HHD 3115 - HEALTH PROMOTION POLICY AND PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

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HHD 3115 - HEALTH PROMOTION POLICY AND PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION

Credits: 3.0

This course investigates the impact of legislation, policies, and implementation on individuals' and populations' physical activity (pa) and nutrition. Centering on students' conceptualizations of their problem of practice, this course will explore: a) pa and nutrition program implementation and challenges to implementation, b) evidence-based policies, practices, interventions, and services and c) advocacy partnerships and organizations. This course will also integrate discussions of social justice and diversity in pa and nutrition policy and program implementation. Students will analyze these problems and their causes with the goal to craft and advocate for policies that promote pa and nutrition health equity for individuals and populations.

Recent and Upcoming Instructors

Sharon Elizabeth Ross