PHY301 - Exercise Physiology

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Subject Title
Exercise Physiology

Subject Description
This course is an introduction to the physiological responses and adaptations that occur during physical activity and training. Emphasis will be placed on the physiological changes that are occurring during exercise, which will serve as a foundation for therapeutic recreation planning and goal setting. Topics include, but not limited to, neuromuscular, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic systems and hormonal regulation

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Describe metabolic pathways within an exercise context.
  2. Examine physiological systems within an exercise context.
  3. Outline the physiological adaptations that occur during exercise and use these as a foundation to identify a client’s capacity for recreational therapy.
  4. Apply exercise physiology theory to inform therapeutic recreation assessment and planning.

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