Exercise Physiology

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Exercise Physiology

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Kinesiology, Physical Education, Sport and Leisure Sciences

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes
    At the end of this module students should be able to:
    Assess the acute physiological responses to exercise
    Assess the health-related aspects of exercise
    Apply the physiological concepts of physical activity and health to exercise and sport
    science research

    Main Content
    At the end of the module the student will be able to:
    Cardiovascular System and Exercise
    Respiratory System and Exercise
    skeletal Muscular System and Exercise
    Nervous System and Exercise
    Exercise bioenergetics
    Endocrine System and Exercise
    Immune System and Exercise
    Ergogenic Aids in Sport Performance

    Total Learning Time: 100 hours
    Method of Student Assessment: Continuous and Final Assessment

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.