The Home Therapist: A practical, self-help guide for everyday psychological problems

This unique and easy-to-read book is a practical guide to over 130 psychological issues that you may face across a lifetime. It is both a self-help manual and an educational resource, featuring expert opinion from a range of experienced professionals. A must-have for the family bookshelf, it provides a wealth of information and helpful tips that can be used for self-care, as an addition to therapy, or in the support of others. It can...

The Four Dragons: Clearing the Meridians and Awakening the Spine in Nei Gong

Within the context of a larger discussion of Dao Yin, Damo Mitchell teaches and explains the Dragon Dao Yin exercises, a set of four short sequences designed to work with the subtle energies of the spine and lead pathogenic energies out of the body. More 'Yang' in nature than Qi Gong, Dao Yin focuses on outwards movements and strong internal cleansing. The book highlights this important distinction and covers the theory, history and ...

Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine

In this selection of core texts, Richard Bertschinger presents a commentary and translation of the key writings for students and practitioners of Chinese medicine in the 21st century from the ancient, definitive set of books on Chinese medicine, the Huangdi Neijing or 'the Yellow Emperor's Medical Classic'. Bertschinger selects the key sections of the long and often impenetrable Huangdi Neijing that are vital for students and practit...

Fitness Terapeutico/ Therapeutic Fitness

Este libro desarrolla programas de entrenamiento para la rehabilitación, prevención de las lesiones y la estabilización de las ya existentes. Para ello se introducen primero los métodos de la cinesiterapia activa que se dividen en tres apartados: la cinesiterapia de regeneración, algunas formas de entrenamiento alternativas escalada terapéutica, fisioterapia con patines en línea, entrenamiento de Pilates, entre otros y los ejercicios...

Ultimate Skiing

Break through to the next level of ski performance! Renowned instructor, coach, and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster takes you beyond The Skier's Edge by improving, expanding, and enhancing that seminal work. The result, Ultimate Skiing, will help you master the mechanics of great skiing as never before—explaining how it's done, showing how it looks, and describing how it feels. LeMaster has made Ultimate Skiing a comprehensive manu...

Winning Health Promotion Strategies

Our society is facing a health crisis. Sedentary lifestyles, poor nutrition, and overcommitted schedules have led to obesity, chronic disease, elevated stress, and a host of other health problems for large segments of the population. The recent publication of the U.S. Health and Human Services Physical Activity Guidelines and launch of the National Physical Activity Plan have brought much-needed attention to these issues. These docum...

Applying Music in Exercise and Sport

Music has been intertwined with exercise and sport for many decades, and recent advancements in digital technology and personal listening devices have significantly strengthened that bond. Applying Music in Exercise and Sport combines contemporary research, evidence-based practice, and specific recommendations to help exercise and sport professionals, coaches, students, researchers, and enthusiasts use music to enhance enjoyment, mot...

Schmerz: Ursachen und Therapie

»Das kann jetzt ein bisschen weh tun« – egal ob eine Spritze beim Arzt, ein aufgeschürftes Knie oder fieses Zahnweh: Wir wachsen mit Schmerzen auf und lernen sie als Warnsignal unseres Körpers zu respektieren. Wenn aber an dem empfindlichen System unserer Nervenfasern etwas nicht in Ordnung ist, entstehen chronische Schmerzen, die dem Körper mehr zusetzten als nutzen. Um das Leid der Betroffenen zu lindern, müssen Schmerzforscher man...

Joy in Every Moment: Mindful Exercises for Waking to the Wonders of Ordinary Life

Do you want to make sure you achieve your weight-loss or dieting goals? You can use this handy-sized 6"x9" journal for almost any diet or weight-loss system (for example: Doctor's Diet, Paleo Diet, Hungry Girl Diet, South Beach Diet, Dukan Diet, Atkins Diet, Super Shred Diet, etc.) This "food and exercise journal" allows you to log everything you eat and drink, mark down the exercise you do, count calories, carbs, etc. and track your...