Modiwl JXH-3055:
Biochemistry of Exercise

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Hans-Peter Kubis

Amcanion cyffredinol

This course will introduce into Biochemistry and especially in metabolic pathways and their interaction in different tissues with focus on exercise response.

Cynnwys cwrs

Knowledge will be provided on how metabolism is regulated on the cellular and systemic levels. Students will learn how nutrition and exercise will impact metabolism acutely and chronically. Connection between metabolic processes and health and training outcomes will be addressed. This module is important for all students seeking improved insight in Physiology and Nutrition. Students who are aiming for a Nutrition-MSc are highly advised to select this module. Biochemistry might be compulsory for their future studies. Basic biochemical techniques will be explained and trained during the course.

Meini Prawf

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For the essay assignment: In order to achieve D- to D+ (40-49%), students should be able to present a basic report of the underlying theories and some current research related to the questions stated in the assignment information. They will be able to use basic understanding of whole body and skeletal muscle metabolism to demonstrate how findings entailing the critical power concept can be used to address basic metabolic demands at critical power. Wording and structure of essay is appropriate and current and recent literature is addressed convincingly. For the MCQs, 40% of the questions need to be correctly answered across the assignments.

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For the essay assignment: In order to achieve C- to C+ (50-59%), students should be able to present a good report of the main underlying theories and current research related to the critical power concept questions stated in the assignment information. They will be able to use good understanding of whole body and skeletal muscle metabolism to demonstrate how findings entailing the critical power concept can be used to explain main metabolic demands at critical power. Wording and structure of essay is good, there is substantial use of current and recent literature. For the MCQs, 50-59% of the questions across the assignments need to be correctly answered.

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For the essay assignment: In order to achieve A- to A* (70+ %), students should be able to present an outstanding in-depth report of the underlying theories and current research related to the critical power concept questions stated in the assignment information. They will be able to use their deep understanding of whole body and skeletal muscle metabolism to demonstrate how findings entailing the critical power concept can be used to thoroughly explain metabolic and physiological demands at critical power. Wording and structure of essay is outstanding, there is an extensive, thorough but concise use of current and recent literature. For the MCQ assignments, >70% of the questions need to be correctly answered across the assignments.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Understand metabolism and its regulation.

  2. Apply biochemical techniques.

  3. Read and understand certain scientific papers.

  4. Interpret biochemical data.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
ARHOLIAD mcq1

This test includes questions regarding the recent topic in the lecture; questions covering topics prepared in the formative assignments discussed during lectures.

10
ARHOLIAD mcq2

This test includes questions regarding the recent topic in the lecture; questions covering topics prepared in the formative assignments discussed during lectures.

10
ARHOLIAD mcq3

This test includes questions regarding the recent topic in the lecture; questions covering topics prepared in the formative assignments discussed during lectures.

10
TRAETHAWD essay

This essay is based on selected topic about exercise response and metabolism. Students will have time to select topics from a list. Essay aims to establish critical analytical thinking regarding supplementation and training types; knowledge essential for most exercise related fields and employments.

70

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Lecture

Introduce and explain metabolism with support of published scientific articles.

24
Private study

Reading original literature and textbooks

66
Practical classes and workshops

Biochemistry practicals in Padarn lab

10

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Ymwybyddiaeth o ddiogelwch - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch amgylchedd a hyder o ran cadw at reoliadau iechyd a diogelwch
  • Gwaith Tîm - Gallu cydweithio'n adeiladol ag eraill ar dasg gyffredin, ac/neu fod yn rhan o dîm gweithio o ddydd i ddydd
  • Rheloaeth - Gallu defnyddio, cydlynu a rheoli adnoddau (dynol, ffisegol ac/neu ariannol)
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • research and assess paradigms, theories, principles, concepts and factual information, and apply such skills in explaining and solving problems
  • critically assess and evaluate data and evidence in the context of research methodologies and data sources
  • describe, synthesise, interpret, analyse and evaluate information and data relevant to a professional or vocational context
  • plan, design, execute and communicate a sustained piece of independent intellectual work, which provides evidence of critical engagement with, and interpretation of, appropriate data
  • demonstrate effective written and/or oral communication and presentation skills
  • work effectively independently and with others
  • take and demonstrate responsibility for their own learning and continuing personal and professional development
  • self-appraise and reflect on practice
  • plan and design practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
  • project manage and execute practical activities using appropriate techniques and procedures whilst demonstrating high levels of relevant skills
  • demonstrate evidence of competence in the scientific methods of enquiry, and interpretation and analysis of relevant data and statistical outputs.
  • develop transferable skills of relevance to careers outside of sport, health and exercise sciences.
  • accurately interpret case study data
  • demonstrate effective robust data collection methods

Adnoddau

Goblygiadau o ran adnoddau ar gyfer myfyrwyr

Readings: Michael E. Houston. Biochemistry Primer for Exercise Science. Human Kinetics 3rd Edition 2006 and above. Mark Hargreaves, Lawrence Spriet. Exercise Metabolism. Human Kinetics 2nd Edition 2006 and above. General Textbooks in Biochemistry

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