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Systemic Anatomy and Physiology (6529.3)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Sport and Exercise Science

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Unit Outlines

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  • Summer Semester, 2020/21, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (198930) - View
  • Semester 2, 2020, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (196342) - View
  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (188344) - View
  • Winter Term, 2019, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (189588) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (180120) - View
  • Winter Term, 2018, INTENSIVE, BRUCE (180587) - View
  • 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 terminology;

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

3. Interpret and explain how the above systems function and interact with each other; and

4. Interpret and explain how the above systems function to maintain homeostasis.

Assessment Items

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Contact Hours

Semester 2: 3 hour lecture and a 2 hour practical/tutorial per week. Summer Term: 4 hours of lectures (online), and 4 hours of laboratory classes per week for Weeks 1-3 and 5-9.

Prerequisites

None.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.

Referenced Courses



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