2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 02, 2022  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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KINS 215 - Exercise Is Medicine


3 credits
Exercise is Medicine seeks to examine the effect of physical activity on the maintenance of health and prevention and management of diseases by understanding the relationship between individuals, social structure and exercise behaviors. The intent of this course is to develop a thorough understanding of how social institutions and cultural norms affect patterns and trends in physical activity. Students will gain an understanding of how to promote physical activity in a variety of populations/settings. Topics will emphasize past and current issues in national government policies and recommendations, environmental influences, socioeconomic status, racial disparities, age/gender considerations, social influence and personal bias. 

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None

*Fulfills Civitae Core FHBS
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