Experiments in Physiology (11th edition)

Experiments in Physiology (11th edition)

By: Gerald D. Tharp (author), David A. Woodman (author)Paperback

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For laboratory courses in Human/Animal Physiology Noted for its clear language, logical information flow, and emphasis on developing critical skills, this versatile manual covers all of the material needed for a one-semester human or animal physiology laboratory course. Over 90 exercises are organized into 22 chapters that are suitable for a two- to four-hour lab period. The Eleventh Edition incorporates inquiry-based components, including an "Explain This" feature, which asks you to thoughtfully consider the aim of each exercise that they perform, and also contains a new scientific inquiry and graphing Appendix - making this a perfect complement to any book. Instructors may pair the lab manual with other technologies such as PhysioEx (TM) 9.1, PowerLab, Vernier, and BIOPAC to effectively engage you. This impressive collaboration between Woodman and Tharp gives instructors the opportunity to truly foster critical thinking skills and add a dynamic element to their laboratory courses.

About Author

David Woodman joined the project in the Eighth Edition and is now fully responsible for the manuscript revision, though Dr. Tharp remains a consultant as needed. David has used this manual in his own lab for over a decade and has a solid grasp of the content, style, and technology in the text, as well as the student interests, goals and challenges encountered in this course. Dr. Gerald Tharp is a retired professor of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. He signed the contract for this title back in 1973, with Burgess Publishing Co. in Minneapolis, and the title was later passed to Macmillan Inc. of New York, which was succeeded by Prentice-Hall for the Eighth Edition in 2001. The Eighth Edition was the last time that Tharp actively participated in the revision process.


Exercise 1. Fundamental Physiological Principles Exercise 2. Movement Through Membranes Exercise 3. Renal Physiology Exercise 4. Neuroanatomy Exercise 5. Membrane Action Potentials Exercise 6. Reflex Functions Exercise 7. Sensory Physiology I: Cutaneous, Hearing Exercise 8. Sensory Physiology II: Vision Exercise 9. Reproductive Physiology Exercise 10. Digestion Exercise 11. Smooth Muscle Motility Exercise 12. Regulation of Blood Glucose Exercise 13. Measurement of Metabolic Rate Exercise 14. Thyroid Function Exercise 15: Nerve-Muscle Activity Exercise 16. Cardiac Function Exercise 17. Human Cardiovascular Functions Exercise 18. Respiratory Function Exercise 19. Blood Physiology I: Erythrocyte Functions Exercise 20. Blood Physiology II: Leukocytes, Blood Types, and Hemostasis Exercise 21. Physical Fitness Exercise 22. Physiology of Exercise Appendix: Tables and Nomograms Appendix: The Scientific Process Appendix: Solutions Credits Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780321957733
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9780321957733
  • ISBN10: 0321957733
  • edition: 11th edition

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