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Introductory Human Physiology

In this course, students learn to recognize and to apply the basic concepts that govern integrated body function (as an intact organism) in the body's nine organ systems.
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Duke University

Rating 4.7 based on 394 ratings
Length 11 weeks
Effort 22 hours of videos and assessments
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University via Coursera
Instructors Jennifer Carbrey, Emma Jakoi
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Biology Basic Science

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human physiology in 16 reviews

I enjoyed learning about the human physiology holistically by understanding connections between organ systems in various physiological pathways as well as by the review of disorders that truly help understand better how the body works.

it's a really informative course ,but I think it needs time more than 7 hour in a week A comprehensive introduction to Human Physiology.

GREAT PLATFORM... a great introduction to human physiology!

new and specific information with no branching in details Clear and concise overview of Human Physiology Useful course.

very good videos and not too detailed explanations I'm a high school student interested in human physiology.

This well organized course can provide a solid foundation in Human Physiology.

This course can help you grasp the most important core concepts and key woking mechanisms of human physiology.

A wonderful course which enabled me to learn a lot about the human physiology.

so much in 13 reviews

Thanks It was excellent, thanks so much.

this course was so much helpful to understand more about physiology Simple and comprehensive, yet sound and on point presentation of the basics of the vast field of Physiology.

I learned so much!

Thank you so much for preparing exsellent materials.

Emma is a great educator who responds almost instantly to your questions in the forum, making learning so much accessible!

Interesting and informative - thank you to the lecturers for covering so much detail.

thank you for designing such a brilliant course for me and my other course friends to learn Interesting and challenging material I JUST LIKE THIS COURSE SO MUCH.............

Very interesting, although sometimes there is so much information that it prevents you from applying the acquired knowledged into practical day-to-day situations Very good introductory course that allowed me to understand key body system.

human body in 11 reviews

The course deals with the subject on the level of cells and chemistry that takes place to maintain stasis in the human body.

We were looking of a general class that explains functions of organs and other systems in the human body.

I am an incoming medical student here in the Philippines and this course has provided me with enough background about the human body and the underlying machinery of every system associated with it.

That was an amazing journey to the human body , I advise each one interested in understanding the mechanism of how we internally look enters this course Great LearnIng experience Wonderfully comprehensive and cohesive.

I would appreciate less text and abstract drawings on the slide, maybe an intro with images (maybe 3D) of the human body to give a little bit of background on what's going to be discussed in the class... good one Things are getting clearer in my mind, thanks to these wounderful teachers.

Best course for revision of healthcare professionals Prof. Jakoi and Prof. Carbrey are able to stimulate the curiosity about every apparatus of human body.

And yes, come up with new questions :) By the end of the course not all my questions were answered, but on the other side, without this course I never would even think of asking those questions about work of human body!

I like it I am awed by the construct and workings of the human body after taking this course.

highly recommend in 10 reviews

Highly recommendable for the people who keenly want to start learning physiology.

I would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in gaining a fairly in-depth understanding of major systems of the body, all within an introductory course.

perfect Highly recommended.

Highly recommended, very useful for me as a nutritionist I liked physiology for the first time in forever because of this course.

I would highly recommend doing this course.

I highly recommend this class for anyone taking an animal physiology class.

Highly recommended.

Highly recommend.

excelente curso in 9 reviews

Excelente curso, muy dinámico y fácil de entender.

Excelente curso, el material disponible es buenisimo y se agradece el nivel del curso.

Didática maravilhosa, vídeos são gostosos de assistir, excelente curso.

the best course me ha parecido un excelente curso, soy estudiante de medicina en colombia y cuando estudié fisiología usaba los videos del curso para ayudarme.

Excelente curso its excellent.. learning a lot.

Excelente curso, muchas gracias!!

Excelente curso y profesores!

Excelente curso.

very good course in 8 reviews

Very good course.

Excelente curso nice course its very good Very good course.

very good course!!!

The two professors are amazing, very good course!

Very good course!

learned a lot! Very good course, the videos followed a very good sequence and presented clinically relevant information.

I think it's a very good course, but there are parts that can be improved and some that should be addressed in more leisurely fashion, this is the case of the nervous system and the endocrine system.

Very well presented and incredibly interesting Very good course,recommended Very informative and detailed, especially useful if you are studying physiology or biology.


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Duke University

Rating 4.7 based on 394 ratings
Length 11 weeks
Effort 22 hours of videos and assessments
Starts May 6 (3 weeks ago)
Cost $49
From Duke University via Coursera
Instructors Jennifer Carbrey, Emma Jakoi
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Science
Tags Life Sciences Biology Basic Science

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