Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

BIOL 4430K Animal Physiology

Prerequisite: BIOL 2108K, CHEM 1212, 1212L, PHYS 1111, 1111L


This course examines the homeostatic and physiological mechanisms that allow animals to survive in a wide range of extreme environments. Topics include, but are not limited to, respiration, metabolism, nervous/endocrine control systems, cardiovascular physiology, water balance/regulation, thermal biology, locomotion, and musculoskeletal physiology.

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