Exercise Physiology

Designed for fitness instructors, this course provides an in-depth practical exposure to the interaction of various systems within the human body during exercise.
Starting at $795.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Wait List
Instructor: Perry L Powell
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Required course in Fitness Instruction Certificate.

Enrollment limited to 25 students. Enrollment deadline: September 28, 2018. No refund after September 28, 2018. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 28, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Essentials of Exercise Physiology by William D. McArdle BS M.Ed PhD

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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