PSL300H1F - Human Physiology I
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday - 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (35L/5T)
Location: Convocation Hall
Coordinator: Dr. N. Kee
Recommended Preparations: BIO130H1/BIO150Y1; CHM138H1; one full-course equivalent from: MAT100-series and/or PHY100 series.
Exclusions: PSL200Y1, PSL201Y1, PSL302Y1
Description: First half of a 2-course survey of human physiology; should be coupled with PSL301H1S for a complete introduction to physiology.
Content: Basic of neurophysiology, muscle, endocrinology and reproductive physiology
Texts: Official Reference Textbook: Human Physiology: An Integrated Approach. D.U.
Silverthorn. Pearson, 6th ed. 2012. Earlier editions are acceptable but any page/figure references will be usually only be made to this one.
Other Suggested References:
Neurophysiology specific: MacKay, WA: Neuro101. Neurophysiology without tears (available for purchase at the U of T bookstore);
Other physiology textbooks: Sherwood & Kell: Human Physiology, 2nd Cdn ed., Nelson; Rhoades & Tanner: Medical Physiology, Lippincott; and Ganong: Review of Medical Physiology, Lange.
- Term test #1 (50 min) - 20%
- Term test #2 (50 min) - 20%
- Three (3) On-line quizzes - 3%
- Final examination (2 hr) - 57%
Comments: Tutorial sessions are not mandatory but are highly recommended; they are accompanied with on-line practice quizzes.
Additional Notes: For students enroled in the Life Science programs.