This course is taught in Norwegian and an English translation of the course description is not available.
On successful completion of the course, the student will
have basic knowledge of human physiology;
have basic knowledge of the human neuromuscular functions;
be able to explain how physical activity affects human physiology;
have basic knowledge of sport nutrition.
Basis of cell physiology and biochemistry
Structure of the neurological system
Structure of muscle cells
Regulation of force development during movement
Muscle adaptability / protein synthesis
Basic sport nutrition
Macro- and micronutrients
Teaching will be given as lectures, practical work, demonstrations and group work. Parts of it may be compulsory - please see the course schedule in Canvas.
Estimated student work load is about 270 hours.
Attendance requirements must be met. Please refer to Canvas for details.
Assessment methods and criteria
The course will have two exams and both must be passed.
Part A counts 40% and is a graded 3-hour written individual school exam which is arranged mid term
Part B counts 60% and is a graded 3-hour written individual exam which is arranged at the end of term
The course will be given one final mark.
The person responsible for the course, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.