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Unit details

HSE303 - Exercise Metabolism

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in H343, D324, D394 OR S323 students completing the Nutrition and Exercise Science major (MJ-H000026).

Other students who would like to enrol in this unit must submit their request to ens-enquire@deakin.edu.au. Enrolment quotas apply.

Unit chair:

Glenn Wadley

Campus contact:

Waurn Ponds (Geelong): Kirsten Howlett

Prerequisite:HSE201
Corequisite:

Must be enrolled in or have previously successfully completed HSE010

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour laboratory class per week, 1 x 2 hour seminar every two weeks which includes IN-CLASS assessment of Individual and Team Based Learning (TBL) tasks (see below)

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will provide students with an overview of the metabolic responses to exercise and their regulation. Specific topics to be covered include: an overview of skeletal muscle energy metabolism, hormonal regulation of metabolism, metabolism during high-intensity exercise, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism during exercise and their regulation, environmental temperature and metabolism, metabolic bases of fatigue, metabolic adaptations to training and exercise and muscle gene expression.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Examination (1.5 hours) 30%

Assessment task 2: Individual and Team Based Learning (TBL) tasks 35%

Assessment task 3: Team laboratory assignment (2000 words) 25%

Assessment task 4: Individual laboratory report test (400 words) 10%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3863$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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