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Syllabus 2018-19 - 10212007 - Animal Physiology (Fisiología animal)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Biología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF EXPERIMENTAL SCIENCES

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Animal Physiology
CODE: 10212007 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2018-19
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 2
ECTS CREDITS: 12.0 YEAR: 3 SEMESTER: AN
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: PRIETO GÓMEZ, Mª ISABEL
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 410 - FISIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 245 E-MAIL: iprieto@ujaen.es P: +349532120
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/ciesal
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
NAME: RAMÍREZ SÁNCHEZ, MANUEL
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 410 - FISIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 263 E-MAIL: msanchez@ujaen.es P: 2302
WEBSITE: -
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
NAME: BANEGAS FONT, INMACULADA
DEPARTMENT: U130 - CIENCIAS DE LA SALUD
FIELD OF STUDY: 410 - FISIOLOGÍA
OFFICE NO.: B3 - 246 E-MAIL: ibanegas@ujaen.es P: 953212009
WEBSITE: http://www10.ujaen.es/conocenos/departamentos/ciesal/area-de-fisiologia
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 2
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

UNITS 1-7

THE NERVOUS SYSTEM

ORGANIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM. Neurons and glia

EXCITABLE CELLS

NEUROTRANSMITTERS.

SOMATIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

THE AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM

BRAIN STRUCTURES AND GENERAL FUNCTIONS.

SENSORY RECEPTORS

PHOTORECEPTION

FONORRECEPCIÓN

CHEMORECEPTION

UNITS 8-10

THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM

COMPARED PHYSIOLOGY OF CARDIO-VASCULAR SYSTEM

THE CARDIAC CYCLE

CARDIAC OUTPUT

BLOOD CIRCULATION

BLOOD PRESSURE

CAPILAR AND LYMPHATIC CIRCULATION

CARDIOVASCULAR REGULATION

UNITS 11-12

THE RESPIRATORY SYSTEM

RESPIRATORY STRATEGIES

BREATHING IN VERTEBRATES

RESPIRATORY MECHANICS

THE TRANSPORT OF OXYGEN

THE TRANSPORT OF CARBON DIOXIDE

NERVOUS REGULATION OF BREATH

CHEMICAL REGULATION OF BREATH

UNITS 13-14

THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

STRATEGIES OF ANIMAL FEED

SALIVARY SECRETION

GASTRIC MOTILITY

EXOCRINE PANCREAS

LIVER AND GALLBLADDER

INTESTINAL MOTILITY AND SECRETION

REGULATION OF GASTROINTESTINAL FUNCTION

UNITS 15-16

COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE KIDNEY. THE NEPHRON

FILTRATION GLOMERULAR

REABSORPTION TUBULAR 1: UREA. GLUCOSE

REABSORPTION TUBULAR 2: INORGANIC COMPOUND

REABSORPTION TUBULAR 3: WATER

TUBULAR SECRETION

ADJUSTING THE ACID-BASE BALANCE

PHYSIOLOGY OF MICTURITION

UNITS 17-20

THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF ENDOCRINOLOGY. THE HYPOTHALAMIC-PITUITARY SYSTEM

THE THYROID GLAND

THE ADRENAL GLAND

 

HORMONAL REGULATION OF CALCIUM AND PHOSPHORUS

THE ENDOCRINE PANCREAS

REPRODUCTION

PRACTICES

Educational video projection about basic aspects of physiology: realization of questions on it (classroom teaching).

Sensory physiology I: The sense of sight (classroom teaching).

Sensory Physiology II: The taste and smell (classroom teaching).

Reflexes (laboratory)

Determination of blood pressure (laboratory)

Spirometry I: Determination of the expiratory volumes (laboratory).

Spirometry II: Calculation of various volumes and lung capacities. (computer room).

Hemoglobin measurement (laboratory).

Physiological response to aerobic exercise I (laboratory).

Hemoglobin measurement II: Graphical representation of the standard curve (computer room).

Microscopic study of normal urinary sediment (laboratory).

Physiological response to aerobic exercise II: Regression analysis and interpretation of data (computer room).

Screening of two instructional videos about exercise physiology. Making matters about them (classroom teaching).

The globular resistance and hemolysis (laboratory).

Circadian rhythms

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

Lectures Large group or teaching group 8.8 ECTS.

Methodology: presentation by the teacher of the contents of the thematic units of the subject.

Skills: CT1, CT3, CT9, CT10, CE21, CE22, CE23, CG3

Tutorial groups (small groups) 0.2 ECTS.

Methodology: Resolution of questions about the subject. The use of virtual media (platform for teaching) will be encouraged.

Skills: CT4, CT6, CT7, CT9, CT10, CE24, CE26

Practice 3 ECTS

Methodology: practical laboratory and computer rooms.

Skills: CT2, CT5, CT9, CT10, CE25

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

S2: Acquisition of theoretical knowledge (60%) will be evaluated through tests proposed along the course, or by the final exam. It is necessary 50% of the maximum rating assigned to this section.

CE21-CE22-CE23-CT10-CT2-CT3-CT7-CT9

S3: Continuous assessment (10%). Participation and number of passing tests that are proposed along the course.

CE21-CE22-CE23-CT10-CT2-CT3-CT7-CT9

S4: Continuous assessment (20%): Test about practices skills.

CE24-CE25-CE26-CG3-CT1-CT4-CT5-CT6-CT8

S1: Continuous assessment (10%). Proportionally to attendance at practice sessions. You need to attend at least 80% of practices to pass the subject.

CE24-CE25-CE26-CG3-CT1-CT4-CT5-CT6-CT8

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Human physiology : an integrated approach. Edition: 6th ed. Author: Silverthorn, Dee Unglaub, 1948-. Publisher: San Francisco [Calif.] : Pearson Benjamin Cummings, cop. 2013  (Library)