An Interactive Annotated World Bibliography of Printed and Digital Works in the History of Medicine and the Life Sciences from Circa 2000 BCE to 2022 by Fielding H. Garrison (1870-1935), Leslie T. Morton (1907-2004), and Jeremy M. Norman (1945- ) Traditionally Known as “Garrison-Morton”

15791 entries, 13704 authors and 1919 subjects. Updated: September 13, 2022

WEBER, Eduard Friedrich Wilhelm

2 entries
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Mechanik der menschlichen Gehwerkzeuge. 1 vol. and atlas.

Göttingen: in der Dieterichschen Buchhandlung, 1836.

A pioneering study of the physiology and biomechanics of motion and locomotion. The atlas contains illustrations that were printed directly from actual bones embedded in the printing plates. Translated into English by P. Maquet and R. Furlong, as Mechanics of the human walking apparatus, Berlin: Springer, 1992.



Subjects: Biomechanics, PHYSICAL MEDICINE / REHABILITATION › Kinesiology, PHYSIOLOGY › Biophysics
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Experimenta, quibus probatur nervos vagos rotatione machinae galvanomagneticae irritatos, motum cordis retardare et adeo intercipare.

Ann. univ. Med. (Milano), 3 ser., 20, 227-33, 1845.

The discovery of the inhibitory power of the vagus. Also published in Wagner’s Handwörterbuch der Physiologie, 1846, 3, 45-51. Partial translation in J. F. Fulton’s Selected readings in the history of physiology, 2nd ed., 1966. p.296.



Subjects: CARDIOLOGY › CARDIOVASCULAR PHYSIOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGY › Electrophysiology