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330019 VO Basics in Human Physiology (2018S)

für das Lehramtstudium Haushaltsökonomie und Ernährung


Language: German

Examination dates


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Friday 02.03. 15:00 - 18:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Monday 05.03. 15:00 - 18:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Wednesday 07.03. 13:15 - 16:30 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Friday 09.03. 15:00 - 18:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Wednesday 14.03. 13:15 - 16:30 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Friday 16.03. 15:00 - 18:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG
Monday 19.03. 15:00 - 18:15 UZA2 Hörsaal 8 (Raum 2Z206) 2.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will understand the basics in human physiology. They will understand the interactions and interdependencies between the cellular, tissue, and organ levels as a prerequisite to comprehend the importance of the ensuing major subjects in nutritional sciences.

Introduction to physiology, physiological systems, homeostasis
Communication, endocrine system, nervous systen, sensory physiology
Cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology of the cardiovascular system, physiological modeling by the example of cardiovascular physiology
Integrative physiology: metabolism and energy balance, endocrine control of metabolism, appetite and food intake

Lectures on the topics listed above
Power point presentations
Journal articles and reviews on current topics after prior announcement

Assessment and permitted materials

Final written exam, 60 min (multiple choice)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

at least 60% of maximum points to pass the exam
Valuation key:
1–very good (100,00-90,00%)
2–good (89,99-80,00%)
3–satisfactory (79,99-70,00%)
4–adequate (69,99-60,00%)
5–insufficient (59,99-0,00%)

Examination topics

Lectures on the topics listed above, power point presentations, disscussion of pertinent literature

Reading list

Text books
Silverthorn, D. U.: Physiologie, Pearson Studium, München, 4. Auflage, 2009, ISBN-No. 9783827373335
Hamsch, D.: Physiologie, Urban & Fischer, München, 1. Auflage, 2009, ISBN-No. 9783437423765

Association in the course directory

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