Physiology and biochemistry of exercise and nutrition

liepr1025  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Physiology and biochemistry of exercise and nutrition
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
8 credits
75.0 h + 7.5 h
Brichard Sonia; Francaux Marc (coordinator); Larondelle Yvan;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
The main subjects to meet these objectives will be: - The basics of nutritional homeostasis in humans, the regulation of weight, energy food, needs analysis in macro-and micronutrients (vitamins, ions, ...), - Water balance and regulation of appetite, - Adaptation of nutrition in human physical activity, balanced nutrition and exercise to aid ergogéniques. specific performance - Metabolic pathways to energy supply during exercise, their participation on the supply and their modes of activation - Mechanisms of protein synthesis and their involvement in the phenomenon of training - The cardio-circulatory adaptation to physical exercise, physical activity and sports in particular environments such as altitude, hyperbaric conditions or heat stress.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 At the end of this entity of education, the student will be able to explain the functioning of the body of a person engaged in healthy physical activities and sports of all kinds, in all types of environments. It will include specifically the mechanisms underlying the energy expenditure during exercise since the food supply of substrates to cellular metabolic pathways, as well as system restore energy, anabolism and maintenance of biological structures sought .

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Rating: Review written or oral and / or elements of continuous assessment Support: syllabus and / or book (s) Framing: Holder (s)
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation

Bachelor in Motor skills : General