Exercise Physiology

PHYSCI X 450

Designed for fitness instructors, this course provides an in-depth practical exposure to the interaction of various systems within the human body during exercise.

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Fall
Winter
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Classroom
Starting at $705.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Application of the art of exercise prescription to obtain desired outcomes
  • Recognize principles of exercise training and determining fitness levels
  • Comprehend theories of obesity, weight control, exercise, age, and disease

About this course:

This course provides fitness instructors with an in-depth exposure to the interaction of the cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, nervous, and musculoskeletal systems during exercise. Instruction emphasizes practical application of the physiologic concepts in determining fitness levels, prescribing exercise, and monitoring people for signs of overexertion and underlying disease. Topics include energy metabolism; the circulatory, respiratory, neuromuscular, and endocrine systems; environmental considerations; principles of exercise training; and theories of obesity and weight control; and exercise, age, and disease.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Exercise Physiology.

Basic course in human biology or anatomy and physiology.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Perry L Powell
371435
Fee:
$705.00
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Notes

Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline January 14, 2020. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2020
Course Requirements
Book: Essentials of Exercise Physiology by William D. McArdle BS M.Ed PhD
Schedule
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Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Jan 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Jan 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Jan 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Feb 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Feb 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Feb 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Feb 25, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
La Kretz Hall 120

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