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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95
Increasing obesity levels are currently big news but do we think carefully enough about what this trend actually means? Everybody ? including doctors, parents, teachers, sports clubs, businesses and governments ? has a role to play in the ?war on obesity?. But is talk of an obesity ?crisis? justified? Is it the product of measured scientific reasoning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95
Biopolitics and the ?Obesity Epidemic? is the first edited collection of critical perspectives on the 'obesity epidemic.' The volume provides a comprehensive discussion of current issues in the critical analysis of health, obesity and society, and the impact of obesity discourses on different individuals, social groups and institutions. Contributors... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 46.95
Despite society?s current preoccupation with interrelated issues such as obesity, increasingly sedentary lifestyles and children?s health, there has until now been little published research that directly addresses the place and meaning of physical activity in young people?s lives. In this important new collection, leading international scholars address... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 75.95
Today's society is obsessed with the body, its size, shape and healthiness. Governments, business and the popular media, spend and earn fortunes encouraging populations to get healthy, eat properly, exercise daily and get thin. But how are current social trends and attitudes towards the body reflected in the curriculum of schools, in the teaching... more...
- SAGE Publications 1998; US$ 49.00
This book, designed to help doctoral students carry out and complete a successful dissertation, offers a motivational guide to assist in every step of the process. The authors offer a view of the dissertation process which takes students through the doctoral proposal to the formal defense of the dissertation, and which goes beyond the academic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
Critical inquiry, critical thinking and problem-solving are key concepts in contemporary physical education. But how do physical educators actually do critical inquiry and critical thinking? Critical Inquiry and Problem-Solving in Physical Education explains the principles and assumptions underpinning these concepts and provides detailed examples... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 134.50
Introduction to Aircraft Aeroelasticity and Loads, Second Edition is an updated new edition offering comprehensive coverage of the main principles of aircraft aeroelasticity and loads. For ease of reference, the book is divided into three parts and begins by reviewing the underlying disciplines of vibrations, aerodynamics, loads and control, and... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2012; US$ 39.99
This book compiles the contributions of mental health professionals, and scholars of humanities, to offer a multifaceted perspective on the transgenerational trauma of slavery, the hardship of single parent families, the ruthlessness of anti-black racism, and the burden of poverty and social disenfranchisement on the African American individual.... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 112.00
Energy ? in the headlines, discussed controversially, vital. The use of regenerative energy in many primary forms leads to the necessity to store grid dimensions for maintaining continuous supply and enabling the replacement of fossil fuel systems. This work provides a hands-on insight into the present status of energy conversion and... more...