BKFY0222p Physiology II - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
prof. PharmDr. Petr Babula, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ksenia Budinskaya, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Svačinová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Peter Matejovič (assistant)
Ing. Gabriela Řezníčková (assistant)
MUDr. Tibor Stračina, Ph.D. (assistant)
Šárka Šmardová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. PharmDr. Petr Babula, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MUDr. Zuzana Nováková, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 7:00–8:40 B11/114
BKFY0121c Physiology I - practice
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 13 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
The goal of Physiology is to explain how the human organism works, from molecular interactions to organ systems and their regulation.
Learning outcomes
At the succesfully end of the course Physiology - at the level of its study field, the student will be able to ;
describe basic functions of the human body - from cells, individual tissues, organs, systems and organism as a whole ;
explain the basic types of regulation in the human organism ;
determine the basic numerical parameters of a healthy adult human;
to apply basic physiological principles to the clinical problems of nutrition
  • Regulation of food intake. Measurement of energy expenditure; The heart (morphology, functions, conductive system). Cardiac cycle; Electrocardiography. Examination technique in cardiology; Physiology of circulation. Specialities of regional circulation, microcirculation; Excretory system (morphology, function, endocrine fiunction of kidney). Countercurrent multiplier system. The body fluids. Urine formation. Regulation of acid-base balance; General principles of endocrine system. Regulation of calcium and sodium metabolism, regulation of glyceamia. Thyroidal hormones. Stress. Physiology of reproduction; Physiology of aging. Pediatric physiology.
    required literature
  • WARD, Jeremy P. T. and R. W. A. LINDEN. Základy fyziologie. První české vydání. Praha: Galén, 2010. 164 stran. ISBN 9788072626670. info
    recommended literature
  • MOUREK, Jindřich. Fyziologie : učebnice pro studenty zdravotnických oborů. 2., dopl. vyd. Praha: Grada, 2012. 222 s. ISBN 9788024739182. info
  • ROKYTA, Richard. Fyziologie : pro bakalářská studia v medicíně, ošetřovatelství, přírodovědných, pedagogických a tělovýchovných oborech. 2., přeprac. vyd. Praha: ISV nakladatelství, 2008. 426 s. ISBN 808664247X. info
  • SILBERNAGL, Stefan and Agamemnon DESPOPOULOS. Atlas fyziologie člověka. 6. vyd., zcela přeprac. a r. Praha: Grada, 2004. xiii, 435. ISBN 802470630X. info
  • Boron W.F. et al.: Medical Physiology. Saunders, Philadelphia 2003.
    not specified
  • WILHELM, Zdeněk and A KOLEKTIV. Stručný přehled fyziologie člověka pro bakalářské studijní programy. 4th ed. Brno: Masarykova universita - Lékařská fakulta, 2010. 117 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5283-3. info
Teaching methods
Lessons are led in the form of lectures.
Assessment methods
Oral examination - students randomly choose 3 questions and answer them after 15 minutes of preparation. Students pass the examination in Physiology on condition that they succeed in all three questions.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 30.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses

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Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Autumn 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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