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Physiology

  • The Power of Breathby Swami Saradananda

    Watkins Media Ltd 2017; US$ 9.99

    Breathing is the most fundamental of our body's physical processes and our most intimate companion, yet most of us give it little or no thought in our daily lives. However, once fully acknowledged and harnessed, the power of the breath is unlimited easing stress and anxiety, boosting energy and stamina, enhancing self-confidence, sharpening the ability... more...

  • Aldosteroneby Edith Gláz; Paul Vecsei; P. N. Campbell; S. P. Datta; L. L. Engel

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 93.95

    Aldosterone provides a comprehensive and detailed review of the problems that have arisen in the course of research on aldosterone, particularly with respect to their physiological roles and clinical implications. Topics covered include the biosynthesis, transport, and metabolism of aldosterone, as well as its biological activity and control of its... more...

  • Quantitative Human Physiologyby Joseph J Feher

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 140.00

    Quantitative Human Physiology: An Introduction is the first text to meet the needs of the undergraduate bioengineering student who is being exposed to physiology for the first time, but requires a more analytical/quantitative approach. This book explores how component behavior produces system behavior in physiological systems. Through text explanation,... more...

  • Application of Infrared Thermography in Sports Scienceby Jose Ignacio Priego Quesada

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 95.61

    This book addresses the application of infrared thermography in sports, examining the main benefits of this non-invasive, non-radiating and low-cost technique. Aspects covered include the detection of injuries in sports medicine, the assessment of sports performance due to the existing link between physical fitness and thermoregulation and the analysis... more...

  • Fundamentals of Biomechanicsby Nihat Özkaya; Dawn Leger; David Goldsheyder; Margareta Nordin

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 71.18

    This introduction to biomechanics integrates the classic fields of mechanics drawing from examples in biology and medicine. The text is excellent for teaching undergraduates in biomedical engineering programs, as well as health care professionals studying biomechanics. more...

  • The Physiology of Exercise in Spinal Cord Injuryby J. Andrew Taylor

    Springer US 2016; US$ 159.36

    Every year, around the world, between 250,000 and 500,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury (SCI). Those with an SCI are two to five times more likely to die prematurely than people without a spinal cord injury, with worse survival rates in low- and middle-income countries. Dynamic aerobic requires integrated physiologic responses across the musculoskeletal,... more...

  • Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tractby Roy J. Shephard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The organs of the gastro-intestinal tract play an essential role in sustained physical activity, but their consideration in exercise-related literature has, to this point, been limited. Physical Activity and the Gastro-Intestinal Tract is the first book to explain the function and response to exercise of the gastro-intestinal system, in cases of... more...

  • The Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Diseaseby William G. Mayhan; Denise M. Arrick; D. Neil Granger; Joey P. Granger

    Biota Publishing 2016; US$ 32.00

    The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a complex and dynamic structure that protects the brain from cells within the vasculature, from the immune system and from pathogens. This barrier is present in arterioles, capillaries and venules and is formed at the level of adjacent endothelial cells, which are coupled to astrocytes, microglia, neurons and pericytes.... more...

  • The Biliary Systemby David Q.-H. Wang; Brent A. Neuschwander-Tetri; Piero Portincasa; D. Neil Granger; Joey P. Granger

    Biota Publishing 2016; US$ 56.00

    The liver is a vital organ involved in numerous metabolic processes such as cholesterol and bile acid metabolism, biliary lipid secretion, and bile formation. Cholesterol balance across the liver has a crucial effect on influencing plasma total and LDL cholesterol levels and biliary cholesterol concentrations. Cholesterol and bile acid biosyntheses... more...

  • Steroidal Activity in Experimental Animals and Manby Ralph I. Dorfman

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

    Methods in Hormone Research, Volume III: Steroidal Activity in Experimental Animals and Man, Part A focuses on protection against irradiation damage, anti-mammary tumor activity, body lipids, anti-aldosterone, central depressant action, and copulatory reflex activity. The selection first offers information on estrogens and anti-estrogens, including... more...