Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 7,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: A (Second level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: E4, E4mt, F4, F4mt, Pi4, Pi4bm. Course coordinator: Håkan Arheden, och Gunnar Sparr,, Inst för kliniska vetenskaper. Recommended prerequisits: TEK290 Biology,Introductory course. Assessment: Written and/or oral examination, including theory and problems. Home page:

To give basic knowledge in some areas of human physiology and to give an overview of some methods used for measuring and quantification of vital functions.
The course is also meant to give inspiration for developing mathematical and/or physiological models.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must


Vander´s Human physiology. The mechanisms of body function. Eric P. Widmater, Hershel Raff and Kevin T. Strang. McGraw Hill. 10th edition, 2006.
Klinisk fysiologi med nuklearmedicin och klinisk neurofysiologi. Björn Jonson & Per Wollmer (red), Liber. 2nd edition, 2005.