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Coastal Kayaking

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.Coastal kayaking offers an exciting, intimate experience with the water...

Canoeing

Teaching Lifetime Outdoor Pursuits

Human Kinetics, 2010

Ebook Chapter

...But love of the wilderness is more than a hunger for what is always beyond reach; it is also an expression of loyalty to the earth which bore us and sustains us, the only home we shall ever know, the only paradise we ever need— if only we...

Participation in Outdoor Recreation

Outdoor Recreation in America

Human Kinetics, 2006

Ebook Chapter

...Who is the land? We are.A substantial majority of Americans participate in some form of natural resource–based outdoor recreation. Roper-Starch (2000) reported that, in 2000, 78% participated at least once per month in natural...

Environmental Conditions

Aram Attarian

Aram Attarian, PhD, is an associate professor in the department of parks, recreation, and tourism management at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. He is the owner of the risk management consultation firm Adventureprogrammanagement. com and serves as the director of the National State Park Leadership School. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Risk Management in Outdoor and Adventure Programs : Scenarios of Accidents, Incidents, and Misadventures

Human Kinetics, 2012

Ebook Chapter

...Adventure programs and guided activities are conducted in unique  natural environments that expose participants to risks that must be managed. In their book Hazards in Mountaineering and How to Avoid Them, Paulcke and Dumler (1976...

Outdoor Recreation and Sports

Sheri R. Colberg

Sheri R. Colberg, PhD, FACSM, is an author, exercise physiologist, lecturer, consultant, and professor emerita of exercise science (Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia). In 2016, she was the recipient of the American Diabetes Association's Outstanding Educator in Diabetes award. A respected researcher and lecturer, she has authored more than 400 articles on exercise, diabetes, and health; 28 book chapters; and over a dozen books, including Diabetes-Free Kids, The 7 Step Diabetes Fitness Plan, Diabetic Athlete's Handbook, The Diabetes Breakthrough, and Diabetes & Keeping Fit for Dummies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Athlete's Guide to Diabetes

Human Kinetics, 2020

Ebook Chapter

...Have you ever dreamed of walking or cycling across mountains and deserts, backpacking for weeks, scuba diving in crystal blue waters, or rafting down a dangerous river? Maybe you have watched the Winter Olympics and dreamed about being one...

Athletes and Neurological Injuries

Anthony L. Petraglia

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Anthony L. Petraglia, MD, graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002 with a BA in neuroscience and earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2007. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2014. Petraglia was the first neurosurgery resident to complete a neurological sports medicine fellowship, and is currently an attending neurosurgeon at Unity Health System in Rochester, New York, where he is also the director of the concussion program. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Julian E. Bailes

Julian E. Bailes, Jr., MD, earned a BS from from Louisiana State University in 1978, and his MD from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans in 1982. He completed a general surgery internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in 1983 and a neurological surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago in 1987, as well as a fellowship in cerebrovascular surgery at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Arthur L. Day

Arthur L. Day, MD, graduated from Louisiana State University Medical School in 1972. He completed his surgical internship iin Birmingham, Alabama, and subsequently completed his residency in neurological surgery and fellowship in brain tumor immunology at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville, Florida. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Handbook of Neurological Sports Medicine : Concussion and Other Nervous System Injuries in the Athlete

Human Kinetics, 2015

Ebook Chapter

...Sports and athletics have been around as long as humankind has existed. Their origins can likely be traced to the practice of hunting and the training of combat skills necessary to feed and protect one’s family and tribe. As leisure time...