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KINE 4317. EXERCISE PRESCRIPTION FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS. 3 Hours.

This course will discuss the pathophysiology of prevalent cardiovascular, metabolic and pulmonary diseases. Methods of exercise prescription and issues of concern will also be presented for these populations, as well as, low back pain, pregnancy, osteoporosis, cancer, anorexia and bulimia, children, adolescents, teens, older adults, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis, and chronic fatigue syndrome. Practical application of leadership skills and hands-on instruction will be addressed in the laboratory portion of this course. Prerequisite: MATH 1302, KINE 3300, and KINE 3315.