This innovative collection traces the heretical development of productive imagination in post-Kantian philosophy. The book offers an original study that comprises unprecedented investigations into the kinaesthetic, pre-linguistic, poetic, historical, artistic, social and political dimensions of the productive power of imagination.
You know you can do more with your career. And the future is going to demand more of you. The problem is you are so busy keeping up with the day-to-day that you can't prepare for tomorrow. Stretch: How to Future Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace gives you the confidence and knowledge you need to achieve your goals in an ever-changing world. Karie Willyerd and Barbara Mistick—established experts and the collective winners of dozens of awards in the field of personal development and learning—offer evidence-based guidance on obtaining the skills you will need to thrive in tomorrow's workplace. Built on solid, global research and dozens of personal interviews with people who have achieved new and inspiring goals, Stretch offers advice, valuable insights, anecdotes, and recommendations to make achieving your goals practical and within reach. If you are like other professionals, your biggest worry is becoming obsolete at work. Shifting technologies, fierce competition among corporations, and recruitment occurring on a global level would give anyone concern. To remain relevant in spite of change, you need to know how to: Learn in any situation Open your thinking to a world beyond where you are now Connect to the people who can help you make your future happen Seek experiences that will prepare you for tomorrow Stay motivated through the ups and downs of a career so you can bounce forward Stretch: How to Future Proof Yourself for Tomorrow's Workplace offers five practices to help you start, enhance, and lengthen your career by anticipating the needs of tomorrow's work environment. Don't become obsolete. Instead, stretch to achieve your potential.
Get lean, build muscle, and stay healthy in only ten minutes a day! A Fitness Hall of Fame inductee and world-famous exercise scientist explains the #1 new fitness trend and how to get and keep the body you’ve always wanted. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) is an extraordinarily effective form of training that mixes high- and low-impact activities during periods ranging from seconds to eight minutes. In HIIT Your Limit, Dr. Len Kravitz, who has been inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame and been an internationally-renowned exercise scientist for the past thirty-six years, and sold nearly 100,0000 copies of his last fitness book, explains what HIIT is, how it effects your entire body (externally and internally), gives 50 workouts and a guaranteed plan to whip you into shape fast, and presents a wealth of nutritional and other advice to further its impact. HIIT was recently rated the #1 new fitness trend by the American College of Sports Medicine and is the key to staying fit for celebrities like David Beckham, Britney Spears, Hugh Jackman, and Scarlett Johansson. In addition to fat loss, it’s been proven to have major health benefits on blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. Through this groundbreaking volume you’ll learn why, and see how to get fit quick, and have a fun and a truly sustainable exercise program, no expensive personal trainer required.
Discover the latest information for correctly diagnosing FMS at your practice The National Fibromyalgia Association estimates that about 10 million Americans and approximately 3% of the population worldwide suffer with fibromyalgia syndrome, yet the criteria used by doctors to diagnose fibromyalgia is 14 years out of date. The Fibromyalgia Syndrome examines the expert consensus developed by the Health Canada Fibromyalgia Syndrome Committee with the goal of helping practitioners distinguish FMS from other syndromes/illnesses that exhibit chronic body pain. The text encompasses a very broad scope of FMS, including its clinical manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment. This resource provides you with: a new approach to case definition proposed research to validate the new case definition a practical approach to assessment of severity empathetic management what is known about pathogenesis This book meets the growing need for up-to-date information about objective abnormalities in people with FMS and for an integrated approach to its diagnosis and management by primary care physicians. The Fibromyalgia Syndrome will also encourage the scientific and academic communities to actively research the clinical care of people with FMS, ensuring that more effective therapies and medications will be available in the future. These guidelines present a flexible framework that includes the 1990 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria and encompasses more of the potential symptomatic expression of patients. The Fibromyalgia Syndrome provides several appendices to help you find crucial information at a moment’s notice, including: a glossary of acronyms a list of both commonly and rarely seen signs and symptoms of FMS a fibromyalgia syndrome clinical worksheet differential diagnoses of the symptoms of FMS a Symptom Severity and Hierarchy Profile (SSHP) worksheet the Pain Visual Analog Scale (PAIN VAS) and Body Pain Diagram and more The Fibromyalgia Syndrome offers proposed methods and studies to develop and validate the clinical case definition to ascertain its applicability to the clinical practice setting. With better education and increased awareness of FMS, physicians can make a diagnosis earlier in the patient’s course and initiate valuable outpatient care, lessening expensive hospitalization and associated costs.
A revised edition of a popular fitness reference features two-color inks to better define targeted muscle groups, 10 new stretching routines, routine abbreviations for busy practitioners and a variety of tips on office ergonomics and preventing repetitive stress injuries. Original.
AN ALL-IN-ONE GUIDE TO IMPROVING FLEXIBILITY USING THE SIMPLE AND HIGHLY EFFECTIVE STRETCH STRAP Easy to use and inexpensive, the stretching strap is the ultimate at-home tool for improving range of motion for any part of the body. From ankle to neck, the targeted exercises in this book unleash the power of the stretching strap to help: •Release Muscle Tension •Improve Tendon Elasticity •Increase Flexibility •Alleviate Pain •Rehabilitate Injuries •Boost Athleticism A band lined with multiple loops to allow a spectrum of different static and dynamic possibilities, the stretching strap is a staple among trainers and physical therapists. Now this guide brings the benefits of a stretching strap routine right into your living room with 50 exercises that target your personal fitness or rehab goals.
The second volume of the popular Compendium of Questionnaires and Inventories has arrived with 48 new assessments, checklists and surveys for increasing self-awareness and stimulating discussion in training and development activities. Designed to save time and assist busy trainers, HR professionals, line managers and team leaders, this new resource guides the selection of inventories for building skills, attitudes and behaviors. If youve ever felt frustrated by the sheer number of inventories in the marketplace today or wasted time searching for just the right one this resource deserves a place in your library. It condenses into one easy reference a wide a variety of inventories normally spread out in several different locations, making it well worth the price even for owners of the first volume. New topics not covered in volume one include: Body language; Career management; Consultancy skills; Continuous improvement; Difficult situations; Diversity; E-business; Emotional intelligence; Innovation; Internal customer service; Inter-team working; Left- and right-brain thinking. In addition, the latest volume includes all the things you loved about volume one. The topics are conveniently arranged in alphabetical order by topic. They also are organized in a matrix index in seven categories: coaching and development, communication, customer service, leadership and management development, personal effectiveness, organizational awareness and teamwork.
Research on human athletes is changing what we know about stretching. For example, it is now recognized that aggressive stretching should only take place after muscles are warmed up and shortened from exertion. Authors Sasha and Ashley Foster have applied this latest research to dogs-many of whom compete in vigorous canine sporting events-so that you can learn how to safely and effectively stretch your dog to prevent injuries, maintain joint integrity, and improve you dog's fitness whether he is an elite canine athlete or a lap dog. Over 300 photos and diagrams demonstrate how to safely and effectively stretch each major muscle group. Teaches correct hand placement for joint stabilization and how to maintain good form. Stretching routines are presented for both large and small dogs, older dogs, and those that are involved in a variety of dog sports.
Entrepreneurship is a creative act with entrepreneurs creating products, services, jobs, economic stimulation, culture and more. This creatively written book offers a wide array of exercises of varied time requirements for implementation, as well as a complexity of content. In addition to more traditional topics, the book serves to enhance students’ imaginative and creative abilities so they can effectively problem-solve and build their creative entrepreneurial visions. Learning objectives can be directly implemented into syllabi.
Did you long ago learn to fear and dread stretching because of overbearing P.E. teachers who forced you to touch your toes? It doesn't have to be that way anymore. Stretching is a powerful tool that can bring you new ease of movement, an increase in your physical capabilities, and deep composure that requires you to do nothing more than breathe. You can always have access to it—and best of all, it's free! Stretching for Dummies shows you that stretching is actually easy to do—and reveals how you can reap the amazing benefits of stretching anywhere, anytime. It explains in simple terms how you can stand taller, look thinner, keep stress from getting the best of you, keep your muscles from feeling achy, and nip injuries in the bud. You'll discover: The why’s, where’s, when’s, and how’s of letting loose and snapping back How to keep from hurting yourself The benefits of stretching with a partner How to target specific areas: such as head, shoulders, knees, and toes The art of breathing correctly How to use stretching to sooth lower back pain Stretches to start and end your day right Stretches you can do at your desk Stretches for various stages of life—including stretches for kids and seniors This easy-to-use reference also includes a list of ten surprising around-the house stretching accessories, along with ten common aches and pain that stretching can help. Regardless of how old or young you are, Stretching for Dummies will introduce you to a kinder and gentler form of flexibility that will reduce that nagging tension and tenderness in your muscles and truly make you feel good all over.
How do you stay grounded? Climb a mountain. Murali Murthy, acclaimed speaker, motivational coach and author of the Canadian best-selling The ACE Principle, shares his experience of trekking across one the most inhospitable terrains in India and overcoming extreme challenges to successfully climb five perilous peaks. The ACE Awakening is the second book in The ACE Series. Here the author describes his personal journey and uses his experience of reaching the top of the mountain as a metaphor to the challenges in life we all face and brings you the 8 Milestones that will help you on the journey to reach the Pinnacle of Excellence in your own life. Do you have: A desire to improve your life each day, each moment? An eagerness to seek out fresh challenge? A desire to learn new skills and refine the skills you already have? A willingness to endure discomfort, uncertainty and pain to pursue these things? The ACE Awakening shows how you can accomplish your greatest dreams and journey to the Pinnacle of Excellence.