Human Physiology and Energy Metabolism, 15 credits

About the education

This course aims at increasing your knowledge of the function of the different organ systems in the human body. A good understanding of these aspects constitutes the basis for further studies in nutrition. During the course emphasis will be on molecular and cellular mechanisms, individual tissue function, communication between tissues, the physiology of different organ systems and how body equilibrium is maintained during various conditions. Also energy turnover at rest and during various situations will be addressed.

Subject: Nutrition

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Area of interest: Science and Mathematics

Science and mathematics help us understand how the world around us is connected – from the origin and structure of the universe, to the development and function of humanity and all other organisms on earth.

Scientific knowledge makes it possible to critically examine the credibility of information in different areas of everyday life, society, and the media.

As a scientist or mathematician, you will be attractive on a large job market that covers all parts of society and includes everything from pure technology companies to environment and healthcare, as well as research.

Department responsible for education

Department of Biosciences and Nutrition