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KIN-312   Health-Related Fitness and Exercise Prescription3 credits

Prerequisites: BIO-201 or BIO-210, BIO-202, CHE-141, KIN-102 and MAT-111 or higher. MAT-125 or MAT-212 is preferred.

A course of study that will exam the rationale for testing, risk stratification and risk factors, patient screening, contraindications to testing, lead systems/prepping, conducting the exercise test (patient instructions, informed consent, flow of test), testing modalities/protocols, metabolic calculations, interpretation of GXT results, when to stop testing, nuclear testing, pharmacological testing, exercise echocardiography, medications, crash cart and emergency medications, exercise prescription (Basics, Environmental concerns, Phase I-IV, Special Populations (LV dysfunction, transplants, diabetes, COPD, PVD, pregnancy, and PCTA). Case studies and station examinations will be used for evaluation.