Mondays, 11:50–1:15, Apr. 23–May 7
Instructors: Jeffrey Herrick, Lisa Chin, Clint Wutzke
This lecture series will present and discuss evidence-based approaches to improving strength, fitness, and agility that can be blended into any older adult’s lifestyle. Faculty members from Mason’s department of Rehabilitation Science, College of Health and Human Services, will present each lecture. Participants will learn both the “what” and “how” of exercise for health, and will have an opportunity to ask questions. Note: there will be NO actual exercising during the lecture series.
- Apr. 23: Aerobic Exercise and Aging, Dr. Lisa Chin.
- Apr. 30: Resistance Training and Aging, Dr. Jeffrey Herrick, exercise physiologist at George Mason University. Herrick is an international sleep research scholar and is presently studying the relationships between sleep and physical performance, and exercise and healthy aging.
- May 7: Balance and Agility and Aging, Dr. Clint Wutzke.