Exercise Science 205g: The Science of Human Performance

This course is designed to allow students to understand the scientific basis of human performance. What are the underlying factors that cause fatigue during exercise? Are these factors the same, regardless of what kind of exercise? What can be done to prevent or reduce levels of fatigue? In addition, the course looks at factors that can improve exercise tolerance, such as training, ergogenic aids and drugs. It is a course that will be of interest to the general student as well as the elite athlete. Lectures include discussions of the physiological, biochemical, morphological and nutritional contributions.

Fulfills GE Category IV.