Oct 27, 2020  
2011-2012 University Catalog 
    
2011-2012 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 431 - Exercise Physiology


This course provides a foundation in the fundamentals of exercise physiology. Concepts learned in this class will include the acute and chronic physiological changes that occur with exercise in the healthy population. Students will also develop an understanding of the scientific basis for aerobic and strength training, exercise testing principles, and the fundamentals of prescribing an exercise program. The course will focus on primary prevention for the healthy client throughout the life span with minor emphasis on exercise prescription for the person with disease. Students will use the literature to direct the clinical decision-making process relevant to course topics.
2–3 lecture/2 lab hrs

Prerequisites & Notes
(Prerequisites: PT 406, PT 409, PT 415, PT 425, PT 463, and PT 485)

Credits: 3