Language : English
Published : 2015-07-16
Pages : 960
Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach 7th Global Edition
For courses in Human Physiology An Integrated Science Needs an Integrated Approach Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach broke ground with its thorough coverage of molecular physiology seamlessly integrated into a traditional homeostasis-based systems approach. MasteringA&P(R) is not included. Students, if MasteringA&P is a recommended/mandatory component of the course, please ask your instructor for the correct ISBN. MasteringA&P should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
Widely praised for its clear and consistent organization, abundant illustrations, and emphasis on clinical applications, Clinical Anatomy by Regions delivers the user-friendly features and expert perspectives that have made the textbook one of the top teaching and learning resources for those seeking insights into the practical application of anatomy. Ideal for medical, dental, allied health, and nursing programs, this book guides students through the fundamentals of human anatomy, explaining the how and why behind each structure, and offering readers the hands-on guidance they need to make sound clinical choices. Organized by body region from surface to deep structures, this new edition features: updated design and layout allowing for a shorter, more focused text; enhanced color illustrations and art program to facilitate visual learning; basic Clinical Anatomy sections with essential information on gross anatomic structures of clinical significance; Chapter Objectives that focus students on material most important to their preparedness for the patient encounter; Clinical Notes highlighting the clinical importance of anatomical information; Embryologic Notes with insight on developmental anatomy; numerous examples of clinical images to support the text; Surface Anatomy sections explaining surface landmarks of important structures; and Online E-Book and Interactive Question Bank.
Using dynamic visuals and kinesthetic exercises, Functional Anatomy helps readers explore and understand the structures, regions, and layers of the body, from bones to ligaments to superficial and deep muscles. Muscle profiles indicate origin, insertion, and innervation points while step-by-step instructions teach effective bone and muscle palpation.
Readers will also learn how structures help the body move through joint motion, and passive and resisted range of motion techniques. For each region, the book illustrates how structure and function work together to achieve motion in daily activities and sports.
A companion Website includes animations of daily activities such as walking, jogging, and sitting; audio pronunciations of muscles; palpation video demonstrations; searchable full text online; PowerPoint slides; lesson plans; Brownstone test generator; and image and table collections.
Designed for the one-semester course, Seeley’s Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology is written to allow instructors the ability to accomplish one overall goal: to teach the basics of A&P while fostering the skill of problem solving. Through learning how to solve problems and think critically, students learn A&P based on two themes: the relationship between structure and function, and homeostasis.
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If you think that intelligence emanates from the mind and that reasoning necessitates the suppression of emotion, you’d better think again-or rather not “think” at all. In his provocative new book, Guy Claxton draws on the latest findings in neuroscience and psychology to reveal how our bodies-long dismissed as mere conveyances-actually constitute the core of our intelligent life. From the endocrinal means by which our organs communicate to the instantaneous decision-making prompted by external phenomena, our bodies are able to perform intelligent computations that we either overlook or wrongly attribute to our brains. Embodied intelligence is one of the most exciting areas in contemporary philosophy and neuropsychology, and Claxton shows how the privilege given to cerebral thinking has taken a toll on modern society, resulting in too much screen time, the diminishment of skilled craftsmanship, and an overvaluing of white-collar over blue-collar labor. Discussing techniques that will help us reconnect with our bodies, Claxton shows how an appreciation of the body’s intelligence will enrich all our lives.
About the Author
Guy Claxton is Emeritus Professor of the Learning Sciences at the University of Winchester. His many publications include Hare Brain, Tortoise Mind: Why Intelligence Increases When You Think Less. He lives in the UK.