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Internal time : chronotypes, social jet lag, and why you're so tired / by Roenneberg, Till.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Worlds apart -- Of early birds and long sleepers -- Counting sheep -- A curious astronomer -- The lost days -- The periodic shift worker -- The fast hamster -- Dawn at the gym -- The elusive transcript -- Temporal ecology -- Wait until dark -- The end of adolescence -- What a waste of time! -- Days on other planets -- When will my organs arrive? -- The scissors of sleep -- Early socialists-late capitalists -- Constant twilight -- From Frankfurt to Morocco and back -- Light at night -- Partnership timing -- A clock for all seasons -- Professional selection -- The nocturnal bottleneck.Internal Time combines storytelling with accessible science tutorials to explain how our internal clocks work--for example, why morning classes are so unpopular and why "lazy" adolescents are wise to avoid them. We learn why the constant twilight of our largely indoor lives makes us dependent on alarm clocks and tired, and why social demands and work schedules lead to a social jet lag that compromises our daily functioning. --from publisher description
Subjects: Chronobiology.; Biological rhythms.; Biological Clocks.; Chronobiology Phenomena.; Circadian Rhythm.;
© 2012., Harvard University Press,
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Rhythms of life : the biological clocks that control the daily lives of every living thing / by Foster, Russell G.; Kreitzman, Leon.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-269) and index.
Subjects: Biological rhythms.;
© 2004., Profile Books,
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The athlete's clock : how biology and time affect sport performance / by Rowland, Thomas W.;
Includes bibliographical references and index.Who's in charge here? Setting the race pace -- Marching to the same drummer : cadence in endurance events -- Dragsters, tiger beetles, and Usain Bolt : time and speed -- Night and day: circadian rhythms and sport performance -- It's all in the timing : keeping your eye on the ball -- Getting better all the time: the development of athletic skill during the childhood years : a conversation with Bob Malina -- Over the hill : aging and sport performance.In this exceptionally readable exploration of athletic achievement, the author draws practical conclusions from science and experience to describe how various aspects of time affect sport performance. Readers can investigate challenging questions such as whether athletes consciously control sport performance, how young athletes can be safely nurtured to greatness, and what the optimal time of day is for training. This book takes you on a wide-ranging journey into the complexity and beauty of the human body in motion. It will forever change the way you watch and participate in sport as you come to realize it's all in the timing. -- from Back Cover
Subjects: Sports; Chronobiology.; Athletic Performance; Chronobiology Phenomena; Sports;
© c2011., Human Kinetics,
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Younger next year* : the exercise program / by Crowley, Chris.; Lodge, Henry S.,author.; Fabrocini, Bill,contributor.;
"The exercise book that the one-million-plus readers of the Younger next year series have been waiting for. The exercise book that takes the intimidation out of starting a workout regimen, then serves as a detailed guide for life. The exercise book based on the science that shows how we can turn back our biological clocks by a combination of aerobics and strength fitness. The exercise book that will show every reader, no matter how young or old, how to live with newfound vibrancy, strength, endurance, confidence, and joy"--Includes bibliographical references and index.Why Exercise Matters So Very Much -- The Magic Bullet: Aerobic Exercise -- "It's Been Awhile ..." -- How Hard Should You Work Out? -- Skip This Chapter -- The Astonishing Importance of Strength Training -- Train Movements, Not Muscles: Whole-Body Movement -- The Three Little Pigs, or Posture, and a Strong Core -- Preparation for Movement: The Warm-Ups -- Strength Training: The Twenty-Five Sacred Exercises.
Subjects: Longevity.; Exercise therapy.; Exercise for older people.; Physical fitness for older people.;
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The secret pulse of time : making sense of life's scarcest commodity / by Klein, Stefan,1965-; Frisch, Shelley Laura.;
Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-316) and index.Twenty-five hours : what happens when nothing happens -- Owls and larks : a biological clock guides us through the day -- A sense of seconds : the origin of inner time -- The longest hour : why time races and crawls -- Atoms of time : how long does the present last? -- "Twinkies, granola" : neglecting the now -- Frozen in time : we are the architects of our memory -- Seven years are like a moment : why life speeds up as we grow older -- The allure of speed : how fast a pace can we endure? -- The cup of life runneth over : why it is so difficult to stay focused, and how to do it -- Ruled by the clock : little time [is not equal to] big stress -- Masters of our time : a matter of motivation -- Dismantling the clock : is time just an illusion?
Subjects: Time perception.; Time perception; Time management.; Life.;
© 2009, c2007., Da Capo Lifelong
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This matter of marriage / [electronic resource]. by Macomber, Debbie.; Rudd, Kate.;
Narrator: Kate Rudd.If I want to get married and have a family (and I do), it's time for a plan!! -- from Hallie McCarthy's diary. The alarm on Hallie's biological clock is buzzing away. She's hitting the big three-0 and there's no prospect of marriage, no man in sight. But Hallie's an organized, goal-setting kind of person. She gives herself a year to meet Mr. Knight in Shining Armor. But all her dates are disasters. (There's the cheapskate and the sex fiend and...well, never mind.) Too bad she can't just fall for her good-looking neighbor, Steve Marris. He's definitely not her type. Anyway, Steve's busy trying to win back his ex-wife, Mary Lynn, who's busy getting married -- but not to Steve. Life would be so much simpler if he could fall for someone else. Like...Hallie. They're friends, though -- and sometimes friends become lovers. Sometimes friends become more....Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Romance.;
On-line resources: http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=3198206 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive;
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Connected : how trains, genes, pineapples, piano keys, and a few disasters transformed Americans at the dawn of the Twentieth Century / by Cassedy, Steven,author.;
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-304) and index."To push back the shadow upon the dial of time" : the astonishing new facts of life and death -- The biological self -- Sex o'clock in America -- The neurophysiological mind; Or not -- The network of spatialized time -- The networked house and home -- The globalized consumer network : from pineapples to Turkey Red cigarettes to the bunny hug -- Race goes scientific, then transnational -- Religion goes worldly, ecumenical, and collective -- Citizen, community, state -- Conclusion : who you are.
© 2014., Stanford University Press,
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Bearly departed / [electronic resource]. by Macy, Meg.;
As manager of the family teddy bear shop and factory, thirty-one-year-old Sasha Silverman leads a charmed life. Well, except for the part about being a single divorcée with a ticking biological clock in small-town Silver Hollow. And that's just kid's stuff compared to Will Taylor, the sales rep who's set on making drastic changes to the business her parents built from scratch -- with or without Sasha's approval . . .But before Will digs his claws in, someone pulls the stuffing out of his plan . . . and leaves his dead body inside the factory. Reeling from shock, Sasha's hit with more bad news -- police suspect her hot-tempered Uncle Ross may have murdered him. Sasha knows her uncle would never do such a thing, and she's launching her own little investigation to expose the truth. As she tracks Will's biggest rivals and enemies for clues, Sasha can't get too comfy -- or she'll become the next plaything for a killer.Electronic reproduction.
Subjects: Electronic books.; Fiction.; Mystery.;
© 2017.,
On-line resources: https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=130119&titleID=3051212 -- Click to access digital title in OverDrive.;
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Menopause : a comic treatment / by Czerwiec, MK(MaryKay),1967-editor.;
Includes bibliographical references (page 129)."A collection of comics presenting diverse views of menopause. Contributors address a range of life experiences, ages, gender identities, ethnicities, and health conditions"--
Subjects: Graphic novels.; Nonfiction comics.; Menopause; Medicine; Menopause;
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Secret lives of ants / by Choe, Jae C.;
Includes bibliographical references.My first journey to the ants -- The economics of ant society. Ants mean business : how the futuristic economics of ants maximizes their returns ; Economies of scale and rational business management : from joint ventures to multinational enterprises ; A 50-million-year tradition of farming : the massive underground mushroom farms of the leaf-cutter ants ; Ant ranchers : masters of dairy farming second only to mankind ; The world's first bodyguards : standing watch for room and board ; The charge of the ant brigade : the terrifying march of the army ants -- The culture of ant society. Talking with the ants : the clever designs of ant communication ; The ants come home : sense of direction and biological clocks ; Ants at work : maids, nannies, laborers, soldiers ; Con artists of the ant world : parasites that have cracked the ants' secret code ; Villains and monsters of the ant world : predators and parasites -- The politics of ant society. No children of their own : females in the service of an Amazon queen ; Conflict in the queendom : divine right of the queen? : or, the will of the masses? ; Political conflict and international alliances : yesterday's comrade, today's enemy ; The foundation myth of the Aztec ant queendom : the queens' battle for the throne ; War and slavery : from full-scale slaughter to bloodless warfare -- To know them is to love them.
Subjects: Ants; Social behavior in animals.;
© c2012., Johns Hopkins University Press,
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