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BIO 201: Physiology of Exercise

The purpose of this course is to introduce the basic principles of exercise physiology, including the physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise, the impact of heat, altitude and other environmental stressors on exercise performance and safety, and the metabolic basis for measurements of oxygen uptake during exercise. The role of each body system in strength and endurance exercise performance will be considered as well as the effects of regular exercise on health and aging.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; BIO 109, BIO 110, or BIO 111

Credits
4
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
45
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
90

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