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The Integumentary System, Part 2 – Skin Deeper: Crash Course A&P #7

Look at all this stuff! Soaps, lotions, conditioners, polishes — all from that huge section of your local store that’s dedicated solely to the grooming of your skin, hair, and nails. Some might see these things as the trappings of vanity. But me? I see them as the tools for the care, maintenance, and — […]

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Pre-capillary sphincters | Circulatory system physiology | NCLEX-RN | Khan Academy

So we often talk about capillary beds, but I thought that it would be fun to get really up close and really get a good understanding of how these things work. Couple of neat freaks(?) our body has developed to make sure that blood gets to the areas where it needs to go. So let’s […]

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Tissues, Part 4 – Types of Connective Tissues: Crash Course A&P #5

Technically, we’re all just meat. Yeah, you could say that what makes us human is our emotions, or thoughts, or memories, but physically, we’re not all that different from this. We’re used to thinking of meat as the muscle tissue that people cook and eat — but the fact is, you could eat that stuff […]

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BIO160 Preview Video Lecture 10 – Muscle Physiology

>>This video lecture 10, we’re going to cover skeletal muscle physiology. The learning objectives are here, we’re going to focus on whole muscle physiology; talk a little bit about fiber types, how muscles generate different amounts of force, then finish up with a little bit about muscle injury and fatigue. So, the first learning objective […]

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Paramedic 2.02 – Anatomy and Physiology: Planes and Sections of the Body

In this module, we will define various anatomical planes and sections of the body. Once completed with this module, you should be able to identify the planes and sections of the body and define directional and positional terms used in anatomical landmarking. When defining anatomical structures in the body, it can be helpful to utilize […]

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Paramedic 2.05 – Anatomy and Physiology: Anatomic Cavities

In the previous module, we discussed different systems within the body and identified the organs that comprise those systems. Given that overview of body organs and systems, this module will review the anatomic cavities within the human body that hold many of those various organs. Once completed with this module, you should be able to […]

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Physiological | Wikipedia audio article

Physiology (; from Ancient Greek φύσις (physis), meaning ‘nature, origin’, and -λογία (-logia), meaning ‘study of’) is the scientific study of the functions and mechanisms which work within a living system.As a sub-discipline of biology, the focus of physiology is on how organisms, organ systems, organs, cells, and biomolecules carry out the chemical and physical […]

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