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All About Muscle

A User's Guide
  • ISBN-13: 9781888799422
  • Publisher: SPRINGER PUBLISHING COMPANY
    Imprint: DEMOS HEALTH
  • Author: Siegel, Irwin M.
  • Price: AUD $30.99
  • Stock: 0 in stock
  • Availability: This book is temporarily out of stock, order will be despatched as soon as fresh stock is received.
  • Local release date: 11/08/2010
  • Format: Paperback (229mm X 152mm) 195 pages Weight: 340g
  • Categories: Reference works [GBC]Physiology [MFG]Popular medicine & health [VFD]
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From the acclaimed author of All About Bone: An Owner's Manual, All About Muscle: A User's Guide tells readers everything they might want to know about their muscles, how they get injured, illnesses to which they are prone, and how to keep them healthy. Chapters cover such diverse topics as anatomy, growth and development, physiology, energy, exercise, injury, and disease There are tables of instructional materials, illustrations, and numerous diagrams to help readers understand the text. A list of books for suggested further reading and a handy glossary are appended. The book is designed for the intelligent reader who wishes to understand this important organ system of his or her body. It was written as a companion to All About Bone: An Owner's Manual, which treated the skeletal system in a similar manner. It covers practical matters such as proper exercise and diet, the prevention and treatment of injury, muscle and sports, relaxation techniques, muscle building, and much more.
A Short Biography of Muscle; Muscle; By and Large; The Structure of Muscle; The Growth and Development of Muscle; How Muscle Functions; The Energy for Movement; The Exercise Prescription; to Muscle; Ligaments, and Tendons; Diseases of Muscle; Research;Suggested Further Reading; Glossary.
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