Bi3030 Animal physiology

Faculty of Science
autumn 2017
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s) (fasci plus compl plus > 4). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. RNDr. Martin Vácha, Ph.D. (lecturer)
doc. RNDr. Pavel Hyršl, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Jiří Pacherník, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Ing. Mgr. Přemysl Bartoš (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Pavel Dobeš, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Radek Netušil (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Pavel Slabý (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Kateřina Tomanová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Supervisor
doc. RNDr. Martin Vácha, Ph.D.
Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Contact Person: doc. RNDr. Martin Vácha, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of Experimental Biology - Biology Section - Faculty of Science
Timetable
Mon 18. 9. to Fri 15. 12. Tue 10:00–11:50 A11/132
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! Bi6790 Animal Biology
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
there are 9 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
After the successful completion of course, students should be able to: -discuss the problematics of physiological processes in animal groups living in diverse ecological environments. -survey contemporary knowledge of physiological homeostatic and regulation mechanisms in broad adaptive and evolutionary context. -describe details of physiological processes of a man -analyse cooperation among diverse homeostatic systems.
Syllabus
  • 1. Position of physiology in hierarchy of sciences 2. Basic physiological principles 3. Homeostasis, adaptation and regulation 4. General neurophysiology 5. Energy and matter conversions - metabolism 6. Temperature - biological significance and thermoregulation 7. Size and proportion problem 8. Movement physiology 9. Body fluids physiology 10. Immunity system 11. Circulation 12. Respiration physiology 13. Digestion and absorption 14. Excretion a osmoregulation 15. Endocrine system 16. Nervous system 17. Special sensory physiology 18. Biorhytms
Literature
  • VÁCHA, Martin, Vítězslav BIČÍK, Richard PETRÁSEK, Vladimír ŠIMEK and Ivana FELLNEROVÁ. Srovnávací fyziologie živočichů (Comparative animal physiology). 2. vyd. Brno: Masarykova Univerzita, 2004. 165 pp. ISBN 80-210-3379-7. info
  • SILBERNAGL, Stefan and Agamemnon DESPOPOULOS. Atlas fyziologie člověka. 6. vyd., zcela přeprac. a r. Praha: Grada, 2004. xiii, 435. ISBN 802470630X. info
  • WILLMER, Pat, G. STONE and Ian A. JOHNSTON. Environmental physiology of animals. Oxford: Blackwell Science, 1999. x, 644. ISBN 063203517X. info
Teaching methods
Theoretical study by means of lectures, textbooks, web applications.
Assessment methods
The final evaluation is based on written exam. It consists of 12 open questions. Time limit is 90 minutes. 50% knowledge is mandatory.
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on course enrolment limitations: Předmět je nabízen těm, kteří neabsolvovali Biologii živočichů Bi6790. Na předmět se vztahuje povinnost registrace, bez registrace může být znemožněn zápis předmětu!
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