PED 221 Weight Management

Prerequisite: PEH 100 or equivalent; or permission of instructor

Introduction to weight management with an emphasis on the importance of physical activity and healthful nutritional habits throughout one's lifetime. Topics will include the following: obesity, low body weight, eating disorders, physiology of weight gain/loss, exercise as the key to weight management, healthy weight gain, weight-loss myths/quackery, influence of the media on body image, losing/gaining weight in a healthy or sensible way, and nutritional aspects of weight management. 1/4 Course Credit


1/4 Course Credit