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This unit provides the opportunity for students to expand their knowledge of physiology and physiological research techniques.  The unit will take an in depth look into the applied nature of physiology in extreme conditions.

Physiological processes and whole body implications of exposure to a range of physiological stressors will be investigated and explored.  These may include ultra endurance exercise, altitude/ environmental exposure and in obesity or metabolic syndrome.  Students will be able to develop their research skills.

Summary 2020

Unit name Applied Physiology
Unit code CHP330
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine

Dr Melanie Blackhall

Teaching staff

Melanie Blackhall, Dr Renee Ross, Dr Brad Sutherland, Assoc Prof Graeme Zosky

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Teaching Pattern

3 hours weekly lectures / seminars / practical laboratory work


Mid-semester exam (20%), major assignment (25%), oral presentation (15%), end of semester exam (40%).

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