University of Melbourne

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Animal Performance

  • DASC30014
  • Contact Hours: 24 hours lectures, up to 12 hours tutorials and prescribed reading up to 24 hours practical work
    Total Time Commitment: 60 hours in a total of 120 hours
  • 12.50
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The aim of this subject is to enable students to develop skills and knowledge in exercise and environmental physiology in domestic and companion animals and to be able to apply this knowledge in management of the environment for improved animal performance.<br/>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... -- Course Website

Prerequisites: A physiology subject at 200 level such as: Subject Study Period Commencement: Credit Points: DASC20010 Applied Animal Physiology Semester 2 12.50

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