Anatomy 101: From Muscles and Bones to Organs and Systems, Your Guide to How the Human Body Works
An all-in-one guide to the human body! Anatomy 101 offers an exciting look into the inner workings of the human body. Too often, textbooks turn the fascinating systems, processes, and figures of anatomy into tedious discourse that even Leonardo Da Vinci would reject. This easy-to-read guide cuts out the boring details, and instead, provides you with a compelling lesson in anatomy. Covering every aspect of anatomical development and physiology, each chapter details the different parts of the human body, how systems are formed, and disorders that could disrupt bodily functions. You'll unravel the mysteries of anatomy with unique, accessible elements like: * Detailed charts of each system in the body * Illustrations of cross sections * Unique profiles of the most influential figures in medical history From cell chemistry to the respiratory system, Anatomy 101 is packed with hundreds of entertaining facts that you can't get anywhere else!
Dr. Kevin Langford is the chairman of the Texas Association of Advisors of the Health Professions and an associate professor in the biology department of Stephen F. Austin State University. He has taught a variety of courses, including human biology, comparative anatomy, human physiology, histology, and developmental biology. His research into the cellular and molecular aspects of cardiac development have won research awards from both the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health.