Feb 09, 2023  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EXSS 3600 - Exercise Response and Adaptations in Special Populations


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered every Semester.

The primary aim of this course is to explore the clinical aspects of exercise physiology as it applies to special populations. The pathophysiology of today’s most prominent diseases, with regards to mortality and morbidity, are addressed. Students learn about diagnostic techniques, as well as pharmacological and invasive interventions which may be indicated for various special populations. Finally, appropriate exercise testing protocols for special populations are examined and students learn how to formulate and implement dynamic exercise prescriptions for a myriad of patients/clients. EXSS majors only.

Prerequisite(s): EXSS 2072 , EXSS 3450 .



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