Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention

Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
Current scientific evidence demonstrating how lifestyle affects disease processes. Healthy lifestyle concepts specifically needed by wellness professionals, health educators, and health promotion practitioners; influence of unhealthy lifestyle as basis for chronic diseases, i.e., cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 387
Course Outcomes

Healthy Lifestyles

Develop an awareness of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle

Interpretation of Statistical Techniques

Understand the use and interpretation of statistical techniques used in scientific papers on health and lifestyle

Scientific Literature

Become familiar with the scientific literature that supports healthy living

Gaining Knowledge to Help Others

Gain knowledge needed to help others adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle