- Code BIOL2103
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Biology Teaching and Learning Centre
- ANU College ANU Joint Colleges of Science
- Course subject Biology
- Areas of interest Environmental Studies, Health, Medicine and the Body, Medical Science
This course reviews the physiology of humans, placing particular emphasis on:
- Heart function and circulation
- Muscular contraction and movement
- Kidney function and osmoregulation
- Energetics and temperature regulation
The approaches taken include those based on organ systems and a comparative approach describing similar organ systems in different taxa and some consideration of how physiological systems are adjusted to function throughout the wide range of environments in which animals live.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
1. Describe the physiology of major organs and organ systems in humans and other mammals
2. Understand the interplay between different organ systems and cellular responses to environmental change
3. Apply experimental design skills to understanding population responses and interpreting quantitative data
Assessment will be based on:
- Lab quizzes and/or short essays (15%; LO 1)
- Lab report (15%; LO 2, 3)
- Mid-term and final examinations (70%; LO 1, 2)
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Three lectures per week and five three-hour laboratory sessions
Requisite and Incompatibility
Human Physiology and Anatomy by Marieb and Hoehn.
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- Unit value:
- 6 units
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2836||15 Feb 2016||26 Feb 2016||31 Mar 2016||27 May 2016||In Person||N/A|