman had to be cut out of a pair of ‘skinny jeans’ after her calves ballooned in size, according to a report in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry.

The woman had been helping a family member move house which involved many hours of squatting while emptying cupboards.

She had been wearing ‘skinny jeans’ and recalled that her jeans had felt increasingly tight and uncomfortable during the day.

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Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant

_78391832_darek-parallelbars-oct2014A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord.

Bulgarian fireman Darek Fidyka was left paralysed from the chest down after his spinal cord was severed when he was stabbed repeatedly in the back in a street attack in 2010.

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International Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference 2014

ISSSMCInternational Sports Science & Sports Medicine Conference
Northumbria University
Newcastle
19th – 21st August 2014

As usual this years’ Conference will feature presentations by, and discussions with, 30 leading global experts in all aspects of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, including HK authors Iñigo Mujika and Vicky Tolfrey.

Human Kinetics will also have a display of books at the event where visitors can browse some of the latest books covering a whole range of relevant Sport Science and Medicine topics, including the eagerly anticipated new release, High Performance Training for Sport.

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Surface palpation techniques for physiotherapists

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 surface palpation techniques.

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.

Normal Price: £46.99 l €61.10

HK Rewards Members’ Price: £37.59 l €48.88

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