The process of circulation in oxygen delivery during exercise and the role of the cardiovascular system in integrating the body as a unit to maintain homeostasis in varied environments is studied. The functional capacity of the cardiovascular system is evaluated with respect to health and disease. Topics such as functional versus pathological cardiac hypertrophy are broached. Prerequisite: ESH 225. Offered every other fall. 3 credits
This course will address the basic food groups and recommended amount of required nutrients for a person. Students will be able to read food labels and understand different ways to follow a healthy lifestyle. 1 credit
This course for non-majors examines the application of biological principles to human issues by studying human physiology, from organ systems down to the cellular level, topics may include the cardiovascular, immune systems, and respiratory systems. Emphasis is placed on current diseases and medical problems relating to these systems and to societal implications of various health-related issues. Includes presentations, written reports and discussions on pertinent health topics. Students may not receive credit for both BIO 177 and BIO 101 or BIO 102, or BIO 107/107L BIO 177 is designed as an intergrated lecture/lab workshop-style course which meets the lecture/lab course natural science(S) core-requirement. Lab fee. Offered fall and spring. (Formerly BIO 107/107L.) 3 credits.