|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Twenty-four lectures; six hours tutorials; 18 hours practical work to be undertaken at Parkville and Werribee |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||208-202 Animal Physiology|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorDr Brian Leury and Dr Peter Cakebread
|Subject Overview:|| |
The aim of this subject is to enable students of animal science to develop skills and knowledge in exercise, environmental and stress physiology in domestic and companion animals and to be able to apply this knowledge in management of the environment for improved animal performance and welfare.
The content includes a comparative overview of basic physiological processes important in exercise physiology and environmental adaptation such as circulation; gas exchange; electrolytes and water balance; heat production and thermoregulation; physiological and metabolic adaptations during exercise and training, including environmental effects on training management; diversity in environments and the nature of stress, including physical, psychological and nutritional factors; physiological regulation and response to stress, including key role of nervous system and hormones; metabolic adaptation; behavioural adaptation; and management of the environment including aspects of housing.
At the completion of this subject students should:
|Assessment:||Problem-based learning tutorials and practicals with five reports each of 1000 words (each 10% of final marks), one 3-hour written essay or short-answer style examination (50% of final marks).|
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|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
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This subject involves the use of animals. Students should be aware this is an essential part of the course and exemption from this is not possible
Bachelor of Animal Science and Management |
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