KINS 3163_Syllabus

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Fall 2011 1 University of Arkansas, College of Education and Health Professions Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation I. Program Affiliation: Kinesiology Course Number and Title: KINS 3163 - Exercise Physiology: Theory and Application Tuesday & Thursday, 12:30-1:50pm. HPER 311 Catalog Description: Examination of the changes during childhood and adolescence of physiological responses to exercise. The exploration includes the study of the maturation of the body's functional capacities as it relates to exercise. Designed for Physical Education Teacher Education majors. Prerequisites: BIOL 2443 and BIOL 2441L and KINS 2223 Professor: Dr. Matthew Ganio Office: 308T Phone: 479-575-5309 E-mail: msganio@uark.edu Office Hours: Monday 8-10 am, Wednesday 9:30 – 11:30 am; Tuesday and Thursday: 3:30 – 4:30. Other times by appointment. II. Relationship to Knowledge Base: BASIC This Basic Level Course is primarily related to the Scholar-Practitioner model as a substantive studies course. The kinesiology student should demonstrate knowledge about responses and adaptations to exercise so that they can apply the information in their work with the public. III. Goals: This course is designed to explore what happens to the body in exercise and how these immediate responses are affected by exercise over a long period of time. IV. Competencies Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to 1. Distinguish between responses and adaptations to exercise 2. Summarize energy production in the body for different types of activities 3. Describe different training approaches for anaerobic and aerobic activities with resulting adaptations 4. Explain the structure and function of skeletal muscle, describing how muscle contracts 5. Distinguish between muscle fiber types and their relationship to success in performance 6. Describe strength training techniques with resulting adaptations 7. Explain the structure and function of the cardiovascular system, including responses to exercise 8. Identify cardiorespiratory adaptations to training 9. Explain a variety of methods to optimize performance in sport
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