Exercise and nutrition science 331

Module code FLG 331
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Health Sciences
Module content

Mechanisms of muscle contraction and energy sources. Cardio-respiratory changes, thermo-regulation and other adjustments during exercise. Use and misuse of substances to improve performance. Practical work: Applied practical work with exercise descriptions for the South African context taught within the framework of the UN Sustainable Development Goal 3 (Good Health and Well-being).

Module credits 18.00
Service modules Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Prerequisites BCM 251 GS, BCM 252 GS, BCM 261 GS, FLG 221 GS and FLG 222 GS
Contact time 1 practical per week, 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Physiology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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