Advanced Systems Physiology A
Get to know the nervous, muscular and cardiovascular systems and how they interact to keep the human body alive and thriving. Master critical skills to solve problems that affect or change the way the body operates and behaves.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject, students will be able to:
- independently access and assimilate credible knowledge of basic physiological principles relating to the nervous system, muscular system and cardiovascular system;
- use independently acquired credible knowledge of the physiological principles in solving given real-world physiologically based problems;
- work independently and collaboratively to achieve well, integrated, cohesive outcomes in physiology problem solving tasks.
- Nervous system
- Skeletal muscle
- Smooth muscle
- Cardiac muscle
- Cardiovascular system
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
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This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students can undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment under certain circumstances, and must seek approval from the Bachelor of Food and Nutrition course coordinator for eligibility. Due to the nature of the subject content and online delivery, enrolments are generally not permitted past the published OUA enrolment date for the study period.
Please note: this subject was previously known as Human Physiology Theory A.
In this fully online subject students gain knowledge in systems physiology, which includes the nervous system, muscle tissue, and the cardiovascular system. The detailed online resources will be supported by interactive online sessions and complemented by enquiry-based activities.
- 2 x 500-word scientific communication assessments (30%)
- 2 x 800-word MCQ tests (40%)
- 10 x 150-word MCQ tests (30%)
Textbook information is pending.