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  • Nutrition, Digestion, Metabolismby T. Gáti; L. G. Szollár; Gy. Ungváry

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Advances in Physiological Sciences, Volume 12: Nutrition, Digestion, Metabolism covers the proceedings of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, held in Budapest in 1980, which mainly focuses on human nutrition, digestion, and metabolism. This compilation is divided into eight parts. This text first gives an introduction to vitamins... more...

  • Placentaby Peter Beaconsfield; Claude Villee

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Placenta: A Neglected Experimental Animal covers the proceedings of the 1978 round table discussion on placenta held at Bedford College, University of London, under the auspices of the Special Commission on Internal Pollution. The placenta's remarkably complete spectrum of cellular and biochemical activity, as well as its hormonal and endocrinological... more...

  • Kinesiology For Dummiesby Steve Glass; Brian Hatzel; Rick Albrecht

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.99 US$ 19.99

    Move at your own pace with this kinesiology course guide A required course for majors pursuing sports medicine, exercise science, nursing, or sports therapy degrees, kinesiology is central to a variety of fields. Kinesiology For Dummies tracks an introductory course in the science and imparts the basics of human body movement. With this resource,... more...

  • Fractal Physiology and Chaos in Medicineby Bruce J. West

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 60.00

    This book discusses the application of the concepts of fractals and chaos to biomedical phenomena. In particular, it argues against the outdated notion of homeostasis; using biomedical data sets and modern mathematical concepts, the author attempts to convince the reader that life is at least a homeodynamic process with multiple states — each... more...

  • A Life of Ernest Starlingby John Henderson

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 72.93

    Ernest Starling (1866-1927) coined the word 'hormone' more than 100 years ago. His analysis of capillary function demonstrated that equal and opposite forces move across the capillary wall?an outward force and an inward force derived from plasma proteins. more...

  • Nathan Zuntzby Hans Christian Gunga

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 72.93

    This book presents the life and work of Nathan Zuntz (1847-1920), a German physiologist, who made significant contributions to high altitude physiology and aviation medicine. more...

  • The Reproductive System at a Glanceby Linda J. Heffner; Danny J. Schust

    Wiley 2014; US$ 47.00 US$ 40.73

    The Reproductive System at a Glance is a comprehensive guide to normal reproductive biology and associated pathophysiology in both sexes. Concise, easy to read, and clearly structured, the double-page spreads progress from basic science to clinical abnormalities, and covers endocrine production and action, within one short volume. Chapters on... more...

  • Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiologyby John F. Reinus; Douglas Simon

    Wiley 2014; US$ 78.00 US$ 67.60

    Gastroenterologists require detailed knowledge regarding the anatomy of the GI system in order to understand the disturbances caused by diseases they diagnose and treat.  Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Physiology will bring together the world’s leading names to present a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physiological... more...

  • Biomechanics For Dummiesby Steve McCaw

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39

    A thorough explanation of the tenets of biomechanics At once a basic and applied science, biomechanics focuses on the mechanical cause-effect relationships that determine the motions of living organisms. Biomechanics for Dummies examines the relationship between biological and mechanical worlds. It clarifies a vital topic for students of biomechanics... more...

  • Phytochemicals of Nutraceutical Importanceby D. Prakash; G. Sharma

    CABI 2014; US$ 240.00

    Nutraceuticals are bioactive phytochemicals that protect or promote health and occur at the intersection of food and pharmaceutical industries. The Book includes chapters dealing with biological and clinical effect, molecular level approach, quality assurance, bioavailability and metabolism of a number phytochemicals and their role to combat different... more...