Introduction to Animal Physiology
Author: Ian Kay
Release Date: October 01, 1998
"Introduction to Animal Physiology" offers a thorough, easy to understand introduction to the basic principles of animal physiology; uses a comparative approach, with a broad spectrum of examples from across the animal kingdom; covers a wide range of topics including neurons and nervous systems, endocrine function, ventilation and gas exchange, thermoregulation, gastrointestinal function and reproduction; presents topics that students traditionally struggle with, such as neuronal membrane function, in a logical structured format, highlighting the core concepts and uses simple analogies and a multitude of illustrations throughout to clarify important facts. This book will benefit all students taking introductory courses or module sin animal physiology at first year degree level.