Exercise and Aging
This course addresses current theories of biological aging, the physiological alterations associated with age and chronic disease, and benefits of physical activity and chronic exercise in the aging process. Students will learn how to screen and assess health status and fitness levels and develop exercise recommendations for older adults, understand the basic pathophysiology of common age-related diseases/conditions, and develop appropriate exercise tests and programs for older adults with these diseases/conditions. Course requirements will differ for undergraduate and graduate students and will be outlined in the course syllabus.
11:00 - 12:15 pm
Class Dates: 01/22/2018 - 05/09/2018