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12 Ways to Improve Athletic Performance
Contributor(s): Kortemeier, Todd
ISBN: 1632353695     ISBN-13: 9781632353696
Publisher: 12-Story Library
    OUR PRICE: $31.35  
Product Type: Library
Published: January 2017
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Annotation: Presents twelve ways to improve athletic performance, including warming up, eating better, and performing cardio training.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Physical education and training; Juvenile literature.
Athletes; Training of; Juvenile literature.
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Health & Daily Living | Fitness & Exercise
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation
Dewey: 613.7
LCCN: 2016007447
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
Series: Healthy Living
Book type: Juvenile Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.50" H x 7.50" W x 0.50" (0.30 lbs) 32 pages
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.

Reviewed by School Library Journal Reviews (SLJ Reviews 2017 April)

Gr 5–8—This attractive series will help tweens make smart, healthy choices and gain confidence. Covering a variety of topics, each volume presents 12 helpful tips aimed at improving one's overall physical, mental, and emotional well-being. Bold, clear visuals nicely complement the text, as do inserts containing pertinent statistics and bullet lists summarizing the information. The science behind the importance of sleep, eating, and exercise for bodily functions and optimal health are touched upon in an informative but not overwhelming way. Critical thinking topics are interspersed throughout, while fact sheets that summarize the content and provide new insight can be found in the back matter. VERDICT A visually appealing look at practical lifestyle changes to optimize personal health for middle schoolers.

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