This module explores the structure and function of major systems including:
Anatomy and physiology of the: skeleton, integument, muscles, nervous system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, lymphatic system, endocrine system, gastrointestinal tract, urinary system and functional anatomy for locomotion.
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Describe the structure of mammalian systems
- Define the function of mammalian system
- Relate homeostatic mechanisms to mammalian systems
- Apply practical skills demonstrate structure and function in the horse
|Examination||Written Exam 2 hours||60%|
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- Frandson, R.D., Wilke, W.L. and Fails, A.D. (2009) Anatomy and physiology of farm animals 7th edn. Wiley-Blackwell
- Higgins, G. and Martin, S. (2012) Horse anatomy for performance: a practical guide to training, riding and horse care David & Charles
- Higgins, G. and Martin, S. (2009) How your horse moves: a unique visual guide to improving performance David & Charles
- Reece, W.O. (2009) Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals. 4th ed. Wiley-Blackwell