Apr 01, 2023
EXSC 154 - Science of Healthy Living
Science of Healthy Living (5 credits) is a lecture (4 hours) and in-person laboratory (2 hours) course, that analyzes and evaluates current theories and practices related to healthy living, focusing on translating theory to practice. Course will be offered every year (Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer).
General Education Category: K7 - Physical & Natural World
General Education Pathways: P2 Health & Well-being
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Describe and explain how changes in physical and intellectual activity affect an individual’s health.
- Describe how current hypotheses involving healthy living are generated and tested.
- Collect and analyze data collected in laboratory sessions (body composition, aerobic capacity, blood glucose, blood pressure, blood lipids, heart rate response, cognition, strength, and balance).
- Apply the results from data analysis to a person’s current health status and provide feedback on healthy changes a person could adopt to enhance health.
- Analyze and critique claims of published research as they pertain to health problems by critiquing scientific articles.
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