Learning outcomes of the course unit
-The knowledge of the mechanisms by which the human organism obtains and maintains the homeostasis at level of cell and tissue, the mechanisms of transport and communication and the basal metabolism.
-The knowledge of the functional mechanisms of the human body organs, the knowledge of their dynamic integration in apparatuses and the general mechanisms of functional control in normal conditions and in particular pathological conditions.
-The knowledge of the main functional reports in healthy humans.
Course contents summary
The first part of the course is focused on the mechanisms underlying the general functions of the cells as transports, electrical and chemical communication, mechanical activity, metabolism.
The second part of the course addresses questions on the functions of the main apparatus of the body as cardiovascular, pulmonary, renal and endocrine.
Testi consigliati (uno a scelta):
-FISIOLOGIA, dalle molecole ai sistemi integrati.
E. Carbone, F. Cicirata, G. Aicardi.
W.J. Germann, C.L. Stanfield,
P.E. Di Prampero, A. Veicsteinas
Assessment methods and criteria
Oral exam with marks averaged with those of the other classes of the course to create a gpa