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...

Essential Yoga: An Illustrated Guide to Over 100 Yoga Poses and Meditations
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Essential Yoga: An Illustrated Guide to Over 100 Yoga Poses and Meditations

This review is to provide some counter-information from a prominently placed review on the kindle version of this book. Because of that incorrect review - maybe it was correct when originally posted - I almost didn't purchase this version. You see, I already own the excellent paper copy of this book as well as the author's previously published Yoga Decks 1 & 2. I've used them for years; they are, without a doubt, my favorite way ...

Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport 10th Edition
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Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport 10th Edition

Lumpkin's Introduction to Physical Education, Exercise Science, and Sport provides students with an exciting opportunity to discover the diversity of physical education, exercise science, and sport, as well as the wealth of careers available in these fields. Additionally, this text provides the principles, history, and future of physical education, exercise science and sport. Lumpkin’s clear writing style engages the reader while cov...

Study Guide to Accompany NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training
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Study Guide to Accompany NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training

Published by the National Academy of Sports Medicine, this study guide is the perfect companion to NASM Essentials of Corrective Exercise Training. Designed as an innovative, systemic approach, NASM’s Corrective Exercise Continuum is used by thousands of health and fitness and sports performance professionals worldwide to help decrease the risk of injury and maximize training results. This study guide will help you evaluate your know...

Familie in Form: Schlank werden, schlank bleiben
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Familie in Form: Schlank werden, schlank bleiben

Weg mit dem Familienspeck! Gegen überflüssige Pfunde lässt sich sowieso nichts tun? Doch! Kinder brauchen beim Schlankwerden allerdings die Hilfe ihrer Eltern. Denn nur die konsequente Umstellung auf eine ausgewogene Ernährung und eine aktive Lebensweise können den langfristigen Erfolg garantieren. Dieses Buch zeigt Ihnen, wie das geht. Es leitet Sie an, damit Sie Ihre Kinder anleiten können. Es gibt Ihnen neue Impulse und versorgt S...

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, 2nd Edition
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Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, 2nd Edition

Laboratory Manual for Exercise Physiology, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, provides guided opportunities for students to translate their scientific understanding of exercise physiology into practical applications in a variety of settings. Written by experts G. Gregory Haff and Charles Dumke, the text builds upon the success of the first edition with full-color images and the addition of several new interactive lab activities in ...

Commodifying Cannabis : A Cultural History of a Complex Plant in the Atlantic World
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Commodifying Cannabis : A Cultural History of a Complex Plant in the Atlantic World

Bradley J. Borougerdi offers a sweeping history that examines the greatly varying meanings cannabis has had in the Atlantic World. The plant has been a vital naval store, an economic staple, an exotic intoxicant, and a narcotic scourge. Borougerdi traces the social and economic processes that produced these meanings through his study of a wide range of historic documents. Cannabis has for centuries shaped societies around the Atlanti...

Eating Disorders in America : A Reference Handbook
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Eating Disorders in America : A Reference Handbook

An indispensable resource for readers interested in eating disorders, this book summarizes their history in human civilization, assesses the current status of eating disorders in American society, and describes efforts for establishing effective prevention and treatment programs. • Provides an introduction to the history of eating disorders in society, a topic less well known and discussed than others in the social sciences • Offers ...