King Saud University
College of Applied Medical Sciences
Rehabilitation Sciences. Dept
Course Title : Human Physiology
Course number :RHS 243
*Introduction to Physiology.
*General Prescription of the cardiovascular System
*Cardiac Muscle and its Properties
*Cardiac cycle and Heart Sound.
Practical: Application of different hear sounds by Auscultation
*Cardiac Output and venous return
*Introduction to normal ECG
Practical: Drawing and identifying Different waves of normal ECG and sites of ECG electrodes
*Continue ECG abnormalities
*Using ECG in monitoring
Practical:Drawing the different abnormalities of ECG and related it to Physical therapy and Precaution during exercise
*Blood pressure and Pulse rate
Practical:Applying different methods of measuring pulse rate and blood pressure
*Regional blood flow.
Practical: Drawing pictures illustrating the distribution of blood flow to different body organs
*1st Mid term Exam.
*Mechanism of respiration
*Ventilatory function test
Practical: Demonstrating how could we use Spiro meter to measure ventilatory functions.
*Regulation of respiration, neural and chemical
*Gas exchange and transport.
*Cardiopulmonary exercise test
Practical: Different protocols of exercise test
*Second Midterm exam.
*Insulin and blood glucose level.
Practical:Different methods of measuring blood glucose level.
*Function of the blood.
*Different types and functions of WBCs
*Different types and functions of RBCs
Total marks 100 marks
Two midterm exams 40 marks
Activities throughout the term 20 marks
Final exam at the end of the term 40 marks
Required physiology, by J.G.Mcgeown,Churchill-Livingstone,1996.
Additional reading materials will be given to cover materials required