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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.

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2018 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 9102 TuTh
11:00 - 12:15 pm
You,Tongjian M03-0430
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 01/22/2018 - 05/09/2018
Capacity: 5
Enrolled: 4
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
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