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HPER 9851  EXERCISE FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS (3 credits)

The course will examine the physiological and medical limitations imposed on people with various common chronic diseases/conditions including arthritis, osteoporosis, exercise-induced asthma, obesity, diabetes, hypertension and pregnancy. Special groups such as children and elders will be discussed. Content will emphasize the etiology and guidelines for exercise testing, prescription, and supervision. (Cross-listed with HPER 8850).

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): PE 4940 or PE 8946.