Ryerson Lab

Functional Morphology, Sensory Biology, Behavior, Biomechanics

Exercise Physiology

Exercise physiology looks at the combined fields of physiology and kinesiology, trying to understand how the body responds to and acclimates to exercise. This information can be used to increase performance in sports, and in helping individuals recover from injury. Below are a few useful links that may help students in the course.

 

Do Muscle Fiber Types Change With Training? An End to the Unfounded Debate. Research summarizing the effects of exercise on muscle fiber type.

Greg Glassman – What is Fitness? Perspective from CrossFit

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