Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 3rd Asia-Pacific Edition

ISBN: 9780730392002

Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 3rd Asia-Pacific Edition is brought to you by a team of local authors who have set the bar in delivering highly local content and exploring local contemporary case studies that relate to students’ specialisations.
This new edition introduces bite-size Lightboard Videos by local academics and interactive exercises to keep students engaged.
Available as a full colour printed textbook with an interactive eBook code, this title enables every introductory student to master concepts and succeed in assessment by taking the roadblocks out of self-study, with features that are designed to help you get the most out of what you’re learning.


  • A wide range of clinical case studies that connect A&P to relatable and topical examples, including COVID-19.
  • Interactive figures and practice quizzes throughout the text.
  • Podcast chapter introductions that help prepare students for the chapter while enabling students to learn on the go.
Gerard J. Tortora

Bryan Derrickson

Brendan Burkett (USC)

Gregory Peoples (UoW)

Danielle Dye (Curtin)

Julie Cooke (University of Canberra)

Tara Diversi (President Dieticians Australia)

Mark McKean (USC)

Simon Summers (Canberra)

Flavia Di Pietro (Curtin)

Alex Engel (CDU)

Michael Macartney (UOW)

Hayley Green (WSU)

Chapter 1. An introduction to the human body

Chapter 2. The chemical level of organisation

Chapter 3. The cellular level of organisation

Chapter 4. The tissue level of organisation

Chapter 5. The integumentary system

Chapter 6. The skeletal system: bone tissue

Chapter 7. The skeletal system: the axial skeleton

Chapter 8. The skeletal system: the appendicular skeleton

Chapter 9. Joints

Chapter 10. Muscular tissue

Chapter 11. The muscular system

Chapter 12. Nervous tissue

Chapter 13. The spinal cord and spinal nerves

Chapter 14. The brain and cranial nerves

Chapter 15. The autonomic nervous system

Chapter 16. Sensory, motor, and integrative systems

Chapter 17. The special senses

Chapter 18. The endocrine system

Chapter 19. The cardiovascular system: the blood

Chapter 20. The cardiovascular system: the heart

Chapter 21. The cardiovascular system: blood vessels and haemodynamics

Chapter 22. The lymphatic system and immunity

Chapter 23. The respiratory system

Chapter 24. The digestive system

Chapter 25. Metabolism and nutrition

Chapter 26. The urinary system

Chapter 27. Fluid, electrolyte, and acid–base homeostasis

Chapter 28. The reproductive systems

Chapter 29. Development and inheritance

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Interactive E-Text: 9780730392019
Print & Interactive E-Text Code: 9780730392002