Be able to describe the neural and hormonal controls that mediate short term

Be able to describe the neural and hormonal controls

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Be able to describe the neural and hormonal controls that mediate short-term regulation of rising blood pressure. Topics for Chapter 23 Be able to explain the mechanisms of chemical digestion and intestinal absorption of carbohydrates. Be able to explain the mechanisms of chemical digestion and intestinal absorption of proteins. Topics for Chapter 25 Be able to explain how the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system (RAAS) works. Topics for Chapter 27 Be able to list and describe the major events associated with the hormonal regulation of spermatogenesis. Be able to list and describe the major events associated with the hormonal regulation of the ovarian cycle.
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Page 3 of 4 FINAL EXAM’s TOPICS PER CHAPTER (as outlined in lecture notes): Chapter 10 (parts 1 & 2): The Physiology of Skeletal Muscle Fibers (pgs. 411-427) 1. Skeletal Muscle Function (Sliding Filament Theory) a. Events at the Neuromuscular Junction b. Excitation-Contraction Coupling c. The Cross-Bridge Cycle 2. Skeletal Muscle Metabolism a. Mechanisms for ATP Production b. Muscle Fatigue and Oxygen Debt 3. Contraction of a Skeletal Muscle a. Motor Units b. Types of Contractions and Responses c. Muscle Tone 4. Factors Affecting the Force of Muscle Contraction 5. Factors Affecting the Velocity & Duration of Muscle Contraction Chapter 17: Hormonal Regulation (part 1) (pgs. 735-736, 738-742, 752-755, 760-762, 766-769) 1. Mechanisms of Hormone Action 2. Summary of the Major Hormones in the Human Body (see table 17.2 – read it on your own) 3. Endocrine Gland Stimuli 4. Regulation & Effects of the Adrenal Glands’ Hormones 5. Synthesis & Major Effects of Thyroid Hormones; Thyroid Disorders 6. Regulation of Blood Glucose Levels: The Role of Insulin; Diabetes Mellitus Chapters 17, 6, 18 & 25: Hormonal Regulation (part 2) & Chapter 27: Reproductive Physiology 1. Organs with secondary endocrine function (Ch. 17; pgs. 770-772) 2. Hormones that regulate osteoblasts & osteoclasts; calcium homeostasis; osteoporosis (Ch. 6; pgs.
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