<------ Dr. Visser
Q. What do you do as an exercise physiologist?
A. As a teacher, I teach about exercise and health. As a researcher, I measure the effect of exercise.
Q. Where do you primarily use math in your job?
A. I measure things. Heart rate, blood pressure, ventilation, and oxygen consumption all help tell how healthy you are.
Q. What are some of the least expected skills you need to be an exercise physiologist?
A. Math and Biochemistry.
Q. What equipment do you need?
A. An Oxygen Analyzer. People go on a treadmill to measure breathing. We also need a Blood Lactate Analyzer, and a Hydrostatic Weighing tank.
<-- Inside the tank
Q. Many think sports involve little or no math. Is that true?
A. No, that's not. When you're playing football or basketball, you run into velocity and speed vectors.
Q. What is the least expected way you use math?
A. Measuring physical fitness
Q. Which sport uses the most math (your opinion)
Q. What part uses the least math?
A. Talking about basic physical concepts.
<-- Some more equip.