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Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 5th (with Anatesse Software Printed Access Card) (Hardcover, 5th... Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 5th (with Anatesse Software Printed Access Card) (Hardcover, 5th edition)
Anthony Seikel, Douglas King, David Drumright
R902 R770 Discovery Miles 7 700 Save R132 (15%) Shipped within 8 - 13 working days

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING, Fifth Edition, provides a solid foundation in anatomical and physiological principles relevant to communication sciences and disorders. Ideal for speech-language pathology and audiology students, as well as practicing clinicians, the text integrates clinical information with everyday experiences to reveal how anatomy and physiology relate to the speech, language, and hearing systems. Combining comprehensive coverage with abundant, full-color illustrations and a strong practical focus, the text makes complex material approachable even for students with little or no background in anatomy and physiology. Thoroughly updated to reflect current trends, techniques, and best practices, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed text is supported by innovative Anatesse learning software-now accessible online via PC, Mac, and tablet devices-featuring tutorials, interactive quizzes, and other resources to help students of all learning styles master the material and prepare for professional licensing exams.

Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition): Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson Tortora's Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (Paperback, Global Edition)
Gerard J. Tortora, Bryan H. Derrickson
R1,303 R1,097 Discovery Miles 10 970 Save R206 (16%) In stock

With Wiley s Enhanced E-Text, you get all the benefits of a downloadable, reflowable eBook with added resources to make your study time more effective, including an embedded Student Solutions Manual with problem sets & answers. The phenomenally successful Principles of Anatomy and Physiology continues to set the discipline standard with the 15th edition. Designed for the 2-semester anatomy and physiology course, Principles of Anatomy and Physiology combines exceptional content and outstanding visuals for a rich and comprehensive classroom experience. Enhanced for a digital delivery, the 15th edition, gives students the ability to learn and explore anatomy and physiology both inside and outside of the classroom.

Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback): Collectif Quebec-Amerique Geillustreerde gids tot die menslike liggaam (Afrikaans, Paperback)
Collectif Quebec-Amerique; Translated by Amelia de Vaal
R132 Discovery Miles 1 320 Shipped within 10 - 15 working days

Met lewensgetroue hoedefinisie-illustrasies bied hierdie publikasie ín uitsonderlike blik op al die belangrikste liggaamsdele en -stelsels, van kroontjie tot kleintoontjie. Akkurate terminologie in Afrikaans en Engels, asook definisies en verhelderende teks stel lesers verder in staat om grondige kennis van die spesiale eienskappe en werking van die verskillende liggaamstelsels op te doen.

The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary - An A-Z quick reference with over 1900 essential terms... The Nurse's Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology Glossary - An A-Z quick reference with over 1900 essential terms explained (Spiral bound)
Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd, Jennifer Boore, Stephanie Dunleavy
R267 Discovery Miles 2 670 Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Designed with speed and simplicity in mind, this pocket-sized glossary provides an A-Z reference guide to over 1,900 key biological terms used in nursing. Key Features: 1. Prepare for practice - Clear definitions of commonly used terminology 2. Learn the language - Phonics-based guidance on pronunciation 3. Deepen your knowledge - Breaks down complex terms to aid understanding

The Human Body Book (Hardcover): Richard Walker, Steve Parker The Human Body Book (Hardcover)
Richard Walker, Steve Parker 1
R430 R332 Discovery Miles 3 320 Save R98 (23%) Shipped within 4 - 8 working days

An all-in-one illustrated guide to human anatomy with encyclopedic coverage from bones and muscles to systems and processes. This in-depth manual to the human body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is a must-have reference to help further your studies or knowledge of how our bodies work.

Each page of The Human Body Book, updated to reflect the latest medical advances, is illustrated with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, which are thoroughly annotated to take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping the human body ticking.

The opening chapter, Integrated Body, explains how the parts of the body work together at various levels of size and hierarchy to produce the living whole. It also contains an overview of the major body systems, enlivened by real-life 3D medical scans of the entire body. The chapters that follow provide coverage of the body function by function, system by system. Eleven main body systems are covered in turn, with each section ending on common injuries, diseases, and disorders afflicting that system. The book concludes with a chapter on Growth and Development which looks in detail at how the body changes over the course of a human lifespan.

Anatomy and Physiology - Adapted International Edition (Hardcover, 9 Revised Edition): Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau,... Anatomy and Physiology - Adapted International Edition (Hardcover, 9 Revised Edition)
Kevin T. Patton, Gary A. Thibodeau, Andrew Hutton
R1,468 R1,367 Discovery Miles 13 670 Save R101 (7%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This beautifully illustrated volume brings to life all the excitement and challenge of the study of human anatomy and physiology in one stunning resource! Characterised by its friendly and accessible writing style, each chapter of Anatomy & Physiology, Adapted International Edition, comes with a range of helpful learning features such as Study Hints, Chapter Outlines, Language of Science and Medicine lists, Case Studies, Chapter Summaries and Review- and Critical Thinking Questions. The volume also boasts over 1400 images together with the unique underlying themes entitled the 'Big Picture' and 'Cycle of Life', which serve to emphasize the importance of the interrelationship between systems of the body and how these systems are influenced, in turn, by development and aging. Alongside this emphasis on interdependence and change, comes a focus on homeostasis, which enables the reader to see how the healthy body is one that is carefully tuned and that disease can readily occur when internal balance is disrupted. Anatomy and Physiology, Adapted International Edition, has been fully updated to make full reference European healthcare systems, including drugs, relevant investigations and local treatment protocols. The also book comes with an extensive website facility and accompanying Brief Atlas of the Human Body and Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine. Anatomy & Physiology, Adapted International Edition, will be ideal for students of nursing and allied health professions, biomedical and paramedical science, operating department practice, complementary therapy and massage therapy, as well as anyone studying BTEC (or equivalent) human biology. Unique 'Clear View of the Human Body' allows the reader to build up a view of the body layer by layer Clear, conversational writing style helps demystify the complexities of human biology Content presented in digestible 'chunks' to aid reading and retention of facts Consistent unifying themes, such as the 'Big Picture' and 'Cycle of Life' features, help readers understand the interrelation of body systems and how they are influenced by age and development Accompanying Brief Atlas of the Human Body offers more than 100 full-colour transparencies and supplemental images that cover body parts, organs, cross sections, radiography images, and histology slides Quick Guide to the Language of Science and Medicine contains medical terminology and scientific terms, along with pronunciations, definitions, and word part breakdowns for terms highlighted in the text Numerous feature boxes such as Language of Science and Language of Medicine, Mechanisms of Disease, Health Matters, Diagnostic Study, FYI, and Sport and Fitness provide interesting and important side considerations to the main text More than 1,400 full-colour photographs and spectacular drawings illustrate the most current scientific knowledge and help bring difficult concepts to life Quick Check Questions within each chapter help reinforce learning by prompting readers to review what they just read Chapter outlines, chapter objectives and study tips begin each chapter Outline summaries, review questions, critical thinking questions, and case studies are included at the end of each chapter Study Hints found throughout the text give practical advice to students about mnemonics or other helpful means of understanding or recall Connect IT! features link to additional content online to facilitate wider study Helpful Glossary and Anatomical Directions Ideal for students who are new to the subject, or returning to study after a period of absence, and for anyone whose first language is not English

The Skeletal System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart): Anatomical Chart Company The Skeletal System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart)
Anatomical Chart Company
R340 Discovery Miles 3 400 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Classic illustrations by Peter Bachin. Shows anterior, lateral and posterior views of the skeletal system. Also illustrates portion of long bone, auditory ossicles, ligaments of the right hand (dorsal and palmar views), ligaments of the right foot (dorsal and plantar view) and the right knee joint (anterior and posterior views). May we also recommend

The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback): Dk The Concise Human Body Book - An illustrated guide to its structure, function and disorders (Paperback)
Dk 1
R299 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R51 (17%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Discover all there is to know about human anatomy in DK's latest concise visual guide to the human body. Fully updated to reflect the latest medical information, The Concise Human Body Book is illustrated throughout with colourful and comprehensive diagrams, photographs, scans, and 3D artworks, which take you right into the cells and fibres that are responsible for keeping your body ticking. The Concise Human Body Book provides full coverage of the body, function by function, system by system. In the opening chapter, colourful medical scans, illustrations, and easy-to-understand diagrams show you how the different parts of the body work together to produce a living whole. Eleven main body systems - including the skeletal system, cardiovascular system, and respiratory system - are then covered in intricate detail in the following chapters, with each section ending on common diseases and disorders that can affect that system. From bones and muscles to systems and processes, this in-depth, pocket-sized guide to the body's physical structure, chemical workings, and potential problems is the must-have reference manual for trainee medical professionals, students, or anyone interested in finding out more about how the human body works.

Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, International Edition): Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II Moore's Essential Clinical Anatomy (Paperback, Sixth, International Edition)
Anne M.R. Agur, Arthur F. Dalley II
R1,034 R867 Discovery Miles 8 670 Save R167 (16%) In stock
Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback): Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing Practice (Paperback)
Jennifer Boore, Neal Cook, Andrea Shepherd
R791 R636 Discovery Miles 6 360 Save R155 (20%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is not available as a print inspection copy. To download an E-inspection copy click here or for more information contact your local sales representative. Drawing together the best of text, video and interactive material for the complete A&P learning resource for nurses. Effective, holistic nursing is impossible without a firm grasp of how the human body functions but knowledge of the scientific theory on its own is not enough. Using the person-centred practice framework as a guiding principle, this book brings anatomy and physiology to life combining the best of print and online learning into one integrated package. Key features Connects theory with nursing practice exploring the science from the perspective of a fictional family Supported by a rich array of video material including interactive figures, animations and mini-tutorials - perfect for visual learners Full of engaging activities designed to complement self-directed learning A bank of 170 online multiple choice questions and over 800 flashcards - ideal for revision and consolidating knowledge Written with the needs of nurses firmly in mind, focusing on the essential information More than just a book! Get 12 months FREE access to an interactive eBook* when you buy the paperback! (Print paperback version only, ISBN 9781473938465) Each purchase includes 12 months access to an interactive eBook version which seamlessly blends the traditional textbook format with the best of online learning. Students can study when and how they want and make use of additional tools including search, highlighting, annotation note sharing and much more. The book is also supported by a SAGE Edge website containing complete access to videos, animations, student revision material and action plans. Lecturer resources to support your teaching, including downloadable figures from the book and a test bank of questions for assessment use, are also available. Visit https://edge.sagepub.com/essentialaandp to find out more. *interactivity only available through Vitalsource eBook

Histology and Cell Biology - Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition (Paperback, 5th Revised edition): Douglas F. Paulsen Histology and Cell Biology - Examination and Board Review, Fifth Edition (Paperback, 5th Revised edition)
Douglas F. Paulsen
R1,404 Discovery Miles 14 040 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

A complete one-stop review of the clinically important aspects of histology and cell biology--user-friendly, concise, and packed with learning aids

The ideal review for course exams and the USMLE

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"This is a wonderful resource for students of medicine, dentistry, and the allied health sciences. The book combines traditional topics in histology with elements of modern cell biology and medical physiology.... This is the body of information that students of microscopic anatomy need to know to understand the foundations of clinical medicine and succeed on future licensing examinations. Students will use this book to review key concepts in modern histology."--"Doody's Review Service"

This popular title in the LANGE series is specifically designed to help you make the most of your study time--whether you're studying histology and cell biology for the first time or reviewing for course exams or the USMLE. With this focused review you will be able to pinpoint your weak areas, and then improve your comprehension with learning aids especially designed to help you understand and retain even the most difficult material.

You will find complete easy-to-follow coverage of all the need-to-know material: fundamental concepts, the four basic tissues types, and organs and organ systems--presented in a consistent, time-saving design. At the conclusion of the book, you will find a Diagnostic Final Exam that has been updated with longer, case-related stems that mimic the USMLE Step 1 examination.

Each chapter is devoted to one specific topic and includes learning aids such as:
Objectives that point out significant facts and concepts that you must know about each topic Max Yield(TM) study questions that direct you to key facts needed to master material most often covered on exams A synopsis presented in outline form that reviews all the basic histology and related cell biology covered on exams Multiple-choice questions written in a style most commonly used in medical school

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Thoroughly revised Q&A Completely updated text and practice questions to reflect current knowledge Information added to each chapter regarding relevant pathology/clinical issues; possibly as a separate colored box

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FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS: Methods of Study, The Plasma Membrane & Cytoplasm, The Nucleus & Cell Cycle, THE FOUR BASIC TISSUE TYPES: Epithelial Tissue, Connective Tissue, Adipose Tissue, Cartilage, Bone, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Connective Tissues Nerve Tissue, Muscle Tissue, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Basic Tissue Types, ORGANS & ORGAN SYSTEMS: Circulatory System, Peripheral Blood, Hematopoiesis, Lymphoid System, Digestive Tract, Glands Associated with the Digestive Tract, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Digestive System, Respiratory System, Skin, Urinary System, Pituitary & Hypothalamus, Adrenals, Islets of Langerhans, Thyroid, Parathyroids, & Pineal Body, Male Reproductive System, Female Reproductive System, Integrative Multiple-Choice Questions: Endocrine System, Sense Organs, Diagnostic Final Examination

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition): Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies (Paperback, 3rd Edition)
Erin Odya, Maggie A Norris
R449 R312 Discovery Miles 3 120 Save R137 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. * Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology * Get to know the body's anatomical structures from head to toe * Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive * Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Gray's Anatomy for Students Flash Cards (Cards, 4th Revised edition): Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell Gray's Anatomy for Students Flash Cards (Cards, 4th Revised edition)
Richard Drake, A. Wayne Vogl, Adam W. M Mitchell
R857 R770 Discovery Miles 7 700 Save R87 (10%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Based on the phenomenal artwork found in the 4th edition of Gray's Anatomy for Students, this set of over 400 flashcards is the perfect review companion to help you test your anatomical knowledge for course exams or the USMLE Step 1. It's portable, concise, and simply the best way to study anatomy. Study efficiently while being confident in your mastery of the most important anatomical concepts! Flashcards have been thoroughly revised to reflect the updates made to the companion text, Gray's Anatomy for Students, 4th Edition. Understand the clinical relevance of your anatomical knowledge with clinical imaging cards. Conveniently access all of the need-to-know anatomy information! Each card presents beautiful 4-color artwork or a radiologic image of a particular structure/area of the body, with numbered leader lines indicating anatomical structures; labels to the structures are listed by number on the reverse, in addition to relevant functions, clinical correlations, and more. Fully grasp the practical applications of anatomy with "In the Clinic" discussions on most cards, which relate structures to corresponding clinical disorders; a page reference to the companion textbook (Gray's Anatomy for Students, 4th Edition) facilitates access to further information. Access a clear, visual review of key concepts with wiring diagrams that detail the innervation of nerves to organs and other body parts, as well as muscle cards covering functions and attachments. Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Ultrasound Anatomy of Lower Limb Muscles - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2015 ed.): Enzo Silvestri, Alessandro Muda, Davide... Ultrasound Anatomy of Lower Limb Muscles - A Practical Guide (Paperback, 2015 ed.)
Enzo Silvestri, Alessandro Muda, Davide Orlandi
R1,774 R1,398 Discovery Miles 13 980 Save R376 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The book provides a comprehensive description of the basic ultrasound principles, normal anatomy of the lower limb muscles and classification of muscle strain injuries. Ultrasound images are coupled with anatomical schemes explaining probe positioning and scanning technique for the various muscles of the thigh and leg. For each muscle, a brief explanation of normal anatomy is also provided, together with a list of tricks and tips and advice on how to perform the ultrasound scan in clinical practice. This book is an excellent practical teaching guide for beginners and a useful reference for more experienced sonographers.

The Concise  Book of Muscles  Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition): Chris Jarmey The Concise Book of Muscles Fourth Edition (Paperback, New edition)
Chris Jarmey 1
R499 R395 Discovery Miles 3 950 Save R104 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This newly revised fourth edition of The Concise Book of Muscles is a comprehensive guide to the major muscle groups. Fully illustrated with more than 500 drawings, and easy to use, this compact reference provides a complete profile for each muscle, clearly showing its origin, insertion, nerve supply, and action, the movements that use it, and, where appropriate, exercises that stretch and strengthen it. The book's distinctive quick-reference format shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. Each muscle chapter now includes an overview of the gross anatomy of the body area, to show bony landmarks, cross-sections of muscle layers, and points of attachment, as well as a quick reference and an overview of the nerve pathways that are most relevant. The book alsoIt includes a new chapter on the pelvic floor muscles, which are of particular interest to those studying or practicing yoga and Pilates. While designed for the student and beginning practitioner of anatomy, massage, bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic medicine, physiotherapy, yoga, and Pilates or any other health-related field, The Concise Book of Muscles is equally useful for athletes and anyone interested in the workings of the human body. The late Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979, and taught anatomy, shiatsu, qigong, and bodywork therapy throughout Europe. This new edition has been updated with a number of recommendations from Cecilia Brassett, University Clinical Anatomist, University of Cambridge, and Councillor of both The Anatomical Society and the British Association of Clinical Anatomists,, and the writing of Dr. Dan Quemby, who has taught pharmacology, physiology, and anatomy to medical and science students at St. Andrew's University and University College London.

Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves (Book): Amgad S Hanna Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves (Book)
Amgad S Hanna
R2,439 R2,178 Discovery Miles 21 780 Save R261 (11%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This book is a comprehensive illustrated surgical guide to operative exposures of the spinal nerves, also known as peripheral nerves. Each chapter is devoted to a particular nerve and describes the origin, anatomic relations, branches, surgical approaches, and clinical significance. The text is concise and easy to read and is complemented by informative color photos from cadaveric dissections and surgical procedures. A separate chapter on technical notes identifies surgical pearls relating to techniques such as nerve suturing and nerve transfers. Importantly, unlike other peripheral nerve atlases, this book is accompanied by videos of different approaches. The book will be especially valuable for residents and fellows in training and candidates for oral board and MOC examinations. It is also designed to provide a quick illustrated review for surgeons unfamiliar with a procedure. Most videos are less than 5 minutes long, and it should take less than 10 minutes to review each approach, including watching the video. Anatomy and Exposures of Spinal Nerves will effectively fill a gap caused by the absence of a peripheral nerve surgeon from many neurosurgery training programs.

Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder (Hardcover): Gregory I. Bain, Eiji Itoi, Giovanni Di Giacomo, Hiroyuki Sugaya Normal and Pathological Anatomy of the Shoulder (Hardcover)
Gregory I. Bain, Eiji Itoi, Giovanni Di Giacomo, Hiroyuki Sugaya
R3,780 R2,978 Discovery Miles 29 780 Save R802 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

This cutting-edge monograph on advanced clinical anatomy and pathoanatomy of the shoulder, written by the world's leading authors, reflects recent significant advances in understanding of anatomy and pathology. It is beautifully illustrated with exquisite photographs of anatomical specimens, and images from arthroscopy, histology, and radiology complete the picture. The accompanying text brings out the clinical, biomechanical, and functional relevance and focuses on aspects important to the high-performance athlete. In addition, the book closely assesses how each component of the normal anatomy responds to trauma, disease, and degeneration. The finer points of the pathoanatomy are demonstrated with clinical cases, histology, radiology, arthroscopy, and open surgery. The text details how the pathoanatomy affects the patient presentation, clinical examination, and imaging. It is also explained how the pathology affects the natural history and the outcome of physical therapy and influences recommendations for surgical treatments. This book will be of immense value both to trainees and to specialists who manage disorders of the shoulder, including orthopedic surgeons, sports physicians, and physiotherapists. It will also be of great interest to anatomists and pathologists.

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook - A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students (Paperback): Ian Peate Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook - A Study Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Students (Paperback)
Ian Peate 1
R548 R445 Discovery Miles 4 450 Save R103 (19%) Shipped within 7 - 13 working days

This new study guide is a companion to the bestselling textbook Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students, and is designed to help and support you with this subject area, by testing and consolidating your knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Jam-packed with tips, hints, activities and exercises, this workbook will guide you through the core areas of anatomy and physiology, and provide you with loads of help with your studies. Designed to support all styles of learning, Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology Workbook provides you with a wide range of activities including: * Clear illustrations for tracing, copying, shading and colouring in * Blank diagrams for labelling * Multiple choice questions * Fill in the gap exercises * Learning tips and hints * Crosswords * Word searches Also available: Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology for Nursing and Healthcare Students 2nd edition the bestselling textbook upon which this study guide is based.

The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III - Maximizing Results with Advanced Training Techniques (Paperback): Frederic... The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III - Maximizing Results with Advanced Training Techniques (Paperback)
Frederic Delavier, Michael Gundill
R593 R410 Discovery Miles 4 100 Save R183 (31%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Frederic Delavier, the mastermind behind the bestselling Strength Training Anatomy phenomenon, delivers once again. More than two million readers have turned to his books to find the most effective exercises in strength training. Now, in The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III, Delavier and co-author Michael Gundhill picks up where Volume II left off. Strength Training Anatomy III is loaded with 146 of Delavier's unparalleled illustrations and 195 photos depicting proper exercise technique. These are supplemented with descriptions, explanation of muscle engagement and interactions, variations, benefits, limitations and safety considerations. You'll be able to assemble these exercises into advanced programmes for long-term strength and muscle development. Break past your training plateaus with high-tech strength training protocols like electrical stimulation, blood flow restriction and vibration and oscillation training. In the striking detail that only Frederic Delavier offers, The Strength Training Anatomy Workout III helps you cross the threshold to advanced muscle development and strength gains.

Gray's Anatomy - With Original Illustrations by Henry Carter (Paperback): Henry Gray Gray's Anatomy - With Original Illustrations by Henry Carter (Paperback)
Henry Gray
R249 R196 Discovery Miles 1 960 Save R53 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

The definitive professional guide to the human body, valued by medical practitioners, students and laypeople alike for its accuracy. Henry Gray's Anatomy Descriptive and Surgical has been the definitive medical book for students of the human body since its first publication in 1858. The 1860 edition was extensively revised by the author and was the last to be published in his lifetime.

The Human Brain Book - An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders (Hardcover): Rita Carter The Human Brain Book - An Illustrated Guide to Its Structure, Function, and Disorders (Hardcover)
Rita Carter
R677 R536 Discovery Miles 5 360 Save R141 (21%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days
The Muscular System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, New edition): Anatomical Chart Company The Muscular System Anatomical Chart (Wallchart, New edition)
Anatomical Chart Company
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The Anatomical Venus (Hardcover): Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid  Anatomy Museum The Anatomical Venus (Hardcover)
Joanna Ebenstein, Morbid Anatomy Museum 1
R552 R372 Discovery Miles 3 720 Save R180 (33%) Shipped within 7 - 12 working days

Beneath the original Venetian glass and rosewood case at La Specola in Florence lies Clemente Susini's Anatomical Venus (c. 1790), a perfect object whose luxuriously bizarre existence challenges belief. It - or, better, she - was conceived of as a means to teach human anatomy without need for constant dissection, which was messy, ethically fraught and subject to quick decay. This life-sized wax woman is adorned with glass eyes and human hair and can be dismembered into dozens of parts revealing, at the final remove, a beatific foetus curled in her womb. Sister models soon appeared throughout Europe, where they not only instructed the specialist students, but also delighted the general public. Deftly crafted dissectable female wax models and slashed beauties of the world's anatomy museums and fairgrounds of the 18th and 19th centuries take centre stage in this disquieting volume. Since their creation in late 18th-century Florence, these wax women have seduced, intrigued and amazed. Today, they also confound, troubling the edges of our neat categorical divides: life and death, science and art, body and soul, effigy and pedagogy, spectacle and education, kitsch and art. Incisive commentary and captivating imagery reveal the evolution of these enigmatic sculptures from wax effigy to fetish figure and the embodiment of the uncanny.

Anatomy: A Crash Course - Become An Instant Expert (Hardcover): Joanna Matthan Anatomy: A Crash Course - Become An Instant Expert (Hardcover)
Joanna Matthan
R303 R248 Discovery Miles 2 480 Save R55 (18%) Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

Anatomy: A Crash Course takes you on a journey through the human body, from the dissection of each body part to the operation of the different systems linking them together. The book is divided into four chapters, covering: the head and neck; the chest; the abdominopelvic region; and the back and limbs. Each chapter contains an overview and thirteen illustrated topics, each broken down into small, digestible chunks. `Gross anatomy' depicts the features and function of the body part, while `Clinical anatomy' reveals what happens when things go wrong. Finally, `Anatomy trivia' provides the unusual and lesser-known secrets of our bodies. With an introduction to the history of anatomy, an illustrated timeline and biographies, plus feature spreads covering topics from the language of anatomy to electrochemical signalling, this is the perfect crash course for budding anatomists.

Anatomic Study of the Clitoris and the Bulbo-Clitoral Organ (Hardcover, 2014 ed.): Vincent Di Marino, Hubert Lepidi Anatomic Study of the Clitoris and the Bulbo-Clitoral Organ (Hardcover, 2014 ed.)
Vincent Di Marino, Hubert Lepidi
R2,996 Discovery Miles 29 960 Shipped within 7 - 11 working days

This eagerly awaited book offers a unique, comprehensive scientific study of the anatomy of the organ of female sexual pleasure. The authors use macroscopic and microscopic research to guide the reader from the glans, the visible part of the clitoris, where they explore the impressive sensory corpuscles, to the hidden roots of the bulbo-clitoral organ. They show its complexity, its exact location within the external genitalia and its intimate relationship with the urethro-vaginal pyramid. They also remind us that throughout history there has been a failure to understand this organ, and explain that this misunderstanding remains the cause of persistent excisions, criminal mutilating practices that have not yet been eradicated. Using extensive iconography, they demonstrate throughout this book that the bulbo-clitoral organ is an exceptional natural treasure that every woman possesses and that every man should know well.

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