Human Athletic Performance
Prof: Tania Lam / Fall 2022
Dec 22, 2022
This class is absolutely incredible to take as an elective! The content is interesting, and evaluation is mostly based on 4 non-cumulative quizzes as well as a final group presentation on a topic of your group's choice. Would highly recommend.
Content was super interesting and provided a great overview of a big variety of kinesiology topics.
The main professor is good, and there are many guest lecturers as the term goes on, providing good variety to keep things engaging.
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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