Physiology, Nutrition for Exercise - (30 credits)

This module examines the chronic and acute physiological responses of the body to exercise and physical training as well as the effects of detraining and inactivity. It considers the specific nutritional requirements of athletes and non-athletes and develops an understanding of the metabolic processes that support physical activity. Furthermore, the module also evaluates the potential ergogenic effects of both legal nutritional supplements and banned drugs upon performance.