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Health Sciences 4074A/B
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND EXERCISE IN OLDER ADULTS
The benefits of physical activity programs for older adults will be the focus. The epidemiology of relationships between physical activity and functional independence, physiological responses to exercise and chronic adaptations with training (both cardiorespiratory and strength), and the exercise influence on age-related chronic diseases will be examined.
Antirequisite(s):Kinesiology 4474A/B; Health Sciences 4090B, section 002, if taken in 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in third or fourth year of the School of Health Studies.
Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.
Course Weight: 0.50
Subject Code: HEALTSCI
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