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Animal Physiology : Eckert

Animal Physiology : Eckert - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0716738633

Cover of Animal Physiology : Eckert 5TH 02 (ISBN 978-0716738633)
ISBN13: 978-0716738633
ISBN10: 0716738635
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: W.H. Freeman
Published: 2002
International: No
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Animal Physiology : Eckert - 5TH 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0716738633

David Randall, Warren Burggren and Kathleen French

ISBN13: 978-0716738633
ISBN10: 0716738635
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 02
Publisher: W.H. Freeman

Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

Building on their last revision of Roger Eckert's best-selling text, the author team of Randall, Burggren, and French are back and breathing new life into Animal Physiology. The Fifth Edition highlights the latest breakthroughs in the field and offers refreshing new themes, all the while staying true to the enduring strengths that have made the book a longtime market-leader. With this edition more student help has also been included.

Author Bio

Randall, David : City University of Hong Kong

Burggren, Warren : University of North Texas

French, Kathleen : University of California, San Diego

Table of Contents

PART I: PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY
1. Studying Animal Physiology
2. Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
3. Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
4. Membranes, Channels, and Transport

PART II: PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
5. The Functional Basis of Neuronal Function
6. Communication Along and Between Neurons
7. Sensing the Environment
8. Structural and Functional Organization of Nervous Systems
9. Glands and Endocrine Control: Mechanisms and Cost of Secretion
10. Muscles and Animal Movement
11. Behavior: Initiation, Patterns and Control

PART III: INTEGRATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
12. Circulation
13. Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance
14. Ionic and Osmotic Regulation
15. Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism
16. Energy Expenditure: Body Size, Locomotion and Reproduction
17. Energetic Costs of Meeting Environmental Challenge

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