- Schedule of Classes - September 9, 2021 7:14PM EDT
- Course Catalog - September 9, 2021 7:15PM EDT
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.
Discusses the facts and fallacies concerning the role that nutrition, exercise, and other health behaviors play in preventing disease, maintaining good health, and maximizing athletic performance. Emphasis is on understanding the biological mechanisms through which good nutrition and regular exercise affect psychological and physical health.
When Offered Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.
Permission Note Enrollment preference given to: DNS majors and Human Ecology students.
Distribution Category (PBS-HE)
- Demonstrate the ability to analyze their dietary habits using a computer diet analysis program, identify strengths and weaknesses in their diet, and suggest one or more ways to improve the healthfulness of their diet, identify pros and cons of diet analysis programs and food recall methodologies.
- Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate, using course content, nutrition and health claims and/or controversies and to clearly articulate a scientifically supported opinion of the evaluated literature on the claim or controversy.
- Explain the relationships (interconnectedness) between optimal health, chronic disease and dietary habits, lifestyle choices, genetics and behaviors.
- Identify factors that influence the autonomic nervous system and how these affect, digestion, absorption, utilization and elimination of nutrients.
Regular Academic Session.
Credits and Grading Basis
3 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- MWFOnline Meeting
- Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
Instruction Mode: Online
This course is administered online in the spring semesters only, via the Center for Teaching Innovation at Cornell.
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