HHD 2373 - INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAMMING

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HHD 2373 - INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAMMING

Credits: 3.0

This course examines exercise therapy for the cardiac patient and individuals with chd risk factors. Topics include functional capacity assessment (central and peripheral adaptations, graded exercise testing, electrocardiography), exercise prescription (dosage, format, energy cost, case studies), exercise supervision (phase 1, 2 and 3, practical leadership experiences, emergency procedures, nutritional counseling, psychological considerations) and factors that influence the exercise responses are presented.