by Athlete Learning Gateway (International Olympic Committee)

ITTF Education and Training brings you the “Exercise Physiology – The Body In Motion” course, part of the Science of Sport Series, delivered by the Athlete learning gateway.

Understanding how the body responds and adapts to physical exercise is essential to enhancing performance.

Further to discussing the performance benefits associated with exercise, Dr Richard Winsley and Dr Jo Bowtell from the University of Exeter in the UK will also explain how physical activity can be used in the prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions.

Register and sign in at the athlete learning gateway here:
http://onlinecourse.olympic.org

Select Short Courses and Features (view our courses) followed by the selection of course “Exercise Physiology – The Body In Motion”
Subtitles are available in French,Spanish and Portuguese

Upon completion of this course, you will:

– Understand what exercise physiology is and how it may inform your training
– Explain how the body responds to endurance training
– Explain how the body responds to resistance training
– Explain how exercise and activity helps with the prevention and treatment of chronic health conditions

This course will take 30-45 minutes to complete.

You can find the lessons transcription below

Exercise Physiology