Table of contents for Human physiology : from cells to systems / Lauralee Sherwood, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Medicine, West Virginia University.


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1. Introduction to Physiology and Homeostasis. 2. Cell Physiology. 3. The Plasma Membrane and Membrane Potential. 4. Principles of Neural and Hormonal Communication. 5. The Central Nervous System. 6. The Peripheral Nervous System: Afferent Division; Special Senses. 7. The Peripheral Nervous System: Efferent Division. 8. Muscle Physiology. 9. Cardiac Physiology. 10. The Blood Vessels and Blood Pressure. 11. The Blood. 12. Body Defenses. 13. The Respiratory System. 14. The Urinary System. 15. Fluid and Acid-Base Balance. 16. The Digestive System. 17. Energy Balance and Temperature Regulation. 18. Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands. 19. The Peripheral Endocrine Glands. 20. The Reproductive System. Appendix: A Review of Chemical Principles. Appendix: Text References to Exercise Physiology. Appendix: Answers to Check Your Understanding, End-of-Chapter Objective Questions, Quantitative Exercises, Points to Ponder, and Clinical Considerations. Glossary. Index.


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Human physiology.