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    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Wins Prestigious Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 7, 2014 11:43:47 AM

    We're so proud to announce that Ronni Chernoff, author of Geriatric Nutrition: The Health Professional's Handbook, Fourth Edition, will receive the Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award later this month at the 2014 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo™ (FNCE) in Atlanta, GA.

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    Topics: Marjorie Hulsizer Copher Award, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Awards, FNCE, Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo, Health Science, Ronni Chernoff

    New Edition of Sexuality Education Blends Theory and Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 11, 2014 2:00:22 PM

    Are you looking for a text that not only prepares students to be sexuality educators and administrators but also gives seasoned teaching professionals current information and successful methods for teaching elementary, secondary, and college students about sexuality with confidence? Look no further than the bestselling Sexuality Education: Theory and Practice, Sixth Edition by Clint E. Bruess and Elizabeth Schroeder.

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    Topics: Clint E. Bruess, Elizabeth Schroeder, New Edition, Health Science, sexuality education

    5-Star Review for Human Nutrition: Healthy Options for Life

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 30, 2014 4:01:38 PM

    Human Nutrition: Healthy Options for Life by John Anderson, Martin Root, and Sanford Garner just earned a 5-star review from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE, from the University of Chicago Medical Center writes that it is "a nice, easy-to-read book packed with all the information students need to learn about nutrition and the basic tools for healthy eating."

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    Topics: Martin Root, Doody's Review Service, Health Science, human nutrition, John Anderson, Review, Sanford Garner

    Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 10, 2014 11:48:41 AM

    Navigate 2 is arriving-- and now you can try it! We've just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including:

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    Topics: Computer Science, Health Professions, Health Science, Higher Education, Navigate, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Public Health, Science, Webinar

    5-Star Review for Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 24, 2014 1:37:41 PM

    Practical Applications in Sports Nutrition, Fourth Edition by Heather Hedrick Fink and Alan E. Mikesky just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service! Erik H. VanIterson, M.S., M.Bio, the reviewer from the University of Minnesota School of Kinesiology, writes that it contains "the most current evidence from the peer-reviewed literature in both the nutritional and exercise sciences."

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    Topics: Alan E. Mikesky, Doody's Review Service, Health Science, Heather Hedrick Fink, Review, sports nutrition

    New 4-Star Review for The Profession of Dietetics: A Team Approach, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 11, 2013 4:47:09 PM

    The Profession of Dietetics: A Team Approach, Fifth Edition by June R. Payne-Palacio and Deborah D. Canter recently earned 4 stars from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Nawal Al-Nouri, Associates; BS Candidate 2013, from UIC College of Applied Health Sciences, writes that, "If I had read this book prior to admission to the program, I may have felt more equipped entering the field, both as a student and as a dietetic intern."

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    Topics: June R. Payne-Palacio, Deborah D. Canter, dietetics, Doody's Review Service, Health Science, Review

    5 Stars Awarded to Physical Activity and Health, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 28, 2013 1:39:19 PM

    Physical Activity and Health: An Interactive Approach, Fourth Edition by Jerome E. Kotecki just received 5-stars from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Alice E Conway, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, from Walden University writes that the text "empowers readers, with its high degree of readability and the various graphs, charts, photographs, and websites." In addition, Conway compliments the text's accessibility "for anyone wanting to understand how important physical activity is for all of us."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Health Science, Jerome E. Kotecki, Review

    5-Star Review for Biomechanics: A Case-Based Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 19, 2013 4:16:58 PM

    Biomechanics: A Case-Based Approach by Sean P. Flanagan just received 5-stars from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer, Erik H. VanIterson, M.S., M.Bio, from the University of Minnesota School of Kinesiology, it "provides all the necessary learning material for students of biomechanics to succeed in this area of study."

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    Topics: Biomechanics, Doody's Review Service, Health Science, Review, Sean P. Flanagan

    Crowley's Essentials of Human Disease, Second Edition Earns A+ Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 1, 2013 2:22:04 PM

    Essentials of Human Disease, Second Edition by the late Leonard Crowley, MD just earned a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service.

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Health Science, Human Disease, Leonard Crowley, Review

    Managing Stress Author Brian Luke Seaward Lends Expertise on Holistic Heart Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 11, 2013 11:48:43 AM

    In Susanna Bair's recent Huffington Post blog post entitled "Take Heart! 4 Experts Discuss the Mechanics, Energy, and Health of the Human Heart," she explores "the many unique ways of perceiving and working with the heart." By interviewing "four diverse heart experts," Bair offers their views on "the mechanics, energy, and health of the human heart." One of these experts is Brian Luke Seaward, author of Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, Seventh Edition.

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    Topics: Brian Luke Seaward, Author, Health Science, Huffington Post, Susanna Bair

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