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How is physiology used in medicine?

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By studying normal body functions, physiologists often offer key insight into what goes wrong when you have a disease. They can also share insights into how to make the human body work more efficiently, such as helping elite athletes improve performance and avoid injury.

From: What Is Physiology? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Physiological Society: “What is Physiology?”

Oregon State Open Textbooks: “Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1.1: How Structure Determines Function.”

The Physiological Society: “What is Physiology?”

University of Cambridge: “What is Physiology?”

Advances in Physiology Education : “The “core principles” of physiology: what should students understand?”

Advances in Physiology Education : “Clinical physiology: a successful academic and clinical discipline is threatened in Sweden.”

Horstmanshoff, M., et al. , BRILL, 2012. Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Changing Concepts of Physiology from Antiquity to Early Modern Europe

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 11, 2019

SOURCES:

American Physiological Society: “What is Physiology?”

Oregon State Open Textbooks: “Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 1.1: How Structure Determines Function.”

The Physiological Society: “What is Physiology?”

University of Cambridge: “What is Physiology?”

Advances in Physiology Education : “The “core principles” of physiology: what should students understand?”

Advances in Physiology Education : “Clinical physiology: a successful academic and clinical discipline is threatened in Sweden.”

Horstmanshoff, M., et al. , BRILL, 2012. Blood, Sweat and Tears: The Changing Concepts of Physiology from Antiquity to Early Modern Europe

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on July 11, 2019

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