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  • Strength and Conditioningby Marco Cardinale; Robert Newton; Kazunori Nosaka

    Wiley 2011; US$ 94.00 US$ 81.47

    "I recommend that you read and use the information in this book to provide your athletes with the best chances of performing at their best" from the foreword by Sir Clive Woodward, Olympic Performance Director, British Olympic Association This book provides the latest scientific and practical information in the field of strength and conditioning.... more...

  • The Great Brain Debateby John E. Dowling

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    Whether our personality, intelligence, and behavior are more likely to be shaped by our environment or our genetic coding is not simply an idle question for today's researchers. There are tremendous consequences to understanding the crucial role that environment and genes each play. How we raise and educate our children, how we treat various mental... more...

  • Nutrition and Disease Preventionby Toney Allman

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Nutrition and Disease Prevention delves into the complex relationship between nutrition and the prevention of disease. From classic deficiency diseases to problems of metabolism and nutrient absorption, and from severe malnutrition to obesity, nutritional status means the difference between health and sickness or even life and death. Today, researchers... more...

  • Vital Lung Functionby Rachel Booker

    Class Publishing (London) Ltd 2006; US$ 29.99

    This book contains essential information if you are involved in respiratory care. It is an ideal reference for specialist nurses, practice nurses, GPs, and all those healthcare professionals who need a working knowledge of lung function testing. more...

  • Aging and the Heartby José Marín-García; M.J. Goldenthal; G.W. Moe

    Springer US 2007; US$ 206.85

    Cardiac aging, like aging in general, is a complex process involving numerous cellular and molecular changes, which along the way contribute to the expression of the multiple phenotypes of aging, "the different faces" of cardiac aging. Several plausible theories have been considered to explain aging, e.g., evolution, free radical, somatic mutation,... more...

  • The Skeletal and Muscular Systemsby Gregory Stewart

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 31.95

    Discover the intricacies of the skeletal and muscular systems and learn how these two systems work together to provide structure and movement to the body. more...

  • Funktionelle Anatomieby Hans-Joachim Appell; N. Battermann; Christiane Stang-Voss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 36.59

    Experten der Deutschen Sporthochschule Köln erläutern hier alle Details zum Aufbau und zur Funktion des menschlichen Körpers in komplett neu gestalteter 4. Auflage: neues attraktives Layout, neue Didaktik, viele neue Abbildungen und Anwendungsbeispiele? more...

  • De darm in bewegingby Guy Boeckxstaens

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 10.50

    Neurogastroentcrologie bestudeert de functie en beweging van het maag-darmkanaal, met name de wijze waarop de darm hot voedsel kneedt en transporteert, sensaties zoals hongergevoel, pijn en verzadiging tot stand komen en wat er in deze processen fout gaat bij ziekte. Het afgelopen decennium is het vakgebied Neurogastroenterologie enorm in beweging... more...

  • Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment of Exercise-Related Asthma, Respiratory and Allergic Disorders in Sportsby K-H Carlsen; L Delgado; S Del Giacco

    European Respiratory Society Journals 2005; US$ 80.00

    Asthma and allergy represent increasing problems for the actively competing athlete. The prevalence of exercise-induced asthma (EIA) has increased over the last two decades, especially amongst elite endurance athletes; it has been reported that high-level endurance training in particular may increase bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) and cause inflammation... more...

  • Introduction to Human Nutritionby Michael J. Gibney; Susan A. Lanham-New; Aedin Cassidy; Hester H. Vorster

    Wiley 2013; US$ 80.99 US$ 70.19

    In this second edition of the introductory text in the acclaimed Nutrition Society Textbook Series, Introduction to Human Nutrition has been revised and updated to meet the needs of the contemporary student. Introduction to Human Nutrition is an essential purchase for students of nutrition and dietetics, and also for those students who major in... more...