Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
63Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Exercise Physiology Course Notes

Exercise Physiology Course Notes

Ratings:

5.0

(1)
|Views: 2,436 |Likes:
Published by Adam Linoby

More info:

Published by: Adam Linoby on Dec 10, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/14/2014

 
Introduction. Exercise Physiology: An Overview1
EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: AN OVERVIEW
What is Exercise Physiology?
 
Exercise Physiology is the study of the
effects of exercise on the body
.
 
Specifically, Exercise Physiology is concerned with the
body’s responses &adaptations to the stress of exercise
, ranging from the system level (e.g.,cardiovascular system) to the subcellular level (e.g., production of ATP for energy).
 
These modifications can be
short term
– that is lasting only for the duration of theactivity/exercise – or
long term
– present as long as the activity is continued on a regularbasis.
 
Exercise physiologists are interested in both the
acute
(immediate) &
chronic
(long-term)
effects & adaptations
of exercise on all aspects of body functioning.
 
Acute adaptations
– the changes in human physiology that occur during exercise.
 
Chronic adaptations
– the alterations in the structure & functions of the body that occur inresponse to the regular completion of exercise or physical activity.
 
Exercise training – the repeated use of exercise to improve physical fitness.
 
Exercise Physiology
The study of how
body structure
&
function
is altered by exposure to physical activityand exercise.
Sport Physiology
The application of the concepts of
exercise physiology
to training athletes & enhancingsports performance. (Sport Physiology is derived or evolved from Exercise Physiology)
The Importance of exercise physiology to the practitioner
 
Knowledge from exercise physiology is used to design effective fitness programs for peopleof all ages, to guide the development & implementations of cardiac rehabilitation programs,to plan programs to help children & youths to incorporate physical activity into their life,and to structure rehabilitation programs for injured athletes.
 

Activity (63)

You've already reviewed this. Edit your review.
brie1993 liked this
rajamohdsufi liked this
Maria Maria liked this
crudedupe17 liked this
rathelky liked this
Maria Maria liked this
1 thousand reads
1 hundred reads
deeksika liked this
Danut Lipan liked this

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->