Physiological Control: Exercise & Environment

King's College London

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Physiological Control: Exercise & Environment

  • Host University

    King's College London

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Educational Aims: To give students a coherent understanding of the physiological control of integrative and homeostatic systems in the body and to demonstrate the application of experimental physiology to real life problems.

    Learning Outcomes: Topics covered may include: body calcium homeostasis, control of extracellular fluid volume; gastrointestinal function, temperature regulation, cardiovascular control, integrative reflexes; reactions to exercise; adaptation to high altitude.

    Suggested Reading: There is no single text book for this module. However, the handbook contains information regarding relevant reading material.

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