Principles of Anatomy and Physiology

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Tortora, G. J., Derrickson, B. H., Burkett, B., Dye, D., cooke, J., Diversi, T., McKean, M., Mellifort, R., Samalia, L., & Peoples, G. (2016). Principles of Anatomy and Physiology (1st Asia-Pacific Edition). Milton, QLD: John Wiley & Sons Australia Ltd.

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Anatomy and physiology students face the challenge of synthesising a lot of information into conceptual understanding. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 1st Asia–Pacific edition,empowers them to improve their learning outcomes and have a great time navigating through a remarkable local tour of the human body!

This title provides an excellent introduction to anatomy and physiology, and helps you answer a variety of questions including:

◦How did cutting-edge research by the University of Queensland create the cervical cancer vaccine?

◦Why do fast bowlers and ballet dancers frequently suffer from stress fractures?

◦How does the All Blacks’ Haka stimulate nerve impulses?

◦Why do Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of melanoma in the world?

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