BZFY0222p Physiology II - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2020
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
prof. PharmDr. Petr Babula, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ksenia Budinskaya, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zuzana Nováková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Hana Polanská, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jana Svačinová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Gabriela Řezníčková (assistant)
MUDr. Tibor Stračina, Ph.D. (assistant)
MUDr. Vojtěch Svízela (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 17. 2. to Fri 22. 5. Mon 7:00–8:40 A11/114, except Mon 30. 3., except Mon 20. 4., except Mon 27. 4., except Mon 4. 5., except Mon 11. 5.
BZFY0121p Physiology I - lecture
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
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 their study field
  • 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
  • WILHELM, Zdeněk. Stručný přehled fyziologie člověka pro bakalářské studijní programy. Vydavatelství MU v Brně. Brno - Kraví Hora: Vydavatelství MU , Brno-Kraví Hora, 2002. 116 pp. ISBN 80-210-2837-8. info
  • SILBERNAGL, Stefan and Agamemnon DESPOPOULOS. Atlas fyziologie člověka. 6. vyd., zcela přeprac. a r. Praha: Grada, 2004. xiii, 435. ISBN 802470630X. info
  • BORON, Walter F. and Emile L. BOULPAEP. Medical physiology. Third edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2017. xii, 1297. ISBN 9781455743773. 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: 28.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
Teacher's information
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019.
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