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PTRM 6004 Human Physiology (Fall and Spring)


Credits: 3

Course Description:

This is a basic course in human physiology which examines the functional characteristics of the nervous, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems. Topics include the physiology of excitable tissues, reflexes, muscle contraction, hemodynamics, micro and macro circulation, respiratory mechanics, cellular respiration, and the autonomic nervous system.