-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 unit content
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 question on the functions of the main apparatus of the body as cardiovascular and pulmonary.
Properties and functions of cell membranes
Excitation, Conduction and Trasmission of the Nerve impulse
Muscle Excitation and Contraction.
Dynamics of the Peripheral Circulation.
Electrical Impulse Formation and Conduction of the Heart
The Cardiac Pump
Uptake and Delivery of the Respiratory Gases
Pulmonary Gas exchange
Mechanisms of Breathing
Control of Ventilation
-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