Physical Activity In Special Populations | St. Clair College
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Students learn the benefits and programming considerations of physical activity for children, youth, older adults, and special populations within their scope of practice. The special populations include athletes, women, youth, elderly, and healthy populations who have a managed and controlled condition(s) such as diabetes, asthma, and hypertension. Through lectures and case study analysis, students learn the historic role of physical activity and inactivity rates in Canada. The lessons include role of sport, recreation, leisure and fitness as they relate to physical activity and their role for different age cohorts.