Information Package / Course Catalogue
Membrane, Nerve and Muscle Physiology
Course Code: VFZ501
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

To comprehend mechanisms about the formation of cell membrane potential difference and the related mechanism for transmitting of impuls, and the comprehend principles of physiology of the nervous system, physiological properties of muscle types

Course Content

The membrane structure, ion and molecules transport from cell membrane, the membrane potential and action potential, contraction in skeletal muscle and in smooth muscle, heart muscle function

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about structure of cell membrane on the basis of molecular
2.To have knowledge about ion Exchange in the cell membrane, bioelectrical events in the cell, impulse formation and its conduction
3.To be learned function of reflex arc
4.To gain ability about establish and to run experimental design in the nervous system physiology
5.To comprehend structures fo skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscle
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Molecular organization of cell membrane
Week 1 - Practice
Transport in biological membranes: Diffusion
Week 2 - Theoretical
Particles transport in the cell membranes
Week 2 - Practice
Transport in biological membranes: Osmosis
Week 3 - Theoretical
Active and passive transport
Week 3 - Practice
Transport in biological membranes: Filtration
Week 4 - Theoretical
Basic concepts related to the transport of the stimulus
Week 4 - Practice
Transport in biological membranes: Active transport
Week 5 - Theoretical
Conduction in synapses
Week 5 - Practice
The formation stimulus in cell
Week 6 - Theoretical
Spinal reflexes
Week 6 - Practice
The effect of electrical and mechanical stimulation on the cell -I
Week 7 - Theoretical
Exitation in the nevre fiber
Week 7 - Practice
The effect of electrical and mechanical stimulation on the cell -II
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 8 - Practice
Mid term
Week 9 - Theoretical
Discuss the results of the reflexes
Week 9 - Practice
Creation of thermal and chemical stimulation to the action potential in the cell
Week 10 - Theoretical
Properties of the skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles
Week 10 - Practice
Stimulus inhibition in the cell
Week 11 - Theoretical
Formation of action potential in skelatal muscle
Week 11 - Practice
Reflex arc
Week 12 - Theoretical
Contraction mechanisim of the skeletal muscle
Week 13 - Theoretical
Neuromusclar junction
Week 13 - Practice
EMG-II
Week 14 - Theoretical
Energy sources of muscle contraction
Week 14 - Practice
Contraction curve and physiological evnts in skeletal muscle
Week 15 - Theoretical
Sensory receptors of skeletal muscle
Week 15 - Practice
Tetanus, fatigue and stair case
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz4%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Lecture - Practice141242
Assignment2216
Term Project113114
Quiz42112
Midterm Examination115116
Final Examination117118
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
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