Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology

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Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology is a brand new, beautifully illustrated anatomy and physiology textbook program written and designed for high school students. The text includes thorough, accurate coverage of all the body systems in an inviting, accessible format that chunks chapter information into manageable lessons for the beginning anatomy and physiology student. An abundance of study aids, such as learning objectives, lesson summaries, vocabulary-building exercises, hands-on activities, ...
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Overview


Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology is a brand new, beautifully illustrated anatomy and physiology textbook program written and designed for high school students. The text includes thorough, accurate coverage of all the body systems in an inviting, accessible format that chunks chapter information into manageable lessons for the beginning anatomy and physiology student. An abundance of study aids, such as learning objectives, lesson summaries, vocabulary-building exercises, hands-on activities, real-world applications, and extensive assessment opportunities increase students’ ability to succeed in this challenging course. An outstanding supplement package that includes a robust companion website, ExamView Assessment Suite CD, PowerPoint lecture slides, detailed lesson plans, and a variety of enrichment labs and activities, will minimize your preparation time.  And you can teach the course in your preferred format—online, with traditional print materials, or with hybrid combinations of digital and print materials.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781619604124
  • Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
  • Publication date: 5/3/2013
  • Pages: 630
  • Sales rank: 323,617
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.60 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author


Susan J. Hall is Deputy Dean of the College of Health Sciences at the University of Delaware. She is a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and the AAHPERD Research Consortium, and she has served as President of the Biomechanics Academy of AAHPERD, President of the AAHPERD Research Consortium, and Vice President of the American College of Sports Medicine. She is also the author of several successful textbooks and has served on several journal editorial boards. After graduating from Duke University, Hall began her career as a high school biology teacher. She earned a master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University and a PhD from Washington State University. She has been teaching at the college level for more than 30 years.

Michelle Provost-Craig is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, where she has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in physiology, clinical exercise physiology, and electrocardiogram interpretation for more than 20 years. She is the recipient of the University’s most prestigious awards for Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Advising and Mentoring. She also received a University grant from the Center for Teaching Effectiveness to develop innovative approaches to teaching anatomy and physiology to college students. While at the University of Delaware, she served as the graduate coordinator of the Masters in Exercise Science program and was the founder of their Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program. Dr. Provost-Craig has served in numerous leadership roles for the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA) and has performed physiological assessments of national and international elite ice figure skaters. She was the Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the Regional American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and has participated in several ACSM committees. Dr. Provost-Craig earned a Masters degree from the University of Delaware and a PhD in Exercise Physiology from the University of Maryland.

William C. Rose is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Applied Physiology at the University of Delaware, where he has taught anatomy and physiology for more than ten years. He is a member of the American Physiological Society and the American College of Sports Medicine. He is the author of textbook chapters and research articles in the fields of cardiovascular physiology and biomechanics. He has served as a grant proposal reviewer for the National Science Foundation and as a manuscript reviewer for scientific journals such as Circulation and the American Journal of Physiology. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in physics, Rose earned a PhD in biomedical engineering from Johns Hopkins University. He completed a postdoctoral fellowship in cardiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, and he worked in research and development for the DuPont Company before joining the University of Delaware.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Foundations of Human Anatomy and Physiology 
Chapter 2 Cells and Tissues
Chapter 3 Membranes and the Integumentary System
Chapter 4 The Skeletal System 
Chapter 5 The Muscular System
Chapter 6 The Nervous System
Chapter 7 The Sensory Systems
Chapter 8 The Endocrine System
Chapter 9 The Respiratory System
Chapter 10 The Blood
Chapter 11 The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 12 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
Chapter 13 The Digestive System and Nutrition
Chapter 14 The Urinary System
Chapter 15 The Male and Female Reproductive Systems
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