3 Lecture / 2 Lab / 4 CreditsThe discussion of the normal physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise stresses in the trained and untrained individual. The use of exercise as a means to assess fitness, improve fitness and the impacts that conditions such as ageing, obesity and lack of physical activity have on health and fitness will be discussed. Specific laboratory activities will occur to assess student’s overall fitness. Each of the following systems will be addressed: energy production, cardiovascular, neuromuscular and respiratory. Prerequisites: BL 101, BL 202, and CH 102. This course is offered in the spring of odd years.