Exercise Programs

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Exercise Leadership for the Older Adult (Senior Exercise)

Exercise leadership for the older adult (aka. senior ex) is an exercise program / practicum in which students create and participate in an adult fitness program. The exercise class meets every semester from 11 - 12 Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The class offers group cardio and resistance routines and one on one training which is led and supervised by graduate and masters level students studying in the exercise physiology program at Kent State.

Fit for life exercise workshop

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Fit for Life Exercise Workshop is a health and wellness program open to all actively employed Kent State University faculty and staff members that will be offered remotely. The program began in summer 2013 as a collaborative effort between the exercise physiology, psychology, and human resources departments. The Class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays with choices of 6 – 7 a.m., or 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. in the exercise physiology department located in the MACC Annex. The class is designed for individuals of all fitness levels and offers a wide variety of options, such as group exercise routines, resistance training, cardio classes, and one-on-one training with graduate assistants of the exercise physiology department. The class occupancy is approximately 100 faculty and staff members per semester and enrollment is based on a first-come, first-serve bases. For registration information, go to https://www.kent.edu/creditworkshops and scroll to Fit for Life to get the CRN for the class time you are seeking and then proceed with the registration information that is noted on the webpage. Questions regarding registration may be directed to the Office of Continuing and Distance Education at 330-672-3100 or continuinged@kent.edu.
For more information about the program itself, please contact Dr. Angela Ridgel (aridgel@kent.edu).