RBM2800 - Cardiorespiratory and Renal Physiology
|1.||Critically reflect on the experimental evidence describing ionic movement, the action potential and its synaptic transmission at the neuromuscular junction;|
|2.||Discriminate between the structural and functional properties of skeletal, cardiac and smooth muscles;|
|3.||Interrogate the regulation of intracellular calcium and its effects on muscle fatigue and damage processes;|
|4.||Investigate muscle fibre types, metabolism and fatigue and analyse the immense plasticity of skeletal muscle; and|
|5.||Experiment according to ethical protocols on both animal tissue and human subjects to illustrate basic properties of nerve/muscle function.|
|Laboratory Work||Laboratory reports (3) reports - (1800 words in total)||30%|
|Other||Workshop questions (600 words in total)||25%|
|Exercise||Justified response to Physiological reasoning questions (open book, 2.5 hours)||45%|
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