Academic Video Online (AVON) is a multidisciplinary collection of videos that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department allowing students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world. This resource is offered by Alexander Street Press, a Proquest Company.
Ethnographic Video Online provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion.
The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. This first release includes 404 videos totaling roughly 270 hours.
Kanopy is a streaming video service that provides access to videos on the following topics: Film & Popular; Education (k-12); Global Studies & Languages; Health; Media & Communication; and Social Sciences.
The (4) presentations from the Select Symposium at the 2010 ACSM annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland that addressed the impact of selected exercise training regimens and targeted supplementation efforts on older adults are offered on a single video disk.
Featuring are the world's most renowned anti-aging experts, Aging Well: Exercise and Nutrition as Medicine offers an overview of how the myths, misinformation, and misconceptions concerning animal-based protein have had dire consequences on the wellness and lifestyle efforts of human beings. In that regard, the video discusses the dangers of over-consuming animal-based protein. In addition, the video points out that in reality, individuals, including serious exercisers, have a relatively limited need for protein in their diet.
This video will show caregiving staff how to manage feeding difficulties in late stage Alzheimer's residents. Through the use of the procedures outlined in this video, most late stage Alzheimer's patients can continue to be fed orally rather that with a gastrotomy tube. The video also demonstrates that natural feeding techniques can decrease infection, increase comfort, and improve quality of life for the patient.
Mature adults have unique nutritional needs and challenges associated with aging. Nutrition for the Mature Adult reviews the nutritional concerns of older adults and offers detailed recommendations concerning how to meet the nutritional needs of the aging population. The video features a detailed overview of the nutritional challenges that arise as people grow older.
Discusses preventative strategies with patients who begin to show limited fluid or nutritional intake and difficulty swallowing. Discusses risk factors for deydration and malnutrition in institutionalized and acute hospital patients. Focuses on early detection and ongoing individualized assessment in avoiding the use of intravenous fluids, nasograstric or gastronomy tubes.
"This program airs conflicting viewpoints of biologists, nutritionists, and geriatric experts as it presents efforts being made to dramatically slow the process of aging. Factors impacting the rate of aging and bodily changes associated with aging are analyzed, and insights into the telomere hypothesis, the oxidative stress hypothesis, and hormone depletion associated with aging are provided. Research into telomere elongation is discussed, and two controversial therapies--calorie restriction and hormone replacement--are debated. A visit to a documented longevity village in Japan, home to 112-year-old Yoko Minagawa, is included as well"--Container.