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Comentários e feedback de alunos de Science of Exercise da instituição Universidade do Colorado em Boulder

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Sobre o curso

Learners who complete Science of Exercise will have an improved physiological understanding of how your body responds to exercise, and will be able to identify behaviors, choices, and environments that impact your health and training. You will explore a number of significant adjustments required by your body in order to properly respond to the physical stress of exercise, including changes in carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism, nutritional considerations, causes of muscle soreness & fatigue, and the effectiveness and dangers of performance enhancing drugs. Active learning assessments will challenge you to apply this new knowledge via nutrition logs, heart rate monitoring, calculations of your total daily caloric expenditure and body mass index (BMI). Finally, learners will examine the scientific evidence for the health benefits of exercise including the prevention and treatment of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity (weight loss), depression, and dementia....

Melhores avaliações


14 de abr de 2020

Love everything about this course. Nice module. Professor is really nice. However, I need to learn further about weight training (Pros, cons , etc). Looking forward to attend in weight training class.


11 de set de 2020

It is a very great course. This course taught me many great things about the human body like how the body responses to exercise and nutrition. What, when, how we should do exercise and take nutrition.

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por Daniel M R

20 de abr de 2020

I learnt more in this course than 5 years in university. Easy to understand and really helpful.I would repeat it every time I forget things related to Physiology of Sport

por 최주안

14 de fev de 2022

This helped me learn more about how exercise affect the human body and why exercise is important. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to learn this wonderful course!


25 de abr de 2021

Amazing experience! The professor, Robert Mazzeo, teach with a good didatic, bring the main aspects about the science of exercise, in a very good approach to begginers!

por Avichal S

10 de jun de 2020

Most practical day to day course I've done ever. This is huge compliment. I'm including even offline course/internet data. Great course. Must do for fitness enthusiast.

por Rajiv K P

18 de set de 2020

Simplifies the concepts to layman level without losing the scientific temperament.

All relevant subjects covered comprehensively with supporting scientific references.

por Surendra M

19 de jun de 2020

It is a best course for me specially because of its flexible design a student can admit in the course and can learn number of things with very deep and specific thing.

por Esha K

26 de mai de 2020

Absolutely fantastic course!! A must do for everyone who wants to be in shape and healthy. Really well-taught. I learned a lot and am very grateful for it! Thank you!!


7 de mai de 2021

Great for a beginner.Came to learn a lot about the ongoing functions and adaptations in the body. Was helpful to start off a deeper learning into health and exercise.

por Deepika m

28 de set de 2020

Extremely informative. The language was a issue at first, but it was easy to adapt it as one goes on with the course. Had a very good experience. Highly recommend.

por ML H

8 de set de 2020

Unfortunately I need to drop the course. It has been 10 days since I signed up and I am unable to find the "drop course" button as described on the Coursera website.

por Lara T

29 de mar de 2020

Very nicely lectured mini-series teaching concepts immediately helpful in choosing my training strategy. I'll be sure to try to influence everyone I know to exercise!

por RK S

29 de ago de 2019

The course is designed so well and gives you a thorough knowledge of how exercise affects the human body. A complete guide to enhance your wit on Science of exercise.

por Chinedu V

4 de nov de 2017

This course went beyond my expectation to be honest, I got more than I would have imagined from the outside, like my mom will always say, "It's better seen than told"

por Carlos C M

4 de mai de 2020

Great course. Prof. Mazzeo and the University of Boulder Colorado made an excellent job with this course, the information, the structure of the course it is superb!

por Diep H

25 de jun de 2019

It's a well structured course and concise. All the basic concepts is outlined with examples and graphs. There's a lot of learning so you'll need time and dedication.

por Stephney S

1 de out de 2020

The course was well organized and relatively comprehensive for a 4-week course. Professor Mazzeo was very articulate, knowledgable and I enjoyed his video lectures.

por Hector C

10 de ago de 2020

I liked this course, it has a lot of science but is very well explained by the Robert Mazzeo, Ph.D. I learnt how to train better and keep my hobbie despite the age.

por Mary E

1 de ago de 2020

I enjoyed this course immensely. Dr. Mazzeo's videos very informative. I learned a lot and hope to continually improve my knowledge of nutrition and the human body.

por Walter M Q

20 de jun de 2020

Is a great course, it has very complete and deep info for you to learn what's needed and more, it has some online outdated tools, but still I recommend this course!

por Tomas L T

20 de ago de 2021

Great introductory course on the benefits of exercise. It delivers what you need to know to motivate you or others to take fitness as an investment on themselves.

por Kayra K

26 de jun de 2021

Teacher was very clear and covered all the key points, along with involving important smaller details that made me that one bit more clear upon each topic covered.


14 de mai de 2021

it was very helpful and interesting course the teacher has given lots of important information in a simple way which was so useful to understand the topics easily

por Pavel G

14 de nov de 2021

Great course. Some of biochemistry, which I really wanted to know. Exactly of my level of competence. I would recommend to make graphs more readable and modern.

por David M S M

3 de ago de 2020

Many thanks for the teacher. The material was very clear and very interesting. I recommend this course to anyone interested in sport and how it affects the body.

por Miguel A S G

26 de fev de 2019

Great course, the best one so far of all of the ones I've taken from coursera in relation with exercise and nutrition sections. Very clear, detailed and concise.