Combined Bachelor's + Master's degree in Medicine and Surgery

Physiology II and Psychology - FISIOLOGIA

Course code
4S01167
Name of lecturer
Leonardo Chelazzi
Number of ECTS credits allocated
9
Academic sector
BIO/09 - PHYSIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno dal Feb 22, 2016 al May 27, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

Lezioni 2° semestre 1°- 5° anno

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Learning outcomes

The goal of the course is to form students in relation to the following topics:
- The role of the kidney in ensuring balance of the body for water and solutes, as well as acid-base balance;
- Basal metabolism and activity metabolism, and the body requirements in terms of calories and specific nutrients, including the regulatory role of the nervous system and of various hormones;
- The physiology of the digestive tract, including motility, secretion, digestion, and absorption;
- The endocrine glands and their control by the hypothalamus-hypophysis;
- The structure and function of the sensory and motor systems and their centers in the brain;
- The structure and mechanisms underlying the sleep-wake cycle;
- The cellular and molecular mechanisms of neuronal plasticity;

Teaching aids

Documents

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016






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