Call Number: Valley City State University Reference Room (R 617.1 L3296s )
Publication Date: 2012-01-31
Provides basic consumer health information about sports injuries in various parts of the body, protective equipment and preventive measures, treatment options, and a special section on sports injuries in children and teens. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.
Call Number: Valley City State University Reference Room (R 032 G948 2017 )
Publication Date: 2016-08-30
The ultimate annual book of records is back and crammed with more than ever before! Guinness World Records 2017 is bursting with all-new records on topics as diverse as black holes, domes, owls, and killer plants. Want to know the highest anyone has travelled on a skateboard, or the largest loop-the-loop completed in a car? Dying to know just how many tricks a cat can do in one minute? The answers to these questions and so much more are right inside. New in this year's edition are exciting infographic features exploring the fascinating details on topics such as animals, the human body, sports, and explorations. And of course all your favorite record categories are updated for 2017, such as the world's new tallest dog! And as ever, our team of world-class photographers have traveled the globe to capture amazing images of the year's most impressive record holders. Let us know your favorite! Do try this at home... Want to be a record-breaker? Inside you'll find challenges you can try in the back yard, in the kitchen, in your bedroom, or even in the gym. Who knows, you may become a world record holder yourself! Bonus content for the US edition Find exclusive pages just for the USA featuring amazing records from the X Games and a special look at the 125th anniversary of basketball.
Call Number: Valley City State University Reference Room (R 378.73 B4644 2017 )
Publication Date: 2016-10-25
The 2017 edition of the U.S. News Best Colleges guidebook offers comprehensive advice for high school students and their families on researching their college choices, drawing up a smart shortlist, putting together a slam-dunk application and finding the money to pay the bills. Find out what programs to look for that will raise your chances of thriving at college, the many ways to wow the admissions office and how to negotiate the best possible financial aid package. You'll also get our latest exclusive college rankings. Discover the country's best universities, liberal arts colleges, regional colleges and universities, historically black colleges and universities, and undergraduate engineering and business programs. Plus:* A look at accelerated degree programs as a way to cut costs and save time * What if you get an acceptance for spring semester?* Profiles: How 8 recent high school grads navigated the college-application process* A calendar of important tasks for the college-bound student * Take a road trip with U.S. News to 12 colleges and universities in Colorado, Connecticut, Mississippi and Louisiana* 8 things admission deans want you to know, including how to write a winning essay* State-by-state directory profiling nearly 1,600 schools For more than 30 years, U.S. News' "Best" publications have been the definitive consumer guides to higher education in the United States. Teen Vogue said that U.S. News Best Colleges "is widely regarded as the authority on how a school stacks up against its competitors." And as The Washington Post noted, "You can't pass up the granddaddy of college rankings." Note: Advertisements from universities and other reputable organizations enable us to offer this valuable guidebook at an affordable price. Advertisements do not influence current or future rankings.