Courses & Units

Exercise Physiology CXA237

Launceston

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Introduction

This unit examines the physiological response to exercise, the physiological adaptations to exercise training and the regulation of exercise performance. Topics covered in this unit include respiratory, cardiac and muscle physiology, the role of the central nervous system in exercise, mechanisms of fatigue (central and peripheral), acid base balance, thermoregulation and endocrine function. This unit also provides an introduction to sports nutrition and ergogenic aids

Summary

Unit name Exercise Physiology
Unit code CXA237
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Discipline Health Sciences
Coordinator

Darren Henstridge

Teaching staff

Dr Darren Henstridge, Dr Courtney McGowan, Dr Nathan Pitchford, Dr Greig Watson

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 31/5/2020 31/5/2020

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2020: $1,190.00 2020: $2,354.00 010913

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Requisites

Prerequisites

(CZZ101 and CZZ102) or CXA107

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 x 1-hr lectures (13 weeks), 3-hr practicals (6 weeks), 1-hr tutorial (3 weeks)

Assessment

Test or quiz 3 x 20 minutes, Weight: 15%

Examination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) 2 hours, Weight: 30%

Reports -  Individual reports: 1100 words. Group reports: 200 words , Weight: 55%

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Textbooks

Required

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