Fundamentals of Human Physiology
Discover the biochemical and biophysical principles underlying the physiological processes of the human body while simultaneously applying these principles in the laboratory.
What you will learn.
- Assess muscle physiology and control of body movements
- Comprehend electrical properties of cell and bodily processes
- Evaluate respiration, digestion and metabolic regulations
About this course:This course presents the biochemical and biophysical principles underlying the physiological processes of the human body. Lectures cover cell structure, molecular movement and control mechanisms, energy and metabolism, neural control and sensory systems, enzyme function, endocrinology, muscle physiology, control of body movement, circulation, respiration, immunity, kidney function, digestion, and metabolic regulation. Laboratories emphasize practical application of theory reviewed in lectures. Special emphasis is placed on pathological conditions and their treatments.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
Enrollment and class participation are contingent on signing a liability waiver. Students must attend both laboratory and lecture sessions to receive credit.
Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: April 2, 2020. Internet access required. Materials required.