Physiology

Course Information
TitleΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ / Physiology
CodeΓΕ3200
FacultyPhysical Education and Sport Science
SchoolPhysical Education and Sport Science (Serres)
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID260000141

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Physical Education and Sports Science in Serres (2014)

Registered students: 84
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory CourseWinter/Spring-6

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600154124
Type of the Course
  • Background
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, students will: • get to know the structure and function of the various cells, tissues, organs and physiological systems of the human body • understand the underlying function mechanisms of the human body • understand the organization of the human body as a whole • become familiar with the physiological functions of the human body • become aware of the importance of promoting and ensuring good human health
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
1. Introduction, General Principles of Physiology (Cell - Transport of substances across membranes - Homeostasis - Acid-base balance). 2. Nervous system (Nerve cells - Ion channels - Resting membrane potential - Polarization of cell membrane - Stimulation of the nerve cell - Action potential - Nerve impulse - Synapses - Neural junction - Central nervous system - Brain - Electroencephalogram - Spinal cord - Reflexes - Peripheral nervous system - Sensory and motor pathways - Autonomous nervous system). 3. Muscular system (Skeletal muscle fibers - Neuromuscular junction - Muscle contraction mechanism - Excitation/ contraction coupling - Muscle Tetanus - Muscle fatigue - Motor unit - Muscle fiber types). 4. Blood (Red blood cells - Hematocrit - Haemolysis - Erythrocyte sedimentation rate - Hemoglobin – Gas transport - Myoglobin - White blood cells - Platelets - Blood clotting - Blood Groups - Plasma). 5. Circulatory/Cardiovascular system (Pulmonary and systemic circulation - Cardiac cycle - Contraction of the heart - Autorhythmic function of the heart - Cardiac intrinsic conduction system - Heart sounds - Electrocardiogram - Cardiac output - Arteries - Arterial blood pressure - Arterial pulse - Capillaries - Lymph - Veins - Cardiovascular regulatory mechanisms). 6. Respiratory system (Mechanics of respiration - Respiratory muscles - Lung volumes and lung capacities - Gas exchange in the lungs - Regulation of respiration). 7. Endocrine system/glands (Pituitary - Thyroid gland - Parathyroid glands - Pancreas - Adrenals - Testes - Ovaries). 8. Urinary System (Kidney - Nephron - Glomerular filtration - Glomerular filtrate - Uinary tubules operation - rine formation and micturition). 9. Digestive system - Metabolism (Oral cavity - Stomach - Pancreas - Liver - Intestine - Digestion and absorption of nutrients).
Keywords
Physiology, Physiological systems
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures522
Quizzes522
Total1044
Student Assessment
Description
The evaluation of the knowlegde acquired by the students talking this course consists of a final exam at the end of the semester on the course material taught, and optional short (10-minute) written tests (quizzes) during the semester at a predetermined material. Each of the five scheduled quizzes calculated with 10% in the final mark. Thus, depending on the number of optional quizzes in which the student participates, the benefit to the final score ranges from 10% to 50%. The remaining 50% of the grade is calculated from the final exam. In case the student chooses not to participate in any of the 5 quizzes then the final grade is the grade achieved in the final exam. The criteria and evaluation method are clearly mentioned in the course syllabus and the student’s study guide.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Quizzes
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
ΒΑΣΙΚΕΣ ΑΡΧΕΣ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥ ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ 44737 NETER F. EΠΙΜ: Γ. ΑΝΩΓΕΙΑΝΑΚΙΣ - Ε. ΠΑΠΑΔΗΜΗΤΡΙΟΥ ΙΑΤΡΙΚΕΣ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Π.Χ. ΠΑΣΧΑΛΙΔΗΣ 2010 ΑΘΗΝΑ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥ ΤΟΜΟΣ Ι&ΙΙ ΜΗΧΑΝΙΣΜΟΙ ΤΗΣ ΛΕΙΤΟΥΡΓΙΑΣ ΤΟΥ ΟΡΓΑΝΙΣΜΟΥ ΚΩΔΙΚΟΣ 1262558 VANDER A., SHERMAN J., LUCIANO D., ΤΣΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ Μ. ΕΠΙΜ: Ν. ΓΕΛΑΔΑΣ- Μ.ΤΣΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ IATΡΙΚΕΣ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ Π.Χ. ΠΑΣΧΑΛΙΔΗΣ 2001 ΑΘΗΝΑ ΦΥΣΙΟΛΟΓΙΑ ΤΟΥ ΑΝΘΡΩΠΟΥ STUART IRA FOX, ΕΠΙΜ: Κ. ΜΑΝΔΡΟΥΚΑΣ ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΠΑΡΙΖΙΑΝΟΥ 2013 ΑΘΗΝΑ
Additional bibliography for study
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Last Update
06-05-2020