The Body
Score: 4.5
From 259 Ratings

The Body


  • Author: Bill Bryson
  • Release Date : 2019-10-15
  • Genre: Life Sciences
  • File Size: 60211266 Bytes


AN INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERNAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE WASHINGTON POST LONGLISTED FOR THE PEN E.O. WILSON LITERARY SCIENCE WRITING AWARD"Glorious. . .You will marvel at the brilliance and vast weirdness of your design." —The Washington Post Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As addictive as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody.Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary ...

Anatomy flashcards: Terminology

Anatomy flashcards: Terminology


  • Author: Kenhub
  • Release Date : 2017-09-01
  • Genre: Anatomy & Physiology
  • File Size: 12450472 Bytes


A new approach to learning anatomy: Use your favorite ebook device and learn the most relevant anatomical structures of the Terminology on the go. Look at an illustration of a structure and flip the page to see the answer in both english and latin terminology. Additional information (when available) about origins, insertions, innervation and functions of the structure teach you all the details. Make the most of the clearest, most accurate illustrations today. Trusted by hundreds of thousands of students around the world who have used kenhub.com to learn anatomy....

Clinical Exercise Physiology

Clinical Exercise Physiology


  • Author : Jonathan K. Ehrman
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450412803


Clinical Exercise Physiology Book Description :

"Clinical Exercise Physiology, Third Edition," provides a comprehensive look at the clinical aspects of exercise physiology by thoroughly examining the relationship between exercise and chronic disease and addressing diseases and populations that clinical exercise physiologists encounter in their work....

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts

Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts


  • Author : Richard Klabunde
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2011-11-03
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451113846


Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts Book Description :

Now in its second edition, this highly accessible monograph lays a foundation for understanding of the underlying concepts of normal cardiovascular function. Students of medicine and related disciplines welcome the book's concise coverage as a practical partner or alternative to a more mechanistically oriented approach or an encyclopedic physiology text. A focus on well-established cardiovascular principles reflects recent, widely accepted research from the field....

Anatomy and Physiology
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Anatomy and Physiology


  • Author : Robert K. Clark
  • Publisher : Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Health & Fitness
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0763748161


Anatomy and Physiology Book Description :

Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the Human Body provides an informal, analogy-driven introduction to anatomy and physiology for nonscience students, especially those preparing for careers in the allied health sciences. This accessible text is designed with an uncluttered format, an encouraging tone, and excellent preview and review tools to help your students succeed. The text provides enough detail to satisfy well-prepared students, while the personal and friendly presentation will keep even the least-motivated students reading and learning....

Animal Physiology
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

Animal Physiology


  • Author : Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1997-04-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0521570980


Animal Physiology Book Description :

How do dolphins catch fish in murky water? Why do moths drink from puddles? How do birds' eggs breathe? How do animals work? In this revised and updated edition of the acclaimed text Animal Physiology, the answers are revealed. In clear and stimulating style, Knut Schmidt-Nielsen introduces and develops the fundamental principles of animal physiology according to major environmental features - oxygen, food and energy, temperature, and water. The structure of the book is unchanged from the previous edition, but every chapter has been updated to take into account recent developments, with numerous new references and figures. Animal Physiology is suitable as a text for undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in physiology. As with previous editions...

Textbook of Work Physiology
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Textbook of Work Physiology


  • Author : Per-Olof Åstrand
  • Publisher : Human Kinetics
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0736001409


Textbook of Work Physiology Book Description :

This updated and revised fourth edition of the respected Textbook of Work Physiology combines classical issues in exercise and work physiology with the latest scientific findings. The result is an outstanding professional reference that will be indispensable to advanced students, physiologists, clinicians, physical educators--any professional pursuing study of the body as a working machine. Written by world-renowned exercise physiologists and sports medicine specialists, the new edition retains the important historical background and exercise physiology research conducted by the authors over the past 40 years. In addition, it brings you up-to-date on the growth in the field since the previous edition, presenting today's most current scientific resear...

Essentials of Exercise Physiology
Score: 4.5
From 2 Ratings

Essentials of Exercise Physiology


  • Author : William D. McArdle
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0781749913


Essentials of Exercise Physiology Book Description :

Fully revised and updated, this Third Edition provides excellent coverage of the fundamentals of exercise physiology, integrating scientific and clinical information on nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training. The book is lavishly illustrated with full-color graphics and photos and includes real-life cases, laboratory-type activities, and practical problem-solving questions. This edition has an Integrated Workbook in the margins that reinforces concepts, presents activities to test knowledge, and aids students in taking notes. An accompanying CD-ROM contains multiple-choice and true/false questions to help students prepare for exams. LiveAdvise online faculty support and student tutoring services are available free with the text....

Exercise Physiology
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Exercise Physiology


  • Author : William D. McArdle
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780781797818


Exercise Physiology Book Description :

Thoroughly updated with all the most recent findings, this Seventh Edition guides you to the latest understanding of nutrition, energy transfer, and exercise training and their relationship to human performance. This new edition continues to provide excellent coverage of exercise physiology, uniting the topics of energy expenditure and capacity, molecular biology, physical conditioning, sports nutrition, body composition, weight control, and more. The updated full-color art program adds visual appeal and improves understanding of key topics. A companion website includes over 30 animations of key exercise physiology concepts; the full text online; a quiz bank; references; appendices; information about microscope technologies; a timeline of notable eve...

Exercise Physiology for Health  Fitness  and Performance
Score: 2.5
From 4 Ratings

Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance


  • Author : Sharon Plowman
  • Publisher : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
  • Release Date : 2007-06-01
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0781784069


Exercise Physiology for Health Fitness and Performance Book Description :

This textbook integrates basic exercise physiology with research studies to stimulate learning, allowing readers to apply principles in the widest variety of exercise and sport science careers. It combines basic exercise physiology with special applications and contains flexible organisation of independent units....