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Exercise Physiology II (EXS302)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit will examine the physiological responses to exercise and exercise training and detraining. This unit will discuss physiological responses to exercise in special populations and in special environments. The role of different diets and dietary modifications will be explored within the contexts of general health and sports nutrition, as appropriate for graduates of an Exercise Science program.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit you should be able to:
1. Discuss the physiological (metabolic, cardiorespiratory and neuroendocrine) responses occurring in response to exercise, exercise training and detraining.
2. Discuss endogenous (age, sex, health) and exogenous (nutritional, environmental) modifying factors influencing the physiological responses to exercise and exercise training.
3. Assess physiological capacity and design an appropriate exercise intervention
4. Discuss techniques used in assessment of dietary intake, energy expenditure and energy balance
5. Assess dietary intake and energy expenditure and generate a plan and provide advice based on these results.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lecture: 2 x 1 hour; Practical: 1 x 2 hours.
Unit Learning Experiences The approach to learning in this unit is blended between structured, semi-structured and self-directed learning tasks. The self-directed reading will be assigned prior to structured and semi-structured learning, so that a 'flipped classroom' approach may be taken. Lectures will provide greater depth of knowledge (integration) while the laboratory/practical will provide the opportunity for hands on demonstration, application of skills and practical skill development.
Since additional multimedia technology is being used within this unit (Moodle) the unit will engage blended learning strategies. The lectures as well as additional resources related to knowledge will be posted on moodle. The discussion section of the moodle platform will also be used to encourage collaboration and open discussion.
Assessment Assessment 1: Lab-based quizzes (online; 3% each; 18%)
Assessment 2: Exam 1 (20%)
Assessment 3: Laboratory/Practical Assessment (22%)
Assessment 4: Exam 2 (40%)
The practical exams will assess the practical knowledge accumulated during the year (as part of the practical/lab based timetabled period). This will assess application of knowledge and skills. The quizzes and final exam will focus on knowledge and application of knowledge.
Prerequisites CHI226/EXS226/EXS202 Exercise Physiology I.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed CHI/EXS227 Exercise Physiology II may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (BSportExSc) [New in 2018]
Physical Education Major Teaching Area (BEd(Sec)) [New in 2019]
Sport and Exercise Science + Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSportExSc)+(GradDipClinExPhys) [New in 2018]
Sport and Exercise Science + Psychology (BSportExSc)+(BSc) [New in 2018]
Sport and Health Science (BSc) [New in 2014]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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