Movers and shapers: bones, muscles and joints
The most astonishing and complex organism on earth - the human body - is explored in this dynamic new series. A dazzling array of specialist photography and state-of-the-art digital illustration reveals the secrets of human biology in breathtaking detail. Incorporating the very latest medical research, this groundbreaking series provides a compelling guide to what makes us work, from our heartbeat to brain cells.
Feature spreads take an in-depth look at a wide range of subjects, including the invisible creatures that set up home on our skin and the amazing scanning techniques doctors use to peer inside the body. Rounding off each book is a comprehensive glossary, together with key website links. For anyone who has ever marvelled at the intricacies and workings of the human body, Bodyscope is an indispensable series. Bones, muscles and joints give the human body shape and structure. They also enable us to perform a wide range of movements, from smiling (which involves 17 facial muscles) to dancing (which requires over 100 muscles, bones and joints to work together).;Bodyscope - Movers and Shapers peels away our outer layers and reveals how the musculo-skeletal system works so efficiently and effectively.
This fundamental system operates across all areas of the body and these are explored in turn. Along the way, the reader is shown how limbs move, why exercise is vital to keep our muscles and joints in good working order, and how bones heal themselves.
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