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  • The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brainby Judith Horstman; Scientific American

    Wiley 2012; US$ 25.95 US$ 22.99

    Good news about getting older from Scientific American and Scientific American Mind   The Scientific American Healthy Aging Brain taps into the most current research to present a realistic and encouraging view of the well-aged brain, a sobering look at what can go wrong––and at what might help you and your brain stay healthy... more...

  • Animal Physiologyby Knut Schmidt-Nielsen

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 93.00

    New edition of the acclaimed and stimulating textbook, with fully revised text, references and illustrations. more...

  • Fiber Pathways of the Brainby Jeremy D. Schmahmann; Deepak N. Pandya

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 124.99

    Beautifully illustrated, this unique volume is a comprehensive study of the corticocortical and corticosubocortical connections in the cerebral cortex of the rhesus monkey. It will give readers a detailed understanding of the white matter fiber pathways of the brain. The book provides in-depth historical background and an atlas of the cerebral white... more...

  • Physical Activity and Public Health Practiceby Barbara E. Ainsworth; Caroline A. Macera

    CRC Press 2012; US$ 109.95

    Physical activity remains a critical area of research as we consider cost-effective measures for lowering the chronic disease epidemic worldwide. In our increasingly automated society, many adults and children are not active at health-enhancing levels. In Physical Activity and Public Health Practice, a panel of respected researchers summarizes... 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 US$ 57.38

    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...

  • Introduction to Proteomicsby Nawin C. Mishra; Gü Blobel; nter

    Wiley 2011; US$ 115.95 US$ 104.36

    Proteomics provides an introductory insight on proteomics, discussing the basic principles of the field, how to apply specific technologies and instrumentation, and example applications in human health and diseases. With helpful study questions, this textbook presents an easy to grasp and solid overview and understanding of the principles, guidelines,... 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...

  • Awakening and Sleep–Wake Cycle Across Developmentby Piero Salzarulo; Gianluca Ficca

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 102.00

    Sleep and wakefulness undergo important changes with age. Awakening, a crucial event in the sleep-wake rhythm, is a transition implying complex physiological mechanisms. Its involvement in sleep disturbances is also well known. This collective volume is the first attempt to systematically approach awakening across development.A methodological section... more...