|Delivery Type||Delivery length / details|
|Lecture||1 x 1hr lecture per week|
|Practical||1 x 1hr practical per week|
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours Semester Examination Part A: practical competence and interpretation of data using standard physiological techniques. Part B: questions on knowledge of structure and function of the cardiorespiratory systems.||100%|
|Supplementary Exam||1.5 Hours Short answer examination||100%|
On completion of this module, students should be able to..
1. Identify key physiological terms, abbreviations and units
2. Describe the key structural and functional characteristics of the cardiovascular and ventilatory systems in the context of the exercising human
3. Demonstrate knowledge of anaerobic and aerobic metabolism
4. Demonstrate knowledge of the following laboratory techniques: collection and downloading of heart rate using the Polar systems; the three-lead ECG, sphygmomanometry, microloop spirometer ('spirometry'), the Douglas bag
5. Demonstrate knowledge of good laboratory practice with regard to health and safety issues.
2. Introduce students to aspects of cardio-respiratory physiology relevant to sport and exercise
3. Introduce students to key physiological laboratory techniques for analyzing human performance and to develop practical competence in these techniques.
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This module is at CQFW Level 4