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  • The Singularity is Nearby Ray Kurzweil

    Gerald Duckworth & Co 2010; US$ 19.99

    Inventor and futurist Ray Kurzweil examines the next step in the evolutionary process of the union of human and machine. He foresees the dawning of a new civilization where we will be able to transcend our biological skills with the vastly greater capacity, speed and knowledge-sharing abilities of our creations. In practical terms, human aging and... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99

    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...

  • Core Strength for 50+by Karl Knopf

    Ulysses Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    A fully illustrated guide to strengthening every aspect of the core muscles tailored to the unique needs of aging adults A strong core is vital for staying fit and healthy at any age. It's not about showing off six-pack abs, its about having the balance, agility, and posture that come with a toned and powerful core. For aging adults it can be a... more...

  • The Functional Unity of the Singing Voiceby Barbara Doscher

    Scarecrow Press 1993; US$ 69.99

    Describes the anatomy and physiology of breathing and phonation and examines the acoustical laws necessary for an understanding of resonation. Extensive bibliography. more...

  • Hormonesby Anthony W. Norman; Helen L. Henry

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 99.95

    The 3rd edition of Hormones offers a comprehensive treatment of the hormones of humans all viewed from the context of current theories of their action in the framework of our current understanding their physiological actions as well as their molecular structures, and those of their receptors. This new edition of Hormones is intended to be used... more...

  • Time of Our Livesby Tom Kirkwood

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 34.95

    This is true, for he does show theoretically why there is no need for us to age, i.e. that there is no "death gene" that determines, more or less precisely, our longevity. Just don't expect any miracle cures. From a layman's viewpoint, the evolutionary argument he constructs for the development of aging in species is well elucidated and highly convincing.... more...

  • Traditional Rating of Noise Versus Physiological Costs of Sound Exposures to the Hearingby H. Strasser

    IOS Press 2005; US$ 112.00

    In occupational safety and health acts, ordinances, regulations, directives, standards and guidelines, A-weighted sound exposures, varying in level and duration, are traditionally converted to an 8-hour-average sound level by applying the 3-dB exchange rate. Under the prerequisite that the energy equivalent rating level does not exceed 85 dB(A)/8 h,... more...

  • Animals, Aging, and the Agedby Leo K. Bustad

    University of Minnesota Press 1981; US$ 67.50

    This volume explores the significant contributions of animals to our understanding of aging, to improving geriatric medicine, adn to providing companionship and assistance to the elderly. Leo L. Bustad discusses what can be learned from animal life-span s more...

  • Aluminium in Biology and Medicineby CIBA Foundation Symposium

    Wiley 2008; US$ 188.00 US$ 162.93

    Prominent contributors address issues regarding the toxicity of aluminum which causes an encephalopathy in renal dialysis patients and is also known to damage animals and plants via acid rain. Examines the chemistry and biology of aluminum compounds focusing on the evidence for and against aluminum's role in Alzheimer's disease. more...

  • Les relaxationsby Jean-René Chenard

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 18.75

    À la recherche de l'apaisement - Histoire de quelques récupérations - Le stress de la vie - L'inhibition réflexe musculaire : première solution motrice contre les effets du stress - La réponse d'apaisement : dernier niveau de la réponse anti-stress - Du simple au complexe : une organisation en boucle de... more...