Snow Closing
Holyoke Community College will be closed on Wednesday, November 26th due to inclement weather. There will be no day or evening classes. The college will re-open on Monday, December 1st.

Exercise in Health and Disease

A survey course that examines exercise programming considerations for healthy populations and those with special medical considerations. Review of the physiological and biomechanical concerns of various populations will be discussed and applied to the exercise environment. Exercise program design for exercisers with known cardiopulmonary, metabolic and auto-immune diseases will be discussed. Gender differences will be evaluated and exercise guidelines for youth, seniors and pregnant exercisers will be examined. Fitness assessments that are appropriate for various populations will be highlighted.


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000