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Hutton Honors College

 — Indiana University

SPH-K 409: Basic Physiology of Exercise (LEC)
Professor Robert Chapman*
Section 9280 MW 11:15am-12:05pm SPH BC 100

*Please Note: This is a combined lecture with non-honors students, and includes added work, discussion sections, and unique research interactions. Students must also enroll in the Lab. See schedule of classes for available times.


Basic Physiology of Exercise is a survey course of human physiological parameters as related to physical exercise and work. Course includes in-depth examination of skeletal muscle, cardiovascular, and pulmonary physiology and the responses to acute exercise and chronic exercise training. Additional specialty topics include environmental physiology (thermoregulation, altitude), nutritional ergogenics, elite performance physiology, body composition, obesity, and sex differences. Course includes 9 laboratory sessions designed to introduce skills related to common physiological measures completed in both research and clinical settings. For more information, contact Dr. Robert Chapman at

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