Exercise Physiology

School of Sport & Exercise Sciences

College of Life and Environmental Sciences


Code 23647

Level of study Second Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1 & 2

Pre-requisite modules Human physiology 20422

Module description

This module builds on the knowledge and understanding provided by level 1 modules in Human Physiology and Biochemistry. The responses of the major physiological systems of the body to exercise and environment are studied. The integrative nature of the neural, muscular, metabolic, respiratory and cardiovascular responses is examined in some detail.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and student led seminars