After studying this course, you should be able to:
understand how the body works in a scientific sense, and that a scientific view is necessary for us to study how performance in sport is linked to performance of the body
explain the function of the heart briefly and looks at the importance of healthy hearts in sport, by looking at athletes and efficient hearts
understand the topics of blood and blood flow
understand the role of oxygen and the lungs and how they affect the sporting performance of an athlete, by looking at athletes, oxygen and the lung.