Hiroshima University Syllabus

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Academic Year 2022Year School/Graduate School Liberal Arts Education Program
Lecture Code 71001031 Subject Classification Health and Sports Courses
Subject Name 健康スポーツ科学
Subject Name
Subject Name in
Health and Sports Sciences
フナセ コウゾウ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 1st-Year,  Second Semester,  3Term
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (3T) Mon5-8:IAS L201
Lesson Style Lecture Lesson Style
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Lecture by PowerPoint 
Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction J : Japanese
Course Level 1 : Undergraduate Introductory
Course Area(Area) 27 : Health Sciences
Course Area(Discipline) 05 : Sports Science
Eligible Students First-year student target mainly
Keywords Physical activity, Health, Brain function of motor control, skeletal muscle, respiration and circulation system, Exercise prescription, SDG_03 
Special Subject for Teacher Education   Special Subject  
Class Status within
Liberal Arts Education
Expected Outcome 
Class Objectives
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The purspose of this class is to understand the scientific knowledge of physical exercise, and to increase the awareness of self-health management of lifelong. 
Class Schedule lesson1 Course guidance
lesson2 Significance of health promotion and physical activity, the importance of body knowledge
lesson3 Problems of modern society that threaten the healt, Report 1: Consider the importance of maintaining and promoting health from a personal and social point of view
lesson4 Neural mechanisms of human motor control
lesson5 Neural mechanism of signal transmission
lesson6 Execution of movement and sensory inputs
lesson7 Voluntary movement and spinal reflex
lesson8 Motor control and higher brain function, Neural plasticity
lesson9 Structure and function of motor unit
lesson10 Structure of skeletal muscle and mechanism of the contraction
lesson11 Relationship between energy supply and exercise intensity during muscle contraction
lesson12 Hypertrophy and atrophy of skeletal muscle
lesson13 Structure and function of respiratory and circulatory system
lesson14 Appropriate intensity of exercise and heart rate, Relationship between heart rate and maximum oxygen intake, Report task ②: Perform about 30 minutes of exercise, record the heart rate and rate of perceived exertion, consider the physiological significance in the energy metabolism of the performed based on the measurement
lesson15 Maintenance of proper body weight and exercise prescription

Two reports are required, and examination is carried out to the end of the semester. 
PowerPoint handout is available. Download the PowerPoint handout by yourself from Bb9. 
PC or AV used in
(More Details) PowerPoint, VTR 
Learning techniques to be incorporated  
Suggestions on
Preparation and
Be review by using the PowerPoint handout and notes. 
Grading Method Examination (70%), two reports (each 15%, total 30%) 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Message Bring a must-have PC. 
Other 【In the case of the number of applicants exceeds the capacity of the subject, a computerized random drawing will be held.】 
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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