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Kin 470 - Exercise Physiology

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Exercise Physiology KIN 470 Professor Debold Dept of Kinesiology Of all the classes I took during my time at UMass Kin 470 has undoubtedly prepared me the best for my physical therapy studies Former KIN 470 Student Exercise Physiology study of acute and chronic effects of exercise on the body Power output Walking 50 Watts Sprinting 2000 Watts Cardiac output Rest 5l min Max Exercise 35l min Exercise Physiology s impact on sports performance Clap skates Enables use of gastrocnemius muscle Full swimsuit Reduces drag What do performance enhancing drugs do Why do endurance athletes blood dope and use EPO Exercise Physiology and Health Reduces risk of heart disease stroke diabetes cancer Manage weight and maintain muscle mass as you age Anti aging medication Take for 2 5 hours week May even make you smarter How does exercise do all this Who am I and what do I research Professor Ned Debold Rested Fatigued I know what you did last year Questions we will address in Exercise Physiology How do we get energy from food How are the physiological systems able to meet the demands of exercise Heart Muscles Lungs What signals drive these changes How does the body adapt to chronic exercise Why do we fatigue when we exercise Kinesiology 470 Exercise Physiology Fall 2013 Course Objectives To provide the foundation for understanding energy metabolism energy transfer acute responses to exercise and chronic adaptations to various types of exercise training To understand the mechanisms responsible for the respiratory cardiovascular muscular and endocrine responses to exercise and exercise training To understand the physiology and basic laboratory assessment of exercise performance To gain an understanding of selected aspects of exercise physiology that concern training and conditioning thermoregulation gender differences and health outcomes in various populations Format Lectures Team based learning exercises Groups of 3 4 students work to solve a problem E g calculate kcals for a marathon



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