2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
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2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EXSC 431 - EXERCISE RELATED PHARMACOLOGY


Credits: Three
The course discusses general terminology, concepts and principles of pharmacology in the field of exercise science.  Topics include relevant drug categories, common dosage, ranges and routes of drug administration with an understanding of the pharmacological mechanisms of action and interaction (contraindications, side effects and implications) of various pharmacological agents.  Emphasis will range from drugs used for hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, cardiac abnormalities, CVD, cardiac arrhythmias, orthopedic problems and common illnesses.