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Exercise for Special Populations

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Target audiences

  • Program reserved for students of special populations

Do you or someone you know have unique or special fitness and exercise needs due to chronic or temporary health conditions, learning disability, or another barrier? If yes, this class may be for you. The instructor, AJ Krey, among several certifications, is a Certified Special Populations Specialist and a Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist, which means he is qualified to use an individualized approach, assess, motivate, educate, and train special population clients of all ages regarding their health and fitness needs, preventively, and in collaboration with healthcare professionals.

Special populations include, but not limited to, individuals battling cancer, heart conditions like heart failure and vascular diseases, respiratory / pulmonary conditions like asthma and COPD, musculoskeletal disorders like amputation, arthritis, back pain, cystic fibrosis, neurological conditions like down’s syndrome, stroke, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, and other conditions including diabetes, thyroid disorders, fibromyalgia, autoimmune disorders, disordered eating, and pregnancy.

Additional Information

● Grades 6-12
● Program Length: 6 sessions (60 min per session)
● Need Computer

About the Instructor

Mr. Andrew Krey has been the CTE Health Sciences Instructor with Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy for the last 4 years. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Certified Special Populations Specialist, and Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, as well as a Clinical Exercise Specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine.
In his free time, Mr. Krey stays active with his wife and three young daughters and golden retriever and enjoys playing and reffing ice hockey, biking, running, weight lifting, home improvement projects, watching Marvel and Star Wars, and boating on their pontoon.
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