Understanding how your body responds and adapts to physical exercise is essential to enhancing your performance.
Further to discussing the performance benefits associated with exercise, Dr Richard Winsley and Dr Jo Bowtell from the University of Exeter in the UK will also explain how physical activity can be used in the prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions.
Upon completion of this course you will:
• Understand what exercise physiology is and how it may inform your training • Explain how the body responds to endurance training • Explain how the body responds to resistance training • Explain how exercise and activity helps with the prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions
MOOCs stand for Massive Open Online Courses. These arefree online courses from universities around the world (eg. StanfordHarvardMIT) offered to anyone with an internet connection.
How do I register?
To register for a course, click on "Go to Class" button on the course page. This will take you to the providers website where you can register for the course.
How do these MOOCs or free online courses work?
MOOCs are designed for an online audience, teaching primarily through short (5-20 min.) pre recorded video lectures, that you watch on weekly schedule when convenient for you. They also have student discussion forums, homework/assignments, and online quizzes or exams.