Synopses & Reviews
When you need just the essentials of human anatomy and physiology, this Easy Outlines book is there to help
If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of human anatomy and physiology, its got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaums Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.
Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.
- Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review
- Gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
- So small and light that it fits in your backpack!
Topics include: Introduction to the Human Body, Cellular Chemistry, Cell Structure and Function, Tissues, Integumentary System, Skeletal System, Muscle Tissue and Mode of Contraction, Muscular System, Nervous Tissue, Central Nervous System, Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System, Sensory Organs, Endocrine System, Cardiovascular System: Blood, Cardiovascular System: The Heart
About the Author
Dr. Kent Van De Graaff is a well-known and highly respected author. For McGraw-Hill, he has written the best selling human anatomy text and a top human A&P text. He received his Ph.D. from Northern Arizona University.
R. Ward Rhees is a Professor of Zoology at Brigham Young University. He received his B.S. (1967) in Pharmacy at the University of Utah and his Ph.D. (1971) in Physiology at Colorado State University. He taught at Weber State College and has been a Visiting Professor in the Department of Anatomy and the Brian Research Institute at the UCLA School of Medicine. His research on sexual differentiation of the brain has been published in numerous leading scholarly journals and presented at national and international conferences.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to the Human Body
2.Cellular Chemistry 3.Cell Structure and Function
4.Tissues 5.Integumentary System
6.Skeletal System 7.Muscle Tissue and Mode of Contraction
8.Muscular System 9.Nervous Tissue
10.Central Nervous System 11.Peripheral and Autonomic Nervous System
12.Sensory Organs 13.Endocrine System
14.Cardiovascular System: Blood 15. Cardiovascular System: The Heart …