Author: Gerard Gorniak
Title: Applied Human Anatomy for the Health Sciences
Print Length: 1409 pages
Language: English, Francais, Italiano, Espanol, Deutsch
Format: PDF, ePub, mobi, azw, kf8, txt, ibook, Kindle
This comprehensive human anatomy e-textbook is written for health science students with emphasis on the clinical application of anatomical information. There are numerous drawings, pictures of dissections, and tables. All areas of the body are covered, including tissues and some embryology. The text includes: 1) the capitalization of major structures, 2) ‘Nice To Know’ content blocks that provide students with information relative to pathology, biomechanics, and clinical relevancy, 3) after each content area, there are short answer Study Questions (answers included) to help students relate and apply the anatomy, and 4) standardized questions are embedded after major divisions of the text to help students assess their knowledge of the material.Dr. Gerard Gorniak taught human anatomy for over 40 years to post baccalaureate health care professionals at 3 Universities, on 5 campuses. This text is a compilation of his teaching materials as used by thousands of students and multiple instructors in both resident and online courses. He has a Ph.D. in Anatomical Sciences, a B.S. in Physical Therapy, 20 years of clinical practice, over 30 peer-reviewed publications mainly in anatomy and biomechanics, and 5 years of NIH funded post-doctoral work. He has developed online anatomy courses, and produced an anatomy video dissection series and anatomy webinars. Dr. William Conrad holds a Doctorate in Education with an emphasis on anatomy instruction as well as a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. He also earned an advanced Masters degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion. Dr. Conrad has been involved in teaching anatomy, including cadaver dissection, to graduate level physical and occupational therapy students in both residential and online settings for over a decade. He has published in peer-reviewed journals on topics such as anatomy and women’s health. He was also involved in production of the video dissection series and webinars. His practice experience includes acute care, home health and outpatient orthopedics.