EHR120 Anatomy & Physiology 2 (8)

This subject provides students with an introduction to the anatomical structure and physiological function of the systems of the human body. Emphasis is placed on students developing an understanding of structure (anatomy) and function (physiology) of the cardiovascular, respiratory, lymphatic, endocrine, urinary, digestive and reproductive systems and the integration of all systems in maintaining optimal functioning of the human body. It is compulsory for students studying online to attend a 2 day residential school for this subject.

Subject availability
* Offering has a residential school. Please view following information for further details.
Session 2 (60)
On Campus
Bathurst Campus
Port Macquarie
Online *
Bathurst Campus
Continuing students should consult the SAL for current offering details. Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.
Subject Information
Grading System
HD/FL
Duration
One session
School
School of Exercise Science, Sport and Health
Enrolment restrictions

Available to students in:

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science (Sport Management)

Bachelor of Exercise Science

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Rehabilitation)

Bachelor of Exercise Science/Bachelor of Business Studies

Bachelor of Education (Health & PE)

Bachelor of Educational Studies

or as approved by Course Director

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to describe the structural organisation and the regulartory functions of the endocrine system;
  • be able to describe the anatomical structures and describe the function of the cardiovascular system;
  • be able to outline the anatomy of the lymphatic system and the role this system plays in immune function;
  • be able to outline the structure and function of the respiratory system and explain the mechanics of respiration;
  • be able to describe the anatomy and physiology of the urinary system and role of this system in the maintenance of water, electrolyte and acid-base balance;
  • be able to outline the anatomical structures and describe the functions of the digestive system;
  • be able to explain the anatomical and functional relationships between nutrition, metabolism and temperature regulation in the human body;
  • be able to outline the anatomical and physiological functions of the male and female reproductive systems;
  • be able to explain the role of homeostasis and the integration of various system within the human body with relevant examples.
Syllabus
The subject will cover the following topics:
  • Endocrine system and role of hormones in communication within the human body;
  • Cardiovascular system and the role of the heart and circulatory system in transportation, protection of the body, and regulation of numerous variables;
  • Respiratory system including the role of the lungs in gas exchange and acid-base balance;
  • The lymphatic system and its role in immunity;
  • Digestive system, the process of nutrient digestion and absorption, metabolism, and temperature regulation;
  • Urinary system and the role of the kidneys in water, electrolyte and acid-base balance;
  • Male and female reproductive system and the role of respective organs in reproduction;
  • Homeostasis and the integration of all systems to maintain an optimal environment within the human body.
Residential School
This subject contains a 2 day Compulsory Residential School.

It is compulosry for Online Study students to attend a two (2) day COMPULSORY Residential School scheduled during the Residential School period. This Residential School is necessary in order to develop practical skills to meet learning outcomes and comply with accreditation requirements.

Contact
Current Students

For any enquiries about subject selection or course structure you will need to contact your Course Director. You can find the name and contact details for your Course Director in your offer letter or contact your School office.

Prospective Students

For further information about Charles Sturt University, or this course offering, please contact info.csu on 1800 334 733 (free call within Australia) or enquire online.

The information contained in the 2017 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: June 2018. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.

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