2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 18, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHTH 529 - EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY


Credits: Two
Prerequisite: HEPR 370; BIOL 394; For PT Students
This course provides students the didactic background on the physiological effects of exercise on the human body. This course emphasizes the neural, hormonal, cardiovascular and pulmonary responses with acute and chronic exercise. Additional topics include but not limited to measurement of oxygen uptake/energy expenditure, exercise response in special populations through lifespan and applications of exercise physiology concepts to sports and athletic performance enhancement. Concurrent laboratory instruction reinforces the basic principles learned in lecture and teaches the principles and skills of measurement and evaluation in the field of exercise physiology.