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Thrive in Human Physiology

Ian Kay and Gethin Evans

May 2014

ISBN: 9780199662487

192 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

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Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

  • An exciting series of bioscience revision guides, written to help students achieve exam success.
  • Written by a group of highly experienced educators to give students the best possible support during their learning and exam preparation.
  • Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation make the material presented quick and easy to assimilate.
  • Carefully developed artwork supports visual learners, and reinforces key points made in the text.
  • Extensive support for active learning - through in-text questions, and flashcard glossary and multiple-choice question apps - enables students to check their learning as they proceed.

About the Author(s)

Ian Kay, Associate Head of School, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University, and Gethin Evans, Senior Lecturer, School of Healthcare Science, Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Ian Kay graduated with a degree in Biological Sciences followed by a PhD investigating airway neurophysiology. For the last twenty years he has taught physiology at all levels at Manchester Metropolitan University. His current research interests are linked to learning and teaching and the student experience. In particular, he is interested in the application of technology to student learning.

Dr Gethin Evans graduated with a degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences, followed by a PhD investigating fluid balance at rest and following exercise. Subsequently appointed senior lecturer in physiology at Manchester Metropolitan University, his current research interests are the regulation of appetite and gastrointestinal motility as well as a general interest in obesity.

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction to human physiology
    2:Control and co-ordination I - the nervous system
    3:Control and co-ordination II - the endocrine system
    4:Musculoskeletal physiology and movement
    5:Cardiovascular physiology
    6:Respiratory physiology
    7:Renal physiology
    8:Gastrointestinal physiology
    9:Reproductive physiology
    10:Integrative physiology

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