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Frederic H. (“Ric”) Martini received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in comparative and functional anatomy for work on the pathophysiology of stress. He is the lead author of nine undergraduate texts on anatomy and physiology or anatomy. Dr. Martini is currently affiliated with the University of Hawaii at Manoa and has a long-standing bond with the Shoals Marine Laboratory, a joint venture between Cornell University and the University of New Hampshire. Dr. Martini is now a President Emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) after serving as President-Elect, President, and Past-President over 2005-2007. Dr. Martini was a member of the HAPS committee that established the course curriculum guides for A&P.
Michael J. Timmons received his degrees from Loyola University, Chicago. For more than three decades, he has had a strong commitment to teaching nursing and pre-professional students at Moraine Valley Community College (outside Chicago). In 2005-2006, Professor Timmons was honored with the Professor of the Year Award by Moraine Valley Community College and the Excellence award from the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development for his outstanding contributions to teaching, leadership, and student learning. He has also been the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Illinois Community College Board of Trustees. His areas of interest include biomedical photography, crafting illustration programs, and developing instructional technology learning systems. He is a national and regional presenter at the League for Innovation Conferences on Information Technology for Colleges and Universities and at Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) meetings.
Robert B. Tallitsch received his Ph.D. in physiology with an anatomy minor from the university of Wisconsin—Madison. Since then, he has been on the biology faculty at Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois. His teaching responsibilities include Human Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Histology, and Kinesiology. In seven out of the last nine years, Dr. Tallitsch has been designated as one of a select number of “unofficial teachers of the year” by the graduating seniors at Augustana College. Dr. Tallitsch serves as a visiting faculty member at the Foreign Languages Faculty at the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and Pharmacology (Beijing, China) and also at the Foreign Languages Faculty at Central China Normal University (Wuhan, China).
Table of Contents
1. Foundations: An Introduction to Anatomy
2. Foundations: The Cell
3. Foundations: Tissues and Early Embryology
4. The Integumentary System
5. The Skeletal System: Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure
6. The Skeletal System: Axial Division
7. The Skeletal System: Appendicular Division
8. The Skeletal System: Articulations
9. The Muscular System: Skeletal Muscle Tissue and Muscle Organization
10. The Muscular System: Axial Musculature
11. The Muscular System: Appendicular Musculature
12. Surface Anatomy and Cross-Sectional Anatomy
13. The Nervous System: Neural Tissue
14. The Nervous System: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves
15. The Nervous System: Sensory and Motor Pathways of the Spinal Cord
16. The Nervous System: The Brain and Cranial Nerves
17. The Nervous System: Autonomic Nervous System
18. The Nervous System: General and Special Senses
19. The Endocrine System
20. The Cardiovascular System: Blood
21. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
22. The Cardiovascular System: Vessels and Circulation
23. The Lymphoid System
24. The Respiratory System
25. The Digestive System
26. The Urinary System
27. The Reproductive System
28. The Reproductive System: Embryology and Human Development