HHP 350 Exercise Physiology

Prerequisite: Completion or waiver of MAT 012; and BIO 101

The purpose of this course is to teach students the effects of physical stress on the human system at the subcellular, cellular, tissue, organ and organism levels. Students will receive instruction on a variety of topics including but not limited to the following: energy production and expenditure (metabolism), muscle contraction, cell signaling, pulmonary functions, and others. Students will be exposed to a variety of teaching modalities including lecture, labs, research, and hands on activities. Students will be expected to perform laboratory experiments and write lab reports. Laboratory experiments include assessing body composition, cardiovascular measurements, blood lactate production and others. Furthermore, they will also be expected to read and synthesize research articles relevant to the field.


1 Course Credit