376-0006-01L  Laboratory Course in Physiology

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersC. Spengler
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


376-0006-01 PPraktikum Physiologie (für HST) Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers.
Findet an der UZH Irchel gemäss spezieller Einteilung statt. Der Besuch aller Praktika ist obligatorisch.
Freitag 10h-13h einplanen.
1.5 hrsC. Spengler

Catalogue data

AbstractExperiments to evaluate nerve, muscle, heart, circulation, respiration, and sensory organ function in humans.
ObjectivePractical experience of physiology. Learning of fundamental assessments of physiological functions in humans and of correct interpretations of measurement data.
ContentDetermination of nerve conduction time, recording of electromyogram (EMG; single stimuli and summatin) and mechanogram; measurement of lung function and oxygen consumption; assessment of cardiovascular adjustments in response to orthostatic challenges and exercise; computer simulation of the cardiovascular system under different conditions; determination of hearing threshold level, visual acuity, accommodation and field of vision.
Lecture notesScriptum of the Laboratory Experiments in Physiology on Moodle

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits2 credits
ExaminersC. Spengler
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.

Learning materials

Learning environmentMOODLE Physiologie-Praktikum
Only public learning materials are listed.


No information on groups available.


General : Special students and auditors need a special permission from the lecturers
PriorityRegistration for the course unit is only possible for the primary target group
Primary target groupHealth Sciences and Technology BSc (376000)

Offered in

Health Sciences and Technology BachelorSecond Year Laboratory CoursesOInformation