Monday, November 11, 2013
New Course in Exercise Science!
EXS 441 / EXS 541 -
OBESITY AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
much of the developed world is coping with an obesity epidemic. Many Health Science students are preparing
for careers in which they will deal with obese clients and their
co-morbidities. This course prepares
them to understand obesity and the role physical activity has in preventing and
treating the disease.
Course Description: Obesity is a
complex disease with myriad contributing factors. This course addresses the causes, prevention,
and treatment of obesity, with particular emphasis on the role of physical
activity. Metabolism, energy balance,
and social, psychological, mechanical, and behavioral issues are discussed.
Instructor: Dr. Myung Choi, Ph.D. is an obesity expert
and is joining the full-time faculty of the Exercise Science program in
Schedule: Wednesdays – 6:30 pm to 8:17 pm in Winter
Semester, 2014 in room 2086 Human Health Building. Undergraduate students register for EXS 441
(CRN 14982). Graduate students register
for EXS 541 (CRN 15089).
Uses: This course (EXS 441) is an excellent
elective for any undergraduate student seeking a Minor in Exercise Science, the
Concentration in Exercise Science in the BS in Health Sciences degree or the
Exercise Science Focus in the Wellness, Health Promotion, Injury Prevention
degree. Graduate students in the MS in
Exercise Science can use this course (EXS 541) as an elective toward degree
completion. MPH degree students may be
interested in this course (EXS 541) to bolster their knowledge of obesity
Go online in SAIL to register for this exciting new course.