Human Physiology / Edition 5

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Lecture Notes: Human Physiology provides concise coverage of general physiology for medical students as well as students of biological sciences, sport science, pharmacology and nursing.

This fifth edition of the ever popular Lecture Notes: Human Physiology has been thoroughly revised and updated by a new international team of authors. The simple structure and systems-based approach remain, with a new clean layout for ease of reading and colour now incorporated to aid understanding.

Lecture Notes: Human Physiology:

  • Provides more focus on pathophysiology for clinical relevance
  • Is the perfect introduction for medical and allied health care students
  • Now includes physiology of pain and increased coverage of heart and the vascular system
  • Includes a completely revised chapter on the nervous system.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405136518
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 11/15/2006
  • Series: Lecture Notes Series , #88
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 664
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Ole H. Peteresen Vice-President of The Royal Society; MRC Research Professor; George Holt Professor of Physiology, University of Liverpool, UK

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Table of Contents


1. Cell Physiology.

2. Cellular Communication.

3. Introduction to the Nervous System.

4. Signalling in the Nervous System.

5. Muscle.

6. Sensory Systems.

7. Special Senses.

8. Motor System.

9. Higher Nervous Functions.

10. Pain.

11. Endocrine System.

12. Reproduction.

13. Blood.

14. Introduction to the Cardiovascular System.

15. Cardiovascular System-The Heart.

16. Vascular System.

17. Cardiovascular Regulation, Regional Circulation and Circulatory Adjustments.

18. Respiration.

19. Digestive System.

20. Kidney.

21. Fluid and Electrolyte Balance.

22. Energy Metabolism.

23. Temperature Regulation.

24. Exercise.


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