Hepatitis B immunisation recommended.
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
|Unit name||Exercise Physiology|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Health Sciences
Dr Darren Henstridge, Dr Courtney McGowan, Dr Nathan Pitchford, Dr Greig Watson
|Available as student elective?||No|
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(CZZ101 and CZZ102) or CXA107
3 x 1-hr lectures (13 weeks), 3-hr practicals (6 weeks), 1-hr tutorial (3 weeks)
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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