A course designed to examine the body’s response and adaptation to exercise and sport and the implication of these changes for physical education and fitness programs. The course includes muscular adaptation, energy systems, and the effects of environmental factors, diet, gender, and the methods of physical training. Laboratory experiences will enable students to explore and integrate this knowledge through practical application of exercise for health and human performance.
Prerequisites: For HWE concentration, BIO 338/348 and BIO 339/349. For HPE concentration, BIO 322/342