Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey / Edition 1

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Anatomy and Physiology is a critical academic course you must master to succeed in the health professions. Anatomy and Physiology for Health Professionals: An Interactive Journey, combined with the built in Study Success Companion , integrated CD , and website are written to enhance learning of the material and discourages mass memorization of facts. Students will enjoy reading this Anatomy and Physiology book. Supplemented with a CD, for a visual and interactive learning experience. Humor is used, where appropriate, as well as analogies to compare the human body to everyday things students can relate to.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131512689
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publication date: 3/31/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 592
  • Product dimensions: 8.47 (w) x 10.84 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Bruce Colbert is the Director of the Allied Health Department at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown. He holds a Master's Degree in Health Education and Administration, has authored four books and written several articles. A popular speaker, he has given over 175 invited lectures and workshops at both the regional and national level. His workshops provide teacher training involving techniques that make the health sciences interesting and relevant to today's students. In addition, he conducts workshops that deal with developing effective critical and creative thinking, stress and time management and study skills.
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Table of Contents


Part I: Preparing for Your Journey

Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology: Learning the Language

Chapter 2: The Human Body: Reading the Map

Chapter 3: The Cells: The Raw Materials and Building Blocks

Chapter 4: Tissues and Systems: The Inside Story

Chapter 5: The Skeletal System: The Framework

Chapter 6: The Muscular System: Movement for the Journey

Chapter 7: The Integumentary System: The Protective Covering

Part II: The Control Center of the City

Chapter 8: The Nervous System: The Body’s Control Center, Part One

Chapter 9: The Nervous System: The Body’s Control Center, Part Two

Chapter 10: The Endocrine System: The Body’s Other Control Center

Chapter 11: The Special Senses: The Sights and Sounds

Part III: Specialized Services

Chapter 12: The Cardiovascular System: Transport and Supply

Chapter 13: The Respiratory System: It’s a Gas

Chapter 14: The Lymphatic and Immune Systems: Your Defense Systems

Chapter 15: The Gastro-Intestinal System: Fuel for the Trip

Chapter 16: The Urinary System: Filtration and Fluid Balance

Chapter 17: The Reproduction System: Replacement and Repair

Part IV: Learning from the Journey

Chapter 18: The Journey’s End: Now What?

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