F802 Spring 2019 Aging and Physical Activity
Mondays, 11:50–1:15, May 13–May 20
Instructor: Clinton Wutzke
This lecture series will present and discuss evidence-based approaches to improving strength and agility in an older adult’s lifestyle. 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.??
Dr. Clinton Wutzke
- May 13: Resistance training and aging.
- May 20: Balance and agility and aging.
is an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science at George Mason University. His primary research interest is in the dynamic control of balance in pathological populations including people with Parkinson’s disease and people post-stroke. He is also interested in the influence of sensation and fatigue on gait coordination and function. His expertise in the clinical and laboratory assessment of gait and balance includes the use of motion capture and electromyography to quantify locomotor performance.