Anatomy & Physiology Workbook for Dummies – Janet Rae-Dupree – Pat Dupree
An anatomy and physiology course is required for medical and nursing students as well as for others pursuing careers in healthcare. Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies is the fun and easy way to get up to speed on anatomy and physiology facts and concepts. This hands-on workbook provides students with useful exercises to practice identifying specific muscle groups and their functions, memory exercises, as well as diagrams and actual demonstrations that readers can personally enact to illustrate the concepts.
Part I: Building Blocks of the Body.
Chapter 1: The Chemistry of Life.
Chapter 2: The Cell: Life’s Basic Building Block.
Chapter 3: Divide and Conquer: Cellular Mitosis.
Chapter 4: The Study of Tissues: Histology.
Part II: Weaving It Together: Bones, Muscles, and Skin.
Chapter 5: A Scaffold to Build On: The Skeleton.
Chapter 6: Getting in Gear: The Muscles.
Chapter 7: It’s Skin Deep: The Integumentary System.
Part III: Feed and Fuel: Supply and Transport.
Chapter 8: Oxygenating the Machine: The Respiratory System.
Chapter 9: Fueling the Functions: The Digestive System.
Chapter 10: Spreading the Love: The Circulatory System.
Chapter 11: Keeping Up Your Defenses: The Lymphatic System.
Chapter 12: Filtering Out the Junk: The Urinary System.
Part IV: Survival of the Species.
Chapter 13: Why Ask Y?: The Male Reproductive System.
Chapter 14: Carrying Life Forward: The Female Reproductive System.
Part V: Mission Control: All Systems Go.
Chapter 15: Feeling Jumpy: The Nervous System.
Chapter 16: Raging Hormones: The Endocrine System.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 17: Ten Study Tips.
Chapter 18: Ten (Plus One) Terrific Online Resources.
Janet Rae-Dupree has been covering science and technology in Silicon Valley since 1994 for a number of publications. Pat DuPree taught anatomy and physiology, biology, medical terminology, and environmental science for 24 years.
Totally 300 pages
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