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Course Code: SPHS501 Course ID: 4235 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

Designed for learners involved in the fields of health and exercise science, this course surveys and critically evaluates the basic principles of human physiology with direct application to acute and chronic exercise. Particular attention is paid to lifestyle risk factors that can lead to heart disease.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/27/2021 - 12/31/2021 01/03/2022 - 02/27/2022 January Winter 2022 Session B 8 Week session
08/31/2021 - 02/04/2022 02/07/2022 - 04/03/2022 February Winter 2022 Session I 8 Week session
09/28/2021 - 03/04/2022 03/07/2022 - 05/01/2022 March Winter 2022 Session D 8 Week session
10/26/2021 - 04/01/2022 04/04/2022 - 05/29/2022 April Spring 2022 Session B 8 Week session
11/30/2021 - 04/29/2022 05/02/2022 - 06/26/2022 May Spring 2022 Session I 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

1. Analyze the field of exercise physiology related to fitness, performance & health

3. Compare & contrast functions of the human body related to exercise physiology

4. Determine how the body adapts to physical activity during sports & exercise

5. Identify the physiological responses to exercise in hot and cold environments

6. Distinguish the impact of exercise at different altitudes and identify health risks

7. Assess body composition and examine the role of diet in athletic effectiveness

8. Describe the role of hydration plays in athletic performance.

9. Synthesize information from the field of Sport & Exercise Physiology and apply this knowledge in the form of a scholarly research paper.

Information on each of these deliverables can be found in the document: How this course works and the Weekly Assignment Guides.

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

1. Analyze the field of exercise physiology related to fitness, performance & health

3. Compare & contrast functions of the human body related to exercise physiology

4. Determine how the body adapts to physical activity during sports & exercise

5. Identify the physiological responses to exercise in hot and cold environments

6. Distinguish the impact of exercise at different altitudes and identify health risks

7. Assess body composition and examine the role of diet in athletic effectiveness

8. Describe the role of hydration plays in athletic performance.

9. Synthesize information from the field of Sport & Exercise Physiology and apply this knowledge in the form of a scholarly research paper.

Book Title:This course uses Open Access Resources. All of the resources for this class are located in the classroom.
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Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.