Fundamentals of Human Biology, Anatomy and Physiology 1

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16ZBAF1 Z,ZK 4 2+2
Garant předmětu:
Alena Doubková, Šimon Vaculín
Alena Doubková, Zdeňka Polívková, Šimon Vaculín
Alena Doubková, Zdeňka Polívková, Šimon Vaculín
Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation

Organization of living systems, non-cellular and cellular organisms, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell. Molecular and cell biology. Biopolymers. Molecular genetics. Cell cycle, mitosis, their regulation. General human anatomy. Basics of medical terminology. Overview of tissues. Skeleton. Muscle anatomy in general. Digestive system and its physiology. Respiratory system and physiology of respiration. Excretory and genital tract.



Syllabus of lectures:

1. Basics of molecular and cell biology.

2. Basics of genetics.

3. Genotoxicology.

4. General anatomy. Bones HK + DK. (anatomy)

5. Spine, pelvis. HK + DK joints. (anatomy)

6. Skull + connection on the spine. (anatomy)

7. Muscles of the head, neck, torso. Muscles HK + DK. (anatomy)

8. Digestive system. Respiratory tract. (anatomy)

9. Excretory system. Genitals. (anatomy)

10. Breathing. Spirometry. (physiology)

11. GIT. Amylase, diet. (physiology)

12. General and muscle physiology. EMG. (physiology)

13. Demonstration at the autopsy room.

Syllabus of tutorials:

Copies the syllabus of lectures.

Study Objective:


Knowledge of medical terminology. Basics of genetics. Basics of human anatomy and physiology (support, movement, digestion, respiration, secretion of reproduction).


Orientation in the field of general genetics and human genetics. Orientation in basic medical terminology and structure and human functions (especially for the needs of a radiological technician / physicist).

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Linc R., Doubkova A., Anatomy of momentum, I. - III. part, Prague, Karolinum, 1998(in Czech)

[2] Stingl J., Anathomy - a textbook for bachelor studies. 3. MF UK, Prague 1994(in Czech)

Recommended references:

[3] Feneis H., Dauber W., Anatomy picture dictionary, 2nd edition., Grada, Prague, 1996(in Czech)

[4] Otova, Soukup, Kapras et al., Human Biology for bachelor studies on MF. Karolinum, Prague 1997(in Czech)

[5] Rokyta R. et al., Physiology, Prague, 2000(in Czech)

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