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AAA GUIDE TO THE NATIONAL PARKS. by Doreen Russo.
50 parks--locations, fees, features, facilities, activities. Includes major attractions of each park, travel to and within the park, activities of hiking, bike-riding scenic driving, naturalist programs, and more. Color photos, maps, 336 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-02-062049-7. 1994. Order #: MACM3054 paper$15.00.
APE MAN: the story of human evolution. by Rd Caird with Dr. Robert Foley.
Explores our origins: traits making us human, our brains, use of language, art. Where did we come from? What features set us apart from near relatives? What made us stand up straight and walk on two legs? Why did we develop our big and powerful brains? When and why did we start to use language? What made us begin to create pictures, sculptures and symbols? What makes us human? What has happened to the many other human-like species from the past and why did we continue instead of them? Considers fossil and archaeological evidence in answering these and other questions. Color photos, 192 large-format pages. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-50146-1. 1994. Order #: MACM8533 cloth$30.00.
AROUND-TOWN CYCLING. Pruden.
Considerations for riding a bicycle in the city; selecting your bike and its accessories, maintenance, lightening the load. Illustrated, 109 pages.
Inventory = 16. ISBN: 0-89037-066-4. 1975. Order #: MACM3030 paper$5.95/80.
#THE BASIC SOCCER GUIDE. Moffat.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: .Order #: MACM3185 paper$6.95.
THE BASIC SWIMMING GUIDE. Groscost.
The book develops, stage-by-stage the process of beginner swimming and hits most of the problems encountered along the way. Drawings, 101 pages.
Inventory = 8. ISBN: 0-89037-105-9. 1975. Order #: MACM3208 paper$3.95.
#THE BEASTLY BOOK: 100 of the World's Most Dangerous Creatures. Hanson.
Separates fact from fiction for sharks, tigers, bears, snakes, insects. 100 drawings, 224 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-85022-9. Order #: MACM4903 paper$12.00.
BICYCLE FRAMES. by Joe Kossack.
Frames determine a bicycle's qualities--not only the basic price range in which a bike is sold but about 90% of its performance variables. Tells about frame design, construction, and performance and how to tell quality and to measure your correct size. Frames can be built for mountain bikes, racing, or touring. Frames can transmit energy directly to tires and road or soak it up through flexible tubing or design. In selecting a bike, therefore, it is important to know what effect frame design elements have on the bike. Drawings, photographs, charts of data, 47 pages.
Inventory = 3.ISBN: 0-89037-062-1. Order #: MACM3029 paper$3.95.
BONES: the unity of form and function. by R. McNeill Alexander.
Shows how the characteristics of animal bones relate to how the animal performs, and how similar bone types occur in varied species. Explains the structure, material, and movement of bones as they serve living animals. Examines the composition of bone material,, looks at the joints and muscle attachments that allow for movement--including elaborate mechanisms as fish jaws, rattlesnake fangs, and a lion's retractable claws--and shows how the same bone is shaped wildly differently in a variety of animals. How bones grow as the body grows and their amazing variety of patterns and textures. Color photographs, 223 large-format pages. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-02-583675-7. 1994. Order #: MACM8537 cloth w/dust jacket$40.00.
CALIFORNIA DIET and exercise program. by Dr. Peter Wood.
A proven diet/exercise program designed for safety--with a balanced use of a variety of foods, eating more not less--by increasing your activity, science-- with research supporting its premises, gradual-- understanding that impossible promises are just that, healthful-in helping ward off chronic diseases, permanent-- to develop habits that will last a lifetime, and enjoyable--by becoming healthier and happier by weighing less.
Inventory = 3. ISBN:0-89037-257-8. 1983 . Order #: MACM3329 paper$13.95.
THE COMPLETE DIET GUIDE FOR RUNNERS & OTHER ATHLETES. by Hal Higdon.
Tells all you need to know about the principles and practices of nutrition from athletic drinks and carbohydrate-loaders to vitamin supplements and vegetarians. Presents lessons in nutrition, athlete's protein needs, weight control, the drinking runner, and meals for athletes with a sample eating schedule for a week and dozens of recipes. Charts, 252 pages, index..
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-89037-090-7. 1978. Covers lightly scuffed. Order #: MACM3333 paper$7.95.
THE COMPLETE MARATHONER. edited by Joe Henderson, Runner's World.
The ultimate book about the ultimate sport that has swept the world up into a frenzy of fitness, speed, endurance and celebration of the human spirit. Gives history of the marathon, important runners, noted places where marathons are held and gives advice on becoming a marathon runner. Training schedules are provided; aspects of gender and age are discussed.. Includes best foods for a marathon diet and even how not to run a marathon; plus recovery and meditation after a run and what to eat to restore yourself. Drawings, 425 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN:0-89037-094-X. 1978. Order #: MACM3067 paper$8.95.
CURES FOR COMMON RUNNING INJURIES. by Steven I. Subotnick.
Medical guide for every runner and other athlete--with advice on treatments for the author's fellow physicians to apply. Includes how to prevent injuries from toes to hips as well as how to treat them--knees, Achilles tendons, neuromas, heels, stress fractures, sprained ankles, shin splints. When needed this book can help put you on the road to recovery and back on course again..
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-89037-209-8. 1979. Order #: MACM3050 paper$5.95.
DR. SHEEHAN ON RUNNING. by George Sheehan, M.D.
Running as understood and practiced by a heart specialist who began running at 45. Prior to become running, he was concerned with disease; after he was interested in health. Said another way, he notes, the medical world may be more concerned with repairing than preventing, and he finds running can be a preventative form of health. Still, he notes what to do about running injuries that do occur but that some can have their origin in the foot, and that simple foot pads can reduce or solve issues. He notes that not all persons will become runners in the pure sense but some may run as part of other sports. He teaches by way of sharing his experiences through philosophical musings. Drawings, 204 pages.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-89037-067-2. 1978. Order #: MACM3040 paper$5.95.
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF BUTTERFLIES. by John Feltwell.
Presents 1,200 world species with size, appearance, range, habitat, life cycle, migration. Covers all major butterfly families in detail including taxonomy, life cycle, size, distribution, habitat, habits, structure, and migration. Where to find butterflies and how to observe and photograph them. Over 1,000 color photos, 288 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-86828-4. 1993. Order #: MACM6387 cloth$40.00.
FITNESS AFTER FORTY. by Hal Higdon.
How to get into shape and how to stay in shape for the best years in your life. The human body reaches its peak of performance at different ages depending on the activity, but an accepted rule-of-thumb for men for many activities is at 26 years. The decline is not abrupt, however, as shown in charts provided in the book. For instance, a marathoner at age 40 (who of course must be fit) will take only about 9 minutes longer than a 30-year old to run that 26+ miles. Lots of examples are given about energy expenditure from different activities but the end result is that with fitness you can continue to perform athletically after forty and well beyond to your personal satisfaction. So, why not do it--with the help of this book? Charts, 262 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN:0-89037-077-X 1977. Order #: MACM3421 paper$5.95.
FOOD FOR FITNESS. by Creig Hoyt, Otto Brucker, Ralph Bircher, George Sheehan, Ben Londeree, and Ian Jackson.
Sifts research and personal experience on foods as the body's fuel supply with topics that survey athlete's needs, the question of protein, food killers and killer foods regarding chemicals and foods that threaten health and vitality, vegetarian diets and athletes, and last suppers before competition to perform the best possible. Photographs, 144 pages, index.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-89037-053-2. 1975. Order #: MACM4054 paper$4.95.
FROMMER'S COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL GUIIDE: Florida '95. by Rena Bulkin, Dan Levine, Nicole Faff, Bill Goodwin, Patricia Tunison Preston, & John J. Preston.
Gives Florida history, tells when to go with climate information, what to pack, alternative and adventure travel opportunities, and gives traveler information on all regions--Miami, Keys, Gold Coast, Indian River, Orlando and Walt Disney World, Northeast, Northwest Panhandle, Tampa Bay, Southwest Florida. Always check for current situations pre-trip. 598 pages, 39 maps, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-671-88616-9. 1994. Order #: MACM8608 paper$18.00.
FROMMER'S BUDGET TRAVEL GUIDE: Hawaii on $75 a day. by Faye Hammel & Sylvan Levey.
Events, dining, places, accommodations. Also geography, history, politics,culture, entertainment, recreation, climate and when to go, what to pack. Maps, 516 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-671-88471-9. 1994. Order #: MACM8549 paper$16.95.
FROMMER'S BUDGET TRAVEL GUIIDE: Mexico '95 on $45 a day. by Marita Adair.
Identifies top sites to allow you to create your own customized tour. Itineraries and custom tours are also provided. Gives checklists of sightseeing highlights by region--Baja, Copper Canyon, Pacific Coast,, central area, Mexico City, Yucatan, Cancun & Cozumel, Gulf Coast. Details hotels and restaurants but check for current situations. 744 pages, 53 maps, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-671-88384-4. 1994. Order #: MACM8609 paper$16.95.
FROMMER'S COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL GUIIDE: Thailand. by John Levy and Kyle McCarthy.
Sections on getting to know Thailand--geography, history, and people; art and architecture: religion, myth, folklore. Planning a trip--when to go with climate, holidays, and events; travel concerns including what to pack. Special features on Bangkok, beaches, Central Plains, Frontier, North. Includes lodging and dining information, now dated. 30 maps, 384 pages, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-671-84913-1. 1994 .Order #: MACM8567 paper$17.95.
FROMMER'S COMPREHENSIVE TRAVEL GUIIDE: Yucatan '95-'96--includes Cancun & Cozumel. by Marita Adair.
Starts with the geography, history, people, and politics of Mexico, then into art and architecture plus religion, folklore, and social life. Gives ideas about traveling including what to pack, adventure and educational travel, then the special attractions like the Mayan temples and the Caribbean coast. Museums are included. Lodging and dining information may need to be checked for current situations. 324 pages, 23 maps, index.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-671-88384-4. 1994. Order #: MACM8540 paper$13.95.
HABITATS: fourteen foldout panoramas of the world's ecological zones. edited by Tony Hare.
Explores each of the 14 major ecosystems of the world: rain forest, savanna, desert, scrubland, mountain, grassland, forest, taiga, tundra, river and lake, swamps and bogs, oceans, coasts, reefs. Combines technical innovation with dazzling graphics to celebrate the diversity and interdependency of Earth's species. Depicts animal and plant species native to each region and traces their relationships within them. Identifies the elements that distinguish each habitat, a tribute to the adaptability of nature. Color photos and drawings, glossary, 143 large-format pages, index. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-02-548155-X. 1994. Order #: MACM8534 cloth w/dust jacket$25.00.
IMPROVING YOUR RUNNING. by Bill Squires with Raymond Krise.
Presents a 52-week training schedule to got from walk-jog to marathons, plus a coach's tips on strides, knee lifts, prevention of heat injury, nutrition, meals before and after races, work-outs, and hill climbing. There is a chapter on the psychological component of training and racing. Mentions posture problems, racing strategy, common injuries and their causes. Photographs, 206 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN 8289-0466-9. 1982. Order #: STGR3042 paper$7.95.
Australia's ancient ones. Phillips.
Behavior in the wild, life habits, rescue efforts, endangered status. Color photos, 171 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN: . Order #: MACM8532 cloth$27.50/50
LIVING LONGER AND BETTER: guide to optimal health. by Harold Elrick, James Crakes, and Sam Clarke.
Provides individualized programs for achieving invigorating health, top physical fitness, and a long successful life. Chapters include testing present health level, basic exercise programs, ways to prevent injuries, diets with recipes for nutritious meals plus special diets for diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, uremia, and other illnesses. Also covers overcoming psychological stress. 302 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-89037-125-3. 1978. Order #: MACM3542 paper$5.95.
THE LONG RUN SOLUTION. by Joe Henderson.
Author explains benefits of running for him which involve not only physical benefits but by running at a gentle pace a meditative mental state, in which he finds happiness and expects that others will also. Tells how to begin a running program and how to keep it going. Includes knowledge from medical sources about how running affects bodily processes. And there is information on racing or event running, along with many personal experiences that are shared that may inspire others to experience the happiness that can come from consistently running.
Inventory = 3. ISBN 0-89037-101-6. 1976. Order #: MACM3039 paper$5.95.
MAMMOTHS. by Adrian Lister and Paul Bahn.
Origins of the mammoths, unearthing their fossil remains, their natural history while they lived, their extinction, and with a guide to mammoth sites and finds. How fossils were preserved in nature and the animals and plants found with them. Includes rock art paintings that show human interaction with this immense species, which included large bones and tusks as supports for shelters and even for carving into figurines. Color photographs and maps and drawings, glossary, index, 168 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1.ISBN; 0-02-572985-3. 1994. Order #: MACM8535 cloth$30.00.
MEN'S GYMNASTICS. by Jack Wiley.
A complete guide to the men's all-around events, from beginning to championship levels. Gets started with clothing, equipment, and workout areas. Floor exercises are shown in detail with progressions of movements described in both text and illustration. Consider hand care as there is friction on some of the workout devices when you get to the pommel horse, parallel bars, rings, and horizontal bar--all of which are further described as you learn. Photographs and drawings, 192 pages, index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 0-89037-165-2. 1980. Order #: MACM3051 paper$7.95.
#NATIONAL PARK GUIDE: 1995-96. Frome.
Activities and attractions, points of interest, camping. Features 48 main parks, lists over 300 others. 80 color photos, 256 large-format pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-02-860056-8. Order #: MACM3476 paper$17.00. CHECK STOCK.
NEW EXERCISES FOR RUNNERS. Runner's World.
These exercises are designed specifically for runners--to neutralize the inflexible muscle situations that running produces. Running develops some muscles but may not develop others, which can lead to stiffness. Book provides tests to determine your own flexibility and exercises based on medical knowledge that can help maintain your running technique. Injury prevention can be a result as well as smoother movement, economy of action, and a longer running stride. Stretches are given to provide two-way flexibility and yoga is recommended, with difficultly levels of various poses indicated. Photographs, 155 pages, index.
Inventory = 2. ISBN:0-89037-151-2. 1978. Order #: MACM3379 paper$4.95.
PREHISTORIC LIFE: the rise of the vertebrates. by David Norman.
Traces emergence of life from earliest complex organisms to rise of mammals (including humans), scientific theories on origins of life, environmental changes that influenced evolution. Discusses the preservation, discovery, and interpretation of fossils and relates them to time periods on Earth as well as to the shifting positions of the continents. Tells of the development of special organs such as ears and lungs and presents those species that have more of the characteristics of modern humans as well as some of the cultural traits of our species. Includes section on further reading. Color photos and drawings, 246 large-format pages, index. See sample pages, illustrations.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-671-79940-1. 1994. Order #: MACM8538 cloth w/dust jacket$30.00.
RUN GENTLY, RUN LONG. by Joe Henderson.
Musings about running in many forms--individual, social, racing--and going long versus short, paced versus fast. Through his own experiences the author teaches of the values attainable through gently-paced distance running and the general principles that guide him. Drawings, 94 pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: None. 1974. Order #: MACM3384 paper$5.95.
RUNNER'S WORLD ADVANCED INDOOR EXERCISE BOOK. by Richard Benyo and Rhonda Provost.
Instructional Book 7: Ambitious exercise programs for the home, including the use of treadmills, exercise cycles, strength training apparatus, and free exercise. Designed for a program to follow that outlined in Runner's World Indoor Exercise Book. This advanced book is to give you more than mere fitness or muscle tone; it is for someone who is fit and ready to test the upper limits of power. Tells of floor exercise, regimens, advanced use of spinning wheels, and other strength and stretching devices.
Inventory = 3. ISBN:0-89037-1679. 1982. Order #: MACM3070 paper$11.95.
RUNNER'S WORLD FOOT CARE BOOK. by Dennis R. Zamzow & William P. Feigel.
A Runner's World book with all the information you need to properly heal and care for your underrated, overused weary soles. Explains the biomechanics of a foot strike, which affects not only the foot but the entire body and especially the legs, hips and lower back. Details the foot's structure and references common foot problems like corns, bunions and calluses and tells how to treat them. Conditions like sciatica, Achilles tendinitis plantar fascitis and chondromalacia that not uncommonly afflict active persons are discussed. Drawings, photographs, 146 pages.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-89037-245-4. 1982. Order #: MACM3062 paper$9.95.
RUNNER'S WORLD INDOOR EXERCISE BOOK. by Richard Benyo and Rhonda Provost.
Instructional Book 2: A comprehensive program of exercise and fitness for the home, office and health spa. A primer of quick and easy ways to tighten muscles, work toward total fitness, and do it minimal time. Examines exercise equipment for the home from cycles to treadmills, jump ropes to home gyms. Photographs showing exercise poses, 181 pages.
Inventory = 4. ISBN: 0-89037-190-3. Order #: MACM3069 spiral$11.95.
RUNNER'S WORLD WEIGHT CONTROL BOOK. by Dr. Michael Nash.
This book presents not another fad diet but looks to the origins of overweight should it occur and the behavior modification needed for weight control. There are real advantages to not being overweight related to society's values, medical benefits, and a person's ability in athletic or even ordinary tasks. To attain or maintain the weight you want, the author notes you must first decide what that is, then adopt a program of guided imagery to get there. What is suggested is a four week program. Once there, managing stress and depression help maintain your preferred weight as does learning to have fun without food. Chart of ideal weights for given heights and appropriate daily calorie intake. Fat food versus thin food. Photographs, glossary, 16 pages,index.
Inventory = 5. ISBN: 0-89037-087-7. 1981. Order #: MACM3229 spiral$11.95.
RUNNER'S WORLD YOGA BOOK. by Jean Couch with Nell Weaver.
Instructional Book 1: Stretching and strengthening exercises for runners and other athletes. Offers a program of poses and stretching exercises to improve performance of runners and other athletes by increasing muscular flexibility and strength. Step-by-step presentation of poses for all parts of the body, showing both beginners and more advanced persons. Includes stretching programs designed specifically for 20 sports including bicycling, skiing, swimming. by improving body function, yoga can help prevent many common injuries.
Inventory = 2. ISBN: 0-89037-206-3. 1981. Order #: MACM3068 spiral$11.95.
THE RUNNING FOOT DOCTOR. by Steven I. Subotnick.
The runner's weakest link traditionally has been the feet. But running injuries to ankle, shin, knee, and lower back can start at the very bottom when the foot strikes the earth. The medical practice of podiatry can help reduce such problems. Explains how the fight against foot trouble is being waged and how runners can improve their chances of piling up pain-free miles. Also considers bunions and nerve damage. Includes drawings showing structure of the foot and ankle to help readers understand the importance of caring for the feet--and how to do it.
Inventory = 6. ISBN 0-89037-117-2. 1979. Order #: MACM3064 paper$4.95.
RUNNING TO THE TOP. by Derek Clayton.
Here a runner who has held world records in the marathon explains how he achieved his "top" and what he learned along the way. Photographs, 137 pages.
Discusses need for competitive spirit, proper diet, exercises, multi-week training regimens, safety and common injuries to avoid or deal with, running in cold weather and rain, and his personal philosophy and insights on how he achieved success which just might help another aspirant achieve theirs.
Inventory = 1. ISBN:0-89037-212-8 1980. Order #: MACM3387 paper$6.95.
SERIOUS RUNNER'S HANDBOOK: answers to hundreds of your running questions. by Tom Osler.
Presents definitive information on running in convenient question-and-answer format, telling of the features of a good running shoe, how to lose weight, know of common running injuries, whether runners catch colds, learn how to warm up before running and how to cool down after. Training advice is clear and succinct to help any runner improve technique. Drawings, photographs, chart, 176 pages index.
Inventory = 3. ISBN: 089037-126-1. 1978. Order #: MACM3037 paper$5.95.
SCUBA DIVING SAFETY. by C. W. Dueker.
Although diving has rewards it also has hazards. Here are ways to avoid or minimize risk and ways to cope if things go wrong. This book explores safe driving techniques , first aid, emergency ascents, rescue and resuscitation, How to identify and deal with barortrauma, decompression sickness, narcosis, panic, and squeeze is also discussed. Examines ways to deal with rough seas and extremes of depth or water temperature. Photographs, charts, 134 pages.
Inventory = 1. : 0-89037-135-0. 1978. Order #: MACM3523 paper $6.95.
TRAVELLING BY BIKE. World.
Explains how to do long-distance trips by bicycle--kinds of bikes, highway riding, places to sleep, desert and mountain riding, basic resistances. Illustrated, 90 pages.
Inventory = 7. ISBN: None. 1981. Order #: MACM3031 paper$3.95.
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