Teaching Staff

Öğr.Gör.Gençay SEVİM 
Language of Instruction 
Türkçe (Turkish) 
Type Of Course 
Vocational 
Prerequisites 
None 
Recommended Optional Programme Component 
None 
Course Objectives 
It is aimed to explain biological phenomena by examining the laws and principles in physics. 
Course Content 
All biological events in the human body that require physics, physicochemistry and mathematical explanation, and physical methods and devices used to observe and treat these events. 
Learning Outcomes (LO) 
LO1 Developing scientific interpretation and thinking ability
LO2 Developing ability and capacity to measure quantities related to human body
LO3 Explanation of the basics of bioelectrical phenomena with electrical concepts and laws
LO4 Explanation of the mechanisms of the senses with the laws of physics and chemistry
LO5 Understanding the basic physics principles of biomedical devices
LO6 Explanation of the fundamentals of circulation dynamics with the laws of physics

Mode of Delivery 
Face to face 
Course Outline 
Week 
Topics 
1. Week 
Introduction to Biophysics and History of Biophysics 
2. Week 
The Subject of Biophysics, Its Place Among Other Sciences, Its Importance and Future 
3. Week 
Basic Components of Living Things and Basic Concepts of Biophysics 
4. Week 
Bioenergetics 
5. Week 
Cell Membrane Biophysics

6. Week 
Electrical Properties of Cell Membrane and Ion Channels 
7. Week 
Mid term

8. Week 
Action Potential and Synaptic Transmission 
9. Week 
Basis of Biological Receptors and The Biophysics of Vision, The Biophysics of Hearing 
10. Week 
Circulatory Dynamics and Its Biophysics 
11. Week 
Bioelectricity Measurement, Observation and Application Tools 
12. Week 
Biophysical Fundamentals of Electrocardiography (ECG) 
13. Week 
Biophysical Fundamentals of Electroencephalography (EEG) 
14. Week 
Biophysical Fundamentals of Electromyography (EMG) 

Assessment 

Percentage(%) 
Midterm (%) 
30 
Quizes (%) 

Homeworks/Term papers (%) 
30 
Practice (%) 

Labs (%) 

Projects/Field Work (%) 

Seminars/Workshops (%) 

Final (%) 
40 
Other (%) 

Total(%) 
100 

Course Book (s) and/or References 
Pehlivan, Ferit. Biyofizik, 9. Baskı, Ankara: Pelikan Kitabevi, 2017.
Pehlivan, Ferit: Biyofizik Pratikleri. (Unpublished Course Notes), Ankara: Ufuk Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, 2018.
Keynes, R. D., Aıdley, D.J. Nerve and Muscle 3th Edition, Cambridge University Press, 2001

Work Placement(s) 

The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO) 
 P Q 1  P Q 2  P Q 3  P Q 4  P Q 5  P Q 6  P Q 7  P Q 8  P Q 9  P Q 10  P Q 11  P Q 12  P Q 13  P Q 14  P Q 15  P Q 16  P Q 17  P Q 18  P Q 19  P Q 20  P Q 21  P Q 22  P Q 23  P Q 24  P Q 25  P Q 26  P Q 27  P Q 28  P Q 29  P Q 30  LO1  3  4  1  2  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  3  4  5  4  4  5  3  3  1  1  3  2  2  2  2  LO2  4  4  4  4  3  2  4  3  3  3  3  0  1  2  3  2  2  2  3  1  1  2  3  1  0  2  0  4  4  4  LO3  3  3  2  3  1  1  1  1  1  1  1  0  0  0  0  0  2  3  3  0  0  0  3  1  0  2  0  2  2  2  LO4  4  4  4  4  3  2  4  3  3  3  3  0  1  2  3  2  2  3  3  0  0  2  3  1  0  2  0  4  4  4  LO5  4  4  4  4  3  3  1  4  4  3  2  0  0  1  4  3  2  3  3  0  0  0  3  1  0  2  0  5  5  5  LO6  5  4  4  4  3  2  4  3  3  3  3  0  1  2  3  2  2  2  3  0  0  0  3  1  0  2  0  3  3  3 
* Contribution Level : 0 N/R 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High 