Tips and Tricks for Healthy Skin and Nails
for the Everyday Athlete
About the Book
Skin Care for Runners is the definitive guide to healthy skin and nails for runners—and all athletes. This book, written by a top dermatologist and marathoner, offers tips and tricks on skin, hair, and nails, including acne, cosmetic treatments, skin cancer prevention, blisters, nail problems, hair, and even the best gear—all for the everyday athlete.
About the Author
Brooke Jackson, MD, is a board certified dermatologist and skin wellness advocate who enjoys educating people of all ages about the importance of proper skin care and skin health. Her specialties include ethnic skin care, laser surgery, and skin cancer prevention. Dr. Jackson’s approach to public education is providing non-jargon practical medical insight that consumers can understand and appreciate.
Dr. Jackson was the first African-American dermatologist to be awarded laser fellowship training at Harvard where her interests and research helped to pioneer the uses of lasers in ethnic skin. She lectures nationally on the use of lasers and cosmetic procedures in skin of color. In addition to laser surgery, Dr. Jackson’s clinical interests and expertise include the prevention and treatment of skin cancer. She is an ambassador and frequent speaker for the American Cancer Society. A gifted communicator, Dr. Jackson has made frequent guest appearances on ABC, NBC, FOX, and WGN news regarding dermatologic issues. She has been quoted in numerous publications such as Self, O, Runner’s World, Essence, Women’s Day, Ladies Home Journal, Parenting, Teen Vogue and Fitness magazines. She has authored numerous articles and book chapters. She also serves as a speaker for the American Cancer Society.
Trim size: 5×7
Cover price: $14.95
Page count: 70 pages