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2020-2021 Academic Catalog (August 2020 - July 2021) 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog (August 2020 - July 2021) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HLTH 510 Physical Activity, Nutrition

Obesity is now ranked as one of the most critical public health threats of the 21st Century. Physical activity and nutrition play primary roles in weight management. This course will examine the nature, extent, and consequences of obesity in the US, and how social, environmental, genetic, cultural, and other factors influence its increased prevalence. The direct relationship with physical activity and dietary intake will be examined, and lifestyle changes necessary to reverse the trend identified.