The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of University of Southern California (USC) Primary Care Program (PCP) Exercise for Prevention and Chronic Illness Management PowerPoint curriculum is designed as a 14-week series of in person, virtual, or hybrid exercise classes for a Spanish/English bilingual and bicultural audience.
The objectives for participants are:
- To learn about the benefits of and recommendations for different types of exercise (strength, balance, flexibility, and cardiovascular) throughout the lifespan
- To understand how exercise can help with prevention and management of common chronic illnesses (like diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and fatty liver)
- To engage in strength exercises in a supervised environment and become familiar with accessible, low-impact exercises that can be done with minimal equipment and by participants of varying levels of ability/conditioning