Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
ANT204EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY IICompulsory243
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Objectives of the course are to understand the athletes’ physiology at altitude and in the water, to enlighten of overtraining, environmental factors effect on sportive performance, the young and the female athletes, to teach assessing athletes performance and sports nutrition
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. B. MUZAFFER ÇOLAKOĞLU, Prof.Dr. S. RANA VAROL, Assist. Prof. Dr.M. ZEKİ ÖZKOL, Asst.Prof.Dr. GÜLBİN R.NALÇAKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Explaining hypobaric ambient, physiological function and physical performance at altitude
2Explaining hyperbaric ambient, physiological function and physical performance in the water
3Understanding overtraining, reasons and precautions
4Implying environmental factors in sports
5Conceiving athletic performance tests and sports nutrition
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Athletes’ physiology of at altitude and in the water, overtraining, environmental factors, the young and the female athletes, performance tests, sports nutrition
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Physical performance and physiological function at altitude, acute and chronic responses of metabolic adaptations, hypobaric ambient, hypoxia, training characteristics at altitude, blood doping
2Overtraining syndrome, conception of muscle and central soreness, general fatigue, exhaustion, reasons, indicators, precautions, overcoming of overreaching and overtraining
3Enviromental factors (exercise in the cold and heat, air pollution, circadian rythm) and sportive performance effects, thermoregulation, balance of heat gain and loss, body heat production mechanism, prevention of hypothermia, cold injury, exercise suggestions
4Body heat loss mechanism, heat injury, prevention of hyperthermia, exercise suggestions
5Air pollution contaminants and effects on organism, circadian rhythm and effects on performance, jetlag
6Female athletes, anatomical and physiological differences, effecting on acute and chronic exercise (neuromuscular, skeleton, energy, hormone, cardiovascular, respiratory, metabolic responses)
7Female athletes triad (amenorrhea, osteoporosis, eating disorders), menstruation, pregnancy and exercise
8 Intermediate examination
9Growth and development of the tissues, physical and physiological functions (aerobic and anaerobic power and capacity), the onset time in sports, the age of initiation into special training and high performance training, general characteristics of childhood training
10Characteristics, training methods and physiological basis of strength, speed, endurance in childhood period
11Tests in sport; physical assessment, direct and indirect methods of aerobic power and capacity, application and evaluation principles
12Direct and indirect methods of anaerobic power and capacity, application and evaluation principles
13Sports nutrition; basic principles, basic nutritional needs: carbohydrate, protein, fats, water, vitamins, minerals
14Athletes’ nutrition in competition period, ergogenic aids, dehydration and rehydration, protein, fats and carbohydrate usage as a dietary aids to performance
15Diving physiology and sportive performance; metabolic adaptations of hyperbaric ambient, free diving, diving with SCUBA and schnorchel application principles, decompression sickness, hypoxia, hypercapnia, drowning, heat loss
16final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
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
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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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14342
Team/Group Work14114
Self Study14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)140
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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