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Course Title: EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS
This course evaluates the impact of physical activity and exercise on youth, older adults, and individuals with various health conditions and controlled diseases. Changes that occur during growth, development, maturation and the aging process in relation to physical activity/ exercise are examined. Pathophysiology, disease management, medications, exercise testing, and acute responses and chronic adaptations of physical activity/exercise programs for individuals with various health conditions and controlled diseases are identified.
Prerequisite: HPRED 1306