ISBN-10:
0826138322
ISBN-13:
9780826138323
Pub. Date:
12/10/2008
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Yoga for Nurses / Edition 1

Yoga for Nurses / Edition 1

by Ingrid Kollak
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ISBN-13: 9780826138323
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
Publication date: 12/10/2008
Edition description: New Edition Large Print
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Ingrid Kollak, PhD, RN, has been professor of nursing science at the Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences (ASFH) in Berlin since 1995. (Dr. Kollak was educated and worked as a nurse in Germany, where a registration system is not common.) She studied German, sociology, and pedagogy at the Ruhr University in Bochum and spent time studying and researching in France, Austria, and the U.S. between 1984 and 1993. Dr. Kollak gained her PhD in German and qualified as a teacher and as a nurse. She teaches in bachelor's and master's programs at ASFH and at Berlin's Humboldt University and is a member of the post-graduate research center Multimorbidity in Old Age and Special Care Problems, organized by five Berlin universities. Since 2002 Dr. Kolak has been coeditor of Pflege und Gesellschaft (Nursing and Society), the theoretical journal of the German Society of Nursing. She has published extensively on self-care, culture, and difference as well as language, communication, and specialist media.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Jill Howie Esquivel, RN, PhD vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

1. Common Health Problems of Health Professionals

2. How Yoga Works

3. A Short History of Yoga

4. Some Yoga Essentials

5. On Your Way with Yoga

6. Yoga Exercises at Work

7. Exercises at Home

8. Advanced Yoga Practice

9. Concentration and Meditation

10. Addresses and Literature

Index

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