Physiology for Sport & Excercise

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Physiology for Sport & Excercise

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Biomedical Sciences, Exercise Science, Kinesiology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Pre-requisites: L4: Human Physiology / L4: Exercise, Nutrition and Health
    This module explores key principles of physiological processes in sport and exercise, and builds on the knowledge and understanding provided by level 4 modules and further explores the energy systems and their relative metabolic contribution to sport and exercise metabolism. Students will gain an insight into the fundamental aspects of exercise metabolism and a sound understanding of physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise practices. A ?hands-on? learning approach will be applied via regular laboratory practical exposure enabling students to gain confidence in a laboratory setting and become au fait with essential protocols and practices applied in the field of sports and exercise.
    Assessment: Lab Report (50%) ; Exam (50%).
    *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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