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Physiology/Histology: Physiology Web Resources

Key Resources

The purpose of this guide is to provide key resources for the subjects of physiology and histology.  This page contains links to internet resources in physiology, as well as links to physiology videos and links to national and international physiological associations.

Physiology Web Resources

Anatomy & Physiology Resources - developed by Rose Marie Chute. Site includes animated videos on the different systems, puzzles, quizzes, tutorials, and animated models.

Physiology Study Stacks - online flashcards to help study the physiology of the different systems.

Free Anatomy and Physiology Resources - from Varsity Tutor, this site has flashcards for study, and practice tests.  If you create an account, you can build your own practice tests.

Physiology Videos

Liver Anatomy and Function - YouTube

Lectures in Respiratory Physiology
    From UC-San Diego School of Medicine

Anatomy & Physiology Vidcast - Lab Videos
    Free from East Tennessee State University through iTunes

Help with Anatomy and Physiology
    From - many short anatomy and physiology lectures and other physiology resources

Human Physiology Lab
    From University of Central Florida College of Medicine - short videos on the systems of the body as well as general functions

Physiology Associations

The American Physiological Society - this is a non-profit organization dealing with education, scientific research, and dissemination of information in the physiological sciences.  It also contains links to journals it publishes, science policy statements, and information on physiological careers.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society - this organization promotes excellence in teaching anatomy and physiology.  It contains teaching resources, a link to the journal The HAPS Educator, and information on educational opportunities in anatomy and physiology.

The Physiological Society - this site has links to several physiology journals it publishes, proceeding abstracts, scientific meetings, and educational opportunities.

Clinical Exercise Physiology Association - this organization, affiliated with the American College of Sports Medicine, promotes the profession of clinical exercise physiology with links to career resources, continuing education webinars, and information on student internships. 

American Society of Exercise Physiologists - this organization promotes the study, practice, research, and development of exercise physiology as a profession. Information on the site includes requirements for board certification, a link to their journal (JEPonline) and their newsletter, as well as career and networking opportunities.

Society of General Physiologists - an international organization to promote and disseminate knowledge concerning general physiology.  The organization sponsors symposiums, the Journal of General Physiology, and research in physiology.