EXERCISE AND SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY
Credit points: 15
In this subject you will investigate the normal range of physiological responses (including energy metabolism) to exercise and training across the lifespan, under different environmental conditions and with the use of various nutritional and ergogenic aids. Particular attention will be given to the responses and adaptations of the cardiovascular, respiratory, musculoskeletal, nervous, endocrine and immune systems to exercise, their integration and regulation. This subject will also explore exercise testing protocols and strategies along with developing critical thinking and report writing skills.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorBrett Gordon
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription.
AuthorAmerican College of Sports Medicine
PublisherLIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS, PA.
Physiology of sport and exercise.
AuthorKenney, W L, Wilmore, J & Costill, D
PublisherHUMAN KINETICS, CHAMPAIGN.
Exercise physiology: nutrition, energy, and human performance.
AuthorMcArdle, W D, Katch, F I & Katch, V L
PublisherLIPPINCOTT, Willliams, LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrett Gordon
Laboratory ClassWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h laboratory class per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
|Four 10-minute online tests (1,000-words Equivalent total)||N/A||N/A||No||20||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|One 2-hour theory examination (2,000-words Equivalent)||N/A||N/A||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
|Two 750-word laboratory reports (1,500-words Equivalent total)||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2|