Perfect for those just starting out or returning to Anatomyafter some time away, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses oncore concepts taught (and tested on!) in a typical Anatomy course.From names and technical terms to how the body works, you'll skipthe suffering and score high marks at exam time with the help ofAnatomy Essentials For Dummies.
Designed for students who want the key concepts and a fewexamples—without the review, ramp-up, and anecdotalcontent—Anatomy Essentials For Dummies is a perfectsolution for exam-cramming, homework help, and reference.
If you have some knowledge of anatomy and want to polish yourskills, Anatomy Essentials For Dummies focuses on just thecore concepts you need to understand this fascinating topic.
Maggie Norris is a freelance science writer. Donna Rae Siegfriedhas instructed anatomy and physiology courses at the college level.They are the coauthors of Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies, 2ndEdition.
Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection.
Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology.Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiologyGet to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toeExplore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us aliveGain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health
Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.
Clinical anatomy is the study of human anatomy as it relates toclinical practice. Unlike a basic anatomy and physiology coursedesigned to teach general anatomical knowledge, clinical anatomyfocuses on specific structures and issues that people may encounterin a clinical setting.
Clinical Anatomy For Dummies presents a friendly,unintimidating overview of the material covered in a typicalcollege-level Clinical Anatomy course. Clear definitions, conciseexplanations, and plenty of full-color illustrations makeClinical Anatomy For Dummies the most accessible bookavailable to supplement your classroom texts.Plain-English explanations make difficult concepts easy tograspTracks to a typical college-level Clinical Anatomy courseFeatures a 16-page color insert
Whether you're a student or a practicing healthcare worker,Clinical Anatomy for Dummies makes this subject accessibleand easy to grasp.
The human body has 11 major anatomical systems, 206 bones, and dozens of organs, tissues, and fluids—that’s a lot to learn if you want to ace your anatomy & physiology class! Luckily, you can master them all with this hands-on book + online experience. Memorization is the key to succeeding in A&P, and Anatomy & Physiology Workbook For Dummies gives you all the practice you need to score high.
Inside and online, you'll find exactly what you need to help you understand, memorize, and retain every bit of the human body. Jam packed with memorization tricks, test-prep tips, and hundreds of practice exercises, it’s the ideal resource to help you make anatomy and physiology your minion!Take an online review quiz for every chapterUse the workbook as a supplement to classroom learningBe prepared for whatever comes your way on test dayGain confidence with practical study tips
If you’re gearing up for a career in the medical field and need to take this often-tough class to fulfill your academic requirements as a high school or college student, this workbook gives you the edge you need to pass with flying colors.
Biology Essentials For Dummies focuses on just the coreconcepts you need to succeed in an introductory biology course.From identifying the structures and functions of plants and animalsto grasping the crucial discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive,and ecological biology, this easy-to-follow guide lets you skip thesuffering and score high at exam time.
Get down to basics — master the fundamentals, fromunderstanding what biologists study to how living things areclassified
The chemistry of life — find out what you need to knowabout atoms, elements, molecules, compounds, acids, bases, andmore
Conquer and divide — discover the ins and outs of asexualand sexual reproduction, including cell division and DNAreplication
Jump into the gene pool — grasp how proteins make traitshappen, and easily understand DNA transcription, RNA processing,translation, and gene regulation
Open the book and find:
An overview of cells and their substructures
The key facts about reproduction and DNA
The 411 on energy and organisms
What you need to know about evolution
Coverage of ecosystems and populations
Ten great biology discoveries
Core concepts taught in an introductory biology course
The structures and functions of plants and animals
The key discoveries in evolutionary, reproductive, andecological biology
A required course for majors pursuing sports medicine, exercise science, nursing, or sports therapy degrees, kinesiology is central to a variety of fields. Kinesiology For Dummies tracks an introductory course in the science and imparts the basics of human body movement. With this resource, you will learn how physical activity can alleviate chronic illnesses and disabilities, what factors contribute to musculoskeletal injury, and how to reverse those influences. Complete with a 16-page color insert of medical instructions, this book covers the basics of exercise physiology, exercise and health psychology, introductory biomechanics, motor control, history and philosophy of sport and exercise, and mind-body connections.Written by experts in exercise scienceAddresses a timely subject as exercise science careers and majors are increasingly popularRuns parallel to a kinesiology course with accessible, concise language
Interested learners, kinesiology students, and health or sports therapy professionals will benefit from this refresher course in the basics.