Exercise for Specific Populations

September 6, 2022

Semester 3 | 42 (3 hour lecture)

In this course, students will be introduced to basic knowledge and techniques essential for exercise prescription for specific populations.  Modifications, special considerations, and appropriate adaptations necessary for the selected populations will be studied.  Practical opportunities and theoretical knowledge will be used to evaluate the benefits of exercise and physical activity in the treatment of various populations and conditions. The anatomical and physiological changes or differences will also be considered when preforming assessment and exercise prescription.  Some of the specific populations studied will include: pre/post-natal, seniors, children, obesity, specific cognitive and physical needs, and diabetes

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