This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

SST2125 Human Biology and Human Performance
Credit Points: 15

The human body is studied as a “working machine” in this unit.  Levels of structural organisation in the body are traced from atoms and molecules to cells, tissues, organs and systems.  Students examine important biochemical processes and physiological mechanisms responsible for the maintenance of a constant internal environment.  Bioenergetics, biomechanics, neuromuscular physiology, cardiorespiratory physiology, exercise, nutrition, health and fitness are considered.

Full Unit Outline

This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MABUTJSurf Science Major - Bunbury
Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)
For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes, Graduate Attributes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website:

Last Updated - Higher Education: 15/03/2012 VET: 15/03/2012