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  • Milk and Dairy Products as Functional Foodsby Ara Kanekanian

    Wiley 2014; US$ 205.99 US$ 185.39

    There continues to be strong interest within the food industry in developing new products which offer functional health benefits to the consumer. The premium prices that can be charged make these added-value products lucrative for manufacturers, and they are also commercially popular. Dairy foods are central to this sector: they are good delivery systems... more...

  • Biomechanics of the Musculoskeletal Systemby Tien Tua Dao; Marie-Christine Ho Ba Tho

    Wiley 2014; US$ 81.00 US$ 72.90

    The topic of this book is the modeling of data uncertainty and knowledge for a health engineering problem such as the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system. This is the first book on this subject. It begins with the state of the art in related topics such as data uncertainty, knowledge modeling, and the biomechanics of the musculoskeletal system,... more...

  • 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 2017; 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...

  • Kinematic Analysis of Human Movementby Laurence Chèze

    Wiley 2014; US$ 78.00 US$ 70.20

    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...

  • Good Housekeeping Calorie Counterby Good Housekeeping Institute

    Pavilion Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    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...