The module explores the physiological response to exercise for a healthy adult. There is a focus on cardio-pulmonary & metabolic responses, which will be scrutinised in terms of differing exercises intensities and duration. The module will examine the key physiological factors that determine and thus limit exercise performance in humans, and will expose students to different methods of collecting, handling and processing exercise data.
Total contact hours: 40
Private study hours: 260
Total study hours: 300
Method of assessment
• Lab Logbook (2,000 words) – 50%
• Examination (2 hours) – 50%
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1. Critically evaluate the cardio-pulmonary & metabolic responses to exercise in healthy individuals.
2. Critically evaluate the physiological factors limiting exercise performance in healthy adults.
3. Employ appropriate data handling & analysis techniques to interpret data sets on physiological responses to exercise.
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Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
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