SLE211 - Principles of Physiology

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as:

SBB211

EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

One of SLE111, HBS109 or SLE132

Corequisite:

SLE010

Incompatible with: SBB232
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

3 x 1 hour class per week, 5 x 3 hour practicals per trimester.

Content

This unit introduces students to the basic language and concepts of physiology in relation to the function of humans. The unifying theme throughout this unit is homeostasis. Physiology is investigated as a group of interacting systems, each of which itself has a number of structural and functional levels of organisation. Topics include homeostasis and the internal environment, the nervous system, skeletal and smooth muscle physiology; and gastrointestinal, endocrine and reproductive physiology.

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