This course offers an introduction into the structure and function of the human body, and how these are interlinked with one another. Focusing on physiology, the visualization of anatomy is supported by 3D-animation, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance imaging.
To understand basic principles and structure of the human body in consideration of the clinical relevance and the medical terminology used in medical work and research.
- The Human Body: nomenclature, orientations, tissues - Musculoskeletal system, Muscle contraction - Blood vessels, Heart, Circulation - Blood, Immune system - Respiratory system - Acid-Base-Homeostasis
Lecture notes and handouts
Silbernagl S., Despopoulos A. Color Atlas of Physiology; Thieme 2008 Faller A., Schuenke M. The Human Body; Thieme 2004 Netter F. Atlas of human anatomy; Elsevier 2014
Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)