Anatomy and physiology students face the challenge of synthesising a lot of information into conceptual understanding. Principles of Anatomy and Physiology, 1st Asia-Pacific edition,empowers them to improve their learning outcomes and have a great time navigating through a remarkable local tour of the human body! This title provides an excellent introduction to anatomy and physiology, and helps you answer a variety of questions including: * How did cutting-edge research by the University of Queensland create the cervical cancer vaccine? * Why do fast bowlers and ballet dancers frequently suffer from stress fractures? * How does the All Blacks' Haka stimulate nerve impulses? * Why do Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of melanoma in the world?