Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    Mar 21, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AHS 6060 - Exercise Prescription for Special Populations

2 cr
This service-learning course will allow students to apply acquired knowledge and skills in functional movement assessment and exercise prescription.  Students will spend half of the semester working with older clients who have been referred by local healthcare practitioners for an exercise program based on their specific health conditions. The other half of the semester will be spent assisting with exercise programming for clients who have developmental disabilities.  Students will work in the gym directly with clients, performing functional movement and balance assessments, implementing exercise plans, and monitoring progress. 
Prerequisite: Students must be matriculated into the MAT program.
Pass/No Pass only.