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Chapter supplements (Chapter Index)    NEW! 3/18/06  Changes/Suggestions    Updates in Progress
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.  Graphs & Tables     Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 2 - Molecules, Cells, and Theories  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Caloric Restriction   Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 3 - Integumentary System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.     Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 4 - Circulatory System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.     Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 5 - Respiratory System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.     Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 6 - Nervous System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.    Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 7 - Eyes and Ears Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.    Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 8 - Muscle System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 9 - Skeletal System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 10 - Digestive System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 11 - Diet and Nutrition Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.,Tables  Changes/ Suggestions
Chapter 12 - Urinary System  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.,Tables  Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 13 - Reproductive Systems Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog   Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 14 - Endocrine System Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Specific Hormones  Changes/Suggestions
Chapter 15 - Immune System Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.
Chapter 16 - Into the Future  Outline, Learning Objectives, Lecture Notes, Bibliog.   Changes/Suggestions

 
Activities and Assignments
     Activities
       Activity 01 : Interactions with Elders
       Activity 02 : Grip Strength
       Activity 03 : Reaction Time
       Activity 04 : Age-related diseases
       Activity 05 : Controlling Aging: What Would/Could/Should Happen?
       Activity 06 :
Sensory deprivation
    Assignments
       Assignment 01 : Life Expectancy Revised 2/3/06

Case Studies/Case Histories
    Books
    American Medical Association
    WebPath

NEW! Detailed notes on topics (Slow download for some files)
        Skin, Wrinkling, Muscle, Preventing Disease,
        Caloric Restriction, Melatonin, DHEA, GH, Arthritis

Educational Material Suppliers
    Helpful publications
    Specimens, models, microscope slides, etc.
    Pathology 2X2 slides, specimens, models, etc.
    Illustrations - Normal and Pathological
    Video programs
           Films for the Humanities and Sciences
           National Media Owl Awards
           Terra Novas Films, Inc.

Reading and Writing Assignments
    Overview of the Elderly (Revised 2004)
    Defining Biological Aging  (Revised 2004)
    Methods of Studying Aging (Revised 2004)
    Methods of Study - Advanced Assignment New in 2004
    Biomarkers of Aging (Revised 2004)
    Theories of Aging
    Aging, Survival, and Populations
    Internet Resources (Revised 2004)
    Aging, Disease, and Death (Revised 2004)
    Demographics of the Elderly  (Revised 2004)
    Future of Gerontology (Revised 2004)
    History of Gerontology
    Measuring Aging
    Journal Reading and Writing Assignment for Graduate Students
    Controlling Aging: What Would/Could/Should Happen? New in 2004
    Short term paper New in 2004

Reference and Reading

Syllabus and Policies

Test Bank Questions (for instructors only)

Web Sites (Revised 12/4/03)
      Information About Elders
      Statistics and Demographics
               Graphs (Click here) 
               Tables (Click here) 
               2000 Symposium on altering aging 
                           (Click here)
               2001 Symposium on altering aging 
  
                         (Click here)
            
  2002 Symposium on altering aging 
  
                         (Click here)
         Health New in 2003  
         Nutrition

         Diseases
      Course Development and Resources
         Illustrations of Normal and Pathological Conditions
         Video programs
         Grants
         College and University sites
         AGHE sites
      Scientific Literature Searches
      Organizations
      Resources for Students in Gerontology

Writing Responses to Activities
    Sample writing response forms.
       First class
       Videotape programs
       Field trip
       Class visit or individuals visit 
       Panel discussion in class

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Corrections for the second edition

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    © Copyright 1999 - Augustine G. DiGiovanna - All rights reserved.
This material MAY be reproduced or distributed in any form or by any means, or stored in any data
base or retrieval system ONLY under one of the following two conditions: (1) If no individual, group,
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instructors and students in courses where students are required to purchase the book HUMAN
AGING: BIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES by Augustine G. DiGiovanna, The McGraw-Hill
Companies, New York, 1994 or 2000; (2) If prior written permission is obtained from Augustine G.
DiGiovanna. NEW ISBN: The new ISBN for the book is 0077407202  

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