HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY

Second cycle degree in SANITARY BIOLOGY

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: LUIGI BUBACCO

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 9


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Biochemistry and General Physiology
Examination methods: Written exam, four questions to be answered in two hours
Course unit contents: The Central Nervous System (8 hours)
Neurons: Cellular and Network organization and Properties,
Efferent Division: (10 hours) Autonomic and Somatic Motor Control. Sensory Physiology.
Muscles physiology (8 hours) Control of Body Movement
Cardiovascular Physiology (10 hours) Blood Flow and the Control of Blood Pressure
and functional properties of Blood
Respiratory Physiology (8 hours) Mechanics of Breathing. Gas Exchange and Transport
The Kidneys (8 hours) Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Digestion (8 hours) Energy Balance and Metabolism.
Endocrine Control of Growth and Metabolism (8 hours)
Reproduction and Development (8 hours)