Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

EXS 4340 - Etiology, Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies of Chronic Diseases

Credits: 3 hrs
This course will examine the root causes and progression of chronic diseases, explore risk factors of these diseases, and prepare students to develop and contribute to intervention programs to prevent and/or reverse these diseases. Topics will include etiology of chronic diseases (obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, cancer, chronic lung diseases), identification and assessment of chronic disease risk factors, chronic disease prevention sgtrategies, current research on chronic disease prevention, and health promotion program/intervention development.
Pre-requisite(s): BIO 2312  : Anatomy and Physiology ll