Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Japanese
Academic Year 2023Year School/Graduate School School of Applied Biological Science
Lecture Code L3009005 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 動物環境生理学
Subject Name
(Katakana)
ドウブツカンキョウセイリガク
Subject Name in
English
Environmental Animal Physiology
Instructor KAWAKAMI SINITI,OBITSU TAKETO,SUGINO TOSHIHISA
Instructor
(Katakana)
カワカミ シンイチ,オビツ タケト,スギノ トシヒサ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 3rd-Year,  Second Semester,  4Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (4T) Weds1-4:生C203
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 3 : Undergraduate High-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 26 : Biological and Life Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 01 : Agricultural Sciences
Eligible Students Animal Science Program (third grade student)
Keywords environment, homeostasis, thermoregulation, brain function, behavior, stress 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status
within Educational
Program
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
 
Criterion referenced
Evaluation
(Applicable only to targeted subjects for undergraduate students)
Applied Animal and Plant Science Program
(Knowledge and Understanding)
・Knowledge and understanding regarding natural phenomena related to animal and plant production in levels of molecule, cell, and individual organism and production environment that supports the phenomena

・Knowledge and understanding regarding the mechanism of animal and plant production in fields and relation between animals and the human society and natural environment.

(Comprehensive Abilities)
・Ability to identify issues that he/she should pursue for a specific phenomenon related to animal and plant production, organize his/her own opinion, logically publish them orally and/or in writing, and discuss the topic
 
Class Objectives
/Class Outline
The main objective of this lecture is to learn the fundamental concept of the environment control in animal production. Students learn animal physiology (e.g., thermoregulation, stress) from the viewpoint of brain function. 
Class Schedule 1) Introduction
2) Structure and function of the central nervous system (1)
3) Structure and function of the central nervous system (2)
4) Homeostasis, autonomic nervous system, and endocrine system
5) Brain regulation of stress
6) Brain regulation of appetite
7) Brain regulation of biological rhythm
8) Brain regulation of body temperature (1)
9) Brain regulation of body temperature (2)
10) Brain regulation of emotion
11) Stress management of dairy cattle (1)
12) Stress management of dairy cattle (2)
13) Stress management of beef cattle (1)
14) Stress management of beef cattle (2)
15) Stress and disease in cattle 
Text/Reference
Books,etc.
Environmental Physiology of Animals (Blackwell Science) 
PC or AV used in
Class,etc.
 
(More Details) -Power point
-prints, visual print,  
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Review
Reading of the reference book 
Requirements  
Grading Method short test after each lecture and final exam 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message  
Other   
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