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  • Aktiv und Gesund?by Simone Becker

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 59.99

    Sport gilt in westlichen Industriegesellschaften als ein gesellschaftlich akzeptiertes Mittel zur Gesundheitsbeeinflussung. Der Sammelband ist im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts ?Der Einfluss der Gesundheit und gesundheitlicher Einschränkungen auf die sportliche Aktivität im mittleren und höheren Erwachsenenalter? entstanden. Autoren verschiedener Disziplinen... more...

  • Rethinking Drug Use in Sportby Bob Stewart; Aaron Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Drug free sport is an unattainable aspiration. In this critical, paradigm-shifting reappraisal of contemporary drug policy in sport, Bob Stewart and Aaron Smith argue that drug use in sport is an inexorable consequence of the nature, structure and culture of sport itself. By de-mythologising and de-moralising the assumptions that prop up current... more...

  • Steroids and Doping in Sports: A Reference Handbookby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    The use of performance-enhancing drug use in sports is never out of the news, whether it's cycling, baseball, Olympic sports, or mixed martial arts. Interestingly, the use of steroids to boost human performance stretches back to ancient times. Written by a former professor of chemistry, Steroids and Doping in Sports: A Reference Handbook provides... more...

  • Parasites and their vectorsby Yvonne Ai Lian Lim; Indra Vythilingam

    Springer Vienna 2014; US$ 139.00

    This comprehensive book highlights parasitic diseases that are peculiar to Southeast Asia and emerging problems in relation to them. It provides a detailed review of current knowledge about parasites and their respective vectors in this geographic region. more...

  • Dance Technique and Injury Preventionby Justin Howse; Shirley Hancock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.00

    Dance Technique and Injury Prevention has established itself as the key reference for everyone involved in dance injury and treatment, physical therapy, and dance instruction. more...

  • Dengue and Dengue Hemorrhagic Feverby D. J. Gubler; E. E. Ooi; S. Vasudevan; J. Farrar

    CABI 2014; US$ 255.00

    Continued geographic expansion of dengue viruses and their mosquito vectors has seen the magnitude and frequency of epidemic dengue/dengue hemorrhagic fever (DF/DHF) increase dramatically. Recent exciting research on dengue has resulted in major advances in our understanding of all aspects of the biology of these viruses, and this updated second edition... more...

  • An Illustrated Guide to Pediatric Surgeryby Ahmed H. Al-Salem

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 249.00

    Written in a simple point by point style for ease of use, this volume covers all aspects of pediatric surgery with emphasis on important points for diagnosis and management. Each chapter covers a topic with emphasis on the most common conditions in neonatal and general pediatric surgery. The text is well illustrated with clinical, operative, radiological,... more...

  • ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicineby Gregory Whyte; Mike Loosemore; Clyde Williams

    Wiley 2015; US$ 49.50

    The ABC of Sports and Exercise Medicine provides general practitioners with a comprehensive overview of the field of sports medicine. This highly illustrated and thoroughly revised and updated new edition: • Reflects new developments and current practice • Includes new chapters on medical care at sporting events, environmental... more...

  • Freaks of Natureby Wendy Brotherlin

    Spencer Hill Press 2015; US$ 6.99

    The global Ebola-X pandemic of 2022 lasted five months, two weeks, and six days before a cure could be found. In its wake, it left a generation of psionic freaks, who can turn a single thought into a weapon...or worse.Fifteen-year-old Devon McWilliams is one of those freaks, but Devon rates a big fat zero on the scale of cool psychic abilities. Days... more...

  • Plague Among the Magnoliasby Deanne Stephens Nuwer

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Deanne Stephens Nuwer explores the social, political, racial, and economic consequences of the 1878 yellow fever epidemic in Mississippi. A mild winter, a long spring, and a torrid summer produced conditions favoring the Aedes aegypti and spread of fever. In late July New Orleans newspapers reported the epidemic and upriver officials established... more...