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Release notes for Physiology animations iOS

System Requirements

  • Works on iPad 2 and above
  • iPad mini and above
  • iPhone 4S and above, and iPod Touch (5th generation)
  • Compatible with iOS 4.3 or later

Release versions

2.0.11 (1/17/17)

  • Subtitles available in 7 languages. (Select the settings icon in the app to set the language to English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, or Italian.)
  • New animations:
  • Muscle contraction: Action potential
  • Muscle contraction: Cross bridge formation
  • Cellular respiration
  • Transcription
  • Translation
  • Internal respiration
  • Cardiac cycle
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Reproductive process
  • Female sex cells
  • Male sex cells
  • Fertilization to implantation
  • 2 weeks after conception
  • Taking shape
  • Fetal development
  • Lactation
  • Osteoporosis
  • Minor improvements and bug fixes"

Key app content

Physiology Animations is a video reference atlas with 3D animations that communicate core physiology and common conditions. There are 14 free videos to start, with more available via in-app purchases. Subtitles are available in 7 languages; select the settings icon in the app to set the language to English, French, German, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, or Italian.

Complete list of 115 animations:

Bones & Skeletal Muscles

  • Paired muscle actions (free)
  • Joint: Ball and socket (free)
  • Joint: Condyloid
  • Joint: Gliding
  • Joint: Hinge
  • Joint: Pivot
  • Joint: Saddle
  • Joint: Sutures
  • Involuntary reflexes
  • Skeletal muscle contractions
  • Muscle contraction: Action potential
  • Muscle contraction: Cross bridge formation
  • Sound production

Muscle & Bone Pathologies

  • ACL tear
  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Bursitis
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Lateral epicondylitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sciatica
  • Plantar fasciitis

Cells and Tissues

  • Types of cells (free)
  • Cellular respiration
  • Cell transport
  • Transcription
  • Translation
  • Mitosis
  • Red blood cells (free)
  • Red blood cell production
  • Function of plasma
  • Platelets
  • Heart tissue
  • Smooth muscle tissue
  • Neurons
  • Male sex cells
  • Female sex cells
  • Fetal development
  • Flat bone formation
  • Long bone formation
  • Bone repair
  • Soft tissue repair (free)
  • Phagocytes

Respiration & Circulation

  • Breathing (free)
  • External respiration
  • Internal respiration
  • Dalton’s law
  • Nasal cavity mucosa
  • Respiratory structures
  • Breathing rate
  • Sneezing
  • Heart function (free)
  • Cardiac cycle
  • Heart tissue
  • Heart chambers
  • Heart valves
  • Heart conduction
  • Blood pressure
  • Measuring blood pressure
  • Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac output

Respiratory & Circulatory Pathologies

  • Peripheral vascular disease (free)
  • Infarction
  • Mitral valve prolapse
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Aortic aneurysm
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Arteriovenous malformation
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Pneumothorax
  • Acute sinusitis
  • COPD
  • H1N1
  • Asthma

Nutrition & Elimination

  • Chewing and swallowing (free)
  • Function of the epiglottis
  • Nutrient absorption
  • Alimentary canal
  • Urine creation 1
  • Urine creation 2
  • Urinary system functions (free)
  • Peripheral nerve functions
  • Endocrine system hormones

Digestive & Urinary Pathologies

  • GERD
  • Gallstones
  • Diverticulitis
  • Ulcerative colitis (free)
  • Kidney stones
  • Kidney cysts
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Hemorrhoids

Reproduction and Fetal Development

  • Reproductive process
  • Female sex cells
  • Male sex cells
  • Fertilization to implantation
  • 2 weeks after conception
  • Taking shape
  • Fetal development
  • Lactation

System Overviews

  • Function of the skin (free)
  • Function of the skeleton
  • Muscle tissue types (free)
  • Nervous system functions
  • Digestive system functions
  • Urinary system functions (free)
  • Respiratory system functions
  • Circulatory system functions
  • Lymphatic system functions
  • Endocrine gland functions
  • Reproductive process
  • Hearing
  • Sight
  • Olfaction

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