Health Informatics: A Systems Perspective, Second Edition
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Health Informatics: A Systems Perspective, Second Edition

Instructor Resources: Authors’ responses to the chapter and case study discussion questions; guidance on how the case studies may be used; PowerPoint slides of the exhibits to supplement classroom discussions and lectures; and suggested activities for exploring chapter topics, including data sets. As the reach and influence of technology grow, the world becomes increasingly connected. What happens in one system—finance, manufacturing...

Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport 11th Edition
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Nutrition for Health, Fitness and Sport 11th Edition

This book, being an college textbook, has so much information that is up to date and extremely helpful. I've used previous editions in class and at home years ago. Now with the latest edition I have access to so many questions on what to eat or drink, how much and when. All backed by science helps out so much. This is a great book to have for a very long time.

Body Toning for Women: Bodyweight Training | Nutrition | Motivation - 21 Days Is All It Takes
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Body Toning for Women: Bodyweight Training | Nutrition | Motivation - 21 Days Is All It Takes

Become your own personal trainer! Every woman wants to work on some part of her body. Whether you're looking to shape your arms, bust, back, abs, bottom, or legs, Lucy Wyndham-Read's book on body toning will help you get the perfect gym body. Within just 21 days, you will see noticeable differences and get closer to the body you've always dreamt of. The book contains numerous exercises for each problem area with different difficulty ...

The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes: Authentic Advice on Everything from Eating to Dating and Motherhood
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The Smart Woman's Guide to Diabetes

Of the 17 million Americans who have diabetes, approximately 9.3 of that number are women. And it appears that number of women with diabetes is increasing each year. Diabetes is particularly difficult for women in large part due to the hormonal changes associated with the menstrual cycle, changes that affect blood sugar levels. As a consequence women with diabetes have higher rates of chest pain, heart attack, coronary heart disease ...

Quick-Fix Massage: Simple Ways to Relieve Head, Neck & Shoulder Tension
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Quick-Fix Massage: Simple Ways to Relieve Head, Neck & Shoulder Tension

Relieve tension and ease away aches and pains in your head, neck, and shoulders--anywhere and at any time--with simple, effective massage techniques. From a speedy self-massage at your desk to a full relaxing and pampering treatment to enjoy at home with a partner or friend, this detailed guide offers descriptions and stroke-by-stroke instructions for a range of programs. Incorporate a brief self-massage into your morning routine to ...

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Qigong Basics

Along with an overview of Qigong, the book contains everything to get started - choosing the form, teacher, and class best suited to their needs. The book shows the elements of the style–breathing, stances, grounding, expansions, and meditation giving readers hands-on fitness training. Like all the other books in the Basics series, Qigong Basics offers a complete introduction and a manual readers can return to for years to come.

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Living Life to the Fullest with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Kevin Muldowney, MsPT has been treating people with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome since 2005. As a physical therapist, he has developed an exercise protocol to help stabilized the many joint subluxations/dislocations associated with this genetic disorder. This book is intended for the person diagnosed with EDS to both inform them about the healthcare team needed to properly treat them as well as to guide both the physical therapist and thei...

The Food Sharing Revolution: How Start-Ups, Pop-Ups, and Co-Ops are Changing the Way We Eat
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The Food Sharing Revolution

"Interested in the potential of a real sharing economy? Carolan's pioneering research on the emergence of cooperation in the food economy is a must-read. Not only does he identify the barriers and opportunities facing farmers, cooks, waste reducers, seed savers, and others, he finds that true collaboration is the route to a larger change in how we live, produce, and consume. Wise, inspirational, and important—this is a gem of a book!"

"Gene Expression Profiling in Cancer" ed. by Dimitrios Vlachakis
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Gene Expression Profiling in Cancer

This book highlights recent developments, applications, and breakthroughs in the field of gene expression profiling in cancer. The contribution of modern-day genetics in designing efficient gene expression profiles for cancer is immense. The progress of technology and science in recent years provides the opportunity for discovery and application of new techniques for treating various diseases that affect humanity. Methods for finding...

Neural Control of Blood Pressure and Body Temperature During Heat Stress
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Neural Control of Blood Pressure and Body Temperature During Heat Stress

Environmental heat stress is associated with a marked decrease in orthostatic tolerance (OT), which is defined as the ability to stand or sit upright without symptoms of dizziness, lightheadedness, presyncope, or fainting. In most healthy humans, the autonomic nervous system makes rapid and balanced adjustments to heart rate and peripheral blood flow, such that most people are able to stand up "successfully" most of the time, in most...