Gregory S. Wilson

ISBN-13: 978-1-9456-2809-2

# pages: 200


Suggested Retail: $67.95



Exploring Health Sciences is a unique introductory textbook that provides a comprehensive overview of the diverse fields of health science, including the disciplines of:

• Athletic Training

• Chiropractic Science

• Clinical Laboratory Science

• Exercise Physiology

• Exercise Science

• Health Service Administration

• Occupational Therapy

• Pharmacy

• Physician Assistant

• Physical Therapy

• Public Health

• Recreational Therapy

With each chapter written by leading academics in their respective field, Exploring Health Sciences provides information from experts related to the history, educational expectations, certification requirements and future job trends within their areas of specialty. Importantly, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts an above average growth rate for virtually all health science professions, and this book will provide the foundational knowledge for undergraduate students as they pursue their chosen pathway in the exciting field of Health Science.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  Exercise Science 

Gregory S. Wilson

Chapter 2  Athletic Training 

Noelle Selkow

Chapter 3  Chiropractic Science 

Jeana L. Voorhies

Chapter 4  Clinical Laboratory Science

Eddie Salazar

Chapter 5  Exercise Physiology

Karen Robichaud

Chapter 6  Health Service Administration 

Cory Cronin

Chapter 7  Occupational Therapy 

Michelle E. de la Garza

Chapter 8  Pharmacy 

Lynne Arric & Kathleen Jodoin

Chapter 9  Physician Assistant

Maha Lund & Karen Mulitalo

Chapter 10  Physical Therapy

Megan Danzl

Chapter 11  Public Health 

Payal Patel-Dovlatabadi

Chapter 12  Recreational Therapy 

Nancy Richeson

Chapter 13  Future Directions in Health Sciences 

Gregory Wilson

About the Author(s): Gregory S. Wilson

Gregory Wilson, professor of exercise science, is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (FACSM), and a graduate of Indiana University where he earned his Master’s and Doctorate in Exercise Science. His research interests range from overtraining and staleness in athletes to health behaviors of college students and he has numerous publications in these areas. Dr. Wilson is the author of three textbooks in Health & Exercise Science and has additionally authored/co-authored fifteen book chapters for various other edited textbooks. Professor Wilson has received several teaching awards at UE, including the Dean’s Teaching Award, Chi Omega Outstanding Teaching Award, and the University of Evansville Exemplary Teaching Award. Dr. Wilson is a Distinguished Member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.

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