KIN 420 – Fitness Programs for Individuals with Chronic Diseases

Course Information

420Professor: Dr. Linda Lamont, Dr. Matthew Delmonico
Semester: Spring / Fall
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: KIN 325; KIN 334; KIN 335

Catalog Description: Theory and application of physical fitness programs and testing of individuals with cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, and metabolic diseases.

Course Goals & Outcomes

By the end of the semester students will be able to:

  1. Describe different types of chronic disease including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, osteoporosis, and obesity
  2. Prescribe individualized exercise programs for people based on different types of chronic disease
  3. Develop the ability to interpret normal and abnormal electrocardiogram tracings and to administer electrocardiogram assessments