Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

HE435
Exercise is Medicine
0.5 Credit - Fall/Winter

An examination of the physiological mechanisms by which regular physical activity diminishes the incidence and progression or effects reversal of various chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancers as well as the aging process. Exercise training effects on human musculo-skeletal and metabolic health will also be covered. An overview of the physiology of exercise and training adaptation related to functional and health improvements and exercise effects in healthy as well as in rehabilitation of various clinical populations are also included.


Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
HE300/KP434.
Exclusions
KP322.
Notes
3 lecture hours