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Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology: 2024 Release
Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology: 2024 Release

Hole's Human Anatomy & Physiology: 2024 Release

ISBN10: 1264672969 | ISBN13: 9781264672967
By Charles Welsh and Cynthia Prentice-Craver

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Perfect for introductory level students, Hole's Human Anatomy and Physiology is crafted to be easily understood, even for those without a science background. The book prioritizes building a solid foundation by exploring essential themes distilled into fundamental concepts and highlighting underlying mechanisms. The content is presented in an easy to digest writing style, complemented by striking artwork and illustrations.

Throughout the text, the Learn, Practice, Assess method is consistently applied, seamlessly integrating assessment and practice opportunities. This approach assists students in honing their understanding and concentrating their study efforts. The author team, actively engaged in the classroom, brings a blend of career relevance, an emphasis on clinical applications, concise language, and a contemporary perspective to this esteemed anatomy and physiology classic.

1 Introduction to Human Anatomy and Physiology
2 Chemical Basis of Life
3 Cells
4 Cellular Metabolism
5 Tissues
6 Integumentary System
7 Skeletal System
8 Joints of the Skeletal System
9 Muscular System
10 Nervous System I: Basic Structure and Function
11 Nervous System II: Divisions of the Nervous System
12 Nervous System III: Senses
13 Endocrine System
14 Blood
15 Cardiovascular System
16 Lymphatic System and Immunity
17 Digestive System
18 Nutrition and Metabolism
19 Respiratory System
20 Urinary System
21 Water, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance
22 Reproductive Systems
23 Pregnancy, Growth, and Development
24 Genetics and Genomics

About the Author

Charles Welsh

Charles Welsh began his Anatomy & Physiology teaching career upon graduating with a B.S. in Biology from the University of Pittsburgh in 1989. He entered graduate school in 1992 and continued teaching night classes. He accepted his first full-time teaching position at Clarion University of Pennsylvania in 1996. In 1997, he completed his Ph.D. in Comparative Anatomy, Evolutionary Biology, and Ornithology at the University of Pittsburgh. Teaching primarily in nursing and other allied health programs, he now brings his thirty years of classroom experience to the fifteenth edition of Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology. At Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania he received several teaching awards, as well as the Mentor of the Year Award for training graduate students to teach Anatomy & Physiology. Chuck and his wife, Lori, have three children and three grandchildren. They live in the historic town of Harmony, thirty miles north of Pittsburgh, with their youngest son, where they raise chickens and have a huge garden.

Cynthia Prentice-Craver

Cynthia Prentice-Craver has been teaching human anatomy and physiology for over twenty-eight years at Chemeketa Community College. Cynthia’s teaching experience both in grades 6–12 and in college, her passion for curriculum development, and her appetite for learning fuel her desire to write. Her M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, B.S. in Exercise Science, and extended graduate course-work in biological sciences have been instrumental in achieving effective results in the online and on campus courses she teaches. Cynthia was a contributing author for the Martin Laboratory Manual for Human Anatomy & Physiology, Third Edition, and Hole’s Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, Fourteenth Edition. She co-authored Hole’s Human Anatomy & Physiology, Sixteenth Edition, and the Martin Laboratory Manual for Human Anatomy & Physiology, Fourth and Fifth Editions, and authored the digital content for these laboratory manuals. Cynthia is a member of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA). Her professional experiences include serving as a program chair for eight years, developing curriculum, serving on various committees, and being a reviewer and advisor of textbooks and digital products. Beyond her professional pursuits, Cynthia’s passions include reading and listening to books, attending exercise classes, walking outdoors, attending concerts, traveling, and spending time with her family and friends.

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