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Unformatted text preview: KIN 3515: PHYSIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY Section 2: M and W 3:10pm – 4:30pm Room: 108 Long Fieldhouse Fall 2011 Instructor: Laura Stewart, PhD Office: 125 Long Fieldhouse Office Hours: By appt. E-mail: [email protected] Recommended Text : Plowman and Smith. Exercise Physiology. 3 rd Edition. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Course Objectives: The objectives of this course are to provide students with: 1- an introduction to the basic contents of exercise physiology; 2 - an understanding of the physiologic, metabolic, neuroendocrine and biochemical changes and adaptations of the human body when exposed to a single bout or chronic exercise; 3 - a basic understanding of the science behind exercise physiology and its clinical and practical application in an exercise program to improve the health and skill related components of physical fitness. Class Format and Policies: 1- The material will be presented in lecture/discussion format; 2- students are expected to attend every class meeting; 3 - students are expected to access and to use moodle in order to obtain class handouts/assignments/announcements; 4 - students are expected to read and study carefully any assigned...
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