General Physiology

Course Information
TitleΓΕΝΙΚΗ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / General Physiology
FacultyHealth Sciences
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEfstratios Kosmidis
Course ID200000254

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Medicine (2014-2019)

Registered students: 382
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course215

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
1. ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΠΕΙΡΑΜΑΤΙΚΗΣ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣKonstantinos Kallaras, Dimitrios Koutsonikolas, Konstantina Symeonidou
2. ΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣMaria Almpani, Dorothea Kapoukranidou, Aristeidis Kritis
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to know the basic principles of human physiology, blood physiology, immune system, metabolism and nutrition
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
Course Content (Syllabus)
Cover a broad range of topics focusing on the basic principles of human physiology, blood physiology, immune system, metabolism and nutrition
cellular physiology, blood physiology, immune system, metabolism, nutrition
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Teaching is accomplished by means of video presentations as well as simulation computer software. More details at and
Course Organization
Laboratory Work
Reading Assigment
Student Assessment
Assessment is conducted by written examination, with 2 short assay questions and multiple choice questions, relevant to the subjects presented in the lectures. Performance in the laboratory test equals 20% of that of the course.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Guyton A. C. & Hall J. E. Ιατρική Φυσιολογία, Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Γ. Παρισιάνου, Αθήνα 2008. «Κωδ. Ευδόξου» 42019 2. O.Petersen. Lecture Notes Φυσιολογία. Επιστημονικές εκδόσεις Γ.Παρισιάνου. Αθήνα 2010. «Κωδ. Ευδόξου»: 4173
Additional bibliography for study
1. Silverthorn A., «Human Physiology», Second Edition 2001, pp.1-152, 345-382, 474-496, 639-648, 685-715. 2. Vander Α. «Φυσιολογία του ανθρώπου» 3. Boron W.F., Boulpaep E.L. «Ιατρική Φυσιολογία - Κυτταρική και Μοριακή προσέγγιση», Τόμοι 1,2,3 - Ιατρικές Εκδόσεις Π. Χ. Πασχαλίδης, 4. G.D. Tharp. Πειράματα Φυσιολογίας, Επιστημονικές Εκδόσεις Γ. Παρισιάνου. 5. Ο.Γκίμπα-Τζιαμπίρη, Ο.Γκίμπα-Τζιαμπίρη «Η Φυσιολογία του Ανθρώπου», Τόμοι Πρώτος, Δεύτερος, Τρίτος, Τέταρτος, Εργαστηριακές ασκήσεις Φυσιολογίας Εκδόσεις Ζυγός, Ι. Γ. Μάρκου & Υιός 6. Τoy, Weisbroth, Dubinsky, O’ Neil, Walters. Αρχεία Περιπτώσεων Φυσιολογίας, Επιστημονι- κές Εκδόσεις Γ. Παρισιάνου.
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