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NTR 247 Weight Management Theory
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2015
SUN#:  None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lecture
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F Only
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Description: Comprehensive analysis of physiological, psychological, and environmental influences on body weight. Researching various weight management theories, discerning between behavioral and non-behavioral methods. Assessing appropriate weight management strategies.

Prerequisites: NTR200 OR NTR104

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Knowledge Level) Define the impact of the obesity epidemic on the individual and on society. (CSLO1)
2. (Comprehensive Level) Identify and explain physiological, psychological, and environmental influences on body weight.
3. (Knowledge Level) Define various types of eating disorders.
4. (Comprehensive Level) Describe the impact of body weight on physical and psychological health.
5. (Evaluation Level) Recommend prevention strategies for childhood obesity based on specific case studies.
6. (Evaluation Level) Recommend prevention strategies for adult obesity based on specific case studies.
7. (Evaluation Level) Compare and contrast behavioral and non-behavioral approaches to weight management.(CSLO2)
8. (Analysis Level) Analyze the science and credibility of current weight management strategies.(CSLO4)
9. (Synthesis Level) Integrate nutrition principles to weight management.
10. (Synthesis Level) Integrate fitness principles to weight management.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation