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Watching Our Weights

Author : Melissa Zimdars
ISBN : 9780813593562
Genre : Social Science
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Watching Our Weights explores the competing and contradictory fat representations on television that are related to weight-loss and health, medicalization and disease, and body positivity and fat acceptance. While television—especially reality television—is typically understood to promote individual self-discipline and expert interventions as necessary for transforming fat bodies into thin bodies, fat representations and narratives on television also create space for alternative as well as resistant discourses of the body. Melissa Zimdars thus examines the resistance inherent within TV representations and narratives of fatness as a global health issue, the inherent and overt resistance found across stories of medicalized fatness, and programs that actively avoid dieting narratives in favor of less oppressive ways of thinking about the fat body. Watching Our Weights weaves together analyses of media industry lore and decisions, communication and health policies, medical research, activist projects, popular culture, and media texts to establish both how television shapes our knowledge of fatness and how fatness helps us better understand contemporary television.

Bird Watching For Boozers

Author : Stephen Molineux
ISBN : 9781450073516
Genre : Fiction
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This is a story of a college kid who joins his alcoholic novelist-wannabe father Mole Molineux and his cast of oddball friendsSuitcase, Beans, and Josh Keenanas they embark on a booze- and drug-filled bird-watching expedition through Pennsylvania and New Jersey. They jam to Creedence, ride a pony, find a pig in a blanket, preach the gospel to turkeys, and teach an Asian Brothel the wonders of Old Yeller as they head to the World Series of Birding. An offbeat coming-of-age tale about drinking, birding, and finding your place in the world.

The Metric System Of Weights And Measures

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Coinage, Weights, and Measures
ISBN : UOM:39015064484515
Genre : Metric system
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Conversion To The Metric System Of Weights And Measures

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Astronautics. Subcommittee on Science, Research, and Development
ISBN : UOM:39015081145586
Genre : Metric system
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Conversion To The Metric System Of Weights And Measures Hearings Before The Subcommittee On Science Research And Development 93 1 March 19 20 21 22; May 9 10 1973

Author : United States. Congress. House. Science and Astronautics Committee
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119655244
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Weight Loss

Author : Dueep Jyot Singh
ISBN : 9781311221254
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Table of Contents Weight Loss Coping with Obsessive Weight Watching Introduction Are You a Closet Weighing Scales Addict? Weight Reducing Clinics Eat this. Do not eat that. Driven to Look Good Optimum Weight Concept Are Weight Charts Right? Psychological Effect of Weight Chart Watching Body Mass Index – BMI Health risk of Slim People Other Factors Affecting Good Health Healthy and happy! Dos and Don’ts While Weight Watching Eating Habit Disorders Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction Did you know that more and more of us are getting obsessed with our weights, in the twenty first century? That is because the demands of society and the dictates of fashion have deemed it necessary for us to be as thin as telegraph poles in order to be considered attractive. This sort of obsession has appeared only in the twentieth century, after the First World War, when there was a dearth of food to eat, and half of the world was starving. It was then that the androgynous look was born, especially in matters of fashion, and people who were totally skeletal in form and figure were considered to be cool, hep, and “with it.” Time has gone by, the food availability situation has changed but still the notion that you need to be thin and slim with zero fat is still persisting in the mind, heart, body and soul of nearly everybody out there, who wants to be considered attractive, good-looking and desirable. Let me give you an example. Pick up any stupid soppy romantic fiction novel out there. Look at the hero. He is musclebound with zero fat. Look at the heroine – she is slim, thin, and possibly bony. Fiction writers want us to believe that these are the only sort of people, who can be attractive to each other, and this is the subconscious notion being fed in, into us, through the media, the books we read, and any other publications out there. This book is going to tell you all about weight watching, getting obsessed about your weight, weight charts, and everything else you need to know all about proper weight. We know that being overweight is bad for health, because that can lead to plenty of diseases, especially cardiac problems. On the other hand, starvation is also going to lead to even more diseases, because you are now going to be suffering from malnutrition. So this book is going to tell you how to get rid of that weight watching obsession and stop being a weighing scales addict. Uncontrolled eating habits during childhood itself can lead to weight problems as an adult.

Fat On Film

Author : Barbara Plotz
ISBN : 9781350114579
Genre : Performing Arts
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Over the last two decades, fatness has become the focus of ubiquitous negative rhetoric, in the USA and beyond, presented under the cover of the medicalized ''war against the obesity epidemic''. In Fat on Film, Barbara Plotz provides a critical analysis of the cinematic representation of fatness during this timeframe, specifically in contemporary Hollywood cinema, with an emphasis on the intersection of gender, race and fatness. The analysis is based on around 50 films released since 2000 and includes examples such as Transformers (2007), Precious (2009), Kung Fu Panda (2008), Paul Blart (2009) and Pitch Perfect (2012).Plotz maps the common cinematic tropes of fatness and also shows how commonplace notions of fatness that are part of the current ''obesity epidemic'' discourse are reflected in these tropes. In this original study, Plotz brings critical attention to the politics of fat representation, a topic that has so far received little attention within film and cinema studies.

Watching Our Weights

Author : Matthew Collison
ISBN : OCLC:920376992
Genre : Gross domestic product
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Glitteration In The Night And Other Stories

Author : John David Wells
ISBN : 9781546256847
Genre : Fiction
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A “bony-headed psychopath” makes his two step-sons clear out rats in the basement; a traveling American finds horror in a Casablanca opium den; a young man is driven insane by the voice of English writer Daniel Defoe; a former black player in the Negro Leagues tells the awful truth about why he quit playing; a grieving family tries to understand why a loved one committed suicide; and a drummer in a rock band hallucinates the Apostle John from the Book of Revelation flashing out of an MTV video. Reading Glitteration in the Night and Other Stories is like having a veil lifted from your eyes, revealing a world more intense, terrifying, and imaginary than you ever thought possible. Traveling through the book we meet an unforgettable cast of characters driven to all sorts of depravity---drugs---sex---suicide---madness---as they hurl ninety miles an hour down dangerous dead-end streets. Glitteration in the Night and Other Stories reveals in stark detail the omnipresence of the grotesque in everyday life. Mired in dystopia, these people have lost their fragile hold on sanity, entering a world where reality is up for grabs, bizarre and brutally ugly. Often they are innocent victims torn between the heartless demands of society and the desire to maintain their sense of identity and freedom.

Weight Loss Coping With Obsessive Weight Watching

Author : Dueep Jyot Singh
ISBN : 1516911814
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Table of Contents Weight Loss Coping with Obsessive Weight Watching Introduction Are You a Closet Weighing Scales Addict? Weight Reducing Clinics Eat this. Do not eat that. Driven to Look Good Optimum Weight Concept Are Weight Charts Right? Psychological Effect of Weight Chart Watching Body Mass Index - BMI Health risk of Slim People Other Factors Affecting Good Health Healthy and happy! Dos and Don'ts While Weight Watching Eating Habit Disorders Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction Did you know that more and more of us are getting obsessed with our weights, in the twenty first century? That is because the demands of society and the dictates of fashion have deemed it necessary for us to be as thin as telegraph poles in order to be considered attractive. This sort of obsession has appeared only in the twentieth century, after the First World War, when there was a dearth of food to eat, and half of the world was starving. It was then that the androgynous look was born, especially in matters of fashion, and people who were totally skeletal in form and figure were considered to be cool, hep, and "with it." Time has gone by, the food availability situation has changed but still the notion that you need to be thin and slim with zero fat is still persisting in the mind, heart, body and soul of nearly everybody out there, who wants to be considered attractive, good-looking and desirable. Let me give you an example. Pick up any stupid soppy romantic fiction novel out there. Look at the hero. He is musclebound with zero fat. Look at the heroine - she is slim, thin, and possibly bony. Fiction writers want us to believe that these are the only sort of people, who can be attractive to each other, and this is the subconscious notion being fed in, into us, through the media, the books we read, and any other publications out there. This book is going to tell you all about weight watching, getting obsessed about your weight, weight charts, and everything else you need to know all about proper weight. We know that being overweight is bad for health, because that can lead to plenty of diseases, especially cardiac problems. On the other hand, starvation is also going to lead to even more diseases, because you are now going to be suffering from malnutrition. So this book is going to tell you how to get rid of that weight watching obsession and stop being a weighing scales addict. Uncontrolled eating habits during childhood itself can lead to weight problems as an adult.

Day By Day With Your Health Coach

Author : Beverly Chesser
ISBN : 0892212470
Genre : Self-Help
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The result of many years of research, this book provides healthy tips that teach strategies for a healthier lifestyle. Why a daily health book? Because Beverly believes daily input is necessary in order to see permanent changes take place in body, mind, and spirit. Each daily segment also includes a Scripture reading, Bible verse, and an encouraging prayer.

The Redshirt

Author : Corey Sobel
ISBN : 9780813180236
Genre : Fiction
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Shortlisted for 2020 Center for Fiction's First Novel Prize Corey Sobel challenges tenacious stereotypes in this compelling debut novel, shedding new light on the hypermasculine world of American football. The Redshirt introduces Miles Furling, a young man who is convinced he was placed on earth to play football. Deep in the closet, he sees the sport as a means of gaining a permanent foothold in a culture that would otherwise reject him. Still, Miles's body lags behind his ambitions, and recruiters tell him he is not big enough to compete at the top level. His dreams come true when a letter arrives from King College. The elite southern school boasts one of the best educations in America and one of the worst Division One football programs. King football is filled with obscure, ignored players like Miles -- which is why he and the sports world in general are shocked when the country's top recruit, Reshawn McCoy, also chooses to attend the college. As brilliant a student as he is a player, the intensely private Reshawn refuses to explain why he chose King over other programs. Miles is as baffled as everyone else, and less than thrilled when he winds up rooming with the taciturn Reshawn. Initially at odds with each other, the pair become confidants as the win-at-all-costs program makes brutal demands on their time and bodies. When their true selves and the identities that have been imposed on them by the game collide, both young men are forced to make life-changing choices.

Young And Green In The City

Author : Gary Luders
ISBN : 1477237143
Genre : Fiction
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Here is a boy bespangled by green wanes light of green trees green painted fences; and green cut lawns; as his place at Clayton City College. Here he advanced to Cal. State College Hartsfield to be an Accounting major; only to be instigated to complete a B. A. Liberal Arts degree; as to be fit for a Retail Management job. He had a haunting memory of a Cheerleader Lucy Brooks, the Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity; and his Cafeteria Bus Boy employment; as being his College dream. His Wards Department Store was suitable employment; until his hypos demanded the pursuit of Carpentry in Amador Valley. Soon he had mastered all the crews of Rio Vista Track Home Development. By the winds of Amador Valley; he with a sizable nest egg was only to move on to two prospective State Colleges in the Los Angeles. Here was once again another fruitless College activity effort. Upon return home his Mother had recognized him as the relative Uncle Herman; so she found him a single bedroom Apartment; where he found a public Rose Garden, a Convenient Short Stop Store; a Catholic Town House, the U-Save Liquor Store; as well as finally the neighborhood Rose, Park, Garden Terrace Apartment; which he dreamed to retire to. It was to now to be time spent with the indulgence in of Royal Gate Vodka; and the time of smoking Bell Air cigarettes; and a splendid walk through the many splendid colored roses of the waterfall and pond area of a public Oakland Rose Garden. He went to the U-Save Liquor Store; where he was to wish me a rainbows; and wish me good cheer; all to be with the chirp of a Robin; the tweet of a House Finch and the coo of a Morning Dove.

Handbook Of Molecular Genetic Techniques For Brain And Behavior Research

Author : Wim E. Crusio
ISBN : 0080536867
Genre : Psychology
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The book gives a broad overview of recombinant DNA techniques for the behavioral neuroscientist, with illustrative examples of applications. Species covered include rodents (mainly mice), Drosophila melanogaster, Caenorhabditis elegans and Danio rerio. Experimental techniques required to characterize the behavioral phenotypes of mutant animals is provided. Several aspects of novel molecular-genetic techniques are overviewed and possible research strategies are explained. The sections of the book start with general descriptions of techniques followed by illustrative examples. It is divided into six sections. Section 1, bioinformatics and genomics research. Section 2, top-down strategies, where the researcher starts with the phenotype and then analyzes the associated genes; bottom-up strategies, where the physiological chain leading to a phenotype is analyzed starting from the gene product. Section 3, transgenic approaches in rodents including overexpressing foreign genes and gene-targeting; systemic manipulation approaches directly targeting the central nervous system and methods used with invertebrates. Section 4, methods used to evaluate relevant behavioral phenotypes, including learning and aggression. Section 5, examples on molecular brain research in man. Section 6, ethical aspects of research in this field.

Ouch The Pain Of Modern Civilization

Author : Dr. Ajay Issar
ISBN : 9781525553684
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Isn’t it ironic that information about healthy living is in such abundance yet people are more confused than ever? In excess of 80% of today’s healthcare costs are spent treating chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, heart disease, cancer, and obesity. This is a function of our modern society, characterized by Overnutrition, Under-activity, Circadian rhythm disruption, and a Hectic and stressful lifestyle—or OUCH—unlike any we’ve seen before. In OUCH! The Pain of Modern Civilization, authors Dr. Ajay Issar and Alka Issar offer a four-factor model of chronic disease that not only links these behaviours with their physical consequences, but explains in detail the means of assailing them. Here is a practical, personalized approach aimed at health promotion and shared compellingly by way of case studies, recipes, and advice for exercise and creating structure in your day. This book clarifies common myths about chronic disease and extends tools readers can employ in their own war against OUCH. OUCH! The Pain of Modern Civilization is unique for its consideration of the person as a whole and its prescription of timeless and proven solutions for optimal health. This book is for anyone who cares about their well-being, including individuals who are already suffering from a chronic disease and those who are keen to avoid them.

When Nobody Was Watching

Author : Carli Lloyd
ISBN : 9780544814554
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A New York Times Bestseller “If you are a real soccer player—then this is the book for you to read . . . Inspiring and uplifting. ”—GoalNation In 2015, the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team won its first FIFA championship in sixteen years, culminating in an epic final game that electrified soccer fans around the world. It featured a gutsy, brilliant performance by team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd, who made history that day, scoring a hat trick during the first sixteen minutes. But there was a time when Carli almost quit the sport. In 2003 she was struggling, her soccer career at a crossroads. Then she found a trusted trainer, James Galanis, who saw in Carli a player with raw talent, skill, and a great dedication to the game. Together they set to work, training day and night, fighting, grinding it out. Despite all the naysayers, the times she was benched, the moments when her self-confidence took a nosedive, she succeeded in becoming one of the best players in the world.

Cumulated Index Medicus

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ISBN : UIUC:30112048191867
Genre : Medicine
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Report Of The 60th National Conference On Weights And Measures 1975

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ISBN : UOM:39015086578088
Genre : Metric system
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Beyond Invincible

Author : Jennifer L. Carroll
ISBN : 9781683509233
Genre : Business & Economics
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Beyond Invincible urges Alpha Entrepreneurs to live larger and longer with abundant success and leave a profound legacy of significance. This is the story of Phila rock star entrepreneur whose life was tragically cut short because he thought he was invincible. Jennifer shares the true story about her rock-star entrepreneur husband of 22 years, who built a multimillion-dollar houseboating business by 25 years old, married the love of his life, traveled to nearly 50 countries, ran numerous triathlons, raised two children, and had an unstoppable spirit. Tragically he was stopped at age 52 by prostate cancer because he wasnt proactive about his health. Yet, at the end of his life he was able to say that he had nothing left on his bucket listexcept to be the worlds greatest grandfather. Entrepreneurs can live large, but they also need to live long. Because in life, length matters. Jennifer speaks to entrepreneurs and their spouses as she entertains, educates, and saves lives by sharing Phils story and emphasizing the importance of being proactive about health. Treat your health the way you treat your businesses, do the due diligence of getting checked, add years to your life, and leave a profound legacy!,

From Networks To Netflix

Author : Derek Johnson
ISBN : 9781317331667
Genre : Social Science
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Even as the television industry experiences significant transformation and disruption in the face of streaming and online delivery, the television channel itself persists. If anything, the television channel landscape has become more complex to navigate as viewers can now choose between broadcast, cable, streaming, and premium services across a host of different platforms and devices. From Networks to Netflix provides an authoritative answer to that navigational need, helping students, instructors, and scholars understand these industrial changes through the lens of the channel. Through examination of emerging services like Hulu and Amazon Prime Video, investigation of YouTube channels and cable outlets like Freeform and Comedy Central, and critiques of broadcast giants like ABC and PBS, this book offers a concrete, tangible means of exploring the foundations of a changing industry.

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