This course presents a comprehensive overview of the physical, physiological and metabolic responses of the human body to exercise testing and training in healthy individuals and in those with metabolic, cardiovascular and/or pulmonary disease. The successful student will gain an understanding of the processes involved in prescribing safe and effective therapeutic exercise in healthy individuals as well as patients with cardiovascular (hypertension, atherosclerosis), metabolic (diabetes, thyroid, obesity, osteoporosis), pulmonary (asthma, emphysema), and musculoskeletal diseases/disorders. An overview of environmental and legal considerations in the prescriptive process will also be discussed. Prerequisite: Declared Exercise Science major or minor, ES 3002. [Dual-listed with ES 5660.] Dual-listed courses require senior standing; juniors may enroll with permission of the department.
HEALTH PROMOTION (HP)
Spring 2019, Spring 2018, Spring 2017, Spring 2016