Fifth Edition   ©2002

Eckert Animal Physiology

David Randall (City University of Hong Kong) , Warren Burggren (University of North Texas) , Kathleen French (University of California, San Diego)

  • ISBN-10: 0-7167-3863-5; ISBN-13: 978-0-7167-3863-3; Format: Cloth Text, 752 pages

PART I  PRINCIPLES OF PHYSIOLOGY
  1. Studying Animal Physiology
  2. Experimental Methods for Exploring Physiology
  3. Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesis
  4. Membranes, Channels, and Transport
     
PART II  PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESSES
  5. The Functional Basis of Neuronal Function
  6. Communication Along and Between Neurons
  7. Sensing the Environment
  8. Structural and Functional Organization of Nervous Systems
  9. Glands and Endocrine Control: Mechanisms and Cost of Secretion
  10. Muscles and Animal Movement
  11. Behavior: Initiation, Patterns and Control
       
PART III  INTEGRATION OF PHYSIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
  12. Circulation
  13. Gas Exchange and Acid-Base Balance
  14. Ionic and Osmotic Regulation
  15. Acquiring Energy: Feeding, Digestion, and Metabolism
  16. Energy Expenditure: Body Size, Locomotion and Reproduction
  17. Energetic Costs of Meeting Environmental Challenge