Complementary and alternative approaches to health and medicine have become increasingly widespread as the limits of conventional treatments become more apparent. "Holistic" "Anatomy "presents an authoritative study of anatomy, physiology, and pathology but expands the discussion by connecting the science of the body to a variety of alternative modalities to explore how human beings exist within--and interact with--their environment, and how they experience existence in emotional and spiritual terms. Basic scientific terminology and detailed descriptions are interwoven with informal, sometimes humorous observations, facts, and ideas about life. The mechanisms, structure, and functions of the...
Excerpt from d104-Book of Anatomy and Physiology for Nurses The material of the first edition of Anatomy and Physiology for N arses has been thoroughly revised for this new edition and a number of questions for each chapter have been inserted at the end of the book. My thanks are due to Dr. F. G. Inman, of San Francisco, for helping me with the revision. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
See the world in a whole new way! Acclaimed illustrator Julia Rothman combines art and science in this exciting and educational guide to the structure, function, and personality of the natural world. Explore the anatomy of a jellyfish, the inside of a volcano, monarch butterfly migration, how sunsets work, and much more. Rothman’s whimsical illustrations are paired with interactive activities that encourage curiosity and inspire you to look more closely at the world all around you.
Excerpt from A Text-Book of Anatomy: By American Authors The authors have unceasingly endeavored to facilitate the work Of both student and teacher. Both are tested in every examination, and particularly in those con ducted by State Licensing Boards. Accordingly, from the vast accumulations of anatomical science those portions have been selected which are likely to be of actual service to the student in his subsequent study, and to the practitioner in his clinical work. Emphasis has been laid upon the most important facts, Obscurities have been clarified, the greatest amount of help has been given in the parts which are most difficult to learn, and everything has been illustrated by all avai...
“I cannot tell you the number of times I’ve wondered, especially after a spicy meal, why evolution wasn’t smart enough to build us with buttholes made out of something more durable? Titanium, perhaps?”
This is Pilates as you've never seen it before. With detailed descriptions, step-by-step instruction, and stunning full-color anatomical illustrations, "Pilates" "Anatomy" takes you inside the exercises and programs that will tone the body, stabilize the core, improve balance, and increase flexibility. Using the original mat work of Joseph Pilates, you'll see how key muscles are used, how variations and minor adjustments can influence effectiveness, and how breathing, alignment, posture, and movement are all fundamentally linked. Choosing from over 45 exercises, you can target a particular body region and delve deeper to stretch, strengthen, and finely coordinate specific muscles. You'll also find techniques for breathing, concentration, and self-awareness for a unique exercise experience that enhances your mind and your body. Whether you are just beginning to explore the beauty and benefits of Pilates or have been practicing for years, "Pilates" "Anatomy" is a one-of-a-kind resource that you'll refer to again and again.
Integrating anatomy and clinical concepts, this volulme is organized intuitively, with self-contained guides to specific topics on every two-page spread. Hundreds of clinical applications are integrated into the anatomical descriptons, emphasizing the vital link between anatomical structure and function. With over 1,700 newlly created illustrations and 100 tables, this work features comprehelnsive coverage of the musculoskeletal system and general anatomy, in addition to embryology and surface anatomy.