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Systemic Anatomy and Physiology (6529.3)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science

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  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (164199) - View
  • Winter Term, 2017, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (164532) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151797) - View
  • Winter Term, 2016, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (152336) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140552) - View
  • Winter Term, 2015, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (141051) - View

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Syllabus

The unit will cover the following topics: Endocrine system including the major endocrine glands and the effects of their hormones. Circulatory system which covers blood and vessels as well as hear anatomy and physiology; regulation of cardiovascular system will also be covered. Respiratory system: respiratory tract anatomy; ventilation and oxygenation; respiratory regulation. Digestive system: anatomy of the gastrointestinal tract and associated structures; physiology of digestion and absorption. Renal system: anatomy of the urinary system; physiology of urine formation. Reproductive system: male and female reproductive anatomy and physiology.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Define and correctly use anatomical and physiological terms;

2. Recognise and describe the macroscopic and microscope structure of the following body systems; Cardiovascular, endocrine, respiratory, gastrointestinal, renal and reproductive systems; and

3. Understand and explain how the above systems function and interact with each other and the rest of the body to maintain homeostasis.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

Winter Term: 4 hours of lectures (online) per week for Weeks 1-7 and Residential school laboratory classes in Week 7. Semester 2: 3 hour lecture and a 2 hour practical/tutorial per week.

Prerequisites

None

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