Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT106INTRODUCTION TO SPORT PHYSIOLOGYCompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of this course are to make the students master the muscle cell, process of muscle contraction, muscle fiber types and chronic responses belong to exercise, to understand the muscle contraction types and practical implications, energy production systems during exercise and recovery, acute and chronic responses of cardiovascular, respiratory, blood, hormonal systems.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. S. RANA VAROL, Asst.Prof.Dr. M.ZEKİ ÖZKOL, Asst.Prof.Dr. GÜLBİN R.NALÇAKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Explaining muscle cell which is perform body movements, cell organelles and its’ functions, muscle contraction period progressively
2Gaining muscle fiber types and its’ characteristics, conception of motor unit and connection with attached fiber
3Teaching strength, speed and endurance exercises effects on fibers
4Differentiating fiber types and understanding using functions during exercise
5Mastering energy production systems in body and ATP production according to exercise intensity
6Teaching cardiovascular system and functions, structure of heart and blood vessels and functions
7Gaining acute and chronic responses to different types of exercise and its’ causes
8Mastering athlete heart, it’s types and characteristics, blood pressure and changes in different type of exercise
9Mastering respiration system, functions and acute and chronic responses to different types of exercise
10Blood, functions and composition, acute and chronic responses to different types of exercise
11Teaching endocrine system, functions of glands and their hormones, general response to acute and chronic exercise
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Musculoskeletal system during exercise, ATP production during exercise and recovery period, cardiovascular system, respiratory systems, blood and endocrine systems and their responses to exercise
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Introduction of cell (smooth, skeletal, cardiac), muscle tissue and organelles, neuron, sensory and motor division, impulse transmitting, preamble to cell membrane and depolarization
2Physiologic formation of muscle contraction, sarcomere and its structure, changes in sarcomere, sliding filaments theory
3General characteristics of skeletal muscle and functions, motor unit types and characteristics, distribution of fibers in muscle, and effects on sportive performance
4Metabolic response to speed, strength and endurance exercise, muscle proprioceptors and coordinating of movements
5Muscle contraction types (isometric, concentric, isotonic, isokinetic contractions) and movement samples
6Energy systems (phosphogen, lactic acid, aerobic),
7Energy production during aerobic and anaerobic exercises and recovery period,
8Intermediate examination
9Cardiovascular system and functions, structure of heart and blood vessels and functions, Starling’s low, acute responses to different types of exercise
10Chronic responses of cardiovascular system to different types of exercise
11Blood pressure and changes in different type of exercise, distribution of cardiac output during exercise
12Venous return to heart and effective factors, athlete heart, it’s types and characteristics
13Respiration system, functions and acute and chronic responses to different types of exercise
14Blood, characteristics, functions and composition, acute and chronic responses to different types of exercise
15Endocrine system, functions of glands and their hormones, general hormonal response to acute and chronic exercise
16Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Ergen E. Egzersiz Fizyolojisi, Nobel Yayınevi, Ankara, 2002 Sönmez G.T. Egzersiz ve Spor Fizyolojisi, Ata Ofset Matbaacılık, Bolu, 2002 Wilmore J.H, Costill D.L. Physiology of Sport and Exercise, Human Kinetics, USA, 1994
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Observation14114
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11010
Individual Study for Final Examination11010
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)92
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