|Teaching method||Contact hours|
|Course coordinator(s)||dr. AG Nieuwenhuizen|
|dr. AG Nieuwenhuizen|
|Examiner(s)||dr. AG Nieuwenhuizen|
Language of instruction:
ZSS06100 Laboratory Safety
Assumed knowledge on:
CBI-10306 Cell Biology.
HAP-21303 Integrated Human Physiology.
Note: This course can not be combined in an individual programme with EZO-10306 Human and Animal Biology 1 and/or HAP-20306 Human and Animal Biology 2.
This course addresses the basic principles of human physiology as well as its regulation, at the level of the cell, organ and organism. Topics that are covered in this course include: homeostasis; (macroscopic and microscopic) morphology in relation to function of main human organs and organ systems; nervous system (brain, nerves, sensory systems); endocrine system; skin, bone and skeletal muscle physiology; cardiovascular system (heart and vessels, ECG, blood pressure, blood composition); respiratory system; regulation of the gastrointestinal system; renal system; energy metabolism. Each topic is introduced by lectures, and many topics are further explored by practicals.
After successful completion of this course students are expected to have basic knowledge on:
- basic terms and principles of human physiology;
- structural organisation and functioning of human organ systems, and their interaction;
- basic regulation of (the functioning of) organ systems;
- techniques to collect basic data on the cardiovascular system, respiratory system, sensory system as well as on energy metabolism.
Lectures, practicals (physiological, morphological, histological) and self-study.
Some of the practicals involve dissection of dead-born animals.
Computer exam with 50-70 multiple choice questions.
Hand-outs of the lectures; a syllabus of the practicals; information on the online learning platform and several chapters from Silverthorn DU, Human Physiology: an integrated approach, Pearson.
|Compulsory for:||BVG||Nutrition and Health||BSc||3WD|
|Compulsory for:||WUNHE||BSc Minor Nutrition and Health||3WD|
|Restricted Optional for:||WUHAH||BSc Minor Healthy Aging in Humans and Model Species||3WD|