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

Physiological processes and whole body implications of exposure to different stressors, including ultra endurance exercise and in obesity/ metabolic syndrome or similar topics will be investigated and explored. Students will be able to develop their research skills and will be exposed to the theory and some techniques utilised in a working laboratory.

Summary 2021

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

1-hour lecture weekly

3-hour workshop weekly


Mid-semester exam (20%),

Assignment - literature review - 3250 words (25%),

Oral presentation (15%),

End of semester exam (40%).

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