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Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Physiology

Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Physiology

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The Pocket Atlas of Anatomy and Physiology is the ideal introduction for students of complementary and physical therapies. Author and therapist Ruth Hull provides a thorough understanding of anatomy and physiology with clear, concise, and accessible language. The book is designed for easy comprehension, with more than 300 clearly labeled color images, as well as flowcharts and tables to help visualize complex ideas.

This pocketbook also serves as an effective refresher for current healthcare and bodywork professionals. It covers the following::
  • Skin, hair, and nails
  • Skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems
  • Endocrine and respiratory systems
  • Cardiovascular, lymphatic, and immune systems
  • Digestive system
  • Urinary system
  • Reproductive system
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  • Introduction
    A Note on American and British Spellings

    Chapter 1. Before You Begin
    Anatomical Position
    Directional Terms
    Anatomical Regions
    Body Cavities

    Chapter 2. Organization of the Body
    Levels of Structural Organization of the Body
    Chemical Organization of the Body
    Cellular Organization of the Body
    Transport across the Plasma Membrane
    Life Cycle of a Cell
    Tissue Level of Organization of the Body
    System Level of Organization of the Body
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 3. The Skin, Hair, and Nails
    Types of Skin
    Life Cycle of a Hair
    Cutaneous Glands
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 4. The Skeletal System
    Bone Tissue
    Compact (Dense) Bone Tissue
    Spongy (Cancellous) Bone Tissue
    Bone Formation and Remodeling
    Types of Bones
    Structure of a Long Bone
    Organization of the Skeleton
    Axial Skeleton
    Bones of the Skull
    Bones of the Neck and Spine
    Bones of the Thorax
    Appendicular Skeleton
    Bones of the Upper Limb and Shoulder Girdle
    Bones of the Pelvic Girdle
    Bones of the Lower Limb
    The Arches of the Foot
    Synovial Joints
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 5. The Muscular System
    Muscle Tissue
    Skeletal Muscle
    Muscle Contraction and Relaxation
    Types of Muscular Contraction
    Skeletal Muscles and Movement
    Muscles of the Body
    Muscles of the Face and Scalp
    Muscles of the Neck
    Muscles of the Trunk and Shoulder
    Muscles of the Back
    Muscles of the Arm and Forearm
    Muscles of the Hand
    Muscles of the Hip and Thigh
    Muscles of the Leg
    Muscles of the Foot
    Principal Skeletal Muscles
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 6. The Nervous System
    Organization of the Nervous System
    Nervous Tissue
    Structure of a Motor Neuron
    Transmission of a Nerve Impulse
    Protection of the Brain
    Cranial Nerves
    Spinal Cord
    Spinal Nerves
    Special Sense Organs
    The Eye
    The Ear
    The Mouth
    The Nose
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 7. The Endocrine System
    Endocrine Glands and Their Hormones
    Hormones Controlled by the Pituitary Gland
    Hormones Not Controlled by the Pituitary Gland
    The Stress Response
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 8. The Respiratory System
    Organization of the Respiratory System
    The Nose
    Paranasal Sinuses
    Pharynx (Throat)
    Larynx (Voice Box)
    Trachea (Windpipe)
    Alveoli (Air Sacs)
    Physiology of Respiration
    Pulmonary Ventilation
    External Respiration (Pulmonary Respiration)
    Internal Respiration (Tissue Respiration)
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 9. The Cardiovascular System
    Walls, Chambers, and Valves of the Heart
    Blood Flow to the Heart Tissue
    Blood Flow Through the Heart
    Physiology of the Heart
    Blood Vessels
    Blood Pressure
    Primary Blood Vessels of Systemic Circulation
    Primary Arteries of the Head, Face, and Neck
    Primary Veins of the Head, Face, and Neck
    Guide to Flowcharts of the Blood Vessels of the Body
    Primary Arteries of the Upper Limbs
    Primary Veins of the Upper Limbs
    Primary Arteries of the Thorax
    Primary Veins of the Thorax
    Primary Arteries of the Abdomen
    Primary Veins of the Abdomen
    Primary Arteries of the Pelvis and Lower Limbs
    Primary Veins of the Pelvis and Lower Limbs
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 10. The Lymphatic and Immune System
    The Relationship between the Lymphatic and Cardiovascular Systems
    Organization of the Lymphatic and Immune System
    Lymph Nodes
    Resistance to Disease and Immunity
    Non-Specific Resistance to Disease
    Immunity (the Immune Response)
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 11. The Digestive System
    Organization of the Digestive System
    Walls of the GI Tract
    Gastrointestinal Tract and Its Accessory Organs
    Mouth (Oral or Buccal Cavity)
    Gall Bladder
    Small Intestine
    Large Intestine
    Digestion of Carbohydrates
    Digestion of Proteins
    Digestion of Lipids
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 12. The Urinary System
    Urinary Bladder
    Theory in Practice

    Chapter 13. The Reproductive System
    Male Reproductive System
    Female Reproductive System
    Mammary Glands
    Female Reproductive Cycle
    Aging and the Reproductive System
    Theory in Practice
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