Evidence-Based Exercise for the Older Adult

PTH 6480 4 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Seeks to supply the clinician with the most current and pertinent scientific evidence regarding the role of exercise in older adults. Offers students an opportunity to learn best practices to create an exercise prescription. Employs lectures, discussion boards, and case-study analysis to investigate the cardiopulmonary, musculoskeletal, integumentary, and neuromuscular systems involved in health of older adults. Offers students an opportunity to design exercise prescriptions for special populations, including those individuals with osteoporosis, diabetes, arthritis, and cardiopulmonary disease.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

Section 01
CRN 20525
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Session Winter 2018 CPS Quarter - Second Half
Class Meeting Dates 02/20/2018 to 03/31/2018
Instructor Susan Lowe
Campus Online Campus
Course Format Online
Costs Course Cost: View Tuition Rates | Books: Visit NU Bookstore Site
Next Term Starts
  • Winter Graduate
    Jan 8, 2018 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Feb 19, 2018 (6-week classes)

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