1 x 1-hour tutorial weekly
5 x 3-hour laboratories per semester
2 x 1-hour on-line lectures weekly
MMED2931 - Human Physiology
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MMED8932 has been successfully completed
Assumed knowledge
Human Physiology
Assignment(s), Examination(s), Online quizzes
Topic description
This topic will build on the foundations of Human Physiology. It takes a more quantitative approach, emphasising homeostasis, and the integration between the different body systems. This topic will be suitable for students wishing to pursue careers in Medicine, Dietetics and Nutrition, or Biomedical Research.
Educational aims
This topic aims to provided students with a detailed understanding of how various body systems are controlled to maintain homeostasis
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic, students will be expected to be able to:

  1. Connect the structure and function of human organ systems, with a particular focus on the integration between systems

  2. Apply theoretical and factual knowledge of human physiology in a practical context including analysis of physiological measures

  3. Illustrate how body systems respond and adapt to the physiological demands of exercise and training

  4. Work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment

  5. Apply skills in written communication.