KIN 434 - Physical Activity and Chronic Disease Management

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

The role of physical activity in the management of chronic diseases will be discussed. Chronic diseases will include: metabolic, cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases, as well as cancer. The implications of pathophysiology in performing safe/effective exercise prescription and evaluation will be considered. Physical activity guidelines will be examined within the context of other clinical practice guidelines (e.g., pharmacology). Prerequisite or corequisite: KIN 334. Note: Credit will be granted for only one of KIN 434 or PEDS 434.