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Understanding the basic anatomy and physiology of the human body


The following resources are useful additions to assist you in the understanding of this topic.


Agur, A. M. R (2004) Grant's atlas of anatomy 11th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia

Applegate, E J (2006) The Anatomy and Physiology Learning System 3rd ed. WB Saunders Company, Philadelphia

Bevan, James (1997) A pictorial handbook of anatomy and physiology. rev. ed. Universal International Gordon, N.S.W.

Burnie, David (1995) The concise encyclopedia of the human body RD Press, Surry Hills, N.S.W.

Calais-Germain, B (1993) Anatomy of Movement. Eastland Press, Seattle.

Cohen , B J (2005) Memmler’s Structure and Function of the Human Body 8th ed. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia. Book and CD

Herlihy B (2007) The Human Body in Health and Disease 3rd ed. Elsevier, St. Louis. Mo.

Herlihy B (2007) Anatomy & Physiology Online for The Human Body in Health and Illness (Text, User Guide and Access Code Package) 3rd ed. Elsevier, St. Louis. Mo.

Hoppenfeld S ( 1976) Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities Prentice-Hall Inc., New York.

Kapit, W and Elson, L (2002) The Anatomy Colouring Book Benjamin Cummings, San Francisco, Calif.

Marieb E (2004) Anatomy & Physiology Coloring Workbook 8th edn Benjamin Cummings Publishing, Inc., New York.

Marieb, Elaine Nicpon (2003) Essentials of human anatomy and physiology 7th ed. Benjamin/Cummings Pub. Co. Menlo Park, Calif.

Martini F H (2004) Fundamentals of anatomy and physiology 6th ed. Prentice Hall International, Inc, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey

Memmler R (2005) The human body in health and disease 10th ed. J.B. Lippincott Company, New York.

Miller B (2003) Encyclopaedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health 7th ed. W. B Saunders Company, Philadelphia

Nowak T J et al. (2006) Pathophysiology: Concepts and Applications for Health Care Professionals, 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill Higher Education, Boston,

Palastanga, N (2006) Anatomy and Human Movemen 5th ed. Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford.

Sherwood L. (2007) Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems 6th ed. Thomson/Brooks/Cole, Belmont, Calif.

Solomon, Eldra Pearl, Schmidt, Richard R. Adragna, Peter James (1990) Human anatomy and physiology. 2nd ed. Saunders College Publishing, Philadelphia

Tortora G J and Anagnostakos N P (2000) Principles of Anatomy and Physiology 9th ed. John Wiley

Tortora, Gerard J. (1997) Introduction to the human body : the essentials of anatomy and physiology 4th ed. Benjamin Cummings, Menlo Park, Calif.

Van Leuven, Karen and Kozier, Barbara(2000) Fundamentals of nursing, sixth edition. Clinical companion Prentice Hall Health Upper Saddle River, N.J.

Wynn Kapit and Lawrence Elson (1993) The Anatomy Colouring Book 2nd ed. Harper Collons, N.Y.






A BBC interactive human body site with games: www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/body:

Get Body Smart — an interactive examination of human anatomy and physiology which includes quizzes: www.getbodysmart.com

Gray’s Anatomy — The Bartleby.com online edition of Gray’s Anatomy – the bible of anatomy and one of the most famous and thorough anatomy books: www.bartleby.com/107

Innerbody — Website with animations, images and descriptions of human anatomy. www.innerbody.com/htm/body.html