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Thrive in Human Physiology

Ian Kay and Gethin Evans

Publication Date - 08 July 2014

ISBN: 9780199662487

192 pages
9.2 x 6.1 inches

Helps students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience


Thrive in Human Physiology covers all of the subject's key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way that helps students fully understand the topic. The text uses the four-step process found in all the Thrive Series books, asking students to review the facts, check their understanding, take note of extra advice, and go the extra mile with suggested readings.

Key Features:
* Written by highly experienced educators
* Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation
* Carefully developed artwork that reinforces key points
* Extensive in-text pedagogy--including review questions--that supports active learning
* Companion website resources--including interactive flashcards and multiple-choice review questions

About the Author(s)

Ian Kay is Associate Head of School at Manchester Metropolitan University. His 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.

Gethin Evans is Senior Lecturer in Physiology at Manchester Metropolitan University. His 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