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Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Anatomy Education

Free Lesson Plan: Anatomical Planes, Positions, and Directional Terms

For students, the beginning of an A&P course can feel like wading through a sea of confusing new terminology. Who knew there were so many ways to describe where things are located in the body, or how the body is positioned, or what plane a ...
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Anatomy & Physiology, Technology in Anatomy Education

4 Study Habits of Successful Med Students...Backed by Science!

It’s common knowledge that getting a good score on the USMLE Step 1 exam—the test that students spend their first and second years of medical school ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Studying the Peritoneum with Human Anatomy Atlas 2020

Here at Visible Body, we are always listening to our customers’ suggestions about how to improve our apps. When students and instructors at Harvard ...
Anatomy & Physiology

4 Interesting Medical Stories From US Presidential History

From George Washington’s dentures to Grover Cleveland secretly getting surgery on a yacht, the annals of American history hold all sorts of ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

A Heart Rate Lesson Plan Using Physiology & Pathology

Instructors rejoice—the first of our Physiology & Pathology Lab Activities has arrived! Today, we’re going to talk you through a free lesson plan for ...
Anatomy & Physiology, Pathology

Decoding the Heart: What Is an ECG?

If you’ve explored our newest app, Physiology & Pathology, you might have noticed that one of the tools you can use alongside the beating heart is a ...
Anatomy & Physiology

The Endocrine System: The Thyroid and Parathyroids

The thyroid gland: it’s the beautiful butterfly of the endocrine system, and without it, regulating your body’s metabolism would be tough. There are ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology: 4 Facts About the Cervix

It’s January! Time for New Year’s resolutions and a whole lot of snow (for us New Englanders at least). But did you know that January is also ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Energy & Metabolism Part 2: Cellular Respiration

In Part 1 of our Energy & Metabolism overview, we talked about the different types of nutrients your body needs and how it breaks them down into ...
Anatomy & Physiology

Energy & Metabolism Part 1: Nutrients

Do you ever feel like you need more energy? Maybe you stayed up all night studying for exams, or you just finished an intense workout at the gym, or ...