Author: Stanfield, Cindy
Package Dimensions: 36x274x2155
Number Of Pages: 800
Release Date: 05-01-2016
Details: Product Description
Don’t just study–visualize, explore, and solve problems in human physiology with Principles of Human Physiology!
Principles of Human Physiology, Sixth Edition uses a precise and clear-cut writing style to offer lasting comprehension for Human Physiology students, extending to real-life application in the field. The Sixth Edition provides essential digital resources to foster critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The exceptional art program is consistent, scientifically accurate, and visually appealing. Stanfield’s renowned flexible pedagogy allows instructors to choose what is essential to students when mapping out their course.
KEY TOPICS: Introduction to Physiology; The Cell: Structure and Function; Cell Metabolism; Cell Membrane Transport; Chemical Messengers; The Endocrine System: Endocrine Glands and Hormone Actions; Nerve Cells and Electrical Signaling; Synaptic Transmission and Neural Integration; The Nervous System: Central Nervous System; The Nervous System: Sensory Systems; The Nervous System: Autonomic and Motor Systems; Muscle Physiology; The Cardiovascular System: Cardiac Function; The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels, Blood Flow, and Blood Pressure; The Cardiovascular System: Blood; The Respiratory System: Pulmonary Ventilation; The Respiratory System: Gas Exchange and the Regulation of Breathing; The Urinary System: Renal Function; The Urinary System: Fluid and Electrolyte Balance; The Gastrointestinal System; The Endocrine System: Regulation of Energy Metabolism and Growth; The Reproductive System; The Immune System; Diabetes Mellitus
MARKET: For anyone interested in Human Physiology.
“The explanation and concepts of the topic are well explained, and it is praiseworthy for simple explanation of complex concepts.” – Jaya Shah, Woodland Community College
“Strengths: well-written, good figures, accurate, good balance between anatomy/molecular detail.” – Dr. Geoffrey M. Goellner, Minnesota State University, Mankato
“Its biggest strength is its clarity.” – Ari Berkowitz, University of Oklahoma
“Best thing in this chapter to me is the description of the heartbeat cycle. It is remarkably clear and interesting reading.”– Eric Green, Salt Lake Community College (About Chapter 14)
“I am particularly impressed with the clear and concise “Learning Outcomes” and “Before you begin” sections at the opening of both chapters. I feel that my students would benefit from this guidance.” – Patrick Cafferty, Emory University
About the Author
Cindy Stanfield earned her Ph.D in physiology at the University of California at Davis. She teaches human physiology lecture and laboratory courses and neuroscience at the University of South Alabama (USA), and researches sensory modulation. She received the College of Allied Health Professions Excellence in Service Award in 2003 and the University of South Alabama Excellence in Teaching Awards in 2004. She also serves as the advisor for the health pre-professionals at USA. She is a member of the Society for Neuroscience, the International Association for the Study of Pain, the American Pain Society, and the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions.