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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFZ603 Muscle Physiology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to teach the types and features of muscle, contraction mechanism of muscle cells and energy metabolism in muscle.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet KAYA, Prof. Dr. Metin ÇENESİZ, Doç. Dr. Şule SANAL
Learning Outcomes
  1. He/she knows types of muscle and contraction mechanism in muscle
  2. He/she knows energy metabolism in muscle
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
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., USA
Reece, W.O. (2009). Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed., Wiley-Blackwell, USA
James G. Cunningham (2002) Textbook of Veterinary Physiology. Third Edition, W. B. Saunders Company- Philedelphia, USA
Whittow, G.C. (2000). Sturkie’s Avian Physiology. Academic Press, California.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Muscle Physiology contains of types of muscle, contraction mechanism of muscle cells and energy metabolism in muscle.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Structure of skeletal muscle
2.Structure of smooth muscle
3.Structure of cardiac muscle
4.Contraction of skeletal muscle
5.Contraction of smooth muscle
6.Contraction of cardiac muscle
7.Neuromusculer junction and neurotransmitters
8.Midterm exam
9.Energy meabolism of muscle-I
10.Energy meabolism of muscle-II
11.Energy meabolism of muscle-III
12.Fatigue of muscle and tetanus
13.Oxygen deficiency in muscles
14.Rigor mortis
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
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