Chevron Left
Back to Science of Exercise

Learner Reviews & Feedback for Science of Exercise by University of Colorado Boulder

4.8
stars
4,131 ratings

About the Course

Learners who complete Science of Exercise will have an improved physiological understanding of how your body responds to exercise, and will be able to identify behaviors, choices, and environments that impact your health and training. You will explore a number of significant adjustments required by your body in order to properly respond to the physical stress of exercise, including changes in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, nutritional considerations, causes of muscle soreness & fatigue, and the effectiveness and dangers of performance enhancing drugs. Active learning assessments will challenge you to apply this new knowledge via nutrition logs, heart rate monitoring, calculations of your total daily caloric expenditure and body mass index (BMI). Finally, learners will examine the scientific evidence for the health benefits of exercise including the prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity (weight loss), depression, and dementia....

Top reviews

NT

Apr 14, 2020

Love everything about this course. Nice module. Professor is really nice. However, I need to learn further about weight training (Pros, cons , etc). Looking forward to attend in weight training class.

BO

Oct 3, 2020

An exceptionally great course. I enjoyed every bit of it. Thanks to the organizers for making these as easy and simple as possible. Now I can live a more healthy lifestyle with the principles learned!

Filter by:

76 - 100 of 1,389 Reviews for Science of Exercise

By Kimberley K

Jun 25, 2020

By Srikant K M

Jul 11, 2020

By Annie J

Jul 8, 2020

By MARIA C P M

Jul 6, 2020

By Priyanka R

Jul 8, 2020

By Arijit M

Jul 2, 2020

By Fathima R P

Jun 22, 2020

By Luis A G R

Jul 5, 2020

By Paloma d C V S

Jul 7, 2020

By Maisha c

Jun 29, 2020

By Peerapojn J

Jul 6, 2020

By BAYRAM K

Jul 3, 2020

By Mohammed F A

Jun 25, 2020

By Bohdan N

Jun 29, 2020

By Faizan M F

Jul 1, 2020

By MUHAMED Y K T P

Jun 28, 2020

By Khisal K

Jun 29, 2020

By Muhammet M Ö

Apr 11, 2021

By aashi g

Jun 27, 2020

By Maria I R P

Jul 8, 2020

By Carlos O M T

Jul 2, 2020

By Nishanth S

Jun 22, 2020

By Madhu K B M

Jun 26, 2020

By Suraj M

Jun 23, 2020

By Leonardo A G R

Jul 9, 2020