SPHP503 – Human Body Systems 1

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Module code
SPHP503
Module title
Human Body Systems 1
Prescription
To introduce students to the structure, components and function of the Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Nervous, Endocrine Systems. Muscle physiology will also be introduced. This will provide a foundation for the study of sport and exercise science.
Programmes
  • SC9501
  • SH1803
  • SP0801
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
15
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
52
Self directed hours
98
Total learning hours
150
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1.Describe the basic anatomy, physiology and functions of the cardiovascular system
2.Describe the basic anatomy, physiology and functions of the respiratory system
3.Describe the basic anatomy, physiology and functions of the nervous system
4.Describe the basic anatomy, physiology and functions of the endocrine system
5.Describe the basic anatomy, physiology and functions of the musculoskeletal system
Content
-Cardiovascular system
-Respiratory system
-Nervous system
-Endocrine system
-Musculoskeletal system
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Tutorial will develop concepts further through kinaesthetic or visual tasks. The assignments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the year.
Assessment Criteria
Candidates must achieve a minimum C grade pass overall from assessments to receive a passing grade for this module.
Required Textbooks
An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at commencement of the course. This will be updated annually.