Course code
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Course title in Estonian
Course title in English
ECTS credits
approximate amount of contact lessons
Teaching semester
autumn - spring
Assessment form
lecturer of 2020/2021  Autumn semester
Triin Rääsk (eesti keel) e-toega kursus
lecturer of 2020/2021  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
To provide basic knowledge of the functions of the human body and its organs.
Brief description of the course
The course consists of lectures, practicals and tests.
The course consists of the following topics:
1. Blood physiology
2. Cardiovascular physiology
3. Physiology of respiration
4. Physiology of metabolic and energy metabolism
5. Gastrointestinal physiology
6. Physiology of nervous and muscle tissue
7. Physiology of sensory organs
8. Physiology of endocrine or endocrine glands
9. Physiology of the central nervous system
Independent work
Work with compulsory literature and preparation for tests and exam.
Learning outcomes in the course
After passing the course the student knows:
- the basic principles of the physiology of the human body;
- the basic principles of the functioning of different organs and organs;
- can measure simple physiological parameters;
- the basic principles of physiology of the regulatory systems of the human body and sensory organs;
-can systematically think and analyze changes in the body under various physiological conditions.
Assessment methods
An exam, what consisting a written test with open ja gab questions. The stu-dent who has participated in all the practical classes and has submitted their transcripts on paper and completed all three tests will be admitted to the exam.
Triin Rääsk, PhD
Prerequisite course 1
Replacement literature
Kingisepp, P.- H. (2006). Inimese füsioloogia.;
Nienstedt, W. jt. (2001) Inimese füsioloogia ja anatoomia.