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Pediatric Exercise

This course focuses on exercise and physical activity in children and adolescents. This course introduces students to the anatomical, physiological, and psychosocial issues related to exercise and physical activity in children such as effects of maturation, growth and puberty on the fitness components (body composition, cardiorespiratory endurance, muscle strength, muscle endurance and flexibility), normal responses to exercise, and adaptations of exercise training. Students will also explore clinical pediatric health issues (asthma, diabetes, congenital heart disease, obesity, etc), and how to adapt appropriate and safe physical activity and exercise programs. A special emphasis will also be on public health policies and national recommendations for children and adolescents including phys

Offered in:

2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 7456 TuTh
09:30 - 10:45
Camhi,Sarah Michelle M03-0201C
Session: Regular
Class Dates: 09/06/2016
Capacity: 15
Enrolled: 4
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = EHS 380EHS Students Only
Course Attributes: