BIO 142: Fundamentals of Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Control

In this course, students explore the relationship between nutrition and energy expenditures as they apply to body mass regulation. Students will be introduced to concepts such as nutrition, metabolism, and energy transfer, exercise energy utilization, and the bioenergetics of food and activity. Students will assess body composition such as body fat and lean mass. Concepts of obesity, weight control, modification of eating and exercise behaviors, diet practices and psychosocial aspects of weight control will be discussed. The physiologic considerations in total fitness such as strength, anaerobic and aerobic power will be covered. This course was previously titled Introduction to Nutrition, Exercise & Weight Control.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Corequisites: PEA.115

2021-22 Class offerings by semester

Fall 2021 Winter 2022 Summer 2022
offered at nighttime offered at nighttime offered at nighttime

offered in the daytimeDay Class (before 5p.m.) offered at nighttimeEvening Class (after 5p.m.) offered online Online Class

The 2021-22 annual schedule class offerings by semester is offered as a planning tool. Please refer to the course schedule to see the specific time and platform for which the course is offered.

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Description Hours
Credits 3
Lecture Hours 45
Clinical Hours 0
Lab Hours 0
Other Hours 0
Total Hours 45

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