TGEA007 Physical Activity and Ageing (2 cr)
Effects of physical activity on functioning in old age
Role of physical activity in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of age-related diseases
Exercise prescription and instruction for older people
Book exam 100%
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to
- identify and explain the basic physiological responses to physical activity on cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle strength, neurophysiology, and age-related diseases.
- describe the role of exercise and physical activity for the maintenance and improvement of health and functional capacity in aging people
- recognize and describe the suitable exercise counseling methods and training modes for older people
- Reading list for book exam is in Moodle.