502: Cardio-Vascular Performance and Neuro-integration – Denmark
Start: 19th April 2019 @ 09:00am
End: 21st April 2019 @ 15:00pm
- The structure and function of the pulmonary system
- Gas exchange and transport
- Regulation of pulmonary ventilation
- Acid-base regulation
- The structure and function of the cardiovascular system
- At altitude
- Training the cardiovascular system
- Thermoregulation and acclimatization
- The purpose of the cardiovascular system
- Heart morphology and the athletes heart
- What is cardio really?
- Oxygen uptake and the gold standard of cardiovascular health
- Aerobic and anaerobic training and testing
- Running, rowing, cycling, cross-country skiing
- Cardiovascular training and the effect on the brain
- Calculating energy expenditure and the 1200Cal/hr workout
- Efficiency and the functional threshold
- Cardiovascular assessments
- Monitoring the training effect
- Breathing for stamina
- Fatigue, tolerance and recovery ability
- Limiting factors of cardiovascular adaptations
- Staying calm: a key component of endurance
- Designing cardiovascular training programs
The following three textbooks are fundamental for the Carrick Institute Human Performance program as they cover the basics of human physiology.
McArdle WD, Katch FI, Katch VL. Exercise Physiology: Nutrition, Energy, and Human Performance 8th edition. Wolters Kluver 2014
- This textbook provides a comprehensive view of the systems in the body during exercise. All topics from module 2, 3, and 4 are covered in this textbook.
Bear MF, Conners B, Paradiso M. Neuroscience – Exploring the Brain 4th edition. Wolters Kluwer 2016
- This textbook provides a comprehensive description of the structure and function of the brain and nervous system. All topics from module 5 are covered in this textbook.
Enoka RM. Neuromechanics of Human Movement 5th edition. Human Kinetics 2015.
- Building on the fundamentals, this textbook provides an in-depth look at neural and biomechanical control of human movement. It is a great addition to the works of McArdle, Katch and Katch, and Bear, Conners and Paradiso.
Note: For each flipped classroom lesson, there will be select research papers included for discussion or as supplemental material.
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