|Kinesiology & Athletics Division|
|PHED 8||THEORY & CONCEPTS OF EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY||Summer 2013|
|4 hours lecture.||4 Units |
|Total Quarter Learning Hours: 48
(Total of All Lecture, Lecture/Lab, and Lab hours X 12)|
| ||Lecture Hours: 4
||Lab Hours: ||Lecture/Lab: |
| ||Note: If Lab hours are specified, see item 10. Lab Content below.|
|Statement:|| Not Repeatable.|
| ||Course Status: Inactive||Grading: Letter Grade with P/NP option|
| ||Degree Status: Applicable||Credit Status: Credit|
| ||GE Status: Non-GE|
|Articulation Office Information -|
| ||Transferability: Both||Validation: 07/01/2009|
|Cross Listed as:||P T 55|
|1. Description - |
|Basic concepts and principles of exercise science and how the human body responds to the demands of physical activity. Emphasis on anatomy, physiology, and biomechanics. Includes factors related to maintaining optimal body weight, nutrition, and increasing one's flexibility.|
|2. Course Objectives - |
|The student will be able to: |
- acquire the basic anatomy and exercise physiology terminology.
- explain the theories of exercise physiology as they relate to the body and its ability to perform exercise.
- evaluate movement from a kinesiological perspective.
- apply the basic concepts of exercise science to training programs.
- analyze the role of muscles during movement.
- compare and contrast the differences in training programs and performance under various environmental conditions.
- compare and contrast the differences in training programs and performance with respect to gender and age.
- recognize the physical responses to stress
|3. Special Facilities and/or Equipment - |
|When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous Internet and Email access. |
|4. Course Content (Body of knowledge) - |
- Basic anatomy and exercise physiology terminology
- Names and locations of major muscles
- Aerobic and anaerobic metabolic pathways
- Theory of muscle contraction
- Energy production and storage
- Biochemical processes related to exercise
- Theories of exercise physiology as they relate to the body and exercise performance
- Research methodology
- Body composition
- Changing body composition
- Accepted changes
- Strength and flexibility
- Physiological basis for muscular strength and endurance
- Increasing muscular strength, power, and endurance
- Affect of flexibility on fitness and performance
- Types of muscle fibers and its effect on performance
- Training for particular muscle fiber types
- Neurological adaptations to training
- Cardiorespiratory fitness
- Acute changes during exercise
- Chronic changes with training
- VO2 max and its relationship to performance and conditioning
- Physics of movement , body positions , and levers
- Proper lifting techniques
- Concepts of exercise physiology to training programs
- Exercise goals
- Parameters of training programs
- Interval training
- Aerobic vs. nonaerobic exercise
- Strength training programs
- Differences in training programs and performance under various environmental conditions
- Altitude and depth
- Heat and cold
- Differences in training programs and performance with respect to age and gender
- female athlete triad
- eating disorders
- strength and cardiovascular fitness
- aging and the effects on strength, body composition, and aerobic capacity
- Physical responses to stress
- Actions of the nervous system
- Actions of the endocrine system
- Return to homeostasis
- The fight-or-flight reaction to modern life
|5. Repeatability - Moved to header area.|
|6. Methods of Evaluation - |
- Participation in classroom discussions.
- Written mid-term exam.
- Final comprehensive written exam.
- Weekly homework assignments
|7. Representative Text(s) - |
|Wilmore , Jack H. and David l. Costill. Physiology of Sport and Exercise. Champaign Illinois: Human Kinetics , 2008. |
|8. Disciplines - |
|Physical Education |
|9. Method of Instruction - |
|10. Lab Content - No content|
|11. Honors Description - No longer used. Integrated into main description section.|
|12. Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing and Outside of Class Assignments - |
- Reading Assignments: Weekly reading assignments from text, online curriculum, and outside sources ranging from 40 to 60 pages per week.
- Homework assignments including terminology and responses to discussion questions.
- Responses to essay questions on mid-term and final exam.
|13. Need/Justification - |
|This course is a required core course for the AA degree in Physical Education. |