The Children's Hospital
Guide to Your Child's Health and Development
Hardcover ISBN: 073820241x
The most comprehensive single-volume guide to children's health offers valuable, easy-to-access information on symptons, causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention for a host of ailments, diseases, and disorders.
Body in Motion
Paperback ISBN: 0789484005
Based on the Pilates Method, which focuses on precision and awareness, strengthening not only the body but the mind as well, an excellent guide to this exercise technique, that has been used by dancers, athletes, and celebrities for years, features step-by-step mat-work exercises and a vast array of programs, from beginner to advanced. Original.
Your Inner Fish
A Journey into the 3.5-billion-Year History of the Human Body
Paperback ISBN: 0307277453
A fascinating chronicle of the evolution of humankind traces the genetic history of the organs of the human body, offering a revealing correlation between the distant past and present-day human anatomy and physiology, behavior, illness, and DNA. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Our Inner Ape
A Leading Primatologist Explains Why We Are Who We Are
Paperback ISBN: 1594481962
Argues that such social virtues as cooperation, empathy, and morality are as genetically inherent as aggressive and competitive behaviors, drawing on research with two ape species whose DNA most closely resembles that of humans to explain how ape instincts can inform readers about human behavior. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.
Surviving The Extremes
What Happens to the Body and Mind at the Limits of Human Endurance
Paperback ISBN: 0143034510
A physician, NASA consultant, and expert on the extreme conditions that confront the human body journeys into six inhospitable environments--underwater, water surface, jungle, desert, high altitude, and outer space--to examine the reaction of the body to heat, cold, pressure, starvation, and exhaustion and its own innate survival strategies. Reprint.
The 30 Day Total Health Makeover
Everything You Need to Do to Change Your Body, Your Health, and Your Life in 30 Amazing Days
Paperback ISBN: 006103133x
Offers a health and fitness program that encompasses motivational tips, day-to-day goals, shopping lists, exercise ideas, beauty tips, special occasion menus, and recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
A Short History of Medicine
Paperback ISBN: 0801827264
Since it was first published in 1955, "A Short History of Medicine• has beenhailed as the best available book of its kind: a concise and readableintroduction to the history of medicine, written for students and professionalsalike. This revised edition of Erwin H. Ackerknecht's classic volume is nowavailable in paperback, making the book especially suitable for classroom use.