Information Package / Course Catalogue
Exercise Physiology
Course Code: BSÖ575
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 3
Prt.: 0
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

Objectives of the course are to understand the motor unit and muscular power and strength connections and teaching examples of exercise for improving muscular power and strength, endocrine control of physical activity, physiological basis of stretching and plyometric exercises and applications, conceptions of VO2max, aerobic and anaerobic threshold, and physiologies of speed sports, marathon, swimming, football and wrestling, and also analyzing and studying related journals

Course Content

Conception of motor unit and examples of exercise for improving muscular power and strength, endocrine system in exercise, physiology and application of stretching and plyometric exercises, metabolic basis of endurance improvement, speed sports, marathon, swimming, football and wrestling physiology

Name of Lecturer(s)
Lec. Esin ERGİN
Learning Outcomes
1.Conception of motor unit and examples of exercise for improving muscular power and strength, endocrine system in exercise, physiology and application of stretching and plyometric exercises, metabolic basis of endurance improvement, speed sports, marathon, swimming, football and wrestling physiology
2.Explain the concept of exercise physiology, exercise and physical activity, benefits of regular exercise, and different exercise modalities
3.Explain the acute and chronic response of exercise on cardiovascular system
4.Explain the acute and chronic response of exercise on musculoskeletal system
5. Explain the effect of exercise on metabolism.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Günay M, Cicioğlu İ. Spor Fizyolojisi, Gazi Kitabevi, Ankara, 2001 Ergen E. Egzersiz Fizyolojisi, Nobel Yayınevi, Ankara, 2002 Sönmez G.T. Egzersiz ve Spor Fizyolojisi, Ata Ofset Matbaacılık, Bolu, 2002 Akgün N. Egzersiz ve Spor Fizyolojisi (1. ve 2. cilt), İzmir, 1994 Wilmore J.H, Costill D.L. Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Human Kinetics, USA, 1994 McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Exercise Physiology, Lea&Febiger, USA, 1991 Australian Sports Commission (Editor: CJ. Gore), Pysiological Tests for Elite Athletes, Human Kinetics, USA, 2000 Turkish and Foreign Scientific Journals
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
the motor unit and muscular power and strength connections, conceptions of muscle single twitches, wave summation, motor unit summation, muscle (fiber) length and force connection, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 2 - Theoretical
Using appropriate load, sets, moving angle, moving speed in exercises aimed at improving power and strength, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 3 - Theoretical
Endocrine system; endocrine glands, functions of hormones, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 4 - Theoretical
Hormones and functions during exercise, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 5 - Theoretical
Physiological basis of stretching, classes, application purposes and principles, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 6 - Theoretical
Physiological basis of plyometric for improving power, classes, application purposes and principles, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 7 - Theoretical
Application drills of stretching and plyometric exercises for all body, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Intermediate exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Maximal oxygen conception capacity (VO2max) and endurance performance connection, differences of oxygen conception and maximal oxygen conception capacity, effective factors on VO2max, calculating training load with formula of Karvonen heart rate reserve, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 10 - Theoretical
Metabolic and physiological basis of endurance improvement; conceptions of aerobic threshold, anaerobic threshold, lactic acid tolerance and movement economy, their training properties and metabolic effects of regular training, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 11 - Theoretical
Marathon physiology; physical and physiological properties of athletes, heat regulation in the body, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 12 - Theoretical
Speed sports physiology; physical and physiological properties of athletes, 100m running analyze, oxygen dept and deficit, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 13 - Theoretical
Football physiology; physical and physiological properties of athletes belong to their position in the match, football match analyze, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 14 - Theoretical
Swimming physiology; physical and physiological properties of athletes, heat loss, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 15 - Theoretical
Wrestling physiology; physical and physiological properties of athletes, analyzing and studying related scientific journals
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
3
5
4
5
4
3
OÇ-2
5
4
5
4
4
5
OÇ-3
4
4
5
3
5
4
OÇ-4
5
4
3
3
5
3
OÇ-5
3
5
5
5
4
4
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