Portland-State-University 2018-2019 Bulletin

PHE 576 Physical Activity, Health, and Disease

Review of current research to explore the relationships between physical activity/exercise and health/disease. Primarily investigates the role of physical activity in disease prevention, but also examines the impact of a variety of physical conditions (e.g., obesity, aging, etc.) on the potential for an active lifestyle. Topics include cardiovascular diseases, musculoskeletal disorders, respiratory conditions, metabolic diseases, cancers, and mental health. Recommended prerequisite: PHE 473.


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