• Course Code: PHYL205
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,0Cln,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Core Courses (MCC)

Course Description

This course explains the blood including composition, function of red blood cells and white blood cells and platelets, homeostasis, and blood groups; cardiovascular system including properties of cardiac muscle, cardiac output, heart rate and its regulation, the arterial blood pressure, tissue fluid formation and edema; respiration including mechanics of pulmonary ventilation, pulmonary function tests, diffusion and transport of oxygen and carbon dioxide, control of breathing; endocrine glands including thyroid gland, adrenal gland, calcium metabolism and endocrine pancreas; body temperature and its regulation; sports physiology including cardiovascular and respiratory changes during exercises.