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Exercise Physiology

Examination of cellular bioenergetics and the adaption of the nervous, muscular, circulatory, respiratory, and endocrine systems to acute and chronic physical activity. Special topics such as temperature regulation, acid/base balance, and fatigue thresholds may be discussed. Laboratory sessions include advanced physiological testing of students. Body composition assessment techniques are also examined. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Scientific Investigation of the Natural World lab or field requirement. Meets the Critical Perspectives: Quantitative Reasoning requirement.

Prerequisite: Human Biology and Kinesiology 204, and Human Biology and Kinesiology 321 or Organismal Biology and Ecology 366.

Degree requirement — Critical Perspectives: Lab, Critical Perspectives: Lab, Critical Perspectives: Q

1 unit — Bull

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HK330 explores the effects of acute and chronic physical activity on some of the major systems of the body. Discussion topics will include principles of physiological adaptation, cellular bioenergetics and the application to whole body exercise, and the effects of physical activity/exercise on major systems of the body.
Students during an afternoon lab class.

Offerings

Term Block Title Instructor Location Student Limit/Available Updated
Spring 2021 Block 6 Exercise Physiology Anthony Bull El Pomar Sports Center 202 14 / 2 05/10/2021
Spring 2021 Block 7 Exercise Physiology Anthony Bull El Pomar Sports Center PomarClass 14 / 7 05/10/2021
Spring 2022 Block 6 Exercise Physiology Anthony Bull TBA 14 / 14 05/10/2021
Spring 2022 Block 7 Exercise Physiology Anthony Bull TBA 14 / 14 05/10/2021
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