EXSC 430

EXSC 430: Exercise for Special Populations 3.0 SH

This course provides the student with the knowledge to apply principles of personalized fitness to individuals in special populations. Students examine responses to excersise and special considerations for individuals of varying age (children, older adults) and clinical conditioons other than heart disease (arthritis, diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, obesity, osteoporosis, pregnancy, pulmonary disease). Emphasis is placed on preparing students to develop safe and effective exercise programs for individuals with special needs. 3 hours lecture.

Prerequisites: PEMJ 320, departmental approval, BIOL 240, BIOL 241. Starting Spring 2016: PEMJ 320 and Exercise Science (ESCI) majors only and departmental approval.