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Lessons

Neural Physiology

The neural system is arguably the most important system in the body, as it controls every function that occurs, within the body. This is achieved through the intake of information…

The Muscular System

The muscular system is what is responsible for all movement of the body. This includes movement of blood, movement of the skeleton, and even movement of food trough the GIT.…

The Cardiovascular System

The cardiovascular system is responsible for transporting nutrients and removing gaseous waste from the body. This system is comprised of the heart and the circulatory system. Structures of the cardiovascular…

The Respiratory System

  The Respiratory system consists of the organs that help to breathe. Respiration, also known as breathing, is the process which delivers oxygen from the external atmosphere to the body…

Metabolic Energy Systems

Metabolism is the breaking down of fuels, for energy. This happens in every cell in the body, and is often referred to as cellular respiration. It is essentially a series…

The Endocrine System

The endocrine system includes all of the glands of the body and the hormones produced by those glands. The glands are controlled directly by stimulation from the nervous system as…

The Lymphatic System

The lymphatic system is a component of the immune system and works closely with the cardiovascular system. Lymph is a clear fluid that comes from blood plasma, which exits blood…

Environmental Exercise Physiology

The human body is able to withstand large amounts of stress, and then adapt to that stress. The environment can become a stress for the human body, particularly while under…

Physiological Adaptations to Physical Activity

Complexity: Standard

A few of the effects of exercise have been mentioned, already. But, there are others that are worth noting. As the body is subjected to regular exercise, it will adapt…

Module 3 PortfolioTasks

Please complete the lessons and quizzes related to the Physiology module prior to attempting this task.   Task 4: Question: Discuss the use of each energy system during the exercises listed…