The general aim of the unit is to give students an understanding of basic concepts in human physiology. The unit will comprise a description of basic cell structures and functions for generalised and specialised cells; outline co-ordinated body functions with specific applications to the nervous, endocrine, muscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, digestive and urinary systems. In addition, basic concepts in organic metabolism and energy balance will be considered.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):