Series: Very Short Introduction Series (VSI) Volume: 418
144 pages, 50 b/w illustrations
A vast subject that includes a strange vocabulary and an apparent mass of facts, human anatomy can at first appear confusing and off-putting. But the basic construction of the human body – the skeleton, the organs of the chest and abdomen, the nervous system, the head and neck with its sensory systems and anatomy for breathing and swallowing – is vital for anyone studying medicine, biology, and health studies. In this Very Short Introduction Leslie Klenerman provides a clear, concise, and accessible introduction to the structure, function, and main systems of the human body, including a number of clear and simple illustrations to explain the key areas.
1: Development of anatomy
2: The skeleton and its attachments
3: A vital system
4: Communication and control
5: Head and neck
6: The abdomen
7: The limbs
8: Man the tottering biped
There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!
Leslie Klenerman is an Emeritus Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery from the University of Liverpool. As a consultant orthopaedic surgeon he worked at Northwick Park Hospital and Clinical Research Centre until he moved to a chair at Liverpool University. For the past seven years he has worked in the Anatomy Department at Cambridge University as a Senior Demonstrator. He is the author of several publications.