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The Laboratory Guide to Human Physiology, 13th Edition, is a stand-alone human physiology manual that can be used in conjunction with any human physiology textbook. It includes a wide variety of exercises that support most areas covered in a human physiology course, allowing instructors the flexibility to choose those exercises best suited to meet their particular instructional goals. Background information that is needed to understand the principles and significance of each exercise is presented in a concise manner, so that little or no support is needed from the lecture text.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Structure and Physiological Control Systems
2. Cell Function and Biochemical Measurements
3. The Nervous System and Sensory Physiology
4. The Endocrine System
5. Skeletal Muscles
6. Blood: Gas Transport, Immunity, and Clotting Functions
7. The Cardiovascular System
8. Respiration and Metabolism
9. Renal Function and Homeostasis
10. Digestion and Nutrition
11. Reproductive System
Appendix 1. Basic Chemistry
Appendix 2. Sources of Equipment and Solutions*
Appendix 3. Multimedia Correlation to the Laboratory Exercises*