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Fall 2022
Sep 27,2022
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Syllabus Information
FLS 214 - Physiology of Exercise & Healthy Aging
Associated Term: Fall 2022
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Understand the role of gender, culture, ethnicity and socioeconomic status involved in health disparities (i.e., the difference in incidence, prevalence, mortality and burden of disease and other health conditions among elderly populations)
2. Compare and contrast different theories of aging
3. Differentiate between the major body systems affected by the aging process (i.e., cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, nervous and sensory)
4. Understand the relationship between proper nutrition and specific elderly groups
5. Recognize the common diseases involved with aging
6. Consider adaptability of fitness training to elderly populations focusing on the functional approach, aerobic and non-aerobic fitness and muscular fitness
7. Analyze fitness programming as it applies to elderly populations
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