Information Package / Course Catalogue
Metabolism and Thermoregulation
Course Code: VFZ535
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

To comprehend of the basic principles of protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in mammals, Heat and its conduction, the effect of environmental temperature on organisms and understanding of the mechanisms of body temperature regulation

Course Content

Carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, vitamins and minerals, and regulation of body temperature

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.To have knowledge about the control of energy balance in the body
2.To have knowledge about the prcessing of protein, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism
3.To have knowledge about heat and its conduction, poikilothermia and homoiotherm, temperature
4.To have knowledge about heat metabolism, enviromental phyisology, disorders of thermoregulation
5.To have knowledge about heat production and thermoregulation
Recommended or Required Reading
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Control of energy balance
Week 2 - Theoretical
Metabolic rate
Week 3 - Theoretical
Carbohydrate metabolism
Week 4 - Theoretical
Protein metabolism
Week 5 - Theoretical
Lipid metabolism
Week 6 - Theoretical
Control of food intake
Week 7 - Theoretical
Metabolic pathways
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
Leptin and its function
Week 10 - Theoretical
Heat and its conduction
Week 11 - Theoretical
The body temperature
Week 12 - Theoretical
Nervous and hormonal control of the body temperature
Week 13 - Theoretical
Heat production
Week 14 - Theoretical
Heat loss
Week 15 - Theoretical
Poikilothermia and homoiothermia
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%38
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%1
Term Assignment1%1
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment2216
Term Project120121
Quiz2114
Midterm Examination1718
Final Examination118119
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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