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HPE 310. Nutrition and Implications of a Healthy Diet

Credits: 3
Department: Health and Physical Education
Description: Overview of the basic principles of nutrition and its influence upon the heart, chronic diseases and fitness.
Semester Offered: Fall
Grading Method: ABCDF

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Examine how to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.
2. Identifying and evaluate appropriate lifestyle assessments and health-risk appraisals.
3. Identify and evaluate behaviors and factors that contribute to sufficient physical activity and promote health enhancing dietary practices.
4. Identify and apply concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention including behavior that foster and those than hinder well being.
5. Evaluate the relationship between and among the major health determinants of genetics, environments, health care, and personal behavior including - but not limited to: The relationship between and among genetic health determinants as applied to various diseases. The relationship between and among environmental health determinants as applied to various diseases. The relationship between and among accessible, affordable, and available health care as applied to various diseases. The relationship between and among personal health behavior as applied to various diseases.
6. Identify and apply the short-term and long-term consequence of positive and negative health choices.
7. Identify and apply the importance of individual responsibility for health.
8. Evaluate the effects of advertising, media, technology and social norms on nutrition and activity.
9. Identify and apply how to use goal-setting and decision-making skills to enhance healthy food choices in relation to disease prevention including: a. The components of and processes for the development and implementation of personal health plans. b. Applying decision-making and goal-setting processes to personal health choices. c. The components of and processes for the development and implementation of personal health plans.






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