aZLFY0422s Physiology II - seminar

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2017
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
prof. PharmDr. Petr Babula, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Markéta Bébarová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Marie Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. Ing. Michal Pásek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Ivan Szadvári, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Šárka Bébarová (assistant)
Mirka Hanousková (assistant)
MUDr. Tibor Stračina, Ph.D. (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Marie Nováková, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: Mirka Hanousková
Supplier department: Department of Physiology - Theoretical Departments - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 20. 2. to Fri 31. 3. Fri 8:15–10:45 A20/113
aZLFY0321c Physiology I - pract. && aZLFY0321s Physiology I - sem.
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
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.
Learning outcomes
Student will be able to discuss various aspects of human physiology.
  • Respiratory system: Ventilation of the lungs; gas transport; tissue respiration; regulation of ventilation and pulmonary circulation; assessment of respiratory functions.
  • Excretory system: Body fluids, volumes and ionic composition of body fluids; renal countercurrent system; clearance.
  • Endocrine physiology: General principles of endocrine physiology; humoral regulation of mineral and water metabolism; regulation of glycemia; Diabetes mellitus; humoral regulation of energy production (thyroid gland, thyreopathies).
    required literature
  • 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
    recommended literature
  • BARRETT, Kim E. Ganong's review of medical physiology. 23rd ed. Maidenhead: McGraw-Hill, 2010. ix, 714. ISBN 9780071270663. info
  • SILBERNAGL, Stefan and Agamemnon DESPOPOULOS. Color atlas of physiology. 6th ed., completely rev. and. New York: Thieme, 2009. xiii, 441. ISBN 9783135450063. info
Teaching methods
Tuition is done in the form of seminar. Students should read the literature of particular area of physiology. Students present the topics and intensify their knowledge in discussion with the teacher.
Assessment methods
The course-unit credit is conditioned by full attendance in the seminars 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.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020, spring 2021.
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