Exploring sport online: Athletes and efficient hearts
Exploring sport online: Athletes and efficient hearts

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Exploring sport online: Athletes and efficient hearts

Learning outcomes

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.

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