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).