Jul 13, 2024  
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 
    
2020-2021 General/Graduate Catalog - Expires August 2026 [Archived Catalog]

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ES 362 - Ergogenic Aids and Human Performance


The purpose of this course is to educate students about ergogenic aids that are used in exercise and sport. Specifically, students learn about legal (carbohydrate loading, nutritional supplementation, exercise gear) and illegal (anabolic steroids, growth hormone, erythropoietin, gene therapy) methods athletes and exercisers use to improve their performance. In addition, the effectiveness, safety and ethical issues surrounding the use of ergogenic aids are discussed.

Prerequisites: ES 245 - Nutrition for Health, Fitness, and Sport  and (ES 345 - Exercise Physiology  or BIOL 325 - Human Physiology ) and Exercise Science major.

 
Credit(s): 3
When Offered: fall only



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