Exercise Prescription for Special Populations
This course examines the exercise implications for special populations related to age, medical condition, and level of fitness. Topics include exercise prescription for heart conditions, stroke, diabetes, orthopedic problems, obesity, hyperlipidemia, pregnant, asthmatic, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, older adult populations, and children. The course also covers the role of exercise in risk factor modification as well as contraindications to exercise for special populations.
Course Number: 3456