Unit: Curry School of Education
Department: Department of Kinesiology
Office location and address
210 Emmet St SCharlottesville, Virginia 22904
This course provides a foundational understanding of metabolic and physiologic responses to exercise. Emphasis will be placed on the role of exercise and nutrition to enhance strength and endurance for human performance. Prerequisite BIOL 3410 and BIOL 3420 OR BIOL 2060 and BIOL 2070.
This course provides understanding how to prescribe exercise & nutrition as a medical therapy for health and well being. We will explore how each "dose" of exercise when taken in combination with nutrition, dietary supplements and/or pharmacological agents, impact the prevention/treatment of chronic disease.
Analyzes metabolic adaptations to acute bouts of exercise and chronic exercise training. Includes energy sources for human movement; substrate utilization, muscle plasticity, functional significance of the metabolic adaptations to chronic exercise training; muscle fatigue and damage. Prerequisite: KINE 5430 or instructor permission.
Independent Study for doctoral level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.