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What is ethics all about? In this book Herbert McCabe suggests that it is about loving, obeying laws and talking to people. In doing so, he offers an introduction to ethical thinking for anyone with a serious interest in moral philosophy. He does so as someone who writes with a...
Designed for early undergraduate courses in health and fitness, this textbook encourages students to establish healthy habits that will last a lifetime. Coverage includes such topics as cardiovascular and muscular fitness, guidelines for maintaining a healthy body weight, and the importance of regul
The gospel of Mark, especially 10:32-45, contains teachings attributed to Jesus on the use and abuse of power. This book applies different methods and approaches: orality, criticism, literary criticism and sensitivity for the social and cultural environment of the text to Jesus's message on power.
This book provides an overview of the critical issues facing those pursuing research in elite sport. Exploring how athletes reach and stay at the pinnacle of their sport, it identifies questions typically asked in this field and offers theoretical and practical applications for its development.
By Gray Cook
Great athletes make difficult moves look effortless with a combination of skill, strength, and balance. This guide shows you how to train for smooth, fluid movement and prevent muscle imbalances, mobility restrictions, stability problems, and injuries.
In-depth technique analysis and training information for each of the four throws are featured in this book. A chapter on biomechanics provides a solid foundation for each of the throwing events to enable readers to improve their throwing technique.
With information on strengthening and toning the legs, buttocks, abs, and back, this book presents detailed anatomical illustrations of exercises for these hard-to-shape areas. It includes exercise variations based on a woman's unique anatomical features.
By Tim Noakes
Offers details on physiology, training, racing, injuries, world-class athletes, and races. This book answers questions for those who are serious about the sport for example, how your body systems respond to training, the effects of different training methods, how to detect and avoid overtraining, and genetic versus trainable potential.
This text explains how to perceive errors in sport and bounce back from them positively. It explores how mistakes can lead to the development of new strategies and tactics, define strengths as well as weaknesses, build mental toughness and subsequently enhance performance.