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Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise

1st Edition

Luke R. Bucci
February 22, 1993

Nutrients as Ergogenic Aids for Sports and Exercise discusses the growing body of information regarding the enhancement of human physical performance by dietary manipulations through ergogenesis. It balances the application of nutritional manipulations between overzealous promoters and recalcitrant...

Exercise and Disease

1st Edition

Marianne Eisinger
July 27, 1992

Exercise and Disease reviews the role of exercise and physical fitness in the prevention or causation of cancer. Relevant mechanistic studies, particularly immunomodulation, are emphasized. The book also interprets effects of long-term exercise on immune functions and data that shows how exercise...

Quality in General Practice

1st Edition

Katherine Birch, Steve Field, Ellie Scrivens
November 01, 1991


The Medicinal Plant Industry

1st Edition

R. O. B. Wijesekera
September 17, 1991

As the medicinal plant industry blooms into a billion dollar business, it reaches beyond collection, propagation, harvesting and sale of crude vegetal drugs into product formulation, packaging and dispensing of sophisticated phyto-pharmaceuticals and herbal preparations. The scientific study of...

Effect of Cancer On Quality of Life

1st Edition

David Osoba
July 01, 1991

This book is comprised of extensive reviews and instructional chapters that discuss the quality of life in several aspects of cancer. The first six chapters deal with conceptual issues relating to measuring quality of life in adult and pediatric populations with cancer. The next five chapters...

Work Worth Doing: Advances in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

1st Edition

January 01, 1991

President Theodore Roosevelt once said, "Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing." This quote is not only the source from which the title was borne, but also the philosophical approach toward TBI rehabilitation embraced by the 26 rehabilitation...

Nurses and Nursing: Influencing Policy

1st Edition

Pippa Gough, Nicola Walsh
November 30, 1990

The role and responsibilities of nurses are changing enormously. This book explores ways in which nurses can be more involved in shaping the development of health policy. It explores the dynamic between policy formulation and policy implementation, and the nurses' role within this. It focuses on...

Rehabilitation Technology

1st Edition

Glenn E Hedman
November 21, 1990

This volume informs physical therapists, occupational therapists, and rehabilitation technologists about the devices that are available today and provides important background information on these devices. Nationally recognized leaders in rehabilitation technology service delivery share their...

Hormones and Vitamins in Cancer Treatment

1st Edition

Aurel Lupulescu
October 24, 1990

Hormones and Vitamins in Cancer Treatment is intended to serve as a therapeuticial guide for physicians using non-aggressive methods, such as hormonotherapy and vitamin therapy, when treating cancer patients. This book provides the rationale and scientific basis for hormones and vitamins, which...

Demystifying the Law: An Introduction for Professionals

1st Edition

Daniel A. Bronstein
August 27, 1990

Demystifying the Law: An Introduction for Professionals explains unfamiliar legal concepts in interesting contexts, thus helping you to understand and remember them. It illustrates legal principles using simple examples that anyone can understand.No single book can turn you into a lawyer, but this...