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(HHS 344) Physiology of Exercise

The study of the functions of the human body during various acute and chronic exercise conditions.

Credit Hours 3.0 Lecture
Prerequisites None
Offered Fall, Winter
Programs Health and Human Science (BS), Health and Human Science Education (BS)

Course Outcomes

The learner will demonstrate the ability to explain the physiological functions or application of the following:

  • Structure and function of exercising muscle.
  • Fuel for exercise: Bioenergetics and muscle metabolism.
  • Neural control of exercising muscle.
  • Hormonal control during exercise.
  • Energy expenditure and fatigue.
  • The cardiovascular system and its control.
  • The respiratory system and its regulation.
  • Cardiorespiratory responses to acute exercise.