Laboratory Investigations in Anatomy & Physiology, Cat Version (2nd Revised edition)

Laboratory Investigations in Anatomy & Physiology, Cat Version (2nd Revised edition)

By: Stephen N. Sarikas (author)Paperback

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This concise lab manual is designed for instructors wanting a briefer and less expensive lab manual than traditionally available for the two-semester anatomy & physiology lab course and who also want their students to develop critical thinking skills in the lab. Laboratory Investigations in Anatomy & Physiology, Cat Version, Second Edition contains only 31 exercises, providing just the core exercises done in most lab courses, in contrast to the 40 or 50 lab exercises included in the leading anatomy & physiology lab manuals. Through the use of frequent and engaging Questions to Consider, author Stephen Sarikas helps students think about complex ideas and make connections between concepts. By challenging students not only to observe but also to interpret what they experience in the lab, he gives students an investigative experience that ensures they will retain what they have learned-a tremendous benefit to any student going into a healthcare-related career. The Second Edition features all-new activities on surface anatomy, a fascinating new feature on forensic science, enlarged illustrations with more deeply contrasting colors to make learning easier, a new website for practice and quizzing, and the new Practice Anatomy Lab (PAL(TM)) 2.0 anatomy practice and assessment tool. Main and Pig Versions of this lab manual are also available.

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Stephen Sarikas is a professor at Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts (outside of Boston), where he teaches courses in anatomy & physiology, biology, and environmental science. Professor Sarikas is the 2008-2011 recipient of the Joan Weiler Arnow Professorship, an award given to a Lasell College faculty member with a record of excellence in teaching, professional development, and leadership. He is also a Lecturer of Occupational Therapy in the Boston School of Occupational Therapy at Tufts University. He received hisPh.D. (Anatomy) from the Boston University School of Medicine, his M.S. (Zoology) from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts. His current research interest is AIDS/HIV awareness among college students. He is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). He is also an enthusiastic Red Sox fan.


Introduction to Anatomy & Physiology Exercise 1: Body Organization and Terminology Exercise 2: Care and Use of the Compound Light Microscope The Cell Exercise 3: Cell Structure and Cell Division Exercise 4: Membrane Transport Introduction to Tissues and the Integumentary System Exercise 5: Epithelial and Connective Tissues Exercise 6: The Integumentary System The Skeletal System Exercise 7: The Axial Skeleton Exercise 8: The Appendicular Skeleton Exercise 9: Articulations The Muscular System Exercise 10: Histology of Muscle Tissue Exercise 11: Gross Anatomy of the Muscular System Exercise 12: Physiology of the Muscular System The Nervous System Exercise 13: Histology of Nervous Tissue Exercise 14: The Brain and Cranial Nerves Exercise 15: The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves Exercise 16: Human Reflex Physiology Exercise 17: Special Senses The Endocrine System Exercise 18: The Endocrine System The Cardiovascular System Exercise 19: Blood Cells Exercise 20: Gross Anatomy of the Heart Exercise 21: Anatomy of Blood Vessels Exercise 22: Cardiovascular Physiology The Lymphatic System Exercise 23: The Lymphatic System The Respiratory System Exercise 24: Anatomy of the Respiratory System Exercise 25: Respiratory Physiology The Digestive System Exercise 26: Anatomy of the Digestive System Exercise 27: Actions of a Digestive Enzyme The Urinary System Exercise 28: Anatomy of the Urinary System Exercise 29: Urinary Physiology The Reproductive Systems Exercise 30: The Male Reproductive System Exercise 31: The Female Reproductive System Cat Dissection Exercises Exercise 1: Introduction to the Cat and Removal of the Skin Exercise 2: Dissection of the Cat Muscular System Exercise 3: Dissection of the Cat Peripheral Nervous System Exercise 4: Dissection of the Cat Ventral Body Cavities and Endocrine System Exercise 5: Dissection of the Cat Cardiovascular System Exercise 6: Dissection of the Cat Lymphatic System Exercise 7: Dissection of the Cat Respiratory System Exercise 8: Dissection of the Cat Digestive System Exercise 9: Dissection of the Cat Urinary System Exercise 10: Dissection of the Cat Reproductive System

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/01/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780321575609
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 736
  • ID: 9780321575609
  • weight: 1510
  • ISBN10: 0321575601
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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