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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ624 Thermoregulation 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course, is to learn heat, heat transmission, poikiloterm, hypothermia, body temperature, heat metabolism, thermoregulation in hot and cold environment, thermoregulatory disorders and body temperature control.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows the formation and regulation of body temperature and the mechanisms of adaptation to the environment.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Recommended or Required Reading
Guyton, A.C., Hall, J.E. (2001). Textbook of Medical Physiology. 10th ed., W.B. saunder Company.Church, D.C. (1988). The Ruminant Animal Digestive Physiology and Nutrition. Waveland Press Inc., USAReece, W.O. (2009). Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed., Wiley-Blackwell, USAJames G. Cunningham (2002) Textbook of Veterinary Physiology. Third Edition, W. B. Saunders Company- Philedelphia, USAWhittow, G.C. (2000). Sturkie’s Avian Physiology. Academic Press, California.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Course Contents
The course consists of the heat, heat transmission, poikiloterm, hypothermia, body temperature, heat metabolism, thermoregulation in hot and cold environment, thermoregulatory disorders and body temperature control.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Heat sources and heat transmission
2.Conduction, convection and evaporation
3.Regulation of body temperature in endothermic and exothermic animals
4.Measurement of body temperature in animals
5.Body temperature according to the species of animal
6.Heat-metabolism
7.Specific dynamic effect
8.Midterms
9.Heat loss in the body
10.Thermoregulation in the cold environment
11.Thermoregulation in the hot environment
12.Hyperthermia
13.Hypothermia
14.Neural and hormonal control of body temperature
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Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study1100100
Individual Study for Mid term Examination188
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
SUM150