SCMA*2050 (General Elective)
The Science of Healthy Living
Other Course Description or Assignment Information:
- This course examines the scientific bases for practices that are consistent with improving, maintaining or enhancing healthy living. Evidence-based population health research is discussed as the mechanism for identifying factors that influence health in population or sub-population groups. The scientific method for developing hypotheses and theories is explored as it relates to recommendations for psychological wellness, healthy eating, active living and healthy weights. The evidence for lifestyle risk factors as contributors to the development of chronic disease is discussed. Assignments evaluate the scientific evidence for popular diets and alternative health care practices.
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