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2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HPS 3790 - Fitness Programming for Children, Adolescents and Older Adults

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): HPS 1640

Description: The course is designed to introduce students to physiological, cognitive and psychological changes that occur from birth through adolescence and in the later stages of life.  The role of physical activity and exercise will be explored in each of these life stages.  Considerations for exercise assessment and prescriptions will be addressed for a number of chronic conditions, such as but not limited to: metabolic syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis, and neurological conditions.

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