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SPHE314 - Exercise Physiology

Course Details

Course Code: SPHE314 Course ID: 2956 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge of the inner workings and physiological changes that occur in the body during exercise, after exercise, and during a training period. Topics include efficiency, needs and limitations of body systems and their interrelationships, gender roles in exercise, and developing a personalized exercise routine to meet your needs.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session
10/28/19 - 04/03/20 04/06/20 - 05/31/20 Spring 2020 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

1. Analyze the field of exercise physiology related to fitness, performance & health

2. Apply knowledge of exercise physiology with e- learning classmates

3. Compare & contrast functions of the human body related to exercise physiology

4. Explore how the body adapts to physical activity during sports & exercise

5. Evaluate the physiological responses to exercise in hot and cold environments

NameGrade %
Forums 25.00 %
Week 1: Exercise Benefits 3.13 %
Week 2: Metabolic System 3.13 %
Week 3: CV and VE 3.13 %
Week 4: Neuromuscular & Endocrine 3.13 %
Week 5: Resistance Training 3.13 %
Week 6: Exercise & Environment 3.13 %
Week 7: Special Populations 3.13 %
Week 8: Obesity & Diabetes 3.13 %
Introductory Forum 2.00 %
Introductory Forum 2.00 %
Week 8: Exercise Plan 18.00 %
Week 8 Paper: Exercise Plan 18.00 %
Week 2 Assignment 13.00 %
Week 2 Assignment: Lactate Threshold 13.00 %
Week 3 Assignment 12.00 %
Week 3 Assignment: CV and VE Responses to Exercise 12.00 %
Week 5 Assignment 12.00 %
Week 5 Assignment: Principle of Resistance Training 12.00 %
Quizzes 18.00 %
Week 4 Quiz 6.00 %
Week 6 Quiz 6.00 %
Week 7 Quiz 6.00 %

Required Readings:

See Course Outline

Additional Resources:

In the Course Materials folder there are additional course articles, and up to date APA handouts.

Websites

In addition to the required course texts the following public domain Websites are useful. Please abide by the university’s academic honesty policy when using Internet sources as well. Note web site addresses are subject to change.

Site Name

Website URL/Address

The OWL at Purdue

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

APA Style Homepage

http://www.apastyle.org/index.aspx

American Society of Exercise Physiologists

http://www.asep.org/node/60

North American Society of Sports Management

http://www.nassm.org/

National Health & Exercise Association

http://www.nhesa.org/

Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Links provided inside the classroom in the Lessons section.
Author: No Author Specified

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.