Graduate Course Descriptions

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5507. Fundamentals of Exercise Prescription

3.00 credits

Prerequisites: Recommended preparation: An undergraduate course in exercise prescription and/or exercise science/kinesiology.

Grading Basis: Graded

An examination and application of the principles of exercise prescription in primary disease prevention. Students will advance their knowledge in the exercise pre-participation health screening and pre-exercise evaluation processes. Students will develop exercise prescriptions for healthy adults and adults with multiple cardiovascular disease risk factors and/or special considerations. Student will learn how to adjust an exercise prescription for clients taking common medications that affect the exercise response and learn behavioral strategies to improve exercise adherence.

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