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 124
  • Articles 11


Your Educators of course Cardiovascular Physiology

 Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson, PhD

Thad Wilson is a Professor of Physiology and has been teaching medical students for more than a dozen years at Colleges of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (Drexel University); Athens, OH (Ohio University), and Indianapolis, IN (Marian University). He has worked extensively developing and improving medical curriculums, as well as serving in leadership roles as a Medical Physiology course director and Organ System team leader. Professor Thad Wilson has been awarded multiple medical school teaching awards and previously was involved in both question writing and question reviewing for national board exams in the health sciences. He currently helps students prepare for medical board exams, in addition to his teaching and scientific pursuits. Professor Thad Wilson has coauthored over 75 peer-reviewed scientific articles as well as a physiology textbook, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Physiology, which has been translated into four languages and a number of electronic formats.

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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

Nervous system effects on heart understood
By Rufaro M. on 24. May 2020 for Para- and Sympathetic Control of the Heart Rate – Heart Rate and Electricity

I never understood this completely until now. Thank you Notes are short and straight to the point

Another Great Lecture
By olanipekun o. on 04. May 2020 for Myocyte Conduction Pathway and Atrioventricular Block (AV) – Heart Rate and Electricity

Thanks for this easy explanation even people who never studied in Medical schools will still understand everything you explain