Dec 10, 2019  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
    
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue

PE 431 - Physical Activity and Wellness Through the Lifespan


Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 3

This course presents an overview of the benefits of lifespan physical activity and structured exercise programs for adults. Students will examine the changes that occur during exercise as it influences persons of all ages, including individuals with special medical considerations.  The cadets will learn to develop exercise and fitness programs specifically for adults based upon age, medical conditions, and special needs.  Cadets focus on the psychosocial factors related to participants and their motivated behaviors, including adoption, adherence, and compliance, in physical activity and exercise. Note: This course does not count as a PE elective.