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  • Eccentric Exerciseby Hans Hoppeler

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    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...

  • The Hormonesby Gregory Pincus; Kenneth V. Thimann; E. B. Astwood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Hormones: Physiology, Chemistry, and Applications, Volume IV provides information pertinent to the nature and function of hormones. This book presents unexpected findings in such diverse fields as the nature and activities of glucagon, the hormones regulating insect growth, as well as the synthesis, metabolism, and secretion of the catecholamines.... more...

  • The Hormonesby Gregory Pincus; Kenneth V. Thimann; E. B. Astwood

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The Hormones: Physiology, Chemistry, and Applications, Volume V provides information pertinent to the nature and function of hormones. This book provides a variety of topics, including pituitary hormones, thyroid, thyroid hormones, mammalian hormones, tumors and hormones, and some problems in endocrine medicine. Organized into seven chapters, this... more...

  • Origins of Physiological Regulationsby E. F. Adolph

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Origins of Physiological Regulations focuses on arrangements that maintain bodily properties and activities, including heart rate regulation, water intake and secretion, and cardiac determination. The monograph first offers information on physiological regulation, nonregulation and regulation, and ontogeny of physiological regulation. The text then... more...

  • Gulpby Mary Roach

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 10.99

    In this international bestseller, Mary Roach breaks bread with spit connoisseurs, beer and pet-food tasters, stomach slugs, potato crisp engineers, enema exorcists, rectum-examining prison guards, competitive hot dog eaters, Elvis' doctor, and many more as she investigates the beginning, and the end, of our food. more...

  • Acidosisby Esben Kirk

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Acidosis: Clinical Aspects and Treatment with Isotonic Sodium Bicarbonate provides a connected exposition for the use of hospital physicians and general practitioners of the clinical aspect and treatment of acidosis. After briefly dealing with the history of clinical investigation of acidosis and treatment, this five-chapter book goes on discussing... more...

  • Good Housekeeping Calorie Counterby Good Housekeeping Institute

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 3.65

    Creating a balanced diet for the family can often be tricky, and eating on-the-go is a minefield when youre trying to lose weight. Now it couldnt be easier to work out exactly whats in your food, with the Good Housekeeping Calorie Counter. This is a compact, comprehensive collection of up-to-date calorie information and nutritional data that you can... more...

  • Kinematic Analysis of Human Movementby Laurence Chze

    Wiley 2014; US$ 78.00 US$ 67.60

    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...

  • The Scientific Bases of Human Anatomyby Charles Oxnard; Matt Cartmill; Kaye B. Brown

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95 US$ 86.62

    As medical schools struggle to fit ever more material into a fixed amount of time, students need to approach the study of anatomy through a succinct, integrative overview. Rather than setting forth an overwhelming list of facts to be memorized, this book engages readers with a fascinating account of the connections between human anatomy and a wide... more...

  • Respiratory Controlby Dexter F. Speck; Michael S. Dekin; W. Robert Revelette; Donald A. Frazier

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 80.00

    Understanding of the respiratory control system has been greatly improved by technological and methodological advances. This volume integrates results from many perspectives, brings together diverse approaches to the investigations, and represents important additions to the field of neural control of breathing. Topics include membrane properties... more...