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The A&P Professor

83 EpisodesProduced by Kevin PattonWebsite

Explore human anatomy and physiology (A&P) teaching and learning with host Kevin Patton. An experienced professor, textbook author, and mentor, Kevin is a recognized leader in A&P teaching. The A&P Professor builds on the practical approach taken in Kevin's popular blogs, newsletters, and websites. … read more


Episode 35 Intro | TAPP Radio Preview

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which focuses on the big ideas (essential concepts) of the A&P course.



There's more... a few content updates... plus some word dissections, a toast to Elaine Marieb, and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.

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.5 minute

  • News about how smell relates to stress
  • News about how oxytocin works
  • Cholesterol testing for cardiac risk - are changes coming?
  • Big ideas - the essential concepts of A&P

Word Dissections

9.5 minutes

  • Dissection
    • Section
  • Concept
  • Gradient
  • Apolipoprotein B (ApoB)

Elaine Marieb

1.5 minute

Book Club

3.5 minutes

  • The Core Concepts of Physiology: A New Paradigm for Teaching Physiology
    • by Joel Michael , William Cliff, Jenny McFarland, Harold Modell, Ann Wright
  • Book details:
  • 15 core concepts of physiology
    • Explanations and applications of a concept-based approach to the physiology course
    • Concepts:
      • Evolution
      • Homeostasis
      • Causality
      • Energy
      • Structure/function
      • Cell theory
      • Levels of organization
      • Cell–cell communication
      • Cell membrane
      • Flow down gradients
      • Genes to proteins
      • Interdependence
      • Mass balance
      • Physics/chemistry
      • Scientific reasoning

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