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A brief, hands-on lab manual specifically adapted for one-semester A&P labs in the allied health market—now with more realistic 3-D art, new and modern photos, and a brand-new student-friendly design. Elaine Marieb’s Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, Sixth Edition can accompany any one-semester A&P text, but is most effectively paired with Marieb’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Eleventh Edition. The manual includes 27 exercises featuring a wide range of activities and a full-color Histology Atlas with 55 photomicrographs. Each exercise includes a Pre-Lab Quiz, a materials list, background information, integrated objectives for focused learning, a summary of key concepts, a variety of hands-on activities, and challenging review sheets.
The Sixth Edition features an updated art and photo program with more realistic 3-D art, new and modern photographs, a new student-friendly design that includes exercise tabs for easier navigation, bold-faced references to figures and tables, and new activity checklists to help students track their progress in the lab.
The manual presents a superior teaching and learning experience for you and your students by presenting:
- A new student-friendly design with a variety of features for easier navigation of the text
- A dynamic art and photo program features exceptionally-detailed illustrations and figures
- 27 concise lab exercises specifically built to accommodate the fast pace of one-semester A&P labs
- A wide range of activities offering students varied, hands-on lab experiences to fit different learning styles
Dr. Marieb’s commitment to students extends beyond teaching and writing. Recognizing the challenges students face, Dr. Marieb contributes to the New Directions Program at Holyoke Community College by funding a staffed drop-in center and by providing several full-tuition scholarships each year for women who are returning to college after a hiatus or attending college for the first time. She also funds the E.N. Marieb Science Research Awards at Mount Holyoke College (which promotes research by undergraduate science majors) and has underwritten renovation and updating of one of the biology labs in Mount Holyoke’s Clapp Laboratory. Recognizing the severe national shortage of nursing faculty, Dr. Marieb also underwrites the Nursing Scholars of the Future Grant Program at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. In 1994, Dr. Marieb received the Benefactor Award from the National Council for Resource Development, American Association of Community Colleges, which recognizes her ongoing sponsorship of student scholarships, faculty teaching awards, and other academic contributions to Holyoke Community College. In May 2000, the science building at Holyoke Community College was named in her honor.
Dr. Marieb is an active member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Additionally, while actively engaged as an author, Dr. Marieb serves as a consultant for the Pearson Education Interactive Physiology® CD-ROM series. This text–Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual, Sixth Edition–is the latest expression of her commitment to the needs of the students pursuing the study of A&P.
When not involved in academic pursuits, Dr. Marieb is a world traveler and has vowed to visit every country on this planet. Shorter term, she serves on the board of directors of the famed Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and on the scholarship committee of the Women’s Resources Center of Sarasota County. She is an enthusiastic supporter of the local arts and enjoys a competitive match of doubles tennis.
Table of Contents
Human Body and Orientation
Exercise 1: The Language of Anatomy
Exercise 2: Organ Systems Overview
Exercise 3: The Cell - Anatomy and Division
Exercise 4: Cell Membrane Transport Mechanisms
Basic Tissues and the Skin
Exercise 5: Classification of Tissues
Exercise 6: The Skin (Integumentary System)
The Skeletal System
Exercise 7: Overview of the Skeleton
Exercise 8: The Axial Skeleton
Exercise 9: The Appendicular Skeleton
Exercise 10: Joints and Body Movements
The Muscular System
Exercise 11: Microscopic Anatomy and Organization of Skeletal Muscle
Exercise 12: Gross Anatomy of the Muscular System
Regulatory Systems: Neural and Endocrine
Exercise 13: Neuron Anatomy and Physiology
Exercise 14: Gross Anatomy of the Brain and Cranial Nerves
Exercise 15: Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
Exercise 16: Human Reflex Physiology
Exercise 17: The Special Senses
Exercise 18: Functional Anatomy of the Endocrine Glands
The Circulatory System
Exercise 19: Blood
Exercise 20: Anatomy of the Heart
Exercise 21: Anatomy of Blood Vessels
Exercise 22: Human Cardiovascular Physiology—Blood Pressure and Pulse Determinations
The Respiratory System
Exercise 23: Anatomy of the Respiratory System
Exercise 24: Respiratory System Physiology
Other Major Systems
Exercise 25: Functional Anatomy of the Digestive System
Exercise 26: Functional Anatomy of the Urinary System
Exercise 27: Anatomy of the Reproductive System
Appendix A: The Microscope
Appendix B: The Metric System