Spinal Cord and Nerves

Spinal Cord and Nerves

by Steve Parker
     
 

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What is the autonomic nervous system?

How do nerves pass messages?

Where are the longest nerve cells in the human body?

Investigate the miracles of the human body with Body Focus. Each book provides an in-depth focus on a vital body part or system, the way it works, and why it occasionally goes wrong. The series also emphasizes the importance of exercise and

Overview

What is the autonomic nervous system?

How do nerves pass messages?

Where are the longest nerve cells in the human body?

Investigate the miracles of the human body with Body Focus. Each book provides an in-depth focus on a vital body part or system, the way it works, and why it occasionally goes wrong. The series also emphasizes the importance of exercise and a healthy lifestyle to keep our bodies in good working order.

Spinal Cord and Nerves explores the structure of the spinal cord and nerves and how they help our bodies to function. The book explains the different illnesses, conditions, and injuries that can affect our spinal cord and nerves, from spinal meningitis to a slipped disk, and outlines ways that we can keep our spinal cord and nerves healthy.

Each Book in the series includes:

information panels that focus on areas of study, health issues, and cutting-edge technology and treatments

a table that summarizes information about illnesses or injuries, and how they can be prevented or treated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432934156
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Body Focus Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
IG1100L (what's this?)
Age Range:
11 - 14 Years

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