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Chris Barnhill, Georgia Southern University; Natalie L. Smith, East Tennessee State University; and Brent D. Oja, University of Northern Colorado2021
Practitioner interviews provide insight into theory application, allowing students to see relevance of the topic to career goals, be challenged to find their managerial style, and compare their strategies to the strategies of someone working in the sports industry QR linked audio files containing excerpts of practitioner interviews and summaries of chapter content encourage student engagement Case studies allow students to immerse themselves in the industry related issues, challenging assumptions, and encouraging higher-order thinking.
Li Li, Georgia Southern University and Shuqi Zhang, Georgia Southern University7-31-2015
Georgia Southern University faculty members Jody L. Langdon and Robert J. Schlote co-authored “Therapeutic Physical Activity for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder” in the publication Therapeutic Physical Activities for People with Disability.
Book Summary: Physical inactivity has been recognized as one of the common modifiable risk factors for non-communicable diseases such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. Increased level of physical activity is very effective for health maintenance. In this book, experts from all over the world present evidence for therapeutic physical activities illustrated by different cases.
Physical activity can serve as both a preventive measure ... Read more
Li Li, Georgia Southern University2014
Bruce Reider, University of Chicago; George J. Davies, Armstrong Atlantic State University; and Matthew T. Provencher, Harvard Medical School12-2014
Prevent athletic injuries and promote optimal recovery with the evidence-based guidelines and protocols inside Orthopaedic Rehabilitation of the Athlete! Practical expert guidance; a templated user-friendly format make this rehab reference ideal for any practitioner working with athletes!
- Consult this title on your favorite e-reader, conduct rapid searches, and adjust font sizes for optimal readability.
- Apply targeted, evidence-based strategies for all internationally popular athletic activities, including those enjoyed by older adults.
- Ensure optimal care from injury prevention through follow up 2 years post injury.
- Make safe recommendations for non-chemical performance enhancement.
Li Li, Georgia Southern University and Matthew Holmes, Georgia Southern University12-20-2013
Book Summary: This book discusses gait, the control of gait and how different pathological conditions may affect gait, with a unique application of a gait study reviewed at the end. We first discuss methodology issues related to gait quantification and interpretations of different gait-related measures and their theoretical relevancy and clinical applications. The effects of different pathological conditions on gait were then discussed, using diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Parkinson’s disease, concussions and lower back pain as examples. A current understanding of how anatomical alternation, central nervous system lesions or the loss of a limb affects gait have been reviewed in two ... Read more
Wanda K. Mohr1-1-2013
Helen M. Taggart, Georgia Southern University1-1-2007
Helen M. Taggart, Georgia Southern University1-1-2002