From the NFL's "Play 60" program to the increased popularity of running clubs, yoga studios, and CrossFit gyms, there has been an increasing awareness in this country of the importance of physical activity for overall health. In this course we dive deeper into the physiology and anatomy behind exercise science looking specifically at how the musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and nervous systems respond to physical activity. Additionally we consider how the body reacts differently depending on activity type, environmental condition, and participant age.
Harvard Division of Continuing Education
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