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Courses listed as "Online Only" may be completed entirely online.
Courses listed as "Hybrid" will have some class activity that takes place at a designated location in addition to your online coursework. This activity may range from a few proctored exams to regular meetings on a MiraCosta campus.

Exercise Prescription for Special Populations

This course examines the exercise implications for special populations related to age, medical condition, and level of fitness. Topics include exercise prescription for heart conditions, stroke, diabetes, orthopedic problems, obesity, hyperlipidemia, pregnant, asthmatic, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, older adult populations, and children. The course also covers the role of exercise in risk factor modification as well as contraindications to exercise for special populations.

Subject: KINE
Units: 3

Instructor information about this course

Learning Management System (LMS) for this course: Blackboard
LMS link: https://blackboard.miracosta.edu
Course start page:
Course email: rfulbright@miracosta.edu
Office: OC4811
Office hours: By appointment only
Phone: O: 760-757-2121 ext. 6423
Instructor notes: The course syllabus will be available on Blackboard for your review. Please be sure to have the required textbooks when the semester begins. Preference of communication: email. Be sure to identify yourself and the class you are in!***********************************************Required Textbooks & Materials:(Yes, you need all 3 textbooks for the course!) Coburn, J. W. & Malek, M. H. (2012) NSCA's Essentials of Personal Training (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN# 9780736084154 (Note: 2nd ed. is REQUIRED.) *********************************************** Armstrong, L., Balady, G. J., Berry, M. J., et al. (2014) ACSM's guidelines for exercise testing and prescription (9th ed.) Baltimore, MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. ISBN#9781609136055 (Note: 9th ed. is REQUIRED.) *********************************************** Delavier, F. (2010). Strength training anatomy (3rd ed.). Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics. ISBN# 9780736092265 *********************************************** Regards, Professor Fulbright*************************************Robert Fulbright, Ph.D. Department Chair – Kinesiology, Health and Nutrition Professor of Kinesiology Office: 4811 Email: rfulbright@miracosta.edu Office Phone: 760-757-2121 ext. 6423 http://www.miracosta.edu/instruction/kinesiology/index.html

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