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The study of the body's metabolic response to short-term and long-term physical activity.

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Scientific definitions for exercise physiology

exercise physiology
[ ĕksər-sīz′ ]

The scientific study of the acute and chronic metabolic responses of the human body to exercise, including biochemical and physiologic changes in the heart and skeletal muscles.
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