MOVP 0310 - Gerokinesiology

Credits: 3

Designed to focus on the physiological processes of aging and the impact of specific exercise programming for the older adult population. Students will gain an understanding of common orthopedic and cardiovascular considerations and develop an ability to employ modifications in exercise testing and prescription through service learning experiences with the older adult population. Other topics include: common health problems and illnesses, drugs/medications, psychological and sociological needs, and activities of daily living relevant for the older adult population.

Prerequisites: MOVP 0204  and MOVP 0205 .

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