The crucial role of physical activity in the prevention and management of overweight and obesity
Steven Blair is a Professor in the Departments of Exercise Science and Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina. His research focuses on the associations between lifestyle and health, with a specific emphasis on exercise, physical fitness, body composition, and chronic disease. He has published over 400 papers and chapters in the scientific literature, and was the Senior Scientific Editor for the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Physical
Environmental Action for a Post-Katrina World
What can we learn from disasters like storms, floods, and earthquakes, and how can we apply that knowledge to better protect our communities and environment in the future? In this video and in his book, Facing Catastrophe, Robert Verchick argues for a new perspective on disaster law that is based on the principles of environmental protection. His prescription boils down to three simple commands: Go Green, Be Fair, and Keep Safe. "Going green" means minimizing exposure to hazards by preserving na
141: Can you innovate your business model?
Business models help support strategic goals, but too often executives don't inject them with the necessary dose of creativity to bring about real success, according to new research by two INSEAD professors.
143: Betting on the wind
Strong headwinds are challenging Spain’s largest wind turbine manufacturer despite a surging demand for renewable power. Gamesa’s CTO discusses its emerging markets expansion, new technologies and the outlook for offshore, and rising competition in the rapidly evolving wind energy sector.
Plan daily work routines
This unit focuses on planning daily work routines. It covers the elements of competencies for RUH CORE6 Plan daily work routines. It includes interpreting work schedules, organising materials and equipment, and responding to problems as they arise. Some hints, tips and ideas given include how to prioritise work, getting organised for the job, respond to problems, position equipment and materials correctly and reporting workplace hazards.
Tentatives de définitions du film documentaire (Penser le cinéma documentaire : leçon 2)
Leçon 1 : définitions
Partie 1 : Tentatives de définition du film documentaire
- définir le documentaire occasionne un débat sans fin :
- est-ce simplement l’« interprétation créative de la réalité » ?
- le documentaire n’est pas un genre au sens des films de genre, caractérisés par leurs sujets ou leurs effets sur les spectateurs
- il a une généalogie, il évolue au cours de l’histoire
- il a une finalité particulière
Leçon 1 : définitions
Description not set
The history of Minnesota's economic growth
Home today to 20 powerful Fortune 500 companies, Minnesota's remarkable economic growth over the past century is a source of pride and provides a fascinating rags-to-riches tale. What got us here and what might our past tell us about our future? University of Minnesota expert Marvin Lewis (doctoral candidate and research assistant in the Department of Geography) takes a new look at Minnesota's growth.
Order Whole Numbers with StudyJams
Whether you are putting scores in order to figure out who won the game or dates in order for a histor project, being able to order whole numbers is important. These step-by-step strategies from StudyJams will make it a cinch! A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this interactive link.
Work effectively in the security industry
This is the task for the activity Work effectively in the security industry. It asks students to complete a diary based on daily orders for a job at Kingscliffe Shopping City. They will need to prioritise their daily tasks to complete the activity.
The Crystal Capers: #3
Students at the famous Foy Information Desk report that the crystal football from the national championship trophy, which was removed by Aubie a few weeks ago, appeared briefly at the desk while they were answering a series of questions posed, allegedly, by Trooper Taylor. http://www.auburn.edu/caper
Brad Hatfield - Music Supervision - Berkleemusic Open House
Berkleemusic hosted an online Open House with instructor Brad Hatfield, author/instructor of our Music Supervision course, on May 5th. Music supervision is an important topic for musicians, songwriters, and business professionals alike. It stands at the center of two powerful groups: music creators, and the film and TV producers that rely on music to help tell and sell their stories. The field has exploded in recent years, providing a launching pad (as well as a potentially lucrative income str
Description not set
The Penan of Borneo
The Penan people are little in stature, little in number and little in the eyes of the government. Gentle former nomads, the Penan are now on the frontline of a struggle to save the last unprotected rainforest of Sarawak. They are up against the Goliaths of Malaysian logging, multi-billion dollar conglomerates advancing on the last of Sarawak's virgin forests, and leaving behind a wasteland of palm oil plantations.
Faculty conversations: Dan McCole
Dan McCole, assistant professor of commercial recreation and tourism in the Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, works with businesses to help them attract tourists to Michigan. To read more, go to http://news.msu.edu/story/9455
Jon Huntsman to run for president
Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman will announce his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on June 21, formally kicking off his campaign for the White House, he said at a Thomson Reuters event.
The Morton Collection of Human Skulls at the Penn Museum
Watch the full interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oE_mVLH8fU Samuel George Morton, a 19th-century physician and physical anthropologist, best known for his measurement of human skulls, has long been held up as a prime example of scientific misconduct. According to the late Stephen Jay Gould, one of the world's preeminent evolutionary biologists and scientific historians, Morton skewed his data about cranial size to fit his preconceived and racist notions about human variation. But a te
Speech exercise: Bruxelles, ville gastronomique
At the completion of this lesson you will be able to express your opinion about a city.
Next steps After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
After completing this unit you may wish to study another OpenLearn Study Unit or find out more about this topic. Here are some suggestions:
Seminar 19-USAWC Class of 2011
Ten months of readings, papers, exercises and complex seminar discussions paid off for the Army War College Class of 2011 as they graduated in front of friends, family, colleagues and international partners on the historic parade grounds of Carlisle Barracks.