Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Physiological Basis of Human Performance (3 cr)
K535 | 6512 | Brechue


PREREQUISITES:  P: PHYS P215 or equivalent

CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 50 minute period two times per week and 1 two-hour lab per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
A study of the physiologic responses to exercise.  Adaptations to exercise
training with an application to human performance with an emphasis on
cardiovascular, pulmonary, muscular, and biochemical changes.

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
1.   Structure and Function of Skeletal Muscle
2.   Basic Energy Systems
3.   Cardiovascular System
4.   Pulmonary System
5.   Hormonal Control and Exercise
6.   Exercise Thermoregulation
7.   Adaptations to Resistance Training
8.   Adaptations to Endurance Training
9.   Quantifying Sports Training
10.   Exercise for Health and Fitness
11.   Exercise and Aging
12.   Exercise and Rehabilitation

TEXBOOK AND MATERIALS:

1. Exercise Physiology for Health, Fitness, and Performance.  Plowman and
Smith
	Allyn & Bacon, 1997.
2.  Supplemental articles from the literature.

EVALUATION PROCEDURES:
Lecture   -   65%
2 exams plus Final
Written Assignments and class participation.

Laboratory  -  35%

Laboratories are "hands on" experience with the basic tools of exercise
physiology testing and evaluation.  Each laboratory has a write-up
associated with
it.