Course syllabus A15-0227-I - Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders of Animals (FAaFR - WS 2020/2021)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders of Animals
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Animal Nutrition and Feedstuffs - master (required), 3. semester
Management of Animal Production - master (elective), 3. semester
Special Breeding Industries - master (elective), 3. semester
Level of study:
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Test (30 points), seminar work(10bodov), final oral exam (60 points). To obtain A trial and must be obtained at least 93 points, at least 86bodov of B, C rating on at least 79 points for evaluation D at least 72 points, the evaluation of E at least 64 points. Student receives credit for the subject in the case of evaluation mark from A to E.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The goal of the subject is to introduce of students to the impact of alimentary disproportions on the health of the animals, with the emergence, course and consequences of Metabolic Disorders and the way to avoid them. The student understands the principle of the development of metabolic disorders can assess its cause, is able to assess the metabolic profile test and can take appropriate precautions against the occurrence of metabolic disorders.
Course contents:
Nutritional disorders of the animals and their implications, control o the metabolic processes, principles of Metabolic trouble genesis, role of the organs in the metabolism, organs changes in metabolic disorders, disorders of energy metabolism, impaired metabolism of proteins and amino acids, uric acid, fats, carbohydrates, minerals and water, acid-base disorders, vitamin deficiency, endocrine disorders, adaptation syndrome, the frequency and impact of civilization metabolic disorders, and the importance of evaluation of metabolic profile test.
Recommended or required reading:
ŠŤASTNÁ, D. -- ŠŤASTNÝ, P. Metabolické poruchy zvierat. 1st ed. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2017. 153 p. ISBN 978-80-552-1710-9.

GIBNEY, M.J.-ELIA, M.-LJUNGQVIST,O.-DOWSETT, J.: Clinical Nutrition. Oxford : Blackwell Science, 2005. 480 s.ISBN – 10: 0-632-05626-6.
HOLEČEK, M. 2006. Regulace metabolizmu cukru, tuku, bílkovin a aminokyselin. Praha : Grada Publishing, 2006,286 s. ISBN: 978-80-247-1562-9
HULÍN I., at al. 2005. Patofyziológia a klinická fyziológia, 1. vyd. Bratislava : SAP, 2005, 594 s. ISBN 80-89104-66-5.
SHILS, M.E., OLSON, J.A., SHIKE, M., ROSS, A.C. 1999. Modern nutrition in health and disease. 9th ed., Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1999. 1951 p. ISBN 0-683-30769-X
Slanian Ľ.et al., 1992: Metabolický profil HD vo vzťahu k zdraviu a produkcii,ŠVSSR, Bratislava,ISBN 80-7148-001-0
STÁRKA, L., ZAMRAZIL, V. et al. 2005. Základy klinické endokrinologie, 2. Rozšírené vydaní. Praha : Maxdorf s.r.o.,2005. 384 s. ISBN: 80-7345-066-6
STIPANUK, M.H. 2000. Biochemical and physiological aspects of human nutrition. W.B. Saunders Company : Philadelphia,2000. 1007 p. ISBN 0-7216-4452-X
SVAČINA, Š. 2010. Poruchy metabolizmu a výživy. Praha : Galén, 2010. ISBN: 978-80-726-2676-2.
VRZGULA L. et al., 1990: Poruchy látkového metabolizmu hospodárskych zvierat a ich prevencia, Príroda, Bratislava, ISBN-80-07-00256-1

Language of instruction:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 74

21,6 %
17,6 %
39,2 %
14,9 %
6,7 %
0 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Tomáš Kanka, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. MVDr. Danka Šťastná, PhD. (examiner, person responsible for course)
Last modification:
15. 10. 2019
doc. MVDr. Danka Šťastná, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Gabriela Hvizdová on 10/15/2019.

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