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Biology of Trypanosoma cruzi

This volume includes basic biological information on the protozoan lifecycle, including new information on parasite genomics and proteomics, they analyze the interaction with host cells as well the immune response and evasion, ending with information on experimental chemotherapy against Chagas disease. Trypanosoma cruzi, an important zoonotic protozoan that causes Chagas disease, affects at least 8 million people in Latin America. Ch...

Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness 4th Edition
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Questions and Answers: A Guide to Fitness and Wellness 4th Edition

Questions and Answers grabs hold of students’ attention and doesn’t let go. It delivers the serious content you want in a student Q&A format that’s fun to read and an online learning space that commands active learning and promotes behavior change with Connect.Questions and Answers’ active learning approach includes the following features:FOCUS ON BEHAVIOR CHANGEOnline video case studies follow real college students attempting to...

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Hospital Acquired Infection and Legionnaires' Disease

This volume is dedicated to Legionnaires' disease - an important public health topic as it involves environmental and public issues, as far as its spread and prevention are concerned. More than 10,000 patients are hospitalized every year with Legionnaires' disease in the United States alone. With an aging population, increasing number of transplants, increasing use of immunosuppressive medications, and compromised immunity due to mul...

Diving Medical Acupuncture : Treatment and Prevention of Diving Medical Problems with a Focus on ENT Disorders
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Diving Medical Acupuncture

Written for acupuncturists and Chinese medicine practitioners, this book describes the medical conditions that can prevent, complicate or result from diving and other water sports, and provides effective clinical treatments. The most common problems experienced by divers - ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders - can be effectively treated with acupuncture. Through in-depth knowledge of Western diving medicine, diving techniques and Ch...

Chiara Fabrocini, Vincenzo Fabrocini, "Comment se soigner avec l'aromathérapie"
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"Comment se soigner avec l'aromathérapie"

En aromathérapie, on les emploie pour se soigner. Après distillation, les principes actifs de la plante sont recueillis sous une forme huileuse très concentrée. On peut ensuite les utiliser de différentes façons: par voie orale, en déposant quelques gouttes sur un sucre, en massage sur une zone douloureuse ou encore en inhalation…

Mastering the Health Continuum: 8 Daily Practices to Boost Energy, Optimize Health, and Age Gracefully
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Mastering the Health Continuum

Mastering the Health Continuum If you are tired of experiencing chronic health issues, a decreased quality of life, and constant doctor visits, it's time to optimize your health, focusing on your own bio-individuality. Our bodies are miraculously designed to protect us and to help us heal. But if we don't take care of our body's needs, we can experience painful, debilitating symptoms. Treating these symptoms often fails in the long r...

Sports and Exercise Nutrition, 3rd edition
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Sports and Exercise Nutrition, 3rd edition

Updated with the latest cutting-edge research findings, this Third Edition helps readers make the bridge between nutrition and exercise concepts and their practical applications. The book provides a strong foundation in the science of exercise nutrition and bioenergetics and offers valuable insights into how the principles work in the real world of physical activity and sports medicine. Case Studies and Personal Health and Exercise N...

Kicking Butts: Quit Smoking and Take Charge of Your Health
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Kicking Butts: Quit Smoking and Take Charge of Your Health

Double the Odds of Success! Sobering facts: An estimated 46 million adults in the United States currently smoke. Approximately half will die prematurely from smoking. The reasons to quit tobacco are strong and clear, from the many health benefits to the renewed pleasures of tasting foods. Quitting smoking is not easy. It can be done. Kicking Butts can be part of an effective solution to say goodbye to tobacco forever. This best-selli...

Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 20th Ed
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Manual of Structural Kinesiology, 20th Ed

Manual of Structural Kinesiology presents a straightforward view of human anatomy and its relation to movement. The manual clearly identifies specific muscles and muscle groups and describes exercises for strengthening and developing them. Floyd provides important information in an accessible format through a combination of logical presentation, illustrations, and concise writing style. The Connect course for this offering includes S...

Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No Equipment
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Pushing the Limits! Total Body Strength with No Equipment

What is more satisfying than OWNING a primally powerful, functionally forceful and brute-strong body? A body that packs a punch. A body that commands attention with its etched physique, coiled muscle and proud confidence…A body that can PERFORM at the highest levels of physical accomplishment… Well, both Al Kavadlo—the author of Pushing the Limits!—and his brother Danny, are supreme testaments to the primal power of body culture done...