Dietetics and Nutrition

General Physiology

Lecture, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

Cell physiology, arousal and stimulus conduction, muscle and nerve physiology, body control and regulation processes, cardiac physiology, physiology of the respiratory system, renal physiology (both in rest and under stress), water and electrolyte balance, sensory physiology

Learning outcomes

The students are able to represent physiological contexts, have the ability to communicate clearly with other medical professionals, are able to recognize deviations from normal reactions and are proficient in the basics of resting and stress metabolism to the extent necessary for their job description

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

given or made available in the lecture

Mode of delivery


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Basics of biology, physics and chemistry at a high school level

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam at the end of the semester, questionnaire will be provided