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Muscle and exercise (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Igor Wendt

Clayton Second semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Commences with a detailed study of muscle activity (muscle energy supply and consumption, metabolism, and muscle fatigue) and extends to the study of various aspects of human exercise performance, including cardio-respiratory responses to physical activity, and the responses of endocrine and renal systems. Details current research ideas on normal function and dysfunction in this area, and discusses new methodologies. Emphasis is on assisted self-directed learning and project based learning.

Assessment: In-semester assessment will consist of oral presentations and 2000 word reports on projects or assignments and a practical test: 40% + Written theory examination (2 hours): 60%

Contact Hours: Four 1-hour lectures and one 5-hour practical per week in weeks 7-12

Prerequisites: Any two of PHY2011, PHY2021 and PHY2032, or both BMS1052 and BMS2031 or BND2011, or permission

Prohibitions: PHY3022, PHY3042

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