Anatomy & Physiology, 1st Edition

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Anatomy & Physiology, 1st Edition

By Gail Jenkins and Gerard Tortora

$69  USD | $89  CAN
$119  USD | $139  CAN

Developed for the two-semester Anatomy & Physiology course, Jenkins, Anatomy & Physiology is focused on aiding critical thinking, conceptual understanding, and application of knowledge. Real-life clinical stories allow for a richer investigation of content, ensuring that students understand the relevance to their lives and future careers.

WileyPLUS for Anatomy & Physiology includes Episodes, which bring the content to life through vivid, real-world examples. Video storytelling is enhanced by other visual elements – such as graphics, definitions, and quotations – to activate students’ curiosity and deepen their understanding of the material. Through Episodes, you will make the content personally relevant to your students and increase their motivation in the course.

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Videos for every section

Videos for every section feature Anatomy & Physiology author Gail Jenkins and contributor Jon Jackson, two dynamic educators who coach students through every topic in the text using memorable examples and study tips. Each chapter also features a medical professional who tells a story about a patient from his or her practice, showing students how the material relates to their future careers as nurses or other types of allied health professionals.

Real Anatomy

Real Anatomy

3-D imaging software that allows students to dissect through over 40 layers of a real human body to study the anatomical structures of all body systems. The software is integrated in WileyPLUS along with assessment designed to optimize student use.

3-D Physiology

Animations Bring Physiology to Life: 3-D Physiology is an animation series that breaks down the most difficult physiological concepts for you to teach and your students to learn.

    Features Include:

    • Muscles in Motion: Animations that show the muscles that move every major joint of the human body.
    • Interactions: Animations, interactive exercises, games concept maps, and animated case stories that help students solidify the concepts.
    • PowerPhys: Physiological laboratory simulations that use algorithmic data.

Gerard Tortora

GERARD J. TORTORA is a professor of biology at Bergen Community College in Paramus, New Jersey, where he teaches human anatomy and physiology as well as microbiology. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Fairleigh Dickinson University and his master’s degree in science education from Montclair State College. He has been a member of many professional organizations including the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS).

  1. An Introduction to the Human Body
  2. The Chemical Level of Organization
  3. The Cellular Level of Organization
  4. The Tissue Level of Organization
  5. The Integumentary System
  6. Introduction to the Skeletal System
  7. The Axial Skeleton
  8. The Appendicular Skeleton
  9. Articulations
  10. Muscle Tissue
  11. The Muscular System
  12. Introduction to the Nervous System
  13. The Central Nervous System
  14. The Peripheral Nervous System
  15. Sensory, Motor, and Integrative Systems
  16. The Special Senses
  17. The Endocrine System
  18. The Cardiovascular System: The Blood
  19. The Cardiovascular System: The Heart
  20. The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels
  21. The Lymphatic System and Immunity
  22. The Respiratory System
  23. The Digestive System
  24. The Urinary System
  25. The Reproductive Systems and Development

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