Basic and applied physiology.
Acute and chronic adaptations to exercise.
Sports training and characterization of the training load.
Genetics of physical fitness.
Energy metabolism and cellular mechanisms of ATP re-synthesis.
Main physiologic support systems to energy transfer.
Mechanisms of the O2 supply chain.
VO2 kinetics, intensity domains and intensity levels.
Evaluation of the power and capacity of the energy systems: ergometry; measuring techniques of physiologic variables and parameters; evaluation of anaerobic and aerobic energy production.
Analysis of sports demands: physiologic classification criteria.
Physiologic training control.
Training, muscular fatigue and overtraining.
Environmental factors: hypobaric environment and altitude training; hyperbaric environment, underwater exercise and sports diving; temperature, thermoregulation and acclimatization; circadian rhythms and jetlag influences.
Warm-up and cool-down.
Training, tapering and detraining.
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