ZLFY0422s Physiology II - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2024
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
prof. PharmDr. Petr Babula, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Marie Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Mária Bugajová (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Tibor Stračina, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Jana Veverková, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Anna Bartáková (assistant)
Peter Matejovič (assistant)
Ing. Gabriela Řezníčková (assistant)
MUDr. Vojtěch Svízela (assistant)
Šárka Šmardová (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Marie Nováková, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Ing. Gabriela Řezníčková
Supplier department: Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
ZLFY0321c Physiology I - pract. && ZLFY0321s Physiology I - sem. && ( ZLAN0222p Anatomy III - lecture || ZLAN0333p Anatomy III - lect. )
Knowledge of medical biology and biophysics in the extent of subjects taught at Faculty of Medicine, Masaryk University.
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
Course objectives
To teach students to understand and interprete various functions of human body. An essential aim is that students acquire critical scientific thinking, ability of independent text analysis and fundamental information selection. At the end of the course, students will have sufficient theoretical background required for profession of dentist.
Learning outcomes
After finishing the course, students will be able to understand the terms used in general and systemic physiology of man. Students will acquire knowledge necessary for analysis and subsequent interpretation of phenomena taking place on cell, tissue and organ levels as well as on the level of whole human organism.
  • Respiratory functions. Pulmonary mechanics. Gas transport. Regulation of respiration. Respiration under various physiological conditions. Functional morphology of the kidney. Clearance. Counter-current system. Regulation of kidney functions. Metabolism of saccharides, lipids and proteins. Energy metabolism. Vitamins, minerals, water in nutrition. GIT – mechanical and secretory functions. Regulation of GIT functions. Nutrition, starvation, obesity. General principles of endocrine functions. Hypothalamus. Adenohypophysis. Thyroid gland. Male and female reproduction. Pregnancy and lactation. Regulation of calcium metabolism. Endocrine pancreas. Adrenal gland. Stress. Kidney in regulation of homeostasis. Glandula pinealis, circadian rhythms. Physiology of adaptation. Thermoregulation. Physiology of exercise. Physiology of childhood and adolescence, aging.
    required literature
  • BORON, Walter F. and Emile L. BOULPAEP. Medical physiology. Third edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2017. xii, 1297. ISBN 9781455743773. info
    recommended literature
  • JAVORKA, Kamil. Lekárska fyziológia. 3., preprac. a dopl. vyd. Martin: Vydavateľstvo Osveta, 2009. 742 s. ISBN 9788080632915. info
  • HALL, John E. and Arthur C. GUYTON. Guyton and Hall textbook of medical physiology. 12th ed. Philadelphia, Pa.: Saunders/Elsevier, 2011. xix, 1091. ISBN 9781416045748. info
  • GANONG, William F. Přehled lékařské fyziologie. 20. vyd. Praha: Galén, 2005. xx, 890. ISBN 8072623117. info
  • SILBERNAGL, Stefan and Agamemnon DESPOPOULOS. Atlas fyziologie člověka. 6. vyd., zcela přeprac. a r. Praha: Grada, 2004. xiii, 435. ISBN 802470630X. info
Teaching methods
Tuition is done in the form of lectures.
Assessment methods
The course-unit credit is conditioned by full attendance in the lectures and a multiple choice test. The test consists of 10 questions; 50% of correct answers is a condition for passing. In case of regullar attendance of the lectures (2 absences are allowed), there is no duty to write this test.
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
General note: Fyziologie II - seminář se vyučuje společně s předmětem Fyziologie II - cvičení.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 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, spring 2021, spring 2022, spring 2023.
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