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Designed for the one-semester course, Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology is written to allow instructors the ability to accomplish one main goal: to teach the basics of A&P while fostering the skills of problem solving. The text focuses on two major themes: 1)the relationship between structure and function, and 2)homeostasis.
Table of Contents
1 Introduction to the Human Body
2 The Chemistry of Life
3 Cell Structures and Their Functions
4 Tissues, Glands, and Membranes
5 The Integumentary System
6 The Skeletal System: Bones and Joints
7 The Muscular System
8 The Nervous System
9 The Senses
10 The Endocrine System
12 The Heart
13 Blood Vessels and Circulation
14 Lymphatic System and Immunity
15 Respiratory System
16 The Digestive System
17 Nutrition, Metabolism, and Body Temperature Regulation