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2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
  Mar 03, 2024
2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will increase students’ understanding of the diverse personal, socio-cultural, and institutional factors that influence health, physical activity, and nutrition-related behaviors, and ultimately intervention design and approach. The course will cover the social determinants of health and health disparities, theoretical models of health behavior change, and intervention/behavior change strategies and tools. Students coming away from this course will have a better understanding of how to apply health behavior change models to promote physical activity and healthy eating in diverse populations through tailored interventions.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: PLAN: Health and Physical Activity (MS)

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