& Physiology Links:
Human Cross Sections: Cross-sectional
excellent 3-D & cross-sectional views of plastinated cadavers
Physiology Animations, Movies & Interactive Tutorial Links: excellent site with links to many animations about topics ranging from atoms to organ systems
Physiology Teaching Materials: a page with links to many physiology-related sites
to the Mechanism of Muscle Contraction: a short webpage with info
Muscle Contraction Information:
Actin Myosin Crossbridge 3D Animation
Sliding Filament Animation
Sarcomere/Sliding Filament Animation
insights into sensory physiology
Neurobiology Animations: links to animations (from NEUROBIOLOGY Molecules, Cells and Systems, by Gary G. Matthews)
ACTION POTENTIALS: text page + illustrations = info about Action Potentials
Membrane Potential Tutorial: some interesting demos concerning diffusion, generation of the membrane potential, etc.
Action Potential Simulator: fairly simple to use simulation of AP-- alter parameters to see the effect on AP!
Hodgkin-Huxley Simulator: a graphical simulation of a section of excitable neuronal membrane using the Hodgkin-Huxley equations = ADVANCED (see Guide to Use)
Molecular Neurobiology Animations: some Quicktime animations of Synaptic events
Heart and Blood Vessel Basics: especially Electrical Signals and Blood Flow
Sounds Tutorial: best part = Phases of the Cardiac Cycle
Animation of Route of Blood in Heart:
in conjunction with Wiggers Diagram, etc.
Cardiovascular System Anatomy & Physiology: some basics
Cardiovascular Physiology Concepts: includes Cardiac Action Potentials
Physiology: an excellent summary
(see all 4 pages)
Electrophysiology: a basic cardiovascular info website
See associated page about Heart Rhythm Abnormalities
Potentials: a good description of the physiology of cardiac APs.
Physiology of the Kidney: good, basic outline of renal physiology
Concentration and Dilution: in-depth description of renal physiology
good starter page
Chapters Online: scroll down to select chapters
Immunology: see first 4 links
Biology Pages: see topics listed under "Immune System" &
Anatomy Lab: check out the Cat Anatomy (Muscular System) section
Anatomy Tutorial: figures and information about cat bones, joints,
and muscles. See muscle functions to access joint info
Muscles: photos of cat muscle dissection. Click on "Correct Answers" for
Muscles (w/ Human Comparison): photos of cat muscle dissections. Click on muscle to see info
& general comparison with human muscle location.
Skeleton: labeled cat skeleton.