Fundamentals of Exercise Physiology Syllabus of Current Semester
Tentative Schedule of Lecture Topics, Labs, and Exams: PDF Format
CD Animation Package: Excellent A&P Animations
Quicktime Video Overview of Course
Interactive Quiz One: Muscle and Nerve
Interactive Quiz Two: Metabolism
Interactive Quiz Three: Metabolic Adaptations and Cardiovascular
Interactive Quiz Four: Respiratory and Endocrinology
Intro, Homeostatic Control, Neuromuscular Function/Adaptation: Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Metabolism: Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Metabolic Adaptations and Cardiovascular: Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
Respiratory and Endocrinology: Scholarly Questions and Analytical Thinking
HELPFUL Exercise Physiology Learning Tips and Resources Below
Five Components of Fitness
Homeostasis, Regulators, Steady State
Gross Muscle Structure and Sarcomere
The Motor Unit and Motor Unit Recruitment
Muscle Fiber Type Comparisons
Action Potential Steps and 'Force Production Short Story'
Neuromuscular Junction and Arrival of Action Potential
Hypertrophic Factors to Resistance Training and Neural Drive Explanation
Muscle spindle and glogi tendon organ
Energy Systems of the Body
Glycolysis
Lactate Formation Explanation (and graphic of NADH+H+ Shuttle)
Lactate Article by Dr. Kravitz
Stage II of Carbohydrate Metabolism and Mitochondrion
TCA Cycle
Electron Transport Chain ‘Story’
ATP (Total) Production from One Molecule of Glucose and One Molecule of Glycogen
Fatigue: Three Sites of Peripheral Fatigue
RER Chart, Optimal Fat Burning Controversy, Accumulated Time in Exercise, RPE (Borg Ratings Chart)
Acidosis and Buffering
VO2 Max, VO2 Peak, VO2 Max Criteria
Aerobic Adapations to Exercise
Metaboliolic Adaptations to Anaerobic Exercise
Heart Anatomy Review
Blood Flow Through Pulmonary and Systemic Circuits
Cardiac Cycle Description and Cardiac Conduction System
EXAMPLE GRAPHS FOR V02 MAX LAB
EKG Rhythm Strip
Sample Cardiac Output (Q) Calculations
Cardiovascular Responses and Adaptations to Aerobic Exercise
Oxygen Deficit, EPOC, Lactate Formation, Lactate Threshold and Training Comments
Redox Potential
Ventilation, Partial Pressures Calculation and Asthma and EIA Discussion
Partial Pressures Values through the Body
Video Explaining Partial Pressure Changes of O2 and CO2 in the Body
Oxygen-hemoglobin Dissociation Curve & Borr Effect
Rockport Lab Assignment Directions
Rockport Walk Example Calculation of VO2max
Cardiovascular Fitness Assessment Tables For Lab Project
Carbon Dioxide Transport in the Blood
Asthma
Diabetes Consequences, Hormone Receptor Complext, Insulin Levels During Exercise
Anti-Diuretic Hormone and Growth Hormone
Aldosterone, Epinephrine, Norepinephrine, Cortisol
Glucose and Fat Metabolism During Exercise
What is Periodization Training?
Wingate Muscular Power Laboratory
Fat and Carbohydrate Use in Physically Active Males and Females