PHYSO 101 - HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
SPRING 2019 TTH Lec T Lab (sec 6177) / TH Lab (sec 6178)

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Date

Lecture Topic (Ward - Physiology Text )

chp

Laboratory (Ward - Laboratory Exercises)

Lab #

Jan 15 T
week 1

Introduction: What is Physiology? Communication, Control and Homeostasis


(1a)

Diagramming Regulatory Systems
Metric System

1
2

Jan 17 TH

Physiology and Biological Chemistry

(1b)

Jan 22 T week 2

Cellular Reactions, Enzymes and Nucleotides

(2)

Biomolecular Modeling
DNA, RNA, and Protein Synthesis

3
4

Jan 24 TH

DNA, RNA and Protein Synthesis

(3)

Jan 29 T week 3

Cell Membrane Transporters

(5)

Exam # 1 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 1-3; Lab # 1-4)
Membrane Permeability and Transport, pt 1
Modeling Membrane Potentials



5
6

Jan 31 TH

Chemical Messengers and Cellular Receptors
Neuron physiology

(6)
(7)

Feb 5 T
week 4

Neural Communication

(7)

Synaptic Integration
Somatosensory Psychophysics

7
8

Feb 7 TH

Organization of Sensory Neurons

(8)

Feb 12 T
week 5

Hearing

(9)

Exam # 2 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 5-8; Lab # 5-8)
Vision
Peripheral Vision and Visual Pathways



10
11

Feb 14 TH

Vision

(9)

Feb 19 T
week 6

Muscle Contraction

(11)

Grip Strength and Electromyogram (EMG)

12

Feb 21 TH

Somatic Motor Neurons and Control of Movement

(12)

Feb 26 T
week 7

Autonomic Motor Neurons and Control of Internal Organs

(13)

Exam # 3 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 9,11,12; Lab # 10-12)

Autonomic Pathways
Autonomic Control of Internal Organs



13

Feb 28 TH

Hormones, and Control of Internal Organs
Adrenal Medulla, Pancreas, Parathyroid

(14)

Mar 5 T
week 8

Hypothalamus, Pituitary, Adrenal Cortex, Thyroid

(15)

Endocrine System Physiology (PhysioExtm 9.0, Exercise 4, Activity 1-2 and Activity 3-4)

14a
14b

Mar 7TH

Hormones and Control of Internal Organs

(14) (15)

Mar 12 T
week 9

Cardiac Pumping and Cardiac Output

(16)

Exam # 4 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 13-15; Lab # 13-14)
Exercise, Electrocardiogram and Peripheral Circulation


16

Mar 14 TH

Cardiac Pumping and Cardiac Output

(16)

Mar 19 T
week 10

Blood Vessels and blood flow

(17)

Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular Reflexes
Blood Analysis

17
18
19

Mar 21 TH

Blood and Microcirculation

(18)

Mar 26 T
week 11

Ventilation

(19)

Exam # 5 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 16-18; Lab # 15-19)
Respiratory System and Spirometry
Respiratory Control



20
21

Mar 28 TH

Ventilation, Gas Exchange, and Gas transport

(19)

Apr 2 T
week 12

Renal Filtration and Urine Formation

(20)

Urine Composition and Fluid Balance

22

Apr 4 TH

Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Balance

(21)

Apr 9 T
week 13

Digestion

(22)

Exam # 6 SCC room 210; 11:55A-1:15P
(Text chp 19-21; Lab # 20-22)

No Lab

Apr 11 TH

Nutrient Absorption
Absorptive Metabolism

(22)
(23)

Apr 16 T
week 14

Post-absorptive Metabolism

(23)

Glucose Monitoring and Homeostasis

26

Apr 18 TH

Control of Reproductive Organs - Male

(24)

Apr 23 T
week 15

Control of Reproductive Organs - Female

(24)

Presentations of Summaries of Articles

No Lab

Apr 25 TH

Exam # 7 SCC room 115; 10:20A-11:45A
(Text chp 22-24; Lab # 26)

 

Apr 30 T

Final Exam SCC room 115; 10:00A-12:50P
(From Scantron part of exams 1-6)