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Physics Of The Human Body

Author : Irving Herman
ISBN : 3540296042
Genre : Science
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This book comprehensively addresses the physical and engineering aspects of human physiology by using and building on first-year college physics and mathematics. It is the most comprehensive book on the physics of the human body, and the only book also providing theoretical background. The book is geared to undergraduates interested in physics, medical applications of physics, quantitative physiology, medicine, and biomedical engineering.
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Physics Of The Human Body

Author : Richard P. McCall
ISBN : 9780801894558
Genre : Medical
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Blood pumping through our veins is a vital example of Poiseuille flow; the act of running requires friction to propel the runner forward; and the quality of our eyesight demonstrates how properties of light enable us to correct near- and far-sightedness. --
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Physics Of The Human Body

Author : Irving P. Herman
ISBN : 9783319239323
Genre : Science
File Size : 80.26 MB
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This book comprehensively addresses the physics and engineering aspects of human physiology by using and building on first-year college physics and mathematics. Topics include the mechanics of the static body and the body in motion, the mechanical properties of the body, muscles in the body, the energetics of body metabolism, fluid flow in the cardiovascular and respiratory systems, the acoustics of sound waves in speaking and hearing, vision and the optics of the eye, the electrical properties of the body, and the basic engineering principles of feedback and control in regulating all aspects of function. The goal of this text is to clearly explain the physics issues concerning the human body, in part by developing and then using simple and subsequently more refined models of the macrophysics of the human body. Many chapters include a brief review of the underlying physics. There are problems at the end of each chapter; solutions to selected problems are also provided. This second edition enhances the treatments of the physics of motion, sports, and diseases and disorders, and integrates discussions of these topics as they appear throughout the book. Also, it briefly addresses physical measurements of and in the body, and offers a broader selection of problems, which, as in the first edition, are geared to a range of student levels. This text is geared to undergraduates interested in physics, medical applications of physics, quantitative physiology, medicine, and biomedical engineering.
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Physics Of The Human Body Lose Weight For Good

ISBN : 9781547511433
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 28.76 MB
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The best book for losing weight without dieting. Do not let them fool you. 90% of weight loss books are a con or are based on pointless diets. This is a scientific method that works perfectly, that has been calibrated over years and approved by different committees of doctors in physics. This is the only book that applies the laws of physics to weight loss.
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Biomechanics Of The Human Body

Author : Emico Okuno
ISBN : 9781461485766
Genre : Science
File Size : 71.42 MB
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Biomechanics of the Human Body teaches basic physics concepts using examples and problems based on the human body. The reader will also learn how the laws of mechanics may help to understand the conditions of the static and dynamic equilibrium of one of the marvels of nature: the human body. The mathematical language used in physics has always been pointed out as responsible for students’ difficulties. So, each concept given is followed by explanatory examples, with subsequent application and fixation exercises. It is a richly illustrated book that facilitates the comprehension of presented concepts. Biomechanics of the Human Body can be useful to students of physical and occupational therapy, physical education, the life sciences, and health care professionals who deal with biomechanics. This book is also recommended for sport practitioners as well as the general reader interested in the mechanics of the human body.
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Mechanics Heat And The Human Body

Author : Howard D. Goldick
ISBN : UOM:39015050328767
Genre : Medical
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This unique introduction to physics for readers who are particularly interested in the human body covers a limited number of distinct physics topics (related to mechanics and heat) in great depth and with many examples and problems that relate directly to readers' interests. Each topic is developed quantitatively using high school-level algebra (linear equations, simultaneous equations), trigonometric functions, and vectors. Applications focus on typical situations--e.g., the need for and proper use of a cane; the need for heat transfer from the body to the environment during exercise and the relative contributions of the various mechanisms (convection, radiation, evaporation of sweat); the relation between energy ingested as food and energy expended during exercise; etc. Motion; Force; Vectors; Newton's Second Law; Momentum And Impulse; Angular Motion; Torque; Shoulder; Knee; Lower Back; FHP; Heat And Energy; Conservation Of Energy; Work; Chemical Energy; Elastic Energy; Nuclear Energy. For premedical students, Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists.
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Physics And The Human Body

Author : Hiram Baddeley
ISBN : 9781438917030
Genre : Medical
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Physics and the Human Body is about how we found out how our bodies and the world about us work. It is the common history of the discovery of the laws of physics and the exploration of human body over more than two millennia. Theories about what nature is, what we are and how our bodies function, have concerned natural philosophers and physicians since the time of Hippocrates and Empedocles. The purpose of this book is to give a coherent history of relevant theories and discoveries to show how physics and human biology are linked. Since the Renaissance natural philosophers and physicians have collaborated and influenced one another; Galileo and Santorini, Borelli and Malpighi, Isaac Newton and John Locke, Marie Curie and Claudius Regaud. Many theories and discoveries have been made by those who were both natural philosophers and physicians: Empedocles, Ibn Sina, Gilbert, Stensen, Mayow, Stahl, Black, Poiseuille, Young, Purkinje, von Helmholtz, Berzelius and Koch. Two important themes recur in these stories of discovery. The first is the close relationship between the physical and medical sciences. The second is the inspirational nature of discovery and the power of inventive genius to formulate surprising theories of great explanatory and predictive power; theories that have revolutionized our ways of looking at the natural world and ourselves. These discoveries emphasize that the laws of physics govern the living human body as they do inanimate matter. Physics goes on inside us as well as outside. Yet for many people this unsurprising reality has been hard to accept because physics and medical biology have, in the past, been presented as entirely separate disciplines. The physics of quantum electrodynamics helped to understand the role of DNA in human genetics. The Human Genome Project completed in 2003 resulted from the discoveries of physicists as well as medical scientists and promises further insights into our nature. Quantum and radiation physics have provided new technologies such as ultrasound, nuclear medicine and computed tomography for non-surgical exploration of the living body.
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Physics With Illustrative Examples From Medicine And Biology

Author : George B. Benedek
ISBN : 038798769X
Genre : Science
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A reissue of a classic book, intended for undergraduate courses in biophysics, biological physics, physiology, medical physics, and biomedical engineering. This is an introduction to mechanics, with examples and problems from the medical and biological sciences, covering standard topics of kinematics, dynamics, statics, momentum, and feedback, control and stability but with the emphasis on physical and biological systems. The book can be used as a supplement to standard introductory physics courses, as well as for medical schools, medical physics courses, and biology departments. The three volumes combined present all the major topics in physics. Originally published in 1974 from the authors typescript, this reissue will be edited, corrected, typeset, the art redrawn, and an index added, plus a solutions manual will also be available.
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