Course Description for Physical Activity Epidemiology
Physical Activity Epidemiology
This course examines the current state of physical activity and public health with a particular focus on chronic diseases. This course will review the positive associations regular physical activity, exercise, and fitness purvey on overall health as well as examining the associations with various common, chronic conditions e.g. type 2 diabetes, heart disease. This course will be taught from an epidemiological perspective incorporating the use of the scientific literature with the objective of augmenting student knowledge in epidemiology and study design.