Life Span Motor Development

  • Filename: life-span-motor-development.
  • ISBN: 0736075526
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 391
  • Author: Kathleen Haywood
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics



"Life Span Motor Development, Fifth Edition," is the only introductory textbook to use the model of constraints approach in discussing reasons for changes in movement throughout the life span. This fully updated edition presents the principles of motor development in an accessible manner for readers with minimal movement science background.

Development Through the Lifespan

  • Filename: development-through-the-lifespan.
  • ISBN: 9780134412696
  • Release Date: 2016-02-18
  • Number of pages: 864
  • Author: Laura E. Berk
  • Publisher: Pearson



This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Laura Berk’s Development Through the Lifespan is relied upon in classrooms worldwide for its clear, engaging writing style, exceptional multicultural and cross-cultural focus, cutting-edge consideration of the interrelationships between heredity and environment, rich examples, and long-standing commitment to presenting the most up-to-date scholarship. This new edition continues to offer students research-based practical applications that they can relate to their personal and professional lives. Laura Berk, renowned professor and researcher, has revised the text with new pedagogy, a heightened emphasis on the interplay between heredity and environment, and an enhanced focus on many social policy issues, while emphasizing the lifespan perspective throughout. The latest theories and findings in the field are made accessible to students in a manageable and relevant way. Berk’s signature storytelling style invites students to actively learn beside the text’s “characters.” Students are provided with an especially clear and coherent understanding of the sequence and underlying processes of human development, emphasizing the interrelatedness of all domains—physical, cognitive, emotional, social—throughout the text narrative and in special features. Berk also helps students connect their learning to their personal and professional areas of interest. Her voice comes through when speaking directly about issues students will face in their future pursuits as parents, educators, health care providers, social workers, and researchers. As members of a global and diverse human community, students are called to intelligently approach the responsibility of understanding and responding to the needs and concerns of both young and old. While carefully considering the complexities of human development, Berk presents classic and emerging theories in an especially clear, engaging writing style, with a multitude of research-based, real-world, cross-cultural, and multicultural examples. Strengthening the connections among developmental domains and of theory and research with applications, this edition's extensive revision brings forth the most recent scholarship, representing the changing field of human development. NOTE: This is the standalone book, if you want the book/access code package order the ISBN below. 0205968988 / 9780205968985 Development Through the Lifespan Plus NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0205909744 / 9780205909742 NEW MyDevelopmentLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card -- for Laura E. Berk 0205957609 / 9780205957606 Development Through the Lifespan

Lifelong Motor Development

  • Filename: lifelong-motor-development.
  • ISBN: 0321734947
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Carl Gabbard
  • Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company



Lifelong Motor Development, Sixth Edition, is a comprehensive, science-based text covering background, theory, and research in the field of physical growth and motor behavior across the life span, as well as the practical application of these concepts. The Sixth edition focuses on the notion that the study of motor development is the study of change. In order to truly understand the multicausal and complex nature of motor development, this book was created and continues with the goal of introducing students to not a single theoretical explanation, but the most prominent theories and views that underscore our understanding of change in motor development–establishing the Sixth edition as still the most scientific, contemporary, and applicable text of its kind.

Human Development and Performance Throughout the Lifespan

  • Filename: human-development-and-performance-throughout-the-lifespan.
  • ISBN: 9781305686243
  • Release Date: 2015-01-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Anne Cronin
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Human Development & Performance Throughout the Lifespan, 2nd Edition is ideal for occupational therapy, physical therapy, and other rehabilitation disciplines. It provides a broad, occupation-based viewpoint of development and performance throughout all life stages with an emphasis on the factors that influence daily participation and optimal performance of desired daily life tasks. The authors use a life course conceptual model as an organizational foundation for clinical reasoning to help readers understand how to implement the activity- and participation-based goals and outcomes for therapy. Written by an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, the book incorporates chapters by leading experts in human development, giving users cutting-edge information and a wide range of perspectives. By integrating information from the International Classification of Function and Disability (ICF) with a developmental life-task perspective, the book gives both newcomers and experienced professionals an essential, contemporary frame of reference. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Motor Learning and Control Concepts and Applications

  • Filename: motor-learning-and-control-concepts-and-applications.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105215504981
  • Release Date: 2010-01-27
  • Number of pages: 480
  • Author: Richard Magill
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



The text provides an introductory study of motor learning and control for students who aspire to become practitioners in exercise science, physical education, and other movement-oriented professions. Magill opens with an introduction to motor skills and control, continues through attention, memory, and learning, and ends with a discussion of instruction, feedback, and practice methods. The text's strong research base, clear presentation and practical applications will help students build a solid foundation in motor skills and prepare them for further exploration on their own.

Neurological Rehabilitation6

  • Filename: neurological-rehabilitation6.
  • ISBN: 9780323075862
  • Release Date: 2013
  • Number of pages: 1262
  • Author: Darcy Ann Umphred
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Rev. ed. of: Neurological rehabilitation / [edited by] Darcy A. Umphred; with section editors, Gordon U. Burton, Rolando T. Lazaro, Margaret L. Roller. 5th ed. c2007.

Developmental Science

  • Filename: developmental-science.
  • ISBN: 9781136282195
  • Release Date: 2015-07-24
  • Number of pages: 824
  • Author: Marc H. Bornstein
  • Publisher: Psychology Press



Developmental Science: An Advanced Textbook is the most complete and cutting-edge introduction to the field available today. Since its initial publication, the key purpose of the text has been to furnish inclusive developmental perspectives on all substantive areas in psychology—neuroscience, perception, cognition, language, emotion, and social interaction. This edition is no exception, as it continues to underscore the dynamic and exciting status of contemporary developmental science. In this Seventh Edition, Marc H. Bornstein and Michael E. Lamb once again invite international experts to prepare original, comprehensive, and topical treatments of the major areas of developmental science, which are masterfully woven into a single coherent volume. Some chapters in this edition are new, and those carried forward from the sixth edition have been extensively revised. This volume represents faithfully the current status of scholarly efforts in all aspects of developmental science. Ideal for advanced undergraduate and introductory graduate courses, the text is accompanied by a website with supplementary material for students and instructors, including chapter outlines, topics to think about before reading, glossaries, and suggested readings.

Understanding Pathophysiology

  • Filename: understanding-pathophysiology.
  • ISBN: 9780323370523
  • Release Date: 2015-12-23
  • Number of pages: 1160
  • Author: Sue E. Huether
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Master the important pathophysiology concepts you need to know with the most engaging and reader-friendly text available. Filled with vibrant illustrations and complemented by online resources that bring pathophysiology concepts to life, Understanding Pathophysiology, 6th Edition continues its tradition of delivering the most accurate information on treatments, manifestations, and mechanisms of disease across the lifespan, giving you the fundamental knowledge needed to move forward in your nursing education and career. New additions include a new chapter on epigenetics, new content on rare diseases, a separate chapter for male and female reproductive alterations, streamlined features, simplified language, and fully updated information throughout. Introduction to Pathophysiology in the front matter section provides intro to the subject of pathophysiology and explains why it is important. Consistent presentation helps readers better distinguish pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and evaluation and treatment for each disease. More than 1,000 high-quality illustrations vividly depict clinical manifestations and cellular mechanisms underlying diseases. Lifespan coverage details age-specific conditions affecting pediatric, adult, and aging patients in depth. Algorithms throughout the text clarify disease progression. Risk Factor boxes alert readers to important safety considerations associated with specific diseases. Health Alert boxes highlight new developments in biologic research, diagnostic studies, preventive care, treatments, and more. Quick Check boxes test readers’ retention of important chapter concepts. Geriatric Considerations boxes and Pediatric Considerations boxes highlight key considerations for these demographics in relevant chapters. Did You Understand? sections provide a fast and efficient review of chapter content. Chapter outlines help readers find specific information with ease. Chapter introductions explain why chapter content is important and how it fits into a broader health care context. Key terms are bolded throughout the text for fast, easy reference. Glossary of selected terms familiarizes readers with the most difficult or important terminology. Additional online resources on Evolve companion website offers access to animations, review questions, key terms matching exercises, and more. NEW! Chapter on Epigenetics gives students knowledge and insight into key processes that influence normal and abnormal cell growth and development. NEW! Streamlined tables and flowcharts make information easier to access. NEW! Updated content throughout reflects the latest clinical findings and research across the full spectrum of pathophysiology. NEW! Additional content on rare diseases gives students a more comprehensive understanding of conditions that affect the human body. NEW! Division of Alterations of the Reproductive Systems chapter will now cover male and female reproductive systems in separate chapters. NEW! 25 additional illustrations bring key concepts to life.

Molecular Biology of the Cell

  • Filename: molecular-biology-of-the-cell.
  • ISBN: 0824036956
  • Release Date: 1989
  • Number of pages: 1263
  • Author: Bruce Alberts
  • Publisher: Courier Corporation



New edition of a text in which six researchers from leading institutions discuss what is known and what is yet to be understood in the field of cell biology. The material on molecular genetics has been revised and expanded so that it can be used as a stand-alone text. A new chapter covers pathogens, infection, and innate immunity. Topics include introduction to the cell, basic genetic mechanisms, methods, internal organization of the cell, and cells in their social context. The book contains color illustrations and charts; and the included CD-ROM contains dozens of video clips, animations, molecular structures, and high-resolution micrographs. Annotation copyrighted by Book News Inc., Portland, OR.

Life Span Development

  • Filename: life-span-development.
  • ISBN: 0077861825
  • Release Date: 2014-10-13
  • Number of pages: 768
  • Author: John Santrock
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education



Connecting Research & Results As a master teacher, Santrock connects students to current research and real world application. His integrated, personalized learning program gives students the insight they need to study smarter and improve performance. Connect with Life-Span Development and connect with success! Informed and driven by research. At McGraw-Hill Education, we have spent thousands of hours with you and your students, working to understand the key needs and concerns you face in Human Development courses. The most common topics raised include managing the vast amount of content inherent to this course and ensuring the dependability of the assigned material—is it current and accurate? The result of this research is John Santrock’s Life-Span Development. Life-Span Development ensures students complete and understand the assigned material in a number of ways: Santrock’s hallmark Learning Goals pedagogy provides a comprehensive roadmap to the text material, clearly pointing out the core concepts fundamental to students’ learning and performance. Our LearnSmart Advantage adaptive study tools increase students’ efficiency in studying by identifying what they know, and more importantly what they don’t know, providing immediate remediation for the areas in which they are struggling. At the same time, instructors have access to powerful visual reports allowing them to quickly see where students’ strengths and weaknesses lie. Connect Lifespan takes your instruction and your students’ learning experience to the next level without requiring hours of setup whether you are teaching face-to-face, online, or in a hybrid setting. The 15th edition continues with the connections theme to help students better understand the concepts among the different aspects of human development. This recurring theme of connections—Developmental Connections, Topical Connections, Connecting Development to Life, Connecting with Careers, and Connections through Research—ties together concepts from across chapters to reinforce the learning process and connects the material to students’ everyday lives and future aspirations. Our Milestones of Development video series helps bring the course material to life, allowing students to witness development as it unfolds. And of course, all of the text material is informed by Life-Span Development’s unique board of expert consultants—a who’s who of developmental psychology—who make sure the material is as accurate and up-to-date as possible.

Sports and Exercise Nutrition

  • Filename: sports-and-exercise-nutrition.
  • ISBN: 1451118066
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 681
  • Author: William D. McArdle
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins



Updated with the latest cutting-edge research findings, the Fourth Edition helps readers make the bridge between nutrition and exercise concepts and their practical applications. The book provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and offers valuable insights into how the principles work in the real world of physical activity and sports medicine. Case Studies and Personal Health and Exercise Nutrition activities engage readers in practical nutritional assessment problems.

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