Geen specifieke begintermen.
Is also included in other courses
The following contents are discussed: cellular anatomy and physiology, skeletal and muscular system, vascular and cardiac biology, immunology and organ physiology, endocrinology, pathophysiology and pathology, reproductive and developmental biology, and the biology of aging. In addition, students will be introduced in biological and biomedical methods and research techniques.
After completing this OLA:
- students have acquired basic knowledge about biological and biomedical topics that are relevant for other courses in the psychology curriculum, and for the behavioural and health professional in general.
- students have acquired basic knowledge about biological mechanisms, human physiology and anatomy, and some general themes in biomedical science.
- students have acquired basic knowledge about biological and biomedical research techniques and practices.
- students are prepared to work in multidisciplinary environments, mostly in health sciences.
- students are able to define precisely the complementarity and relevance of their expertise to different fields of biomedical science, as well as their more general role in health science.
Description of learning activities
Lectures in English by a small, but multidisciplinary and international teaching staff. Lectures are supported by an international text and powerpoint slides in English. Slides and additional materials are available on the Toledo electronic blackboard. Teaching assistance and communication with teaching staff in Dutch or English.
The course is based on an international text that is meant for behavioural and health professionals. Obligatory materials: Michael D. Johnson (2010) Human Biology, 5th edition. Pearson International Editions.