Higher Education

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, 1st Edition

  • includes CD-ROM
  • Dr. Donald C. Rizzo Maragrove College
  • ISBN-10: 1111138443  |  ISBN-13: 9781111138448
  • 576 Pages
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.50
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About

Overview

INTRODUCTION TO ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY is for the fundamentals A&P science course. It requires no prior biology or chemistry knowledge. In addition this book exposes learners to the fundamentals of the human body and how it functions, specifically focusing on how body systems work together to promote homeostasis. Each body system chapter is self-contained and can be studied in any order preferred. Extensive coverage of diseases highlights common disorders that affect the body throughout the life span. Case Studies and Career Focus features help learners apply knowledge and consider careers for which an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential (crime scene investigators, toxicologists, estheticians, medical animation specialists, food safety specialists, health care, etc.). Concept Maps illustrate how structure relates to function and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis show learners how the entire body works as a whole. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of each chapter provide hands-on lab experience, without the need for a separate lab manual. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary. The CD-ROM that accompanies the book engages learners through interactive activities, quizzes and animations.

Features and Benefits

  • Search and Explore feature goes beyond the textbook to expand the learning experience with key word Internet searches, suggested websites with related activities, and brief human interest projects designed to add a personal element to assignments.
  • Case Studies are included in each body system chapter to encourage application of concepts learned, promote critical thinking and facilitate discussion.
  • Career Focus sections help learners apply knowledge and consider careers for which an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential (crime scene investigators, toxicologists, estheticians, medical animation specialists, food safety specialists, health care, etc.).
  • StudyWARE™ Connection feature adds learning opportunities such as practice quizzes, animations, image labeling and other interactive games included on the accompanying CD-ROM.
  • Study Guide Practice feature guides readers to even more learning tools including practice questions, labeling and coloring exercises, and crossword puzzles in the Study Guide.
  • Numerous diseases, disorders and conditions throughout the text help relate concepts presented in the text to real-life situations.

Table of Contents

1. The Human Body.
2. The Chemistry of Life.
3. Cell Structure.
4. Cellular Metabolism and Reproduction: Mitosis and Meiosis.
5. Tissues.
6. The Integumentary System.
7. The Skeletal System.
8. The Articular System.
9. The Muscular System.
10. The Nervous System: Introduction, Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves.
11. The Nervous System: The Brain, Cranial Nerves, Autonomic Nervous System and the Special Senses.
12. The Endocrine System.
13. The Blood.
14. The Cardiovascular System.
15. The Lymphatic System.
16. Nutrition and the Digestive System.
17. The Respiratory System.
18. The Urinary System.
19. The Reproductive System.

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Instructor Supplements

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111320071 | ISBN-13: 9781111320072)

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology is for the fundamentals A&P science course. It requires no prior biology or chemistry knowledge. In addition this book exposes learners to the fundamentals of the human body and how it functions, specifically focusing on how body systems work together to promote homeostasis. Each body system chapter is self-contained and can be studied in any order preferred. Extensive coverage of diseases highlights common disorders that affect the body throughout the life span. Case Studies and Career Focus features help learners apply knowledge and consider careers for which an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential (crime scene investigators, toxicologists, estheticians, medical animation specialists, food safety specialists, health care, etc.). Concept Maps illustrate how structure relates to function and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis show learners how the entire body works as a whole. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of each chapter provide hands-on lab experience, without the need for a separate lab manual. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary.

List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.50

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1111138451 | ISBN-13: 9781111138455)

Thorough instructor resource includes everything you need to prepare for, teach, present, and test anatomy and physiology content. Includes Instructor's Manual with lesson plans and answers to the student workbook and end of chapter questions, Computerized Testbank and Instructor Slides created in PowerPoint®.for every chapter.

Studyware  (ISBN-10: 1111537909 | ISBN-13: 9781111537906)

CD-ROM that engages learners through interactive activities, quizzes and animations.

List Price = $92.95  | CengageBrain Price = $92.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.50

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 111113846X | ISBN-13: 9781111138462)

This study guide is designed as a tool to help the learner comprehend and retain anatomy and physiology concepts. Each chapter of the study guide corresponds to the same chapter in Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology, with a variety of questions and activities included reinforcing the material presented. Case studies encourage application of concepts learned and promote critical thinking and classroom discussion.

List Price = $67.95  | CengageBrain Price = $67.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $51.00

Student Supplements

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111320071 | ISBN-13: 9781111320072)

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology is for the fundamentals A&P science course. It requires no prior biology or chemistry knowledge. In addition this book exposes learners to the fundamentals of the human body and how it functions, specifically focusing on how body systems work together to promote homeostasis. Each body system chapter is self-contained and can be studied in any order preferred. Extensive coverage of diseases highlights common disorders that affect the body throughout the life span. Case Studies and Career Focus features help learners apply knowledge and consider careers for which an understanding of Anatomy and Physiology is essential (crime scene investigators, toxicologists, estheticians, medical animation specialists, food safety specialists, health care, etc.). Concept Maps illustrate how structure relates to function and Body Systems Working Together to Maintain Homeostasis show learners how the entire body works as a whole. Essential laboratory exercises included at the end of each chapter provide hands-on lab experience, without the need for a separate lab manual. Key terms with phonetic pronunciations help build vocabulary.

List Price = $165.95  | CengageBrain Price = $165.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $124.50

Studyware  (ISBN-10: 1111537909 | ISBN-13: 9781111537906)

CD-ROM that engages learners through interactive activities, quizzes and animations.

List Price = $92.95  | CengageBrain Price = $92.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $68.50

Study Guide  (ISBN-10: 111113846X | ISBN-13: 9781111138462)

This study guide is designed as a tool to help you comprehend and retain anatomy and physiology concepts. Each chapter of the study guide corresponds to the same chapter in Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology with a variety of questions and activities included reinforcing the material presented. Case studies encourage application of concepts learned and promote critical thinking and classroom discussion.

List Price = $67.95  | CengageBrain Price = $67.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $51.00

Premium Web Site  (ISBN-10: 1111138532 | ISBN-13: 9781111138530)

Includes: StudyWARE™ quizzes and interactive games, presentations in PowerPoint®, and mobile media.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Dr. Donald C. Rizzo

Donald C. Rizzo is professor emeritus at Marygrove College in Detroit, Michigan, where he taught Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology. He also taught Biology II: The Unity and Diversity of Life, Principles of Biology, Parasitology, Zoology, and Botany. He conducted biological fieldwork around the globe. Dr. Rizzo began his teaching career at Marygrove College in 1974 and served as chairperson of the Science and Mathematics department from 1975—2006. His numerous awards include the 2010 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Service, the 2009 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Scholarship, 2006 Marygrove College Presidential Award for Teaching, 1992 Marygrove College Teacher Scholar Award and the 1990 Sears Roebuck Foundation Teaching Excellence and Campus Leadership Award. Dr. Rizzo has published in the JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY and coauthored a computerized test bank for medical terminology. Along with two colleagues, he has presented at national and international conferences on the interdisciplinary service learning course "HIV/AIDS: Its Biological and Social Impact." In addition, he incorporates service learning into all the courses he teaches. Dr. Rizzo received his B.A. in biology and education in 1968 from Boston State College (now the University of Massachusetts at Boston), his M.S. in 1970 and his Ph.D. in 1973 from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York.