Author: Elaine Nicpon Marieb,Katja Hoehn
Publisher: Pearson Education
Category: Human anatomy
View: 9780With each edition of her top-selling Human Anatomy & Physiology text, Elaine N. Marieb draws on her own, unique experience as a full-time A&P professor and part-time nursing student to explain concepts and processes in a meaningful and memorable way. With the Seventh Edition, Dr. Marieb has teamed up with co-author Katja Hoehn to produce the most exciting edition yet, with beautifully-enhanced muscle illustrations, updated coverage of factual material and topic boxes, new coverage of high-interest topics such as Botox, designer drugs, and cancer treatment, and a comprehensive instructor and student media package.
Author: Gerhard Thews,Ernst Mutschler,Peter Vaupel
Publisher: Elsevier Publishing Company
Author: Dr. S. B. Bhise
Publisher: Pragati Books Pvt. Ltd.
Author: Thomas Scott Lambert
Understanding the Human Body
Author: Robert K. Clark
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Category: Health & Fitness
View: 1466Anatomy and Physiology: Understanding the Human Body provides an informal, analogy-driven introduction to anatomy and physiology for nonscience students, especially those preparing for careers in the allied health sciences. This accessible text is designed with an uncluttered format, an encouraging tone, and excellent preview and review tools to help your students succeed. The text provides enough detail to satisfy well-prepared students, while the personal and friendly presentation will keep even the least-motivated students reading and learning.
Author: Maggie Norris,Donna Rae Siegfried
View: 3164Unser Körper ist ein komplexes System, in dem viele unterschiedlich aufgebaute Teile zusammenwirken. In ”Anatomie und Physiologie für Dummies“ erfahren die Leser, was sie über Knochen, Muskeln, Nerven, Hormone und den Rest, der den menschlichen Körper ausmacht, wissen müssen. Das ist aber natürlich noch nicht alles. Donna Rae Siegfried zeigt in diesem ausgiebig und teilweise farbig illustrierten Band, wie viele Einzelteile zusammenarbeiten und wie der Körper als großes Ganzes funktioniert. Mit Übungsaufgaben, die online gestellt wurden, können Sie Ihr frisch erworbenes Wissen noch einmal überprüfen. Wie man es von den Dummies nicht anders kennt, werden die Leser locker, leicht und mit einer Prise Humor in das komplexe Thema eingeführt.
Author: Adeyemi Olubummo
Category: Study Aids
View: 2376A typical human anatomy and physiology textbook contains over one thousand pages and weighs over six pounds. It is not conducive to quick study or a last-minute review when a student is trying to prepare for exams or class lectures. The author has carefully reviewed the major human anatomy and physiology textbooks and incorporated into this guide the main concepts needed by students to meet the challenges of the course and make the grades they need. These points are provided in bulleted lists for quick mastery of the subject matter. The information is provided on each of the following topics and many more: Anatomy terms and physiology concepts Chemistry, including organic and inorganic Cellular level of organization Cardiovascular system Circulatory system Digestive system Immune system Nervous system Nutrition, metabolism, and body temperature regulation Fluid, Electrolytes, and Acid-base balance Human Anatomy and Physiology will help medical, nursing, and students of other health-related disciplines prepare for their classes and exams by providing review questions at the end of every chapter, along with the answers that will enable them to test their knowledge and skill level.
Author: Alexander P. Spence,Elliott B. Mason
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
View: 1643This new Second Edition contains general and specific information on human anatomy and physiology and thoroughly explains and demonstrates normal structures and functions in all body systems. As a quick reference it provides both a systems and functional approach, and is organized in a logical body-system arrangement. Overview chapters define important terms, describe basic cell and tissue types, and detail the body's chemical makeup. Features include comprehensive explanations of physiologic processes; key terms italicized for easy access; and clear illustrations of major body structures and processes, with 32 pages in full color. Its portable size and lie-flat binding provide an easy and convenient read anywhere. Compatibility: BlackBerry(R) OS 4.1 or Higher / iPhone/iPod Touch 2.0 or Higher /Palm OS 3.5 or higher / Palm Pre Classic / Symbian S60, 3rd edition (Nokia) / Windows Mobile(TM) Pocket PC (all versions) / Windows Mobile Smartphone / Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP/Vista/Tablet PC
Author: Barbara Ruth Landau
Publisher: Scott Foresman & Company
View: 3963The text draws attention to the integration of structure and function and attempts to place equal emphasis on anatomy and physiology.
Author: Elaine N Marieb
Publisher: Pearson Education (Us)
View: 2996Now in its Ninth Edition, Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology continues to set the standard for short-course A&P texts with an enhanced media package, an updated art program, and new "active learning" features that help allied health students better visualize and understand the structure and function of the human body. Elaine Marieb's clear and friendly writing style emphasizes the relevance of anatomy and physiology to students' lives and careers. It clarifies concepts, defines key terms, and offers just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage to make the content complete without being overwhelming.While many authors merely condense a two-semester text to meet a one-semester need, Elaine Marieb wrote this book specifically for the one-semester course and continues to carefully select a range of material that proves just right for the shorter course. New information on hot topics like DNA fingerprinting, contraception, stem cell research, and obesity draws students into the material, while a flexible topic structure allows instructors to choose a chapter sequence to meet virtually any need. CourseSmart textbooks do not include any media or print supplements that come packaged with the bound book.
Author: Eldra Pearl Solomon
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
View: 1816Students learn best when they can relate what they are studying to familiar issues, problems, and experiences, and Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology, 4th Edition does just that. With a clear and concise focus on anatomy and physiology, this new edition explains the normal structure of the human body and how it functions to maintain a state of balance and health — and covers need-to-know principles in an easy-to-understand manner. It focuses on how tissues, organs, and body systems work together to carry out activities such as maintaining body temperature, regulating blood pressure, learning, and responding to stress. Completely updated with a brand new art program, this engaging, user-friendly text clarifies concepts that are often difficult for various career-level health professions students to grasp through reading only. UNIQUE! Tools for Learning pedagogical approach ties together learning objectives, Quiz Yourself boxes, and chapter summaries to help summarize key material, identify important topics, and seamlessly test your comprehension as you work through the text. UNIQUE! Concept-statement headings and subheadings, clearly visible throughout the text, transform simple descriptions into key ideas that you should learn in each section of content. Need-to-know information includes only basic anatomy and physiology content to avoid causing confusion. Chapter outlines at the beginning of each chapter provide a brief synopsis of the chapter and act as a guide for you to prioritize topics. Learning objectives appear after main headings to help you concentrate on important information. Chapter summaries illustrate how the topics covered in each chapter support the learning objectives. Quiz Yourself boxes at the end of each major section reinforce information as it is learned, measure mastery of learning objectives, and test your knowledge and comprehension of key topics within the chapter. Glossary, including key terms, pronunciations, definitions, and chapter references, emphasizes and defines essential terminology. Key terms, presented with pronunciations in bold throughout the text, show you what terminology is critical to gaining a solid understanding of anatomy and physiology. Illustrated tables, with illustrations integrated into the rows and columns, bring tables to life and combine the functionality of succinct tabular material with the added visual benefit of illustrated concepts. A conversational style facilitates learning and ensures you are not intimidated. End-of-chapter quizzes consist of fill-in-the-blank, multiple choice, and new vocabulary matching exercises that let you evaluate your understanding of chapter content. You can find the answers on Evolve. Review questions, including labeling exercises, at the end of each chapter focus on important concepts and applications and allow you to relate structure to function. Study Guide, for sale separately, mirrors the text’s Table of Contents and includes study questions, labeling exercises, and crossword puzzles that provide you with a fun way to reinforce concepts learned in the text. Evolve site provides support and guidance for new instructors with minimal teaching experience — and facilitates student learning through a variety of interactive and supplemental resources.
Der Traum vom ewigen Leben
Author: Mark Benecke
Publisher: Edition Roter Drache
Category: Health & Fitness
View: 4881Der alte Menschheitstraum von ewiger Jugend und unendlichem Leben scheint der Wirklichkeit näher zu rücken. Vor kurzer Zeit erklärten Forscher der Yale University, dass wir bis zum Jahr 2050 genügend Kenntnisse hätten, um den Tod aufzuhalten. Auf welche Fakten stützt sich diese kühne Behauptung? Und was wäre, wenn diese Forscher Recht behielten? Könnte der Traum vom ewigen Leben nicht zum Alptraum werden? Die Suche nach den Antworten auf diese Fragen führte Mark Benecke nicht nur zu Sportmedizinern, Ernährungsexperten und Entwicklungsbiologen, sondern auch nach Russland und Amerika, wo er mit Wissenschaftskollegen über deren Experimente sprach, das Leben des Menschen zu verlängern. Schon heute gibt es ein großes Repertoire lebensverlängernder Maßnahmen, das die Vorstellungskraft jedes Romanautors sprengen würde. Benecke stellt es anschaulich vor und dringt dabei immer tiefer zu der Frage vor, welchen Sinn der Tod des Menschen hat und wie eng er mit dem Sinn allen Lebens verbunden ist.D en Tod vor Augen, dem Leben auf der Spur: Der Biomediziner Mark Benecke fragte sich, ob Unsterblichkeit ein erstrebenswertes Ziel der Evolution wäre. Sechs Jahre lang suchte er nach Antworten, sprach mit einem Russen, der sich zusammen mit Algen in einen Metallkessel einsperren ließ, und mit acht Bionauten, die zwei Jahre lang isoliert unter einer Glaskuppel lebten. Er untersuchte die Totenkulte verschiedenster Völker - von der Einbalsamierung im alten Ägypten bis zu den Baumbestattungen in Neuguinea. Die Ergebnisse hat er in dem Buch "Der Traum vom Ewigen Leben" (Kindler Verlag, München) zusammengefasst. Darin beleuchtet er, was die Wissenschaft an Rezepten und vermeintlichen Rezepten für die Lebensverlängerung zu bieten hat. Altbekannte Empfehlungen - von Sport bis Vitaminen - gehören ebenso dazu wie Zukunftsmethoden - von Klonen bis Gehirnverpflanzung
Author: Eldra Pearl Solomon,Richard R. Schmidt,Peter James Adragna
Publisher: Saunders College Publishing
Category: Human anatomy
Author: John W. Hole, Jr.,Nancy Ann Sickles Corbett
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
A Learner-Friendly Approach
Author: Earle Abrahamson,Jane Langston
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
View: 4631Designed to be user-friendly and informative for both students and teachers, this book provides a road map for understanding problems and issues that arise in the study of anatomy and physiology. Students will find tips to develop specific study skills that lead to maximum understanding and retention. They will learn strategies not only for passing an examination or assessment, but also for permanently retaining the fundamental building blocks of anatomical study and application. For the teacher and educator, the book provides useful insight into practical and effective assessment techniques, explores the subject matter from a learning approach perspective, and considers different methods of teaching to best to convey the message and meaning of anatomy and physiology. Supported by clear diagrams and illustrations, this is a key text for teachers who want a useful toolbox of creative techniques and ideas that will enhance the learning experience. In addition to the wealth of information it provides, Making Sense of Human Anatomy and Physiology sets in place a bedrock of learning skills for future study, regardless of the subject. Students of beauty therapies, holistic and complementary therapies, and fitness professionals--yoga teachers, personal trainers, sports coaches, and dance teachers--will gain not only a basic understanding of anatomy and physiology, but also the skills to learn such a subject. Allied professionals in nursing, biomedical science, dentistry, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, midwifery, zoology, biology and veterinary science will also find this book an invaluable resource. The final chapters offer suggestions for the further exploration of concepts, assessment, learning activities, and applications.
Author: Wynn Kapit,Robert I. Macey,Esmail Meisami
Author: Elaine N. Marieb,Suzanne M. Keller
View: 9523For one-semester Anatomy & Physiology courses. Focus on the Essential What, How, & Why of Human Anatomy & Physiology With the 12th Edition of Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology, science educator Suzanne Keller joins bestselling author Elaine Marieb in helping learners focus on the essential What, How, & Why of A&P, without getting sidetracked in unnecessary details. Thoroughly updated with dozens of new figures, photos, and current information on medical recommendations and terminology, the 12th Edition continues to set the standard for brief, accessible one-semester A&P texts. The authors' hallmark clear and friendly writing style has been strengthened with familiar analogies and abundant mnemonic cues that help in learning and remembering concepts. Continuing to offer just the right balance of anatomy, physiology, and clinical coverage, engaging new chapter previews help learners hone in on what structures and functions they are studying, how they function, and why they are important to learn. New vocabulary-building activities, a mobile-friendly eText, and Interactive Physiology 2.0 tutorials expand the options for using MasteringA&P as an effective practice and learning tool. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyLab(tm)& Mastering(tm) does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyLab & Mastering, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyLab & Mastering, search for: 0134394194 / 9780134394190 Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology Plus MasteringA&P with eText -- Access Card Package, 12/e Package consists of: 0134395328 / 9780134395326 Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology 0134555112 / 9780134555119 MasteringA&P with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology MasteringA&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor.
Author: William Arnould-Taylor
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
View: 7960The third edition of this popular introduction to human anatomy and physiology has been revised, enlarged and redesigned to make it even more accessible. By using glossaries, tables, clear illustrations and well structured text, the book describes and explains the eight body systems, histology, and the accessory organs. William Arnould-Taylor MSc PhD (Physiology) has a distinguished record in the field of physiology. His contributions to promotion of education have been considerable, as an international examiner, author and broadcaster. This book will prove invaluable for anyone requiring an understanding of the structure and function of the human body. It will be particularly useful for students of courses related to sport, physical therapy or beauty therapy.