2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    Mar 22, 2023  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

EXSC 431 - Exercise Related Pharmacology

Credits: Three (3)
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.
Prerequisite: EXSC 330