Kumiko is all pumped up to run in the marathon at her university. But after she flunks a physiology test, she gets slammed with a makeup exam. Luckily, she runs into the friendly Professor Kasei who offers to tutor her. Follow along with Kumiko in The Manga Guide to Physiology and learn all about how the human body works. As you explore the heart and blood, sensation and the nervous system, the digestive system and metabolism, and other essential topics in human biology, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the mechanisms that keep your body functioning and healthy. Inside, you'll learn: How the body produces and burns ATP to power muscle contraction How you can measure blood pressure by listening to Korotkoff sounds How the kidneys filter out waste from the blood How body fluids are organized like a rice paddy How a cell nucleus churns out proteins like an auto factory Whether you're cramming for a test like Kumiko, or just want a leisurely refresher, The Manga Guide to Physiology is a charming look at the inner workings of the human body.
Product code: AQLVD
Publisher: No Starch Press,US
Dimensions: 18.0cm x 23.5cm
Publish date: 30/11/2015
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