Pdf ebook: Uncontrolled Spread

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Summary: Physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb asks: Has America’s COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything? In Uncontrolled Spread, he shows how th

  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher: HarperCollins
  • ISBN: 0063080028
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Number of Pages: 512
  • Language: English
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Description: Physician and former FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb asks: Has America’s COVID-19 catastrophe taught us anything? In Uncontrolled Spread, he shows how the coronavirus and its variants were able to trounce America’s pandemic preparations, and he outlines the steps that must be taken to protect against the next outbreak. As the pandemic unfolded, Gottlieb was in regular contact with all the key players in Congress, the Trump administration, and the drug and diagnostic industries. He provides an inside account of how level after level of American government crumbled as the COVID-19 crisis advanced. A system-wide failure across government institutions left the nation blind to the threat, and unable to mount an effective response. We’d prepared for the wrong virus. We failed to identify the contagion early enough and became overly reliant on costly and sometimes divisive tactics that couldn’t fully slow the spread. We never considered asymptomatic transmission and we assumed people would follow public health guidance. Key bureaucracies like the CDC were hidebound and outmatched. Weak political leadership aggravated these woes. We didn’t view a public health disaster as a threat to our national security. Many of the woes sprung from the CDC, which has very little real-time reporting capability to inform us of Covid’s twists and turns or assess our defenses. The agency lacked an operational capacity and mindset to mobilize the kind of national response that was needed. To guard against future pandemic risks, we must remake the CDC and properly equip it to better confront crises. We must also get our intelligence services more engaged in the global public health mission, to gather information and uncover emerging risks before they hit our shores so we can head them off. For this role, our clandestine agencies have tools and capabilities that the CDC lacks. Uncontrolled Spread argues we must fix our systems and prepare for a deadlier coronavirus variant, a flu pandemic, or whatever else nature -- or those wishing us harm -- may threaten us with. Gottlieb outlines policies and investments that are essential to prepare the United States and the world for future threats.


Pdf ebook: The Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control

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Summary: Globalization is by no means a new phenomenon; transcontinental trade and the movement of people date back at least 2,000 years, to the era of the ancient

  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 9780309164719
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 246
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1816
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Description: Globalization is by no means a new phenomenon; transcontinental trade and the movement of people date back at least 2,000 years, to the era of the ancient Silk Road trade route. The global spread of infectious disease has followed a parallel course. Indeed, the emergence and spread of infectious disease are, in a sense, the epitome of globalization. Although some experts mark the fall of the Berlin Wall as the beginning of this new era of globalization, others argue that it is not so new. The future of globalization is still in the making. Despite the successful attempts of the developed world during the course of the last century to control many infectious diseases and even to eradicate some deadly afflictions, 13 million people worldwide still die from such diseases every year. On April 16 and 17, 2002, the Forum on Emerging Infections held a working group discussion on the influence of globalization on the emergence and control of infectious diseases. The contents of the unattributed sections are based on the presentations and discussions that took place during the workshop. The Impact of Globalization on Infectious Disease Emergence and Control report summarizes the presentations and discussions related to the increasing cross-border and cross-continental movements of people and how this could exacerbate the emergence and global spread of infectious diseases. This report also summarizes the means by which sovereign states and nations must adopt a global public health mind-set and develop a new organizational framework to maximize the opportunities and overcome the challenges created by globalization and build the necessary capacity to respond effectively to emerging infectious disease threats.


Pdf ebook: Gene Drives at Tipping Points

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Summary: This open access book reports on a pilot project aiming at collecting information on the socio-ecological risks that could arise in the event of an uncontr

  • Author : Arnim von Gleich,Winfried Schröder
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • ISBN: 3030389340
  • Genre: Ecotoxicology
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Views: 879
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Description: This open access book reports on a pilot project aiming at collecting information on the socio-ecological risks that could arise in the event of an uncontrolled spread of genetically engineered organisms into the environment. The researchers will, for instance, be taking a closer look at genetically engineered oilseed rape, genetically engineered olive flies as well as plants and animals with so-called gene drives. The book mainly adresses researchers.


Pdf ebook: Predicting Invasions of Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests

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Summary: Nonindigenous plants and plant pests that find their way to the United States and become invasive can often cause problems. They cost more than $100 billio

  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Life Sciences,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on the Scientific Basis for Predicting the Invasive Potential of Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests in the United States
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 9780309170161
  • Genre: Science
  • Number of Pages: 212
  • Language: English
  • Views: 539
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Description: Nonindigenous plants and plant pests that find their way to the United States and become invasive can often cause problems. They cost more than $100 billion per year in crop and timber losses plus the expense of herbicides and pesticides. And this figure does not include the costs of invasions in less intensively managed ecosystems such as wetlands. Nonindigenous Plants and Plant Pests examines this growing problem and offers recommendations for enhancing the science base in this field, improving our detection of potential invaders, and refining our ability to predict their impact. The book analyzes the factors that shape an invader’s progress through four stages: arriving through one of many possible ports of entry, reaching a threshold of survival, thriving through proliferation and geographic spread, and ultimate impact on the organism’s new environment. The book also reviews approaches to predicting whether a species will become an invader as well as the more complex challenge of predicting and measuring its impact on the environment, a process involving value judgments and risk assessment. This detailed analysis will be of interest to policymakers, plant scientists, agricultural producers, environmentalists, and public agencies concerned with invasive plant and plant pest species.


Pdf ebook: Pandemic

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Summary: Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Editor's Choice “[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study” —Nature Prizewinning sci

  • Author : Sonia Shah
  • Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books
  • ISBN: 0374708746
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 288
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1078
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Description: Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Editor's Choice “[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study” —Nature Prizewinning science journalist Sonia Shah presents a startling examination of the pandemics that have ravaged humanity—and shows us how history can prepare us to confront the most serious acute global health emergency of our time. Over the past fifty years, more than three hundred infectious diseases have either emerged or reemerged, appearing in places where they’ve never before been seen. Years before the sudden arrival of COVID-19, ninety percent of epidemiologists predicted that one of them would cause a deadly pandemic sometime in the next two generations. It might be Ebola, avian flu, a drug-resistant superbug, or something completely new, like the novel virus the world is confronting today. While it was impossible to predict the emergence of SARS-CoV-2—and it remains impossible to predict which pathogen will cause the next global outbreak—by unraveling the stories of pandemics past we can begin to better understand our own future, and to prepare for what it holds in store. In Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Ebola and Beyond, Sonia Shah interweaves history, original reportage, and personal narrative to explore the origins of epidemics, drawing parallels between cholera—one of history’s most deadly and disruptive pandemic-causing pathogens—and the new diseases that stalk humankind today. She tracks each stage of cholera’s dramatic journey, from its emergence in the South Asian hinterlands as a harmless microbe to its rapid dispersal across the nineteenth-century world, all the way to its latest beachhead in Haiti. Along the way she reports on the pathogens now following in cholera’s footsteps, from the MRSA bacterium that besieges her own family to the never-before-seen killers coming out of China’s wet markets, the surgical wards of New Delhi, and the suburban backyards of the East Coast. Delving into the convoluted science, strange politics, and checkered history of one of the world’s deadliest diseases, Pandemic is a work of epidemiological history like no other, with urgent lessons for our own time. “Shah proves a disquieting Virgil, guiding us through the hells ruled by [infectious diseases] . . . the power of Shah's account lies in her ability to track simultaneously the multiple dimensions of the public-health crises we are facing.” —The Chicago Tribune


Pdf ebook: Education and International Development

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Summary: This book is a comprehensive introductory text for those beginning their studies of the complex yet fascinating area of education and international develop

  • Author : Clive Harber
  • Publisher: Symposium Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 1873927479
  • Genre: Education
  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Language: English
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Description: This book is a comprehensive introductory text for those beginning their studies of the complex yet fascinating area of education and international development. It sets out an overview of the main theories, ideologies and issues of education in developing countries, always with an eye to the contextual and practical realities of life in schools and other educational institutions. The book takes a balanced yet critical approach and examines both positive and negative aspects of the many relationships between education and development. It will be of use to undergraduate, master’s and doctoral students as well as to staff in higher education who teach on courses concerned with education and development and those who work in international institutions and non-governmental organisations.


Pdf ebook: World War C

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Summary: CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, MD, offers an accessible, data-packed answer to our biggest questions about Covid-19: What have we learned ab

  • Author : Sanjay Gupta
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1982166177
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Number of Pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1309
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Description: CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta, MD, offers an accessible, data-packed answer to our biggest questions about Covid-19: What have we learned about this pandemic and how can we prepare for—or prevent—the next one? As America’s favorite frontline Covid-19 health journalist, Dr. Sanjay Gupta has barely left his primetime seat in his makeshift studio basement since the pandemic began (other than to perform brain surgery). He’s had the insider of insider access to the drama’s unfolding, including exclusive conversations with the world’s top public health experts and behind-the-scenes scientists racing to find treatments and cures. And now he’s sharing what he’s learned in a book that will answer not only all our questions about what happened, but also about how our world will change in the years ahead, even once we’re back to “normal.” Gupta argues that we need to prepare for a new era where pandemics will be more frequent, and possibly even more deadly. As the doctor who’s been holding America’s hand through the crisis with compassion, clarity, and well-earned wisdom, he gives you the unvarnished story behind the pandemic, including insights about the novel virus’s behavior, and offers practical tools to ready ourselves for what lies ahead. He answers critical questions: Can we stamp out the virus for good (and if not, how do we live with it)? Should we put our parents in a nursing home? Where should we live? What should we stockpile? What should we know before taking a trip? Does it make sense to spend more on health insurance to deal with any long-term effects? How do you decide when it’s safe to go to a public pool or schedule elective surgery? What should Covid survivors know about protecting their future health? What if you become a long-hauler with chronic health challenges stemming? World War C will give you hope for the future along with real information that leaves you more resilient and secure.


Pdf ebook: Organizational Metaphors

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Summary: This edited volume expands on Morgan's organizational metaphors through the lens of faith to illuminate organizational function. Part I uses metaphor to il

  • Author : Robert B. Huizinga,Debra J. Dean
  • Publisher: Springer Nature
  • ISBN: 3030417123
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Number of Pages: 185
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1864
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Description: This edited volume expands on Morgan's organizational metaphors through the lens of faith to illuminate organizational function. Part I uses metaphor to illustrate dysfunctional organizations, including the impact of dysfunction upon organizational trust, performance, and longevity. Part II examines the progression from a dysfunctional organization to one that exhibits functionality. Finally, the last section discusses healthy organizations. Metaphors used in this book include Pygmalion organizations, organizational zombies, and organizations as vineyards. This book offers new metaphors that can be applied in organizational theory.


Pdf ebook: Global Health and the Future Role of the United States

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Summary: While much progress has been made on achieving the Millenium Development Goals over the last decade, the number and complexity of global health challenges

  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Health and Medicine Division,Board on Global Health,Committee on Global Health and the Future of the United States
  • Publisher: National Academies Press
  • ISBN: 0309457661
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1169
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Description: While much progress has been made on achieving the Millenium Development Goals over the last decade, the number and complexity of global health challenges has persisted. Growing forces for globalization have increased the interconnectedness of the world and our interdependency on other countries, economies, and cultures. Monumental growth in international travel and trade have brought improved access to goods and services for many, but also carry ongoing and ever-present threats of zoonotic spillover and infectious disease outbreaks that threaten all. Global Health and the Future Role of the United States identifies global health priorities in light of current and emerging world threats. This report assesses the current global health landscape and how challenges, actions, and players have evolved over the last decade across a wide range of issues, and provides recommendations on how to increase responsiveness, coordination, and efficiency â€" both within the U.S. government and across the global health field.


Pdf ebook: Population and Community Ecology for Insect Management and Conservation

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Summary: One of the themes of the 20th International Congress of Entomology held in Florence in August 1996 was Ecology and Population Dynamics, with papers present

  • Author : Johann Baumgartner,Pietro Brandmayr,Bryan F.J. Manly
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 1000657930
  • Genre: Science
  • Number of Pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • Views: 302
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Description: One of the themes of the 20th International Congress of Entomology held in Florence in August 1996 was Ecology and Population Dynamics, with papers presented on single species dynamics, population interactions, and community ecology. This book contains a selection of the papers that were presented, and gives a late-1990s picture of the latest research in this fast developing area.


Pdf ebook: Invasive Alien Species

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Summary: Jedes Jahr breiten sich invasive gebietsfremde Arten in neue Ökosysteme aus. Die von den Eindringlingen verursachten Auswirkungen können sich in kürzest

  • Author : Michael R. Ielmini,Thammineni Pullaiah
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119607019
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Number of Pages: 1488
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1712
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Description: Jedes Jahr breiten sich invasive gebietsfremde Arten in neue Ökosysteme aus. Die von den Eindringlingen verursachten Auswirkungen können sich in kürzester Zeit bemerkbar machen und verheerend sein. Das Thema der invasiven gebietsfremden Arten ist umfassend, komplex und auf verschiedenen Ebenen von globaler Bedeutung. Verschärft wird es durch die Globalisierung der Weltwirtschaft und den zunehmenden Handel, durch den die natürlichen Barrieren für den Transfer von Arten durchbrochen werden. Invasive gebietsfremde Arten bedrohen die weltweite Nahrungsmittelversorgung, die Qualität und Verfügbarkeit von Trinkwasser sowie die Stromproduktion und -versorgung. Zusammen mit den zusätzlichen Risiken durch den globalen Klimawandel ist die weltweite Homogenisierung von Pflanzen, Tieren und Mikroben ein wesentlicher Faktor für den sich verschlechternden Gesundheitszustand der Ökosysteme und die nachlassenden Ökosystemdienstleistungen überall auf der Welt. Um dieser Entwicklung entgegenzuwirken, besteht die dringende Notwendigkeit einer einheitlichen Ausrichtung von Regierungen, Kulturen und Programmen und einer besseren grenzüberschreitenden Koordination. Nur so lassen sich die vielfältigen Bedrohungen durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten für die Umwelt, die Wirtschaft und die Gesundheit von Pflanzen und Tieren sowie insbesondere die menschliche Gesundheit effektiv bekämpfen. Dieses vierbändige Werk ist das erste, das einen umfassenden Satz nützlicher Materialien zu den zentralen Themen bereitstellt, um die gesamte globale Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten sowie die vielfältigen Probleme in verschiedenen Teilen der Welt deutlich zu machen, und es enthält Material, in dem potenziell replizierbare Lösungen zur Überwindung dieser Bedrohungen aufgezeigt werden. Das Werk betont die Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten auch im Sinne eines globalen ?Aufrufs zum Handeln?. Invasive Arten kennen keine Grenzen. Daher hoffen wir, dass wir durch die Zusammenstellung von Material, das unterschiedliche wissenschaftliche und gesellschaftliche Standpunkte aus aller Welt berücksichtigt, sowie durch die Vermittlung von Erkenntnissen und Beispielen zu einer Vielzahl damit zusammenhängender Themen das globale Bewusstsein stärken und einheitliche nationale Reaktionen auf die Bedrohung durch invasive gebietsfremde Arten fördern können.


Pdf ebook: The Pandemic Information Gap

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Summary: Why solving the information problem should be at the core of our pandemic response: essential reading about the long-term implications of our current crisi

  • Author : Joshua Gans
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • ISBN: 0262362813
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1507
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Description: Why solving the information problem should be at the core of our pandemic response: essential reading about the long-term implications of our current crisis. COVID-19 is caused by a virus. The COVID-19 pandemic is caused by a lack of good information. A pandemic is essentially an information problem: this is the enlightening and provocative idea at the heart of this book. If we solve the information problem, argues economist Joshua Gans, we can defeat the virus. For example, when we don't know who is infected, we have to act as if everyone is infected. If we actively manage the information problem--if we know who is infected and with whom they had contact--we can suppress the virus or buy time for vaccine development. This is an expanded version of an eBook originally published as Economics in the Age of COVID-19.


Pdf ebook: Veterinary Vaccines

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Summary: Provides a concise and authoritative reference on the use of vaccines against diseases of livestock Compiled by Senior Animal Health Officers at The Food a

  • Author : Samia Metwally,Gerrit Viljoen,Ahmed El Idrissi
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
  • ISBN: 1119506263
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1112
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Description: Provides a concise and authoritative reference on the use of vaccines against diseases of livestock Compiled by Senior Animal Health Officers at The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, and with contributions from international leading experts, Veterinary Vaccines: Principles and Applications is a concise and authoritative reference featuring easily readable reviews of the latest research in vaccinology and vaccine immune response to pathogens of major economic impact to livestock. It covers advice and recommendations for vaccine production, quality control, and effective vaccination schemes including vaccine selection, specifications, vaccination programs, vaccine handling in the field, application, failures, and assessment of herd protection. In addition, the book presents discussions on the current status and potential future developments of vaccines and vaccination against selected transboundary animal diseases. Provides a clear and comprehensive guide on using veterinary vaccines to protect livestock from diseases Teaches the principles of vaccinology and vaccine immune response Highlights the vaccine production schemes and standards for quality control testing Offers easy-to-read reviews of the most current research on the subject Gives readers advice and recommendations on which vaccination schemes are most effective Discusses the today’s state of vaccines and vaccination against selected transboundary animal diseases as well as possible future developments in the field Veterinary Vaccines: Principles and Applications is an important resource for veterinary practitioners, animal health department officials, vaccine scientists, and veterinary students. It will also be of interest to professional associations and NGO active in livestock industry.


Pdf ebook: Handbook of Research on Applied Intelligence for Health and Clinical Informatics

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Summary: Currently, informatics within the field of public health is a developing and growing industry. Clinical informatics are used in direct patient care by supp

  • Author : Thakare, Anuradha Dheeraj,Wagh, Sanjeev J.,Bhende, Manisha Sunil,Anter, Ahmed M.,Gao, Xiao-Zhi
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • ISBN: 1799877108
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 470
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1910
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Description: Currently, informatics within the field of public health is a developing and growing industry. Clinical informatics are used in direct patient care by supplying medical practitioners with information that can be used to develop a care plan. Intelligent applications in clinical informatics facilitates with the technology-based solutions to analyze data or medical images and help clinicians to retrieve that information. Decision models aid with making complex decisions especially in uncertain situations. The Handbook of Research on Applied Intelligence for Health and Clinical Informatics is a comprehensive reference book that focuses on the study of resources and methods for the management of healthcare infrastructure and information. This book provides insights on how applied intelligence with deep learning, experiential learning, and more will impact healthcare and clinical information processing. The content explores the representation, processing, and communication of clinical information in natural and engineered systems. This book covers a range of topics including applied intelligence, medical imaging, telehealth, and decision support systems, and also looks at technologies and tools used in the detection and diagnosis of medical conditions such as cancers, diabetes, heart disease, lung disease, and prenatal syndromes. It is an essential reference source for diagnosticians, medical professionals, imaging specialists, data specialists, IT consultants, medical technologists, academicians, researchers, industrial experts, scientists, and students.


Pdf ebook: Vaccination Investigation

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Summary: Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend

  • Author : Tara Haelle
  • Publisher: Twenty-First Century Books
  • ISBN: 1541522087
  • Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1555
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Description: Vaccines are biological substances that cause the human immune system to build up its defenses against specific diseases. Public health officials recommend a series of vaccines for all children, as well as some vaccines for teenagers and adults. But not everyone gets the vaccines they need. Many poor nations don't have the resources to deliver vaccines to every community. Some parents refuse to have their children vaccinated because they don't believe the evidence proving that vaccines are safe. The effort to wipe out diseases using vaccines continues. Vaccine Investigation recounts the fascinating history of vaccines, their important role in protecting community health, and the excitement of cutting-edge research.


Pdf ebook: Exercise Physiology

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Summary: Learn how to apply the science of exercise physiology to your exercise programs and to solve the problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’l

  • Author : John Porcari,Cedric Bryant,Fabio Comana
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis
  • ISBN: 0803640978
  • Genre: Medical
  • Number of Pages: 936
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1348
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Description: Learn how to apply the science of exercise physiology to your exercise programs and to solve the problems you’ll encounter every day in practice. You’ll explore the principles of movement on which exercise is based, while you develop the confidence you need to create individualized exercise programs based on current lifestyles, schedules, and abilities, and properly progress those fitness programs through the stages of the ACE IFT training model.


Pdf ebook: Backable

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Summary: A groundbreaking book that boldly claims the key to success in business is not talent, connections, or ideas, but the ability to persuade people to take a

  • Author : Suneel Gupta
  • Publisher: Little, Brown
  • ISBN: 031649450X
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Number of Pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1518
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Description: A groundbreaking book that boldly claims the key to success in business is not talent, connections, or ideas, but the ability to persuade people to take a chance on potential. No one ever makes it alone. But how come some people can get investors to believe in their ideas while others—sometimes with even better ideas—fall flat? What is it about certain people that make us want to take a bet on them? What is it that makes them backable? As it turns out, it's not what you think. Backability is not driven by having the best experience, the finest pedigree, or the most innovative ideas. In fact, many highly successful people are backed long before they are qualified. We tend to view these people as lucky. But the decision to back them is neither an accident nor a mistake, and rarely the result of good luck. Drawing from his own business experience, countless interviews with some of tech's biggest innovators, and compelling case studies of classic success stories like Howard Schultz and Elon Musk, Gupta breaks down the six qualities of backable people that get others to take a bet on them. Backable pulls back the curtain on the illusive x factor that some people just seem to have and instead offers concrete tools like crafting the right pitch and appropriately scaling a project's vision. Anyone from aspiring entrepreneurs to start up stars can master these skills and jumpstart their next big idea.


Pdf ebook: The International Politics of Ebola

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Summary: The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that gripped Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone through much of 2014 and 2015 was undoubtedly a health emergency, yet it

  • Author : Anne Roemer-Mahler,Simon Rushton
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351866818
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Number of Pages: 188
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1460
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Description: The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that gripped Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone through much of 2014 and 2015 was undoubtedly a health emergency, yet it was also a global political event. This book examines the international politics of the Ebola outbreak in all of its dimensions, critically assessing the global response, examining what the outbreak can tell us about contemporary global health governance, and examining the inequalities and injustices that were laid bare. In doing so, the book shows how some of the concepts, debates and findings from the growing field of global health research in International Relations can help both in furthering understanding of the Ebola crisis and also in improving policy responses to future infectious disease outbreaks. This book was originally published as a special edition of Third World Quarterly.


Pdf ebook: The Light Shines Through

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Summary: Sara saw things differently. Two weeks before her due date, Sara lost a healthy baby girl. Four weeks later, doctors discovered Stage IV colon cancer. A we

  • Author : Sara Walker,J. Heyward Rogers
  • Publisher: ACU Press
  • ISBN: 1684269954
  • Genre: Religion
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Views: 459
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Description: Sara saw things differently. Two weeks before her due date, Sara lost a healthy baby girl. Four weeks later, doctors discovered Stage IV colon cancer. A week after this terminal diagnosis, Sara set up a profile on Caring Bridge and began telling her story of the "most wonderful terrible thing" that had ever happened to her. Sara's transparency about the experience of the physical and emotional turmoil of her illness serves as a brilliant example of a woman firmly convinced that God holds victory over death. In The Light Shines Through, you can walk with Sara and learn from the amazing love and peace that defined her difficult but beautiful last year and a half of her life on earth. Through her humble perspective and unabashed passion, Sara offers compelling lessons on how to live in the present, teaching others to see God’s presence and abundant love every moment—even those that are deeply painful.


Pdf ebook: Handbook on Implementation Science

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Summary: The Handbook on Implementation Science provides an overview of the field’s multidisciplinary history, theoretical approaches, key concepts, perspectives,

  • Author : Per Nilsen,Sarah A. Birken
  • Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
  • ISBN: 1788975995
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Number of Pages: 576
  • Language: English
  • Views: 1468
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Description: The Handbook on Implementation Science provides an overview of the field’s multidisciplinary history, theoretical approaches, key concepts, perspectives, and methods. By drawing on knowledge concerning learning, habits, organizational theory, improvement science, and policy research, the Handbook offers novel perspectives from a broad group of international experts in the field representing diverse disciplines. The editors seek to advance implementation science through careful consideration of current thinking and recommendations for future directions.