Essentials of Anatomy and Physiology for Communication Disorders

ISBN-10: 0766859460
ISBN-13: 9780766859463
Edition: 2004
List price: $183.95
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Description: Written as an accessible, easy to use anatomy and physiology book for introductory communication sciences courses and speech-language pathology assistants, this resource is derived from the best selling Anatomy and Physiology for Speech, Language,  More...

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Book details

List price: $183.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/3/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

Written as an accessible, easy to use anatomy and physiology book for introductory communication sciences courses and speech-language pathology assistants, this resource is derived from the best selling Anatomy and Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing, 2nd Edition. Richly illustrated, this book is accompanied by a CD-ROM that provides users with additional information on the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing systems through interactive self-study, animations, quizzes, and more. A comprehensive glossary provides definitions of key terms and study questions accompany each chapter, allowing users to test their understanding of information. Written in user-friendly language, this must-have book is perfect for anyone who wants to understand the essentials of anatomy and physiology of communication disorders.

Preface
About the Authors
Basic Elements of Anatomy
Outline
Terminology of Anatomy and Physiology
Understanding Latin and Greek Terms
Terminology of Anatomy
Terms of Orientation
Terms for Regions of the Body
Summary
Anatomy and Physiology
Summary
Building Blocks of Anatomy: Tissues, Organs, and Systems
Introduction
Tissues
Summary
Joints
Summary
Muscles
Summary
Systems of Verbal Communication
Summary
Chapter Summary
Study Questions
References
Anatomy and Physiology of Respiration
Outline
Introduction
Summary
The Support Structure for Respiration
Vertebral Column
Summary
Pelvic Girdle
Pectoral Girdle
Summary
Ribs and Rib Cage
Summary
Soft Tissue of the Thorax and Respiratory Passageway
Summary
Movement of Air through the System
Summary
Muscles of Inspiration
Primary Inspiratory Muscle of Thorax: The Diaphragm
Summary
Accessory Muscles of Inspiration
Summary
Muscles of Forced Expiration
Summary
Physiology of Respiration
Summary
Measurement of Respiration
Respiration for Life
Summary
Summary
Summary
Effects of Posture on Speech
Summary
Pressures of Speech
Summary
Muscular Activity during Respiration
Chapter Summary
Study Questions
References
Anatomy and Physiology of Phonation
Outline
Mechanisms of Phonation
Airflow Increase
Air Pressure Drop
Summary
A Tour of the Phonatory Mechanism
Framework of the Larynx
Summary
Inner Larynx
Summary
Structural Elements of the Larynx
Cricoid Cartilage
Thyroid Cartilage
Arytenoid and Corniculate Cartilages
Epiglottis
Cuneiform Cartilages
Hyoid Bone
Movement of the Cartilages
Summary
Laryngeal Musculature
Intrinsic Laryngeal Muscles
Glottal Tensors
Laryngeal Relaxer
Extrinsic Laryngeal Muscles
Summary
Interaction of Musculature
Physiology of Phonation
Nonspeech Laryngeal Function
Summary
Laryngeal Function for Speech
Summary
Frequency, Pitch, and Pitch Change
Optimal Pitch
Habitual Pitch
Average Fundamental Frequency
Pitch Range
Pitch Changing Mechanism
Summary
Intensity and Intensity Change
Summary
Linguistic Aspects of Pitch and Intensity
Theories of Phonation
Chapter Summary
Endnote: Mechanics of Vibration
Study Questions
References
Anatomy and Physiology of Articulation and Resonation
Outline
Source-Filter Theory of Vowel Production
Summary
The Articulators
Bones of the Face and Cranial Skeleton
Bones of the Face
Bones of the Cranial Skeleton
Summary
Dentition
Dental Development
Dental Occlusion
Summary
Cavities of the Vocal Tract
Summary
Muscles of the Articulatory System
Muscles of the Face
Summary
Muscles of the Mouth
Summary
Muscles of Mastication: Mandibular Elevators and Depressors
Summary
Muscles of the Soft Palate
Pharyngeal Musculature
Summary
Physiology of Articulation and Resonation
Mastication and Deglutition
Summary
Speech Function
Summary
Summary
Chapter Summary
Study Questions
References
Anatomy and Physiology of Hearing
Outline
The Structures of Hearing
Outer Ear
Summary
Middle Ear
Summary
Inner Ear
Summary
Summary
Auditory Physiology
Outer Ear Function
Middle Ear Function
Summary
Inner Ear Function
Summary
Summary
Summary
Chapter Summary
Study Questions
References
Neuroanatomy and Neurophysiology
Outline
Anatomy of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
Neurons
Glial Cells
Summary
Functional View: Autonomic and Somatic Nervous Systems
Anatomical View: Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
Anatomy of the Cerebral Cortex
Meningeal Linings
Landmarks of the Cerebral Cortex
Frontal Lobe
Parietal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Occipital Lobe
Insular Cortex
Limbic Lobe
Summary
Myelinated Fibers
Anatomy of the Subcortex
Basal Ganglia
Diencephalic Structures
Summary
Cerebrovascular System
Circle of Willis
Summary
Cerebellum
Cerebellar Function
Summary
Anatomy of the Brainstem
Brainstem Landmarks
Summary
Summary
Neurophysiology
The Neuron
Summary
Muscle Function
Summary
Higher Functioning
Summary
Summary
Chapter Summary
Study Questions
References
Study Question Answers
Glossary
Index

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