PEDC 1488 - WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

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PEDC 1488 - WEIGHT MANAGEMENT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Credits: 2.0

This course is designed for students who meet the clinical criteria for being overweight (body mass index > 25 kg/m2) and who desire to lose weight, improve their nutrition, and increase their exercise. This course will combine instruction on behavioral techniques to lose and maintain weight loss along with supervised cardiovascular and resistance exercise. Students will be assessed at the beginning and end of the course to monitor changes in weight, body composition, fitness and other factors.