Cardiovascular Physiology

Cardiovascular Physiology

by Thad Wilson, PhD

Learn more about the heart and its function. How does an ECG work? What does systole and diastole mean? Who was Frank Starling?

In these lectures Prof. Dr. Thad Wilson will also teach you the most important facts concerning cardiac and vascular physiology.

Deepen your knowledge with quiz questions and topic reviews.

Course Details

  • Videos 51
  • Duration 4:15 h
  • Quiz questions 127
  • Articles 9


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular Physiology

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad E. Wilson is a Professor and Director of Education in the Department of Physiology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He has been teaching medical students for more than 15 years at Colleges of Medicine in the USA: Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), Indianapolis, IN (Marian University), and now Lexington, KY (University of Kentucky). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles directing Medical Physiology and various organ system courses. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple institutional and national medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored >85 peer-reviewed scientific and educational articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into seven languages, is in several electronic formats, and is currently in the 2nd edition.

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By Pedro G. on 16. September 2020 for Cardiac Physiology

Los vídeos resumen muy bien la información lo cual hace que la información sea muy fácil de entender y como los vídeos van en serie lo hace mucho mejor.

Excellent course with an excellent teacher
By rohit j. on 28. July 2020 for Cardiac Physiology

The course was concise and easy to understand with a wide range of illustrations and examples. This made learning extremely fun and easy

Congrats to this amazing lecture
By MARIA DE LA LUZ L. on 02. July 2020 for Combination of Cardiac and Vascular Function Curves – Regulation of Venous Pressure

EXCELENT never quite understood these concepts until I saw this amazing video! -Sofia from Mexico

Excellent lecturer
By Emilio L. on 28. June 2020 for Ectopic Foci and Abnormal Conduction – Heart Rate and Electricity

I like professor Thad's lectures. He explains a little bit slow but is great because for non-english native speakers is good for understand the main concept of the lecture