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The A&P Professor Podcast
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Content updates and teaching advice for teachers of human anatomy & physiology (A&P) from professor, author, and mentor Kevin Patton. 

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Mar 8, 2019

Host Kevin Patton previews the content of the upcoming full episode, which features a discussion of how paying attention to the meaning of muscle names can help in teaching and learning A&P. 

language of muscles

There's more... a website note,  word dissections, and a recommendation from The A&P Professor Book Club.


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.5 minute

  • Functions of the cerebellum
  • Liver responses when we see food
  • Exercise's effect on body weight
  • Language of Muscles: A Strategy for Learning

Website Hiccups

1 minute

Apologies! Kevin's two websites, and are having some technical issues that may occassionally mess up page layout or generate odd error messages. It's being worked on!

Word Dissections

8 minutes

  • Cerebellum
    • Cerebrum
  • Muscle
    • Musculus
    • Musculi
  • Tendon
  • Anglicize

Book Club

8.5 minutes


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