Academic Item Menu

Overview

Clinical Pharmacology for Health and Exercise Science introduces students to the basic principles of pharmacology with an emphasis on the interaction of drugs and exercise. The course will provide students with an understanding of the principles of drug action (pharmacodynamics) in terms of drug chemistry, drug-receptor interaction, receptor signalling and dose-response relationships and how the body handles drugs. Students will gain an appreciation of the mechanisms by which drugs act utilizing clinical examples and the impact of treatment on acute and chronic responses to exercise in major health conditions.

Faculty

Faculty of Medicine

Study Level

Undergraduate

Offering Terms

Term 1

Campus

Kensington

Delivery Mode

Partially online

Indicative contact hours

7

Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: PHSL2101 or 2121 or 2501 or 2201 or 2221 or 2502

Course Outline

To access course outline, please visit:

Fees

Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

Helpful utilities like sharing or printing this page
Share Link via Email
Download PDF