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  • Self-Assessment in Respiratory Medicineby Konrad E. Bloch; Anita K. Simonds; Paolo Palange

    European Respiratory Society 2012; US$ 65.00

    Self-Assessment in Respiratory Medicine is an invaluable tool for any practitioner of adult respiratory medicine. The 111 multiple-choice questions cover the full breadth of the specialty, using clinical vignettes that test not only readers? knowledge but their ability to apply it in daily practice, making it the perfect revision aid for candidates... more...

  • Integrative Action of the Autonomic Nervous Systemby Wilfrid Jšnig

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 74.00

    A detailed description of the cellular and integrative organization of the autonomic nervous system, covering both peripheral and central aspects. more...

  • Sparkby John J. Ratey; Eric Hagerman

    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...

  • The Prefrontal Cortexby Joaquin Fuster; Joaquin Fuster

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 111.00

    This is the fourth edition of the undisputed classic on the prefrontal cortex, the principal "executive" structure of the brain. Because of its role in such cognitive functions as working memory, planning, and decision-making, the prefrontal cortex is critically involved in the organization of behavior, language, and reasoning. Prefrontal dysfunction... 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...

  • Experimental Phoneticsby Katrina Hayward

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 86.95

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Coronary Circulationby Johnathan D. Tune

    Biota Publishing 2014; US$ 75.00

    The coronary circulation is unique in that it is responsible for maintaining adequate oxygen and substrate delivery to the organ that generates the pressure needed to drive blood throughout the entire circulatory system. In the simplest terms, coronary blood flow is directly proportional to the arterial pressure gradient across the coronary vasculature... more...

  • Heart and Toxinsby Dr. Meenakshisundaram Sundaram Ramachandran

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 199.95

    The Heart and Toxins brings together global experts to provide the latest information and clinical trials that make the connection between genetic susceptibility, gene expression, and environmental factors in cardiovascular diseases. This unique reference, edited by renowned cardiologist Meenakshi Sundaram Ramachandran, solves the problem of managing... more...

  • Eccentric Exerciseby Hans Hoppeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Eccentric muscle contraction, during which a muscle lengthens while under tension, is a fundamental process of human movement but a surprisingly under-researched area of exercise science. Evidence suggests that training programmes which incorporate both eccentric and concentric contractions can result in greater strength gains than concentric contractions... more...

  • Breathing, Emotion and Evolutionby Gert Holstege; Caroline M. Beers; Hari H. Subramanian

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 288.00

    Respiration is one of the most basic motor activities crucial for survival of the individual. It is under total control of the central nervous system, which adjusts respiratory depth and frequency depending on the circumstances the individual finds itself. For this reason this volume not only reviews the basic control systems of respiration, located... more...