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2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017 - 2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

KINE 295 - Health-related Exercise Prescription

Fall and Spring (3) Burnet (GER 2B)

This course addresses the scientific basis of designing exercise programs to promote health among individuals of all ages, and both sexes. Special concerns (e.g. pregnancy, pre-diabetes, arthritis) will also be featured. It will NOT address the conditioning of elite athletic performance. Principles of overload, progression, and specificity are covered as well as intensity, frequency, duration, and mode. Various methods of training (endurance, Interval, resistance, cross-training) are featured. Finally, the detrimental effects of disuse, such as limb immobilization or bed rest, will be discussed