Table of contents for Experimental and applied physiology lab manual / Richard G. Pflanzer.


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1 Metrics, Measurements, Computations
2 Bioinstrumentation
3 Compound Light Microscopy
4 Physical Processes of Biological Importance
5 Neural Control of Skeletal Muscle
6 Contractility of Skeletal Muscle I: The Twitch and Motor Unit Summation
7 Contractility of Skeletal Muscle II: Mechanical Summation, Contracture, Tetanus, and Fatigue
8 Contractility of Skeletal Muscle III: Isotonic Contraction and Initial Length versus Work
9 Electromyography and Dynamometry
10 Neuromuscular Reflexes of the Spinal Cord and Brain Stem
11 Somatic Sensation
12 Cranial Nerves: Assessment of Functions
13 Visual Acuity, Accommodation, Peripheral Vision, Color Vision, and Ophthalmoscopy
14 Hearing and Equilibrium
15 Electroencephalography I: Relaxation and Brain Rhythms
16 Electroencephalography II: Occipital Lobe Alpha Rhythms
17 Blood Cells and Blood Types
18 Red Blood Cell Count
19 Hemoglobin Content, Hematocrit, and Red Cell Indices
20 Hemostasis: The Platelet Count, Bleeding Time, and Coagulation 
21 White Blood Cell Count
22 Microcirculation
23 The Cardiac Cycle
24 Heart Sounds, Pulse Rate, and Systemic Blood Pressure
25 Plethysmography and the Peripheral Pressure Pulse
26 Electrical Activity of the Heart: The Electrocardiogram
27 Electrical Activity of the Heart: Vectorcardiography
28 The Respiratory Cycle
29 Pulmonary Function Tests: Volumes and Capacities
30 Pulmonary Function Tests: Forced Expiratory Volume and Maximal Voluntary Ventilation
31 Analysis of Urine
32 Digestion
33 Metabolic Rates: Indirect Calorimetry
34 Maintenance and Regulation of Body Temperature
35 Glucose Tolerance
Appendix A  Preparation of Agar Plates and Pipettes
Appendix B  Preparation of the Egg Osmometer
Appendix C  Pithing the Frog
Appendix D  Preparing the Freshwater Turtle for Heart Experiments
Appendix E  Jones Pulmonor Disinfectant Procedure



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Human physiology Laboratory manuals