Health Sciences provides the essential scientific background for a range of courses related to health and sports including GCSE and GNVQ. The full-colour, richly illustrated text includes material on human physiology, anatomy and development firmly placed in a medical and vocational context.
Complementary therapies are introduced and approaches to healthy living are discussed. Learning objectives, summaries of key information, questions and a detailed glossary activate the text and make this book particularly useful for self-supported study.
The text is organised around 9 major themes. Assignments appropriate for Key Skills are spread evenly throughout the themes.
1 The Human Body
3 Feeding and digestion
7 Health decisions
9 The Human Environment
Glossary and Index
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'Health Sciences' provides the essential biological background for a wide range of courses including Human Biology GCSE, Health and Social Care GNVQ, pre-nursing qualifications and a range of Sports Science courses.
'Health Sciences' is in full colour and is richly illustrated throughout with a range of diagrams and photographs including photomicrographs and electron micrographs. Learning objectives and summaries in each chapter help students to study while the many questions embedded in the text help to prepare them for public examinations.
Assignments help students to interrogate scientific data and develop their Key Skill competencies.
Anyone who is following a course that requires a clear understanding of the biology of the human body should see this book.
• Medically accurate and reliable text written by a team of teachers and doctors
• An accessible, user-friendly style with full support for a wide range of readers
• Treatment of the human physiology needed for many sports science courses
• Discussion of alternative and complementary medical approaches
• Opportunities for Key Skill competencies.
Pamela Minett is a well-known author of books on health and child development. She is an ex-teacher with many years experience of teaching students at GCSE level.
Dr David Wayne and Dr David Rubenstein are successful authors of a number of medical texts at undergraduate level.
All three authors worked together previously on the successful book Human Form and Function published by Collins.
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Book Description Collins Educational, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 3278344