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Exercise Physiology
EXERCISE PHYS
CLASS CODE: PE 375 CREDITS:  2
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: EXERCISE & SPORTS SCIENCE
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

CATALOG DESCRIPTION: Deals with the functioning of the body during exercise.
DESCRIPTION: This class is a branch of physiology that deals with the functioning of the body during exercise. It will analyze the definite physiological responses to exercise depending upon the intensity, duration, and frequency of the exercise and the environmental circumstances, diet, and physiological status of the individual.
TOPICS:
OBJECTIVES: 1. Roles of body systems in exercise.
2. Short and long term effects of physical training.
3. To understand the clinical and scientific fields now included under the umbrella field of exercise physiology.
4. Principles of exercise, relationship between nutrition and fitness.
5. Cardiorespiratory and muscular endurance, body composition, flexibility.
6. Conditioning practices and principles: frequency, intensity, time-duration, the role of exercise.
7. Terminology and components of fitness.
REQUIREMENTS: 1. Class meets three days a week for lecture and lab.
2. Written and practical testing.
3. Written paper(s) approved or assigned by instructor.
4. Project(s) approved or assigned by instructor.
5. Attendance and participation.
PREREQUISITES: It is suggested that you take these classes: BS 264, BS 265, and HS 131
OTHER: 1. No unexcused absences allowed - penalty 6% per absence
2. Four or more absences will result in automatic failure.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004