Human Athletic Performance
Prof: Tania Lam / Winter 2020
Dec 26, 2020
One of my favourite courses ever! No prerequisites required. I was worried about taking it due to having to read some scientific articles, but it’s not bad at all. There aren’t many lectures to attend; usually there is only a lecture on either Monday or Wednesday (sometimes both), while Friday is typically an optional Q&A with Dr. Lam. There are many guest speakers who specialize on various topics (including creatine, fuelling your body for exercise, whether load size determines your gains, how to train specifically for endurance/power/strength, how muscles work), most of which were inherently interesting that I would recommend attending (but you should watch all lectures anyway, whether live or recorded, to help you with the quizzes which are worth 50% of your grade). There is a term proj...read more
Watch the lectures and get a gist of the scientific articles. She often tests on the figures from them. Usually there is 1-2 per week, but they aren’t super long.
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