Human Anatomy & PsychologMaterial type: TextSeries: Teach yourself booksPublication details: McGraw-Hill 2003Description: vi, 424 pages : illustrations ; 20 cmISBN:
- 612 VAY-H
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General considerations -- Cells and tissues -- The skeleton -- Muscle -- Standard positions, terms and references: body coverings and body systems -- Regional anatomy: the upper limb -- Regional anatomy: the lower limb -- Regional anatomy: the abdomen -- Regional anatomy: the thorax -- Regional anatomy: the head and neck -- Physiology -- Basic biophysics and biochemistry -- Foodstuffs and vitamins -- Digestion -- Absorption, utilization and storage of digested food -- Blood, lymph and the reticuloendothelial (immune) system -- The heart and circulation -- Respiration -- Excretion -- Nervous system and sense organs -- The endocrine system -- Reproduction and development -- Environmental considerations -- Evolution.
Teach Yourself Human Anatomy and Physiology is the ideal introduction to the structure and function of the human body. The composition and properties of body tissues are fully described, together with the anatomy of the various body systems and their component tissues. The second part of the book focuses on physiology and related biochemical and biophysical processes. Extensively illustrated, Teach Yourself Human Anatomy and Physiology covers: - modern methods of investigation of structure and function - relevant aspects of modern genetics - aspects relating to physical training and sports injuries - environmental and evolutionary considerations - physiological aspects of AIDS.