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View Resource Get Body Smart

The Get Body Smart site was created in 2000 by Scott Sheffield. He's been teaching human anatomy and physiology for over 20 years and the site is an important source of high-quality information on both fields. As it is an online textbook, the subject areas here on the homepage include Skeletal System, Nervous System, and Histology. Each of these areas includes an introductory tutorial, along with...

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https://www.getbodysmart.com/
View Resource The Body Explained

BioEdOnline from the Baylor College of Medicine has been producing high-quality educational resources for a number of years, so it's nice to learn about their rather fun and informative "The Body Explained" resource. Narrated and hosted by Cassius Bordelon, PhD, this video production answers a number of common questions about how the body works. The segments are quite brief, and they may just...

http://www.bioedonline.org/videos/lecture-series/the-body-ex...
View Resource Web Anatomy

The College of Education and Human Development at the University of Minnesota has created this interactive and engaging set of resources designed to help college students learn about anatomy and physiology. Along with the learning modules, visitors can also take part in the rather fun "Anatomy Bowl". Here visitors can take on topics like biochemistry, the heart, and the reproductive system in a...

http://msjensen.cbs.umn.edu/webanatomy/
View Resource The A&P Professor

Kevin Patton is the president emeritus of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society (HAPS) and he is also the brains behind the A&P (Anatomy & Physiology) Professor website. Patton has worked to create this online collection of resources for people teaching human anatomy and physiology, and it's a great counterpart to his blog of the same name. Visitors should start by looking over one of the five...

https://theapprofessor.org/
View Resource Reproductive Physiology Animations

These illustrative animations were crafted by staff members at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and can be used by any number of medical professionals and students in the allied health sciences. On the homepage, visitors can get acquainted with the materials by looking through the Recent Submissions area. Here they can find animations that include a brief listing of goals,...

https://drc.libraries.uc.edu/handle/2374.UC/6
View Resource BBC: Human Body & Mind

The BBC has created this fine site to provide the curious visitor with a plethora of insights into the relationship between the human body and mind. In the Body section, visitors can take on a number of fun challenges in order to learn more about the muscles, skeleton, and the nervous system. Moving on, The Mind area contains a range of self-guided surveys that explore human emotion, memory...

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/
View Resource American Physiological Society: Learning Resources

The American Physiological Society (APS) has created this site to help medical professionals and students learn more about physiology through video clips, classroom activities, and fact sheets. The materials here are contained within three primary sections: Digital Libraries, Content Updates, and Education Journals. In the Digital Libraries area, visitors can look into the BioSciedNet (BEN) Portal...

http://www.the-aps.org/mm/Education/Undergraduate/Learning-R...
View Resource Understanding Life

Understanding Life is the educational website of The Physiological Society, providing "support for the teaching and learning of physiology." A good place to start is the What is Physiology? area, which offers an overview of this field of human inquiry. The Resources area is a well-designed archive of instructional materials that include "The story of a single heartbeat," "The Science of Life," and...

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https://www.physoc.org
View Resource Open Learning Initiative: Anatomy & Physiology

Do you fully comprehend how the human body functions? Unless one has a great deal of formal training, such comprehension can be quite difficult. This site from Carnegie Mellon University's Open Learning Initiative opens up new ways of looking at anatomy and physiology for lay people. This particular course focuses on several themes including the structure and function of the body, the levels of...

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http://oli.cmu.edu/courses/all-oli-courses/anatomy-physiolog...