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Human Physiology and Health


By: David Wright(Author)

284 pages, colour photos, colour & b/w illustrations, colour tables

Heinemann Educational UK / Harcourt Education

Paperback | Sep 2007 | Edition: 2 | #234690 | ISBN-13: 9780435633097
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About this book

Human Physiology and Health provides complete coverage of the content for the GCSE specifications in Human Physiology and Health, and Human biology. It is also a valuable resource for students studying any of the BTEC or OCR Nationals in Health and Social Care, or Science. Advanced level Biology, Human Biology, and Health and Social Care students will also find it useful for background information to many of the topics. Clear 'bite-sized' presentation of topics in double page spreads with clear summaries of what students should know at the end of each. Plenty of clear illustrations in full colour, which explain the biological concepts visually. Discussion of real life applications and some of the ethical and social issues with which science must deal. Examination type questions at the end of each chapter, to provide practice and to check up on learning.


- The organisarion of the body
- Nutrition
- Transport
- Respiration
- Support and locomotion
- The senses
- Co-ordination
- Homeostasis
- Reproduction
- Growth and development
- Inheritance and variation
- Health
- Disease
- Biotechnology
- Ecosystems
- The environment

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