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Sedentary habits have been identified as a major public health problem in many countries. The timely Physical Activity and Health addresses an unmet need by providing a comprehensive treatment of the relationship between physical activity and health outcomes. Physical Activity and Health is the first textbook to bring together the results of the most important studies in this rapidly changing field and offers a detailed yet concise... more...

PreTest™ is the closest you can get to seeing the test before you take it! "This is an excellent review of basic science concepts presented in a clinical Q&A context, perfect for both basic science and USMLE Step 1 review. The format not only prepares you to take Step 1, but reinforces what you have learned by forcing you to think through detailed, comprehensive questions and answers, as opposed to simply sheer... more...

In the past few years, the application of proteomics to examine the molecular mechanisms underlying (mal-)functioning of the nervous system and brain disorders has risen steeply, which in many cases has yielded novel insights. As neuroproteomics is a new research field involving the use of a number of high-end analytical instruments and technologies, both promises and pitfalls may not be well appreciated by the researchers, and the design of a proper... more...

Exercise by itself tears down the body. To rebuild that body so that it expresses greater strength, endurance, and speed, requires sound nutritional practices based on fact rather than fad. Those practices must also recognize that specific needs vary greatly according to age, gender, and intensity of exercise. Sports Nutrition: Energy Metabolism and Exercise offers a cutting-edge investigation of energy metabolism and exercise in relation to sports... more...

The third of four volumes discusses the role of ubiquitin-mediated protein breakdown in cellular regulation and physiology. Required reading for molecular biologists, cell biologists and physiologists with an interest in the topic.


This clear, helpful and interactive book will help you prepare for and succeed in your nursing and healthcare studies. Supporting anatomy and physiology, drug administration, clinical practice and preparation for assessments, this book will give you the tools to success. Using examples from practice to bring the subjects to life, Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students is your essential guide to the core skills you will need to master. The book... more...

The Springer Handbook of Odor is the definitive guide to all aspects related to the study of smell and their impact on human life. For the first time, this handbook aligns the senso-chemo-analytical characterization of everyday smells encountered by mankind, with the elucidation of perceptual, hedonic, behavioral and physiological responses of humans to such odors. From birth onwards we learn to interact with our environment using our... more...

Students' Favorite Lippincott Series for the Basic Sciences—Now Integrated!  Lippincott Illustrated Reviews: Integrated Systems integrates topics in the core basic sciences to promote understanding of human body systems. Additionally, the most clinically relevant disorders are covered to give a thorough grounding in the pathophysiology of each system. The Lippincott Illustrated Review series features clear,... more...

"The Heart of Man questions human nature itself, from the forms of violence that plague it to individual and social narcissism to how the positive value of "love of life" can potentially outweigh the destructive "syndrome of decay" caused by the love of death and other harmful tendencies of thought. [The American Mental Health Foundation's Fromm titles] are timely, directly relevant to modern psychological and social issues, and bring absolutely... more...

Learn. Practice. Assess. Hole's Human Anatomy and Physiology was created for the introductory level student and assumes no prior science knowledge by placing emphasis on the fundamentals. This new edition updates a great A&P classic while offering greater efficiencies to the user. The format for the 12th edition focuses on Learning Outcomes and Assessments. This will benefit the student along with the instructor. The 12th edition of Hole also... more...