DescriptionAnatomy and physiology students face the challenge of synthesising a lot of information into conceptual understanding. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 1st Asia–Pacific edition,empowers them to improve their learning outcomes and have a great time navigating through a remarkable local tour of the human body!
This title provides an excellent introduction to anatomy and physiology, and helps you answer a variety of questions including:
- How did cutting-edge research by the University of Queensland create the cervical cancer vaccine?
- Why do fast bowlers and ballet dancers frequently suffer from stress fractures?
- How does the All Blacks’ Haka stimulate nerve impulses?
- Why do Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of melanoma in the world?
1 An introduction to the human body 1
2 The chemical level of organisation 27
3 The cellular level of organisation 61
4 The tissue level of organisation 110
5 The integumentary system 147
6 The skeletal system: bone tissue 176
7 The skeletal system: the Axial skeleton 200
8 The skeletal system: the Appendicular skeleton 239
9 Joints 267
10 Muscular tissue 301
11 The muscular system 338
12 Nervous tissue 409
13 The spinal cord and spinal nerves 453
14 The brain and cranial nerves 486
15 The autonomic nervous system 536
16 Sensory, motor, And integrative systems 560
17 The special senses 588
18 The endocrine system 632
19 The cardiovascular system: the blood 678
20 The cardiovascular system: the heart 706
21 The cardiovascular system: blood vessels And haemodynamics E-CHAPTER
22 The lymphatic system And immunity E-CHAPTER
23 The respiratory system E-CHAPTER
24 The digestive system E-CHAPTER
25 Metabolism and nutrition E-CHAPTER
26 The urinary system E-CHAPTER
27 Fluid, electrolyte, and Acid–base homeostasis E-CHAPTER
28 The reproductive systems E-CHAPTER
29 Development and inheritance E-CHAPTER
Appendix A: measurements 749
Appendix b: Periodic table 751
Appendix c: normal values for selected blood tests 752
Appendix d: normal values for selected urine tests 754