Skeletal Muscle Circulation
by Ronald J. Korthuis
Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences 2011
Number of pages: 142
The aim of this treatise is to summarize the current understanding of the mechanisms for blood flow control to skeletal muscle under resting conditions, how perfusion is elevated (exercise hyperemia) to meet the increased demand for oxygen and other substrates during exercise, mechanisms underlying the beneficial effects of regular physical activity on cardiovascular health, the regulation of transcapillary fluid filtration and protein flux across the microvascular exchange vessels, and the role of changes in the skeletal muscle circulation in pathologic states.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Raghvendra K. Dubey (ed.) - InTech
This is a systematic and updated overview of the male/female sex-hormones and their impact in the physiology of various organs. Additionally, the book discusses their positive and negative association with the pathophysiology of various diseases.
by Marcus Seymour Pembrey - Longmans, Green
Physiology is the basis of medicine. The medical student should undergo a training in practical physiology, for thereby he learns to observe, to draw conclusions from his observations, and to unravel the causes of his failures.
by A. O. Osunderu - National Open University of Nigeria
Anatomy and physiology are closely integrated both theoretically and practically. Anatomical information provides clues about probable functions and physiological mechanisms can be explained only in terms of the underlying anatomy.
by Walter Hollis Eddy - American Book Co.
This book represents a selection of experimental matter, adapted to the age of elementary students of the subject and which will present the facts of physiology in a concrete form. This is an attempt to place the subject on an experimental basis.