Jun 25, 2018  
2017-2018 Catalog 
    
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CVMD 6350 Integrative Physiology of Skeletal Muscle


3 SCH. This course will provide an in depth examination of the fundamental physiology of neuromuscular function, current pre-clinical and clinical research into the skeletal muscle's metabolic and hormonal role in combating the metabolic syndrome; Type II diabetes and inflammation. Examples of specific topics include: Skeletal muscle structure and its neuromuscular junction; electrophysiology and neuromuscular transmission, metabolic responses to acute exercise; contraction and adaptation to acute exercise; exercise training induced myoplastic and metabolic adaptations; exercise training and its neural control of the circulation; fatigue and disuse atrophy; skeletal muscle as an endocrine organ and its involvement in Type II diabetes.
Offered SPRING
Letter Grade