Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, 1st Edition

Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, 1st Edition,Kevin Patton,David Hill,ISBN9780323052573





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A perfect introduction to introductory human anatomy and physiology, Essentials of Anatomy & Physiology Laboratory Manual offers a unique approach that incorporates crime scenes, superheroes and more. While traditional lab manuals simply offer core concepts on A&P topics, this one-of-a-kind resource presents material from easily understood comparisons to help you learn about A&P from a real-world point of view. Plus, hands-on activities experiments help link what you're learning today with how it may be used in your professional life.

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Key Features

  • Labeling exercises help you memorize the small details of complicated body parts and processes.
  • Practical experiments that center on your own physiological processes and knowledge of the world in general help you make connections between the text, lab, and the world around you.
  • Numerous full-color illustrations and photomicrographs help you visualize difficult concepts and reinforce development of spatial perspective.

Kevin Patton


Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Life Science, St. Charles Community College, Cottleville, MO, Professor of Anatomy & Physiology Instruction (adjunct), New York Chiropractic College, Seneca Falls, NY, Emeritus Assistant Professor of Physiology, Saint Louis University Medical School, St. Louis, MO

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Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual, 1st Edition

Unit 1 Constituents of the Human Body

  • Lesson 1 Scientific Inquiry and the Human Body
    • Activity 1. Investigating the Proportionality Rule
    • Activity 2. The Scientific Method in Anatomy and Physiology
    • Activity 3. Error in Scientific Inquiry
  • Lesson 2 Organization of the Body and the Language of Anatomy
    • Activity 1. Levels of Organization and Organ Systems
    • Activity 2. Major Regions, Landmarks, and Cavities
    • Activity 3. System of Terminology and Anatomical Relationships
  • Lesson 3 Inner World of the Cell
    • Activity 1. Cell Structure and Function
    • Activity 2. DNA Extraction and Analysis
    • Activity 3. Transport in the Cell
    • Activity 4. Life Cycle of the Cell
  • Lesson 4 Tissues: Organization and Classification
    • Activity 1. Epithelial Tissues
    • Activity 2. Connective Tissues
    • Activity 3. Muscle and Nervous Tissues

Unit 2 Support and Movement

  • Lesson 5 The Musculoskeletal System
    • Activity 1. Organization of the Skeletal System
    • Activity 2. Organization of the Muscular System
  • Lesson 6 The Skeletal System
    • Activity 1. Bone Structure and Function
    • Activity 2. The Axial Skeleton
    • Activity 3. The Appendicular Skeleton
    • Activity 4. Joints
  • Lesson 7 The Muscular System
    • Activity 1. Muscle Structure and Function
    • Activity 2. Muscles of the Head and Face
    • Activity 3. Muscles of the Core
    • Activity 4. Muscles of the Upper and Lower Extremities
  • Lesson 8 The Integrated Musculoskeletal System
    • Activity 1. Range of Motion

Unit 3 Communication, Control, and Integration

  • Lesson 9 The Nervous System
    • Activity 1. Neurons and Nerve Tissue
    • Activity 2. Organization of the Nervous System and Nerve Reflexes
    • Activity 3. The Central Nervous System (CNS)
    • Activity 4. The Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
  • Lesson 10 The Sensory Systems
    • Activity 1. General Senses
    • Activity 2. Special Senses
  • Lesson 11 The Endocrine System
    • Activity 1. Endocrine Glands and Hormones

Unit 4 Transportation and Defense

  • Lesson 12 The Cardiovascular System
    • Activity 1. Blood
    • Activity 2. Blood Vessels and the Paths of Circulation
    • Activity 3. The Heart
  • Lesson 13 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
    • Activity 1. Nodes, Organs, and Pathways in the Lymphatic System
    • Activity 2. The Immune Response
  • Lesson 14 The Integumentary System
    • Activity 1. Structure of the Skin

Unit 5 Respiration, Nutrition, and Excretion

  • Lesson 15 The Digestive System
    • Activity 1. Digestive Organs
    • Activity 2. Digestive Enzymes
  • Lesson 16 The Respiratory System
    • Activity 1. Respiratory Organs
    • Activity 2. Breathing
  • Lesson 17 The Urinary System
    • Activity 1. Urinary Organs
    • Activity 2. Urinalysis

Unit 6 Reproduction and Development

  • Lesson 18 The Reproductive System
    • Activity 1. Male Reproductive System
    • Activity 2. Female Reproductive System
  • Lesson 19 Heredity
    • Activity 1. Heredity
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