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- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 11.99
A groundbreaking and fascinating investigation into the transformative effects of exercise on the brain, from the bestselling author and renowned psychiatrist John J. Ratey, MD. Did you know you can beat stress, lift your mood, fight memory loss, sharpen your intellect, and function better than ever simply by elevating your heart rate and breaking... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2004; US$ 22.99
Preface. 1. Introduction: A Voyage Across Time. 2. An Ancient Egyptian Physician: The Dawn of Neurology. 3. Hippocrates: The Brain as the Organ of the Mind. 4. Galen: The Birth of Experimentation. 5. Andreas Vesalius: The New "Human" Neuroanatomy. 6. Rene Descartes: The Mind-Body Problem. 7. Thomas Willis: The Functional Organization of the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
The Boston Globe "Ambitious . . . arresting . . . celebrates the importance of hands to our lives today as well as to the history of our species." -- The New York Times Book Review The human hand is a miracle of biomechanics, one of the most remarkable adaptations in the history of evolution. The hands of a concert pianist can elicit glorious... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 75.00
After a quick survey of the famous pioneers of human movement analysis and the actual needs in different domains, this book presents the main types of systems available on the market (with the pros and cons), and then details the most widely used: the optoelectronic systems using passive markers. The theoretical background for joint kinematics calculation... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 315.00
Natural additives are increasingly favoured over synthetic ones as methods of ensuring food safety and long shelf-life. The antimicrobial properties of both plant-based antimicrobials such as essential oils and proteins such as bacteriocins are used in, for example, edible preservative films, in food packaging and in combination with synthetic preservatives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95
Presents Current Principles and Applications Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine. Drawing on material from the biomechanics section... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 219.00
Secretions and emissions in biological systems play important signaling roles within the organism but also in its communications with the surrounding environment. This volume brings together state-of-the-art information on the role of secretions and emissions in different organs and organisms ranging from flowers and roots of plants to nematodes and... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 39.95
Der Band bietet Grundlagenwissen aus der sportmedizinischen Forschung und stellt dabei Leistungsdiagnostik und medizinische Trainingslehre sowie die physiologischen nderungen unter einmaliger k rperlicher Belastung bzw. regelm igem Training in den Mittelpunkt. Neben aktuellen Forschungsergebnissen enth lt die 4. Auflage ein neues Kapitel mit Trainingsrezepten... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 189.00
Cocoa and chocolate are the subjects of much research in the fields of food chemistry, food technology, and health science. We now know that cocoa contains a remarkable number of bioactive compounds, and these are being tested in humans to verify their disease prevention characteristics. This state of the art text thoroughly explores the different... more...