Sep 30, 2020  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
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HHP 5490 - Physical Activity and Public Health


(3) Credit Hours

This course addresses the principles and concepts of public health and epidemiology related to physical activity behaviors and selected health outcomes. The student will be prepared to understand the link between physical activity and chronic disease and begin to develop the capacity to assess evidence-based interventions designed to promote physical activity. Students will be instructed on the use of Epilnfo epidemiologic investigational software and carry out limited field testing. Biological mechanisms for healthy adaptations to physical activity and the behavioral determinants of exercise participation will also be highlighted. Prerequisite: approval of department head.



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