Textbook chapters (only one of the following books is necessary, the information covered in the concept questions is
found in each of the books).

•        Sections 12.1, 12.5, 13.4, 15.1 – 15.2, 15.4, 16.4:  Anatomy and Physiology  by OpenStax College
•        Sections 12.4 – 12.12, 13.13, and Chapter 14:  Visual Anatomy and Physiology by Martini and Ober
•        Sections 10.7 – 10.8, 11.4, 11.6 – 11.8:  Hole’s Anatomy and Physiology by Shier, Butler, and Lewis

1.        Identify, in both words and pictures, the location of each of the spinal and cranial nerves listed below, and
describe the spinal origin and innervation for each nerve.

Nerve Labeling Activities

2.        Describe the transmission of motor commands and sensory information through nerves.

Concept Storyline:  Signal Transmission

3.        Describe the location and main innervations of the cervical, brachial, lumbar, and sacral plexuses.

Concept Storyline:  Nerve Plexus

4.        Describe the anatomical source, functions, neurotransmitters, and receptors of the sympathetic and
parasympathetic nervous systems.

Concept Storyline:  Autonomic Nervous System

5.        Describe the structure and function of reflex arcs.

Concept Storyline:  Reflex Arc
Michelle Murphy, M.S., M.Ed.
Lake Region State College