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Janice J. Thompson
Dr. Janice Thompson earned a doctorate in nutrition and exercise physiology at Arizona State University. She is currently Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise at the University of Birmingham, UK. Her research focuses on designing and assessing the impact of physical activity and nutrition interventions to reduce the risks for cardiovascular disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes in high-risk populations. She also teaches nutrition and research methods courses and mentors graduate research students.
Janice is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a member of the American Society for Nutrition (ASN), the British Association of Sport and Exercise Science (BASES), and the Nutrition Society and a member of the Scientific Committee of the European College of Sports Science. She won an undergraduate teaching award while at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, a Community Engagement Award while at the University of Bristol, and the ACSM Citation Award for her contributions to education, research and service to the Exercise Sciences.
In addition to The Science of Nutrition, Janice coauthored the Pearson textbooks Nutrition: An Applied Approach and Nutrition for Life with Melinda Manore. Professor Thompson loves yoga, hiking, traveling, and cooking delicious food. She likes almost every vegetable except fennel and believes chocolate should be listed as a food group.
Dr. Melinda Manore earned a doctorate in human nutrition with minors in health and exercise physiology at Oregon State University (OSU). She is the past chair of the OSU Department of Nutrition and Food Management and is currently a professor of nutrition. Prior to OSU, Dr. Manore was a professor at Arizona State University. Her area of expertise is exercise and nutrition, particularly the role of exercise and diet in health and prevention of chronic disease, exercise performance, and energy balance. She has a special focus on the energy and nutritional needs of active girls and women across the life cycle.
Professor Manore is an active member of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). She is the past chair of the AND Research Dietetic Practice Group; served on the AND Obesity Steering Committee; and is an active member of the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition Practice Group. Melinda is a fellow of ACSM and has served as vice president and on the Board of Trustees and received the ACSM Citation Award for her contributions to research, education, and service to the Exercise Sciences.
Dr. Manore is also a member of the American Society of Nutrition (ASN) and the Obesity Society. She serves on the editorial board of numerous research journals and has won awards for excellence in teaching and research. Manore also coauthored the Pearson textbooks Nutrition: An Applied Approach and Nutrition for Life with Janice Thompson. Manore is an avid hiker, walker, and former runner who loves to cook, garden, and eat great food.
Nutrition: An Applied Approach (5th Edition) – eBook
Nutrition concepts applied to our daily lives – Nutrition: An Applied Approach 5th edition (PDF) introduces non-majors (or even majors) to nutrition with an innovative format that promotes long-term learning without rote memorization. Key focus areas include: fluid and electrolyte balance, functions of vitamins and minerals in the body, bone health, energy metabolism, antioxidant function, and blood health. The 5th Edition shows how nutrition concepts apply to our daily lives with new chapters on sustainability, food equity, and obesity. A new suite of ABC News Videos and Focus Figures explore human disease, nutrition, and nutrients found in food. To engage college students and help them learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts, every chapter now includes Learning Outcomes and a new study plan that connects to Mastering™ Nutrition reading quizzes and exercises.
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