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University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Kin 470 - Exercise Physiology

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page 1 of 4 Kinesiology 470 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY Spring 2018 Course Description This course will provide students with the current state of knowledge in the field of exercise physiology A systems approach to how the human body responds to exercise will provide students with a critical analysis of the acute physiological responses to exercise and the chronic adaptations that occur with regular exercise training An emphasis will be placed on the mechanisms underlying the response of different systems of the body to exercise When appropriate attention will be given to how these responses vary in different segments of the population General topics to be covered include bioenergetics and metabolism measurement of work power and energy expenditure the respiratory cardiovascular and muscular systems thermoregulation and the physiology of training and performance Lecture Lab Times LECTURE Tue and Thur 11 30 am 12 20 pm Herter Hall Rm 227 LAB Lab 1 Tues 1 00 2 30 pm Lab 2 Tues 2 30 4 00 pm Lab 3 Tues 4 00 5 30 pm Lab 4 Wed 9 05 10 35 am Lab 5 Wed 1 25 2 50 pm Lab 6 Thurs 4 00 5 30pm Materials for lecture and lab will be posted on the course website which can be accessed through MOODLE at https moodle umass edu Check the MOODLE site frequently as announcements quizzes schedule changes and other assignments will be posted there Learning Aids Throughout the textbook you will find highlighted sections called A Closer Look Research Focus Clinical Applications Ask the Expert and The Winning Edge Also each section of a chapter ends with a brief Summary We encourage you to read these inserts as they explore various topics in greater depth A Closer Look Research Focus Ask the Expert apply them to clinical situations Clinical Applications or link concepts to high level athletic performance The Winning Edge Course Objectives To provide the foundation for understanding energy metabolism energy transfer acute responses to exercise and chronic adaptations to various types of exercise



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