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
2021-22 Class offerings by semester
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Day Class (before 5p.m.) Evening Class (after 5p.m.) 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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