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PHYM 2910 Physiology of Exercise and Special Environments (Fall and Spring)

(Previously offered as 667.2)

Dr. Edwards

Credits: 2

Course Description:

This course will examine the integrated physiological response to exercise and the adaptation to special environments. Specific topics to be covered include the cardiovascular, respiratory and biochemical responses to exercise, marathon running and athletic training, as well the physiological adaptations to high altitude, undersea pressures and zero gravity environments.

Prerequisites: PHYM–1010, 1020

Lectures: 2 hrs/wk. Letter-graded.