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This web site contains an algebra-based introductory college physics curriculum with physics concepts motivated by human physiology applications. It contains a collection of modules covering a wide range of topics in physics using biological examples. Modules include Biomechanics and Modeling Human Motion, Circulatory and Respiratory System, Modeling Human Speech and Hearing, Modeling Human Vision, Physics of Imaging, and more. Additional resources available to users include flash animations of motion in one and two dimensions, ultrasound imaging techniques, and human motion video clips.

These materials are based on an interactive pedagogy and include use of multimedia and mathematical modeling. These resources have been tested in classes and assessed.
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© 2001 Chris Wentworth
IPLS, bio-applications, biology-based physics, biophysics, life sciences, physics for biology, physics from a different point of view
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