Description
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
The purpose of this course is to provide graduate students, within the field of rehabilitation science, the knowledge of theoretical and applied aspects of exercise physiology. An in-depth understanding of how the body responds when exposed to acute and chronic bouts of exercise will be provided through lectures and laboratories. Topics discussed will include physiological responses and adaptations of the cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic, and neuromuscular systems to exercise; assessing cardiorespiratory fitness, body composition, anaerobic performance and muscular fitness; designing exercise programs for health and wellness and special populations; sport performance; environmental considerations.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
HRS 2650
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
SHRS - Graduate Education
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences students only.
Typically Offered
Fall