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Obesity and Weight Management

Description:
This course provides students with a broad understanding of the global epidemic of obesity and its health and economic consequences. Students in this course learn the scientific basis of energy balance, energy metabolism, and the regulation of body weights in humans. Students also receive and introduction to the fundamentals of the biology of appetite regulation and genetics of obesity. The critical independent and inter-related roles physical activity, healthy nutrition, and health behavior change have to prevent and reduce obesity in children and adults are emphasized throughout the course. Students also study psychosocial factors related to obesity and emerging strategies for obesity treatment such as pharmacological and surgical approaches. An important aspect of this course is the op

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2015 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 3285 TuTh
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Camhi,Sarah Michelle M01-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/08/2015 - 12/14/2015
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 49
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = EHS 150 and EHS 260 (grades of C or higher) EHS Students Only
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2016 Fall

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 3091 MWF
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Zou,Kai M01-0207
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 09/06/2016 - 12/14/2016
Capacity: 50
Enrolled: 46
Status: Open
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = EHS 150 and EHS 260 (grades of C or higher) EHS Students Only
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2016 Spring

Section Class Number Schedule/Time Instructor Location
01 2189 W
04:00 PM - 06:45 PM
Milliken,Laura A W01-0046
Session: Regular Academic Session
Class Dates: 01/25/2016 - 05/11/2016
Capacity: 40
Enrolled: 42
Status: Closed
Credits: 3/3
Class Notes:
Pre Requisites: Pre-req = EHS 150 and EHS 260 (grades of C or higher) EHS Students Only
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