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Hidden Mechanics of Exercise Molecules That Move Us
ISBN: HB: 9780674724945, Harvard University Press, March 2014
352 pp., 20.3x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 24 line illus.
As anyone who takes up a new sport quickly discovers, even basic athletic moves require high levels of coordination and control. Whether dribbling a basketball or hitting a backhand, limbs must be synchronized and bodies balanced, all with precise ti...
Beauty without the Breast
ISBN: PB: 9780982914410, Harvard University Press, January 2013
375 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 32 black&white illus.
Felicia Knaul, an economist who has lived and worked for two decades in Latin America on health and social development, documents the personal and professional sides of her breast cancer experience. "Beauty without the Breast" contrasts her difficult...
Internal Time Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You're So Tired
ISBN: PB: 9780674975392, ISBN: HB: 9780674065857, Harvard University Press, April 2012
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 1 halftone, 40 line illus.
Early birds and night owls are born, not made. Sleep patterns may be the most obvious manifestation of the highly individualized biological clocks we inherit, but these clocks also regulate bodily functions from digestion to hormone levels to cogniti...
How Fat Works
ISBN: PB: 9780674034990, Harvard University Press, September 2009
272 pp., 21x14 cm
An experimental pathologist and molecular geneticist, Philip Wood uses gene-knockout technology to study the way mouse genes regulate the metabolism of fat – research that provides insights into the workings of fatty-acid metabolism in humans and wha...