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2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SMS 452 Exercise Physiology II

4 Credit(s) Q
This course will focus on fitness assessment and exercise considerations for special populations.  The effects of exercise on the process of aging from childhood through life cycle will be examined.  The special needs of those individuals with various medical conditions will be explored with regards to race and gender.  Research in the areas of exercise physiology and medicine will serve as resources for the development of safe and effective exercise programs for individuals with special needs.  Special topics will include exercise at altitude and exercise prescription for versus fitness.  The course will meet for three lecture  hours and two laboratory hours per week.  Laboratory experience will introduce students to appropriate measurement techniques in exercise physiology with special populations and focus on graded exercise testing.  Required of Exercise Science concentration students.  Prerequisites: SMS 174 , SMS 350 , SMS 352  and ATR 356 .