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2014-2015 Catalog 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

BACH 6315 Obesity Prevention: A Biopsychosocial Approach

3 SCH. This course examines the core causes, correlates, consequences, prevention, and treatment of obesity. The course provides an overview of the epidemiology, physiology, and chronic disease implications of obesity, and the current state of preventive and therapeutic interventions for children and adults. A broad range of obesity determinants will be addressed, including biological mechanisms, psychosocial and behavioral factors, food systems and food access, obesogenic environments, and political economy. Prerequisite- BACH 5300  or permission of instructor. Offered each Fall. Letter Grade