Advanced Obesity and Weight Management
Etiology, treatment, and prevention of obesity in various populations, emphasizing the role of exercise in weight control programs.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesExSc 480 or equivalent.
 TaughtWinter even years
Course Outcomes: 

Obesity-Related Health Complications

Students will be able to assess and evaluate health complications related to obesity.

Individual and Group Weight Management Sessions

Students will be able to successfully lead individual and group weight management sessions.

Weight Management Program Design

Students will be able to design successful weight management programs viable for long-term weight loss success, based on current literature.

Literature Review and Strategy Development

Students will be able to synthesize current literature on preventing excess weight gain and be able to develop practical strategies to prevent obesity at the national, state, local, and family levels.

Strategy Evaluation

Students will be able to critically examine weight loss/management strategies for safety and long-term weight management viability.