The Anatomy Coloring Book by Wynn KapitThe Anatomy Coloring Book by Wynn Kapit

The Anatomy Coloring Book

byWynn Kapit, Lawrence M. Elson

Paperback | June 25, 2001

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For over 23 years, The Anatomy Coloring Book has been the #1 selling human anatomy coloring book, offering concisely written text and precise, extraordinary hand-drawn figures. Organized according to body systems, each of the 170 plates featured in this book includes an ingenious color-key system where anatomical terminology is linked to detailed illustrations of the structures of the body.

Often imitated, never duplicated.

  • New! Lay-flat binding makes coloring easier.
  • New! 8 plates have been added: Accessory Structures of the Skin, Temporomandibular Joint, Upper Limb: Shoulder (Glenohumeral) Joint, Upper Limb: Elbow Joints, Lower Limb: Male and female Pelves, Lower Limb: Sacroiliac and Hip Joints, Lower Limb: Knee Joints, Somatic Visceral Receptors.
  • New! 7 additional sections: Skeletal and Articular Systems, Skeletal Muscular System, Central Nervous System, Central Nervous System: Cavities and Coverings, Peripheral Nervous System, Autonomic Nervous System, Human Development.     
Wynn Kapit graduated in 1955 from the University of Miami, Florida with honors in Business Administration and Law. He then attended Art Center School in Los Angeles and worked in New York as a graphic designer and advertising art director from 1960-66. He moved to California to pursue a painting career and was given a one-man show at ...
Title:The Anatomy Coloring BookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1 inPublished:June 25, 2001Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0805350861

ISBN - 13:9780805350869

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful! Fantastic way to learn about anatomy! Great and in depth for use in uni.
Date published: 2018-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Highly Recommended Excellent way to learn anatomy for visual learners, and it gives the right amount of information as well.
Date published: 2018-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great way to review and study muscles and bones! I bought this for my anatomy courses and it helped with reviewing the muscles and bones! Very detailed and accurately depicted. I wrote the origins, insertions and innervations before colouring the specific muscle!
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Excellent additional text I used this as an additional text for my anatomy class. The drawings are great and colouring really helped to cement the knowledge. I wouldn't use this as a single reference though.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Still the best, 30+ years later This really is the gold standard for Anatomy books. The diagrams are great, and it's very helpful for students from junior high to university. It would also be great fr a layperson who just like coloring as a way to relax, and it's useful!
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun way to help memorize It is a great way to learn if your a visual learner. It however would require background knowledge or to be used as a sort of visual aide as you wont really learn anything from it by itself. Its great to help you recall and solidify memorizing exactly what the parts look like.
Date published: 2018-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT I used this as a tool to help with my anatomy course in nursing school. It was used along side the textbook and was very helpful, especially since you use a colour code. I highly recommend this for any student as a supplement to their text book, or for a refresher for any professional who loves to colour
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helpful and fun. As a visual learner in the physical sciences, this book is really helpful in conceptualizing the different parts of the body.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really helps for Kinesiology students! The different angles/viewpoints are really helpful for understanding the structures. Would definitely recommend this for students trying to memorize/comprehend the muscular & skeletal systems in particular. Unless you're interested in science, I don't know if this is the "adult colouring book" for you. lol.
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very neat Some call this "educational", but it's not like anyone will retain the tiny bit of information in this. Just appreciate the cool pictures you get to color.
Date published: 2017-04-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love it i bought this as a learning and stress relief tool
Date published: 2017-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love a great tool for anyone wanting to dive deep into anatomy...
Date published: 2017-03-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Study Tool This was listed as an optional textbook for one of my university classes and I am so glad I invested in it. It has a fantastic balance of actual colouring and information to give depth to the theory from my anatomy class. This helped with the memorization.
Date published: 2017-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! Wow! Very very good, was recommended by a Berkeley prof and does not disappoint!
Date published: 2017-01-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is awesome Such a great idea to study
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great way to learn! This was an awesome tool to help identify and learn anatomy. Interactive and makes you want to learn more.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So helpful This book has been so helpful for my anatomy class in my nursing program. I am a visual-kinesthetic learner so getting to colour in the anatomical diagrams then look at them to study works great for me. I like that there are also mini tests in this book!
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent! I received this as a gift and I love colouring it whenever I have the opportunity too. It has insightful explanations that accompany every drawing. This is very much like an interactive textbook, quite substantial in length, and extends over the broad subject of anatomy. I would recommend this to anyone studying anatomy who is a kinesthetic or visual learner by nature or simply enjoys colouring and art. Fantastic resource to have and look over!
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Helpful! This book has been very helpful in my kinesiology class. It helps me remember information about different body parts and the location fo body parts.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really helpful! This book is really helpful in my Kinesiology course. It has diagrams to colour and facts about the body parts.
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great learning tool I find this book to be a great way to learn more about the muscles and bones of the body. I refer back to it often.
Date published: 2016-09-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ingenious! great idea, get to know your body. Have not purchased but will.
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book with printing error I bought this book to help me with anatomy in university and it's great! The only problem is that there must have been a printing error because I don't have pages 146-161, but have 130-145 twice. I didn't even notice until we got to that section in class, so it's already partly colored. Am I able to exchange my book for a copy with all the pages?
Date published: 2015-12-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Valuable! This book and using it as suggested really helps with understanding the human body with all its parts and connections!
Date published: 2013-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Valuable Asset This book is a valuable asset for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge of the human body. The structure of the book divides the body into systems each identified with their own individual colour. This simple, logical structure makes learning about anatomy clear, concise and easy.
Date published: 2007-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An Awesome Way To Learn The Anatomy Coloring Book is the best possible way to learn human anatomy. It's been proven that by coloring the anatomy you are forced to learn the anatomy better than you would have by just flipping through the pages of a textbook. I would definitely recommend this book to pre-med/ medical students.
Date published: 2006-06-23

Table of Contents

Orientation to the Body.

Cells and Tissues.

Integumentary System.

Skeletal and Articular Systems.

Skeletal Muscular System.

Nervous System.

Central Nervous System.

Central Nervous System: Cavities and Coverings.

Peripheral Nervous System.

Autonomic Nervous System.

Special Senses.

Cardiovascular System.

Lymphatic System.

Immune (Lymphoid) System.

Respiratory System.

Digestive System.

Urinary System.

Endocrine System.

Reproductive System.

Human Development.