Fit for Life: Analyssis of Physical Activity and Aging

This course analyses the dynamic between physical fitness and overall well-being in later life. Experiential learning through in-class physical activity (tai chi, stretching, yoga, dance, or other forms of movement) fosters reflection on course concepts. Fitness, well-being, and functional capacity of older adults; physical and psycho-social effects of short and long-term exercise on older adults; assessment of and strategies for age-appropriate physical activity to support activities of daily living; and Masters athletes are analysed. (Prerequisites 18 credits in gerontology or permission of the department. (exp / lec3) cr3. Students may not retain credit for GERO 4236 and GERO 2236 or PHED 4236

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