Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
Western Main Campus

Kinesiology 4420A/B

IMPACT OF EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY ON CHRONIC DISEASE RISK


Discussion of human pregnancy and the impact of exercise to prevent or treat cardiovascular disease, obesity and metabolic syndrome/type 2 diabetes will occur. The theory of the 'Thrifty phenotype' will be discussed and the mother/fetal link to chronic disease risk. Active living during pregnancy and exercise prescription will be emphasized.

Antirequisite(s): Kinesiology 4471B (if taken to 2009-10).

Prerequisite(s): Kinesiology 2222A/B or Health Sciences 2300A/B or Health Sciences 2330A/B or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2221 or Anatomy and Cell Biology 2200A/B or the former Anatomy and Cell Biology 3319; and Kinesiology 3337A/B.

Extra Information: 1 lecture hour, 1 seminar hour.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: KINESIOL

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