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The Resource In praise of walking : a new scientific exploration, Shane O'Mara

In praise of walking : a new scientific exploration, Shane O'Mara

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In praise of walking : a new scientific exploration
Title
In praise of walking
Title remainder
a new scientific exploration
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Shane O'Mara
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eng
Summary
"Walking upright on two feet is a uniquely human skill. It enabled us to walk out of Africa and to spread as far as Alaska and Australia. Every day, we put one foot in front of the other-yet how many of us know how we do that, or appreciate the advantages it gives us? In this book, neuroscientist Shane O'Mara invites us to marvel at the benefits walking confers on our bodies and brains. From walking's evolutionary origins, traced back millions of years to the ocean floor, to new findings from cutting-edge research, O'Mara reveals how the brain and nervous system give us the ability to balance, weave through a crowded city, and run our "inner GPS" system, and how walking, in turn, spurs our imaginations. In Praise of Walking illuminates the joys, health benefits, and mechanics of walking-and reminds us to get out of our chairs and discover a happier, healthier, more creative self"--
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O'Mara, S. M.,
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
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  • Walking
  • Human locomotion
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In praise of walking : a new scientific exploration, Shane O'Mara
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  • "First published by The Random House Group Ltd. under the title IN PRAISE OF WALKING: The New Science of How We Walk and Why It's Good for Us All."
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
Why walking is good for you -- Walking out of Africa -- How to walk : the mechanics -- How to walk : where are you going? -- Walking the city -- A balm for body and brain -- Creative walking -- Social walking
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unknown
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1 online resource
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electronic
Isbn
9780393652093
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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f403a1a1-409d-476e-a0f0-ecf2acc56081
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Electronic reproduction.
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(OCoLC)1154069011
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Label
In praise of walking : a new scientific exploration, Shane O'Mara
Link
Publication
Note
  • "First published by The Random House Group Ltd. under the title IN PRAISE OF WALKING: The New Science of How We Walk and Why It's Good for Us All."
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why walking is good for you -- Walking out of Africa -- How to walk : the mechanics -- How to walk : where are you going? -- Walking the city -- A balm for body and brain -- Creative walking -- Social walking
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780393652093
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f403a1a1-409d-476e-a0f0-ecf2acc56081
Ownership
*
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1154069011
System details
Click on link to see the formats available for this title
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