Last modified: 23 May 2017 15:51
|Session||Second Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
In the course skeletal and heart muscle are reviewed together with diseases/injuries of these organs and the use of exercise as a treatment. Anatomical prosections are used to illustrate musculoskeletal anatomy and their association with sports injuries. Mechanisms of sarcopenia, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease are discussed together with the detailed mechanisms that explain the success of exercise interventions in the treatment of these diseases. Undergraduates attend and observe exercise therapy classes relating theory and practice.
This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.