ESW 220 Directing Fitness and Recreational Programs for Active and Aging Adults

Credits: 3.00

Designed for students in health sciences, physical education and human services, and for Gerontological service/care workers; to include YMCA employees, nursing home administrators, nurses, recreational therapists, occupational therapists, community recreation leaders, and health care advocate. Content covered will include an introduction into the field of gerokinesiology, basic theories of exercise, aging and recreation, the design of individual and group recreational and fitness programs and the social, psychological, and physical issues of an aging population. This course meets General Education Core Goal 2: Analytic Skills; Core Goal 5: Information Literacy; and Core Goal 10: Exercise and Health Sciences

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Last Updated: 03/01/2016