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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.

DESCRIPTION: Deals with the functioning of intensity, duration, and frequency of exercise, environmental circumstances, diet, and physiological status of individual
TAUGHT: Wnter, Summer, Fall
CONTENT AND TOPICS: 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.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: The student will:
1. Learn roles of body systems in exercise.
2. Gain a knowledge of short and long term effects of physical training.
3. Understand the clinical and scientific fields now included under the umbrella field of exercise physiology.
4. Understand the principles of exercise, relationship between nutrition and fitness.
5. Understand the cardiorespiratory and muscular endurance, body composition, and flexibility.
6. Learn conditioning practices and principles: frequency, intensity, time-duration, the role of exercise.
7. Learn and understand the terminology and components of fitness.
REQUIREMENTS: The student will:
1. Learn through reading assignment, PowerPoint lecture, oral reports
2. Pass written and practical testing.
3. Present oral report from written paper(s) approved or assigned by instructor
4. Attend class and participation
PREREQUISITES: It is suggested that you take these classes: BS 264, BS 265, and HS 131.
OTHER: Class meets two days a week for lecture and lab.
EFFECTIVE DATE: January 2004