Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy and physiology is the study of the human body and includes the human skeleton, bones, joints, muscles, energy systems, heart and lungs. Test yourself with our online anatomy & physiology multi choice quizzes!
The Skeleton & Bones category covers the bones and function of the human skeleton, the axial and appendicular skeleton, anatomy of the spine, types of joints including synovial joints, types and shapes of bones as well as joint actions and planes of movement.
Learn all about muscles of the human body and how they work. The muscles theory section deals with the more scientific aspects of human muscles. We have grouped the major muscles of the body by the joint they are mainly associated with, although some muscles are relevant to more than one joint. Each muscle page has information on their origin, insertion, joint actions, exercises and stretching.
Energy systems category covers the various ways in which the body generates and uses energy and includes anaerobic respiration, aerobic respiration, krebs cycle, human digestive system, oxygen debt as well as the long term and short term effects of exercise on the body.
The circulatory system consists of the heart and blood vessels including arteries, arterioles, veins and capillaries. Cardiac volumes, blood and blood pressure is also covered.
The respiratory system includes the lungs and airways as well as the mechanics of breathing, respiratory volumes and VO2 max. Select from the options below to view more detailed information.