KINES 330 Exercise Physiology Laboratory
The physiological and biochemical changes accompanying exercise and training with emphasis on application of scientific principles to training program design. This is the laboratory course to accompany exercise physiology which is an introduction to the physiological considerations applied to human movement in physical activity, sport, and exercise. It is assumed that students entering KINES 330/1 have a basic understanding of biology, chemistry, human anatomy, and physiology. This course is meant to provide a basic background in the techniques of measuring human physiological performance for kinesiology students preparing to be athletic trainers, coaches, exercise scientists, health educators, personal trainers, physical educators, physiologists, and for those considering medical school, positions in the biomedical and biotechnology fields, and/or planning to attend graduate school. The focus will be on the fundamental skills and techniques used in exercise physiology study and research, and the use of these tools and techniques in participating in, analyzing, and improving various physical activities.
Students will be able perform basic assessments of human physiological performance and be able to understand the purpose, benefits, limitations, and value of each as it applies to assessment, research, and exercise prescription. In addition, students will develop an understanding of exercise physiology that will enable them, as a practitioner, to understand and evaluate information and enhance their ability to help others improve movement outcomes, safety, and efficiency.