PE 422 - Applied Exercise Physiology
PE 422: Applied Exercise Physiology
This course uses the SAKAI coursesite through the LAMP portal for access to the syllabus, notes, handouts, etc.
This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of exercise physiology and the systems involved in human performance. Specific topics addressed are neuromuscular control, enhancement of energy capacity, exercise performance and environmental stress, body composition, energy balance, weight control, exercise and successful aging, and disease prevention. Prerequisites: PE 200, B 155, B 156, PE 421.
McArdle, Katch, & Katch. (2006). Essentials of Exercise Physiology, 3rd ed. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publishers.
Review the basics of human physiology, responses to muscular activity, & exercise.
Discuss the effects of ergogenic aids & environment on exercise.
Understand body composition responses to exercise.
Course Relationship to Major Program and Department:
Requirement for students with a major emphasis in exercise science in the Department of Exercise & Sport Sciences.
Course Relationship to Knowledge of Content Area and Skills:
Upon course completion, students should have an understanding of human physiology and understanding of the body’s response to muscular activity and exercise.
Enhancement of energy capacity
Exercise performance and environmental stress
Body composition, energy balance, and weight control
Exercise, successful aging, and disease prevention