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PFT 235 - Training Special Populations

3 Credits
This course will address the exercise needs of special populations. Contraindications and modifications to exercise will be addressed.

Instructor Permission Required Yes
Course Note Intended for 2nd year PFT students.

Quarters Typically Offered

Winter Day

Designed to Serve 2nd year students in the Personal Fitness Trainer program
Active Date 2012-04-19

Grading Basis Decimal Grade
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 33 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 33
Degree Distributions:
ProfTech Course Yes
Restricted Elective Yes
Course Outline
  • Elderly
  • Asthmatic
  • Pregnant
  • Diabetics
  • Back Pain
  • Overweight/Obese
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Common Medications

Student Learning Outcomes
Describe the basic pathology of common medical conditions and the implications for exercise.

Develop appropriate exercise programs for common medical conditions.

Identify when medical referrals may be necessary.

Develop age appropriate exercise programs based on developmental processes.

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