Overview1. Epidemiology, Physical Activity, Exercise and Health. 2. Basic Training Principles for Exercise. 3. Neuromuscular Responses and Adaptations to Exercise. 4. Basics of Exercise Metabolism. 5. Fuel Utilization During Exercise. 6. Hormonal Regulation of Metabolism During Exercise. 6A. Exercise, Obesity, and Metabolic Syndrome. 6B. Exercise and Diabetes Mellitus. 7. The Cardiovascular System and Exercise. 8. Cardiovascular Adaptations to an Exercise Program. 9. The Respiratory System and Exercise. 10. Measurement of Common Anaerobic Abilities and Cardiorespiratory Responses Related to Exercise. 11. Basics of Nutrition for Exercise. 12. Nutritional Strategies and Ergogenic Aids to Enhance Exercise. 13. Body Composition and Weight Management. 14. Adaptations to Environmental Extremes: Heat, Cold, Altitude, Pollution. Appendix. Training Program Examples.