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This course will provide a coherent, understandable look at the evidence on how nutrition and physical activity impact health through lower morbidity, longevity, and quality of life.

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There are no required textbooks for this course. Please see the list of recommended readings and references below. There will also be links to online documents and resources provided throughout the course.

Week 1:
  • Module 1: Linking Nutrition and Physical Activity to Health Outcomes
  • Module 2: Assessing Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Body Composition
Week 2:
  • Module 3: Macronutrient Considerations: Carbohydrates
  • Module 4: Macronutrient Considerations: Proteins
Week 3:
  • Module 5: Macronutrient Considerations: Fats
  • Module 6: Vitamins
Week 4:
  • Module 7: Minerals
  • Module 8: Strategies for Improving Nutritional Habits
Week 5:
  • Module 9: Physical Activity Consideration: Aerobic vs. Resistance vs. Lifestyle
  • Module 10: Strategies for Improving Physical Activity
Week 6:
  • Module 11: Calorie (Energy Balance): The Interaction of Nutrition and Physical Activity
Final Examination


  • John Jakicic
  • Amy Rickman - Department of Health and Physical Activity

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