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Module

SES2004 : Exercise Physiology

  • Offered for Year: 2020/21
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Emma Cockburn
  • Lecturer: Dr Owen Jeffries, Dr Kelly Bowden Davies
  • Owning School: Biomedical, Nutritional and Sports Scien
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
Semester 2 Credit Value: 20
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

The aim of this module is to further develop students’ knowledge of human and exercise physiology by building on the introductory material covered in stage 1. The module will cover the acute and chronic physiological responses to different types of exercise and the underlying principles associated with various exercise testing procedures.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus will cover the following topics:

•       Aerobic power
•       Endurance exercise training
•       The physiology of maximum steady state
•       Maximal oxygen uptake
•       Lactate threshold and lactate turn point
•       Anaerobic capacity
•       Maximal intensity exercise
•       Intermittent high intensity exercise
•       Extreme environmental conditions
•       Female physiology
•       Maladaptation

Teaching Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Assessment Methods

Module leaders are revising this content in light of the Covid 19 restrictions.
Revised and approved detail information will be available by 17 August.

Reading Lists

Timetable