Oct 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Catalog 
2019-2020 Catalog

HPE 241 Exercise Physiology with Lab

Prerequisites: BIO 211  and HPE 105 
4 credits

The purpose of this course is to increase the students knowledge and understanding about human physiology and the adaptations that occur during exercise. An understanding of how the body responds to acute and chronic exercise is crucial for the fitness expert, strength coach, or personal trainer. Emphasis is placed on bioenergetics as well as the circulatory, respiratory, endocrine, metabolic and neuromuscular responses of exercise. Also discussed are the effects of environmental factors and body composition, with exercise. Offered fall semester only.