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Jeremy Farrell is a certified PMP and PRINCE2 Practitioner with over 20 years managing projects in most industries and types of project. A Project Manager with the NHS England he is currently National Governance, Reporting and Finance Lead on the Mass Vaccinations Centre Programme. He was previously a principal consultant and senior project manager with Informatica and IBM. Back to the Future is your just-in-time guide to applying the principles and practices of project management to create not only a safe workplace, but to effectively manage the transition of colleagues into a new way of working. It prompts you to think about the new model that balances onsite and remote working. COVID-19 forces us to take a fresh look at workplace risk, and the transition to the next normal is more than logistics. Our offices and warehouses and factories have to to COVID-19 safe for employees. Preparing the workplace for staff can be a complex project. Back to the Future is the guide you need to manage the move effectively using globally accepted project management principles. Examples and templates are provided to successfully manage your organisation's creation of the new working environment. This is the short-cut to success for the new project manager. Urgent actions are presented clearly with examples and checklists. The book explains why your project is central to your company's risk management and successful move into the post-lockdown workplace, and then Farrell shows you how. This is a Just-In-Time guide written for this time in history. No jargon, not a textbook, it is a jumpstart to making your mark. In 'Back to the Future' Farrell orientates us to the context in which decisions will be taken regarding WFH policies, and highlights the implications for project management in this 'Re-location'..

Health & Fitness

Adding Insight To Injury | Dr. Jamie Bovay

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What if everything you thought you knew about injury recovery was wrong? If you have ever been injured, you know that there is an overload of information out there, making it very difficult to decide on a path to recovery. With such a range of diverse and, many times, conflicting information out there, how do you know if you are making the best decisions for your health? If you have ever suffered from back, knee, shoulder, neck, foot and ankle, or other sports injury problems but don’t know what to do about it, this book is for you. Stop wasting any more time and get clarity now. This book focuses on long-term solutions for living a more active and healthy life post-injury, without suggesting unhealthy or unnecessary options such as painkillers, injections, or surgeries. Too many people continue to put off taking care of their health, hoping their pain will “go away soon” or saying that it’s “just a part of getting older.” All the while, these same people become more and more frustrated that they can’t do what they used to be able to or what they would like or need to do in their current everyday life. If you are someone who values your health and wants to continue---or begin---living an active lifestyle, then this book will be your guide, leading you from pain and injury to recovery. Here is some of what you’ll learn in this book: · The false beliefs about injury recovery that could be holding you back and how to avoid making costly mistakes (especially if you already have pain or stiffness) in your recovery journey · Why your pain may not be improving when it should be · What’s needed to recover from injuries in each body region (back, knee, shoulder, neck, foot/ankle, etc.) · How you can stay active with your favorite sport or exercise while improving your pain · How to approach mobility-training exercises to get the most benefit for rehab versus for performance · Steps and advice to improve your overall mental wellness and nutrition How to choose a quality healthcare provider who best fits your needs. Want to truly understand the principles that guide injury recovery? Adding Insight To Injury lays out a blueprint for understanding all of the decisions needed in the rehabilitation process. This book lays out safe and effective approaches for rehabilitating injuries and actionable steps for returning to an active life. With the information in this book, you can make a better, more well-informed decision about your health, allowing you to decide what you need to do to make improvements. Unsure how to put everything together into a program that addresses your individual needs? Applying the principles in this book will allow you to devise a plan to improve your pain, injury, mobility, strength, and return to whatever you need to do. Quality movement is a unique characteristic that helps define us as human beings. But, if we can’t move the way we deserve, it can interrupt our lives. Many times, the causes of pain, stiffness, and poor movement may be difficult to spot on your own. This book gives you the tools to identify and overcome the problems associated with ineffective injury recovery. Whether you are a professional athlete, weekend warrior, someone who just occasionally exercises, or simply want to move and live your life without physical restrictions or impairments, this one-of-a-kind guide will teach you how to take control of the injury recovery process and improve your life. Some of the other topics covered include: · Why letting your injury “rest” is a bad idea · Why stretching and exercise are not likely going to help your pain · When the theory of “no pain, no gain” isn’t something you should follow · The difference between flexibility and mobility and why it matters with injury recovery · Understanding why where you hurt (the victim) isn’t necessarily where the pain is coming from (the culprit) · What is involved in treating common problems like back pain, shoulder and neck pain, knee pain, hip pain, foot and ankle pain, and sports injuries · How to approach strength, flexibility, mobility, and exercise to prevent and rehabilitate common injuries · How to modify and perform cross-training while you are injured · Why beds, pillows, shoes, braces or other items likely won’t help you alleviate your pain, in the long run · Pain and injury timelines as well as rehabilitation guidelines and timeframes · How posture affects your pain · Why you may not have tight hamstrings or hip flexors even though they feel “tight” · What is needed to get rid of your pain and how to fix the bad habits that are slowing your injury recovery · The techniques to try with your workouts or exercise to help with injury preventions · The 53 most frequently asked questions and detailed answers about pain, injuries, and injury recovery This comprehensive guide is meant to be the answer to all of the injury recovery questions you have and give you information needed during the recovery process. Following the advice in this book will help lead you to a happier, more active lifestyle for years to come. About The Author: Dr. Jamie Bovay is one of Colorado’s leading physical therapists and founder of KinetikChain Denver, a clinic specializing in helping active adults avoid the frustrations of pain and injury so they can live their active lifestyles and get back to everything they want, need, and love to do. Jamie has helped thousands of people, ranging from couch potatoes to professional athletes, recover from pain and injury as well as trained 100’s of medical professionals all over the country about his treatment ideas and rehabilitation methods. In this guide, he teaches you all of the information you need to make better, more well-informed decisions about your health and lays out action plans for what you need to do to recover..

Technology & Engineering

COVID-19 Pandemic, Geospatial Information, and Community Resilience | Abbas Rajabifard,Daniel Paez,Greg Foliente

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Geospatial information plays an important role in managing location dependent pandemic situations across different communities and domains. Geospatial information and technologies are particularly critical to strengthening urban and rural resilience, where economic, agricultural, and various social sectors all intersect. Examining the United Nations' SDGs from a geospatial lens will ensure that the challenges are addressed for all populations in different locations. This book, with worldwide contributions focused on COVID-19 pandemic, provides interdisciplinary analysis and multi-sectoral expertise on the use of geospatial information and location intelligence to support community resilience and authorities to manage pandemics..

Body, Mind & Spirit

I Want You To Know My Glory | Merlin H Oliver

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The tides of evil are rapidly advancing through the seven mountains of society, leaving behind debris, destruction, and death. Their purposeful advance seems to be forcing the body of Christ into abject surrender and the belief that there’s nothing that can be done. This is reminiscent of Goliath taunting King Saul and his beleaguered army into accepting submission, until a skinny shepherd boy who understood the covenant sauntered in. This is an end-time call to live a devoted life in the Spirit to establish kingdom authority—a life in the Spirit in which encroaching evil may retreat and victory may be accomplished daily. • Love one another through divine submission: the love of the Spirit. • Walk in the unity of the Spirit. • Live a life of repentance and forgiveness. • Pursue the restoration of all things. • Unite love-sick worshipers who cry out for the King’s return..

Psychology

Back to Normal | Enrico Gnaulati, PhD

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A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American children and youth assigned a mental health diagnosis. Current data from the Centers for Disease Control reveal a 41 percent increase in rates of ADHD diagnoses over the past decade and a forty-fold spike in bipolar disorder diagnoses. Similarly, diagnoses of autism spectrum disorder, once considered, has increased by 78 percent since 2002. Dr. Enrico Gnaulati, a clinical psychologist specializing in childhood and adolescent therapy and assessment, has witnessed firsthand the push to diagnose these disorders in youngsters. Drawing both on his own clinical experience and on cutting-edge research, with Back to Normal he has written the definitive account of why our kids are being dramatically overdiagnosed—and how parents and professionals can distinguish between true psychiatric disorders and normal childhood reactions to stressful life situations. Gnaulati begins with the complex web of factors that have led to our current crisis. These include questionable education and training practices that cloud mental health professionals’ ability to distinguish normal from abnormal behavior in children, monetary incentives favoring prescriptions, check-list diagnosing, and high-stakes testing in schools. We’ve also developed an increasingly casual attitude about labeling kids and putting them on psychiatric drugs. So how do we differentiate between a child with, say, Asperger’s syndrome and a child who is simply introverted, brainy, and single-minded? As Gnaulati notes, many of the symptoms associated with these disorders are similar to everyday childhood behaviors. In the second half of the book Gnaulati tells detailed stories of wrongly diagnosed kids, providing parents and others with information about the developmental, temperamental, and environmentally driven symptoms that to a casual or untrained eye can mimic a psychiatric disorder. These stories also reveal how nonmedical interventions, whether in the therapist’s office or through changes made at home, can help children. Back to Normal reminds us of the normalcy of children’s seemingly abnormal behavior. It will give parents of struggling children hope, perspective, and direction. And it will make everyone who deals with children question the changes in our society that have contributed to the astonishing increase in childhood psychiatric diagnoses..

Biography & Autobiography

Born in Brooklyn... . Raised in the Cav! | John E. Flanagan

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Heres about the book: Twenty-one years after leaving Vietnam for the first time, the author attends a reunion of former pilots who flew helicopters in Vietnam. Reuniting with his classmates and some of his fellow pilots he flew with in Vietnam brings back a rush of memories and stories of times past. The following years reunions build on the first as more and more of the pilots he served with are reunited. The reunions stir memories and deeds of times past are recounted in a steady stream of war stories. He soon realizes that he doesnt want these stories -- these war stories -- lost and decides to write them down before he forgets the details. As the stories unfold more memories come back and he records them too. His intent was not to document the history of the US involvement in the Vietnam War, nor be a definitive history of the famous B Troop 1st Squadron, 9th US Cavalry Regiment. His intent was to record his personal memory of the events some 30 plus years ago from his perspective. He talks about growing up in Brooklyn, living in his grandmothers house on 40th Street, his gang of friends from Saint Michaels Church, and of the events that led to his decision to volunteer for the draft. Tracing the draft process he tells of narrowly avoiding being drafted in the Marine Corps. He continues to tell the story of his journey through the armys classification and assignment system that results with him being selected for helicopter pilot training. The life of a warrant officer candidate presented a number of challenges that needed to be overcome if his plan to beat the army system was to be realized. He tells of some of the more interesting incidents in his flight training and preparation for combat. Things changed after earning his wings and arriving in Vietnam. Somewhere along the line the reality of the situation presents itself and John volunteers for the famous reconnaissance squadron of the 1st Cavalry Division. The 1st of the 9th was known for its ferocity in combat and its high casualty rate especially among flight crews. History records that this single unit was responsible for a large percentage of the entire divisions enemy kills. His description of some of the sights and sounds of life in B Troop will surely remind other veterans of their time in Vietnam. He will certainly stir the memories of others that served in the air cavalry and perhaps even others who were supported by them. The stories are real. The people are real. John Flanagan writes them, as he would tell them to you in person. Sometimes funny, sometimes serious, sometimes rambling, sometimes clearly, but always truthfully and as he remembers them. The result of these writings are Born in Brooklyn - Raised in the Cav. The Aviation Museum at Fort Rucker Alabama, the 1st Cavalry Museum at Fort Hood Texas, keeps this book in stock. A reviewer said: "I learned to better appreciate the Army helo pilot, January 30, 2004 Reviewer: E M from san diego, ca USA Well, it certainly is a long journey from the dreary streets of Brooklyn to the miserable and dangerous fields and skies of Viet Nam at war. Major Flanagan has travelled this route and shares his adventure with the reader. He is a real American hero... as are all his brethren flying warrant officers. Yet he tells his story without bravado or arrogance. He is simply telling the story of his experience in Viet Nam as a young 19 year old plucked from the streets of Brooklyn and injected into the chaos of war . He writes of his training as well as his wartime experiences. Often his enemy was the weather as much as the NVA on the ground. Major Flanagan writes in a simple, readable style without pretension; his memories are direct, straightforward and sprinkled with a dash of Irish wit and humor. If one wants to know the life of an Army helo pilot on the front lines of the Viet Nam war, this is a book to read. Beyond the daily life of the helo pilot, we also lear.

Business & Economics

Fundamentals of Investment Management | V.K.Bhalla

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For the students of Management, Commerce, Professional Course of CA, CS, ICWA and Professionals of Financial Institutions. • Thirteen chapters on current major areas have been added to provide exhaustive coverage on recent changes in the world financial markets and the changing compositions of the portfolios..

Biography & Autobiography

Forgiven | Myriam Arthur

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A compelling drama full of controversy, crime, drug smuggling, health problems, international intrigue, politics that began in the summer of 1985, when Myriam’s son John Paul returns home from university and delivers unexpected and shattering news: he may have contracted HIV/AIDS. Blaming herself for the tragedy, Myriam embarks on a remarkable journey into an unknown world – a world which would redefine her life. With no help to be found at home, Myriam and John Paul leave Bolivia behind. Traveling abroad, Myriam faces deceit, injustice and merciless judgment. It is through these trials of darkness that she finds hope, and ultimately experiences the pinnacle of love and forgiveness..

Medical

The Hospital Neurology Book | Arash Salardini,Jose Biller

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A practical, protocol-oriented guide to the practice of neurology in the hospital setting A Doody's Core Title for 2017! Hospital neurology is one of the fastest growing subspecialties within neurology. Running an efficient and effective neurohospitalist line is important to the financial success of hospitals and the physicians employed there. Many neurology patients also have internal medicine problems, and often it is a general hospitalist without neurology training who treat these patients. These physicians sorely need more information on neurology. Conversely, neurologists caring for these patients have only had one year of internal medicine training and require more guidance on medical problems. Given these realities, there is a need for a resource on hospital neurology. With The Hospital Neurology Book, Drs. Salardini and Biller have created a practical, concise, and useful work that guides both neurologists and internists in the areas in which their training is currently not sufficient for hospital practice. The Hospital Neurology Book features a highly readable format, providing information physicians can act upon, including recipes and protocols for patient care and question-based chapter headings that lead physicians to the exact issue they are dealing with in the moment. Each chapter (or chapter section as appropriate) opens with a case study, setting the stage in a highly practical manner, and ends with high yield summary points useful for consolidating learning..

Young Adult Nonfiction

How Not to Move Back in With Your Parents | Rob Carrick

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In this era of the Boomerang Generation, here at last is a full and frank guide to avoiding the need to move back in with your parents. Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail is one of Canada's most trusted and widely read financial experts. His latest book is the first by anyone to target financial advice specifically at young adults graduating from university or college and moving into the workforce, into the housing market and into family life. Financial beginners, in other words. Carrick offers what can only be described as a wealth of information, on the full life cycle of financial challenges and opportunities young people face, including saving for a post-secondary education and paying off student debts, establishing a credit rating, basic banking and budgeting, car and home buying, marriage and raising children of their own, and insurance. The book is mindful throughout that parents have a big role to play in all this. It addresses young readers throughout but regularly asks them to see things from their parents' perspective. In that way, Rob Carrick is able to offer advice to both generations. He even recognizes that in these difficult times, moving back in with the folks is sometimes a short-term necessity. So there is a section devoted to such important questions as: Should your parents be charging you rent? For that and many thousands of dollars' worth of other reasons, this is a book that every parent needs to buy for each of their kids, plus one for themselves..

Political Science

The Media and the War on Terrorism | Stephen Hess,Marvin Kalb

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These candid conversations capture the difficulties of reporting during crisis and war, particularly the tension between government and the press. The participants include distinguished journalists—American and foreign, print and broadcast—and prominent public officials, past and present. They illuminate the struggle to balance free speech and the right to know with the need to protect sensitive information in the national interest. As the Information Age collides with the War on Terrorism, that challenge becomes even more critical and daunting. "We are very careful in what we talk about publicly. We do not want to paint a picture for the bad guys. So we don't talk very much at all about what we're going to do going forward."—Victoria Clarke, Department of Defense "This was a war that was very different. It was conducted primarily by about 200 to 250 special forces soldiers on the ground. There were no reporters with those soldiers until after the fall of Kandahar, until the war was essentially over. There were no eyes and ears, and that's the way the Pentagon wants it."—John McWethy, ABC News "I covered Capitol Hill for a very long time and was always astounded by the nonpolitical motivation of a lot of people that are up there who really do want to make the world better, want to make the U.S. better. So don't come away believing that because there are political implications that there are always political motivations."—Candy Crowley, CNN "There is a feeling among the community, Muslim Americans, and also overseas that we might become the new enemy. But so far nobody knows whether it is just because of the war or if it's going to last."—Hafez Al-Mirazi, Al-Jazeera Cosponsored with the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the Kennedy School, Harvard University..

Juvenile Fiction

The Normal Kid | Elizabeth Holmes

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Sylvan has been angry ever since his parents split up. And now that an embarrassing photo has appeared in the paper, he's stuck with a lame nickname too. Charity is back in the United States after several years in Africa. And she's learning that home can be a strange place when you've been away for a while. Neither of them knows what's up with Brian. He spends whole afternoons alone on his trampoline. From the first day of school, Sylvan knows he doesn't want to hang out with weirdoes like Charity or Brian. He'd rather just be a normal kid. But when the principal gets ready to fire their favorite teacher, Sylvan, Charity, and Brian have to find a way to work together..

Young Adult Fiction

Twelve Steps to Normal | Farrah Penn

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James Patterson presents this emotionally resonant novel that shows that while some broken things can't be put back exactly the way they were, they can be repaired and made even stronger. Kira's Twelve Steps To A Normal Life 1. Accept Grams is gone 2. Learn to forgive Dad 3. Steal back ex-boyfriend from best friend... And somewhere between 1 and 12, realize that when your parent's an alcoholic, there's no such thing as "normal." When Kira's father enters rehab, she's forced to leave everything behind -- her home, her best friends, her boyfriend...everything she loves. Now her father's sober (again) and Kira is returning home, determined to get her life back to normal...exactly as it was before she was sent away. But is that what Kira really wants? Life, love, and loss come crashing together in this visceral, heartfelt story by BuzzFeed writer Farrah Penn about a girl who struggles to piece together the shards of her once-normal life before his alcoholism tore it apart..

Biography & Autobiography

North Of Normal | Cea Sunrise Person

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In the late 1960s, riding the crest of the counterculture movement, Cea’s family left a comfortable existence in California to live off the land in northern Alberta. But unlike most commune dwellers of the time, the Persons weren’t trying to build a new society—they wanted to escape civilization altogether. Led by Cea’s grandfather Dick, they lived in a canvas Teepee, grew pot, and hunted and gathered to survive. Living out her grandparents’ dream with her teenage mother, Michelle, young Cea knew little of the world beyond her forest. She spent her summers playing nude in the meadow and her winters snowshoeing behind the grandfather she idolized. Despite fierce storms, food shortages and the occasional drug-and-sex-infused party for visitors, it was a happy existence. For Michelle, however, there was one crucial element missing: a man. When Cea was five, Michelle took her on the road with a new boyfriend. As the trio set upon a series of ill-fated adventures, Cea began to question both her highly unusual world and the hedonistic woman at the centre of it—questions that eventually evolved into an all-consuming search for a more normal life. Finally, in her early teens, Cea realized she would have to make a choice as drastic as the one her grandparents once had made in order to get the life she craved. From nature child to international model by the age of thirteen, Cea’s astonishing saga is one of long-held family secrets and extreme family dysfunction, all in an incredibly unusual setting. It is also the story of one girl’s deep-seated desire for normality—a desire that enabled her to risk everything, overcome adversity and achieve her dreams..

Fiction

Normal People | Sally Rooney

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LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE: A wondrously wise, genuinely unputdownable new novel from Sally Rooney, winner of the 2017 Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award (at 26, tied with Zadie Smith for the youngest-ever recipient)--the quintessential coming-of-age love story for our time. Connell Waldron is one of the most popular boys in his small-town high school--he is a star of the football team, an excellent student, and never wanting for attention from girls. The one thing he doesn't have is money. Marianne Sheridan, a classmate of Connell's, has the opposite problem. Marianne is plain-looking, odd, and stubborn, and while her family is well-off, she has no friends to speak of. There is, however, a deep and undeniable connection between the two teenagers, one that develops into a secret relationship. Everything changes when both Connell and Marianne are accepted to Trinity College. Suddenly Marianne is well-liked and elegant, holding court with her intellectual friends while Connell hangs at the sidelines, not quite as fluent in language of the elite. Throughout their years at university, Marianne and Connell circle each other, falling in and out of romance but never straying far from where they started. And as Marianne experiments with an increasingly dangerous string of boyfriends, Connell must decide how far he is willing to go to save his oldest friend. Sally Rooney brings her brilliant psychological acuity and perfectly spare prose to a novel that explores the subtleties of class, the electricity of first love, and the inescapable challenges of family and friendships. Normal People is a book that you will read in one sitting, and then immediately share with your friends..

Travel

Old Man River and Me | Mark Knudsen,Shawn Plank

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Mark Knudsen is an adventurer who built an eighteen-foot flat-bottom johnboat and motored down the Mississippi River from Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico and lived the dream of many people..

Medical

Colonic Motility | Sushil K. Sarna

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Three distinct types of contractions perform colonic motility functions. Rhythmic phasic contractions (RPCs) cause slow net distal propulsion with extensive mixing/turning over. Infrequently occurring giant migrating contractions (GMCs) produce mass movements. Tonic contractions aid RPCs in their motor function. The spatiotemporal patterns of these contractions differ markedly. The amplitude and distance of propagation of a GMC are several-fold larger than those of an RPC. The enteric neurons and smooth muscle cells are the core regulators of all three types of contractions. The regulation of contractions by these mechanisms is modifiable by extrinsic factors: CNS, autonomic neurons, hormones, inflammatory mediators, and stress mediators. Only the GMCs produce descending inhibition, which accommodates the large bolus being propelled without increasing muscle tone. The strong compression of the colon wall generates afferent signals that are below nociceptive threshold in healthy subjects. However, these signals become nociceptive; if the amplitudes of GMCs increase, afferent nerves become hypersensitive, or descending inhibition is impaired. The GMCs also provide the force for rapid propulsion of feces and descending inhibition to relax the internal anal sphincter during defecation. The dysregulation of GMCs is a major factor in colonic motility disorders: irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and diverticular disease (DD). Frequent mass movements by GMCs cause diarrhea in diarrhea predominant IBS, IBD, and DD, while a decrease in the frequency of GMCs causes constipation. The GMCs generate the afferent signals for intermittent short-lived episodes of abdominal cramping in these disorders. Epigenetic dysregulation due to adverse events in early life is one of the major factors in generating the symptoms of IBS in adulthood..

Psychology

The Psychology of Pandemics | Steven Taylor

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Pandemics are large-scale epidemics that spread throughout the world. Virologists predict that the next pandemic could occur in the coming years, probably from some form of influenza, with potentially devastating consequences. Vaccinations, if available, and behavioral methods are vital for stemming the spread of infection. However, remarkably little attention has been devoted to the psychological factors that influence the spread of pandemic infection and the associated emotional distress and social disruption. Psychological factors are important for many reasons. They play a role in nonadherence to vaccination and hygiene programs, and play an important role in how people cope with the threat of infection and associated losses. Psychological factors are important for understanding and managing societal problems associated with pandemics, such as the spreading of excessive fear, stigmatization, and xenophobia that occur when people are threatened with infection. This book offers the first comprehensive analysis of the psychology of pandemics. It describes the psychological reactions to pandemics, including maladaptive behaviors, emotions, and defensive reactions, and reviews the psychological vulnerability factors that contribute to the spreading of disease and distress. It also considers empirically supported methods for addressing these problems, and outlines the implications for public health planning..

Science

Exercised | Daniel Lieberman

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If exercise is healthy (so good for you!), why do many people dislike or avoid it? These engaging stories and explanations will revolutionize the way you think about exercising—not to mention sitting, sleeping, sprinting, weight lifting, playing, fighting, walking, jogging, and even dancing. “Strikes a perfect balance of scholarship, wit, and enthusiasm.” —Bill Bryson, New York Times best-selling author of The Body *If we are born to walk and run, why do most of us take it easy whenever possible? *Does running ruin your knees? *Should we do weights, cardio, or high-intensity training? *Is sitting really the new smoking? *Can you lose weight by walking? *And how do we make sense of the conflicting, anxiety-inducing information about rest, physical activity, and exercise with which we are bombarded? In this myth-busting book, Daniel Lieberman, professor of human evolutionary biology at Harvard University and a pioneering researcher on the evolution of human physical activity, tells the story of how we never evolved to exercise—to do voluntary physical activity for the sake of health. Using his own research and experiences throughout the world, Lieberman recounts without jargon how and why humans evolved to walk, run, dig, and do other necessary and rewarding physical activities while avoiding needless exertion. Exercised is entertaining and enlightening but also constructive. As our increasingly sedentary lifestyles have contributed to skyrocketing rates of obesity and diseases such as diabetes, Lieberman audaciously argues that to become more active we need to do more than medicalize and commodify exercise. Drawing on insights from evolutionary biology and anthropology, Lieberman suggests how we can make exercise more enjoyable, rather than shaming and blaming people for avoiding it. He also tackles the question of whether you can exercise too much, even as he explains why exercise can reduce our vulnerability to the diseases mostly likely to make us sick and kill us..

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A Professor and Ceo True Story | Richard T. Cheng

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