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HSE208 - Integrated Human Physiology

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H315, H343, D394, H355 OR S323 students completing the Nutrition and Exercise Science major (MJ-H000026) OR H300 and D391 students completing the Nutrition major (MJ-H000007).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to ens-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Anne Turner

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Liz Liberts

Prerequisite:

HBS109

Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Contact hours:

5 x 1 hour seminars per trimester, 5 x 2 hour laboratories per trimester, 2 x 1 hour classes at Burwood (Melbourne) and Waurn Ponds (Geelong) per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit provides an overview of the concept of homeostasis and physiological control systems; integrated physiological responses to various challenges to homeostasis in humans. The experimental methods utilised to assess physiological responses in the human will also be examined.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Written reports (2000 words) 50%

Assessment task 2: Examination (2 hours) 50%

Assessment task 3: Combined attendance of 75% of practical and seminar classes – hurdle requirement

Prescribed texts

Widmaier, E. P., Raff, H. and Strang, K. T. 2011, Vander’s human physiology: The mechanisms of body function, 12th edn, McGraw Hill, New York, NY/USA.

OR

Widmaier, E. P., Raff, H. and Strang, K. T. 2014, Vander’s human physiology: The mechanisms of body function, 13th edn, McGraw Hill, New York, NY/USA.

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