HK3940_OUTLINE_2010 - HK*3940 Human Physiology Fall 2010...

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HK*3940 Human Physiology Fall 2010 Instructor: Dr. Coral Murrant Office: ANNU 350 email: Office hours: Tuesdays 2:00- 5:00 pm Course description: Physiology has a foundation of concepts and ideas that are used repeatedly to explain a variety of observations. Lectures will focus on these fundamental concepts and ideas and use them to explain phenomenon such as communication (the physiology of transport phenomena, nerve and synapse, muscle, the brain and spinal cord, the endocrine glands), the function of the gastrointestinal tract , the regulation of blood flow (cardiovascular system and the kidney), and the regulation of blood gas concentrations (respiration). A discussion utilizing the integration of ideas and concepts to explain physiological and pathophysiological situations such as acid/base disorders, shock, altitude and exercise will conclude the semester. The course presents the factual material and theories used to explain the function of the organs or systems so that you are able to utilize this information in explaining life situations. The majority of the material is presented in the context of feedback control systems with emphasis placed on the function of the normative cell, tissue and
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course HK 3940 taught by Professor Murrant during the Fall '10 term at University of Guelph.

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