Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Recommended Prerequisite: Either both PHYS 2010 and 2020 or both PHYS 2110 and 2120 or both 2210 and 2220.
Requirement Designation:
Applied Science
This interesting course combines physics with anatomy and physiology to tell the story of how the body operates. We cover food and energy metabolism, how trauma occurs in the body. We discuss the meaning of blood pressure how the heart and lungs operate. We cover how we hear, how we see and how x-rays and MRI scans work. There will be lectures on cancer treatment as well as how a person is injured skiing and riding mountain bikes. With each subject we discuss common diseases and treatments.