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2020-2021 College Catalog 
2020-2021 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EXER 110 Exercise for Special Populations

This course provides a framework for developing exercise programs for individuals with disease, disabilities or special health issues. The course prepares fitness professionals to work with people with a variety of diseases and special health issues such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, obesity, as well as exercise for youth and seniors. It includes a review of basic principles of exercise testing and exercise prescription and builds on that foundation. The course will explore an exercise specialist’s job and scope of practice, including designing, implementing and managing the exercise programs of individuals following medical treatment as specified by healthcare professionals.
Terms Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer
Offered Distance Learning: Yes
Credits: 3
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 3