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  Shelf Number   531.3 HER 2nd ed.  
  Author   Herman, Irving P.  
  Title   Physics of the human body / Irving P. Herman.  
  Edition   Second edition.  
  Imprint   Cham : Springer, c2016.  
  Collation   xxiv, 953 pages :  illustrations ;  25 cm.  
  Bibliography Note   Includes bibliographical references and index.  
  Contents   Contents: Preface -- Terminology, the Standard Human, and Scaling -- Statics of the Body -- Motion -- Mechanical Properties of the Body -- Muscles -- Metabolism: Energy, Heat, Work, and Power of the Body -- Fluid Pressure, Fluid Flow in the Body, and Motion in Fluids -- Cardiovascular System -- Lungs and Breathing -- Sound, Speech, and Hearing -- Light, Eyes, and Vision -- Electrical and Magnetic Properties -- Feedback and Control.  
  Description   "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."--Publisher.  
  Series   Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering  
  Subjects   Medical physics.  
    Human physiology.  
    Biomedical engineering.  
  ISBN   9783319239309 hardback  
  Record Number   000112338  
  Digital Object    cover   
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