NUTR 303 Neighborhood Nutrition (3cr) NW (SLN 17434)
TTh 2:00-3:20 EXED 110
Examines the food environment in the local community from the public health perspective. Explores where people get their food, what influences this decision and various aspects of the local food movement including access to healthy food, urban agriculture, farmers markets, and farm-to-school programs. Prerequisite: NUTR 300
NUTR 411 Topics in Advanced Nutrition (2cr) (SLN 20728) - NEW!
MW 11:30-12:20 HST T739
Advanced topics in nutritional sciences will be discussed. This will include nutrition and health, chronic disease prevention and management, and in depth discussion of dietary patterns. This course will draw on current topics in the media, impacts of public health policy on diet, and the most recent nutrition research. Prerequisite: NUTR 300
NUTR 446 Food Safety & Health (3cr) (SLN 20726) - NEW!
MW 1200-120 HST T478
Presentation of emerging issues in food safety and toxicology, microbiology, sustainable agriculture and biotechnology. Examines both domestic and global pressures on the food supply. Examines international and national policies that promote a safe food supply and access to nutritious foods. No prerequisites (Joint w/ NUTR 545/ENVH 540)
NUTR 490 Special Topics in Nutritional Sciences (1cr) (SLN 20875) - NEW!
Th 1230-120 HST T739
Examines emerging issues in nutrition. Reviews the evidence and potential policy implications. The winter 2013 special topics seminar will focus on access to healthy foods and feature guest speakers from campus and the community.
NUTR 302 Food Studies: Harvest to Health (3cr) I&S/NW
Examines the many facets of the modern food supply from production and processing to distribution, marketing, and retail. Systems approach to foods studies considers geopolitical, agricultural, environmental, social, and economic factors along the pathway from harvest to health. Prerequisite: NUTR 300.
NUTR 406 Sports Nutrition (3cr) NW - NEW!
Covers the essentials of human nutrition that improve and sustain optimal performance for sport and exercise. Discusses the effect of eating disorders (in both male and female athletes), weight management, and sport nutrition resources. Prerequisite: NUTR 300.
NUTR 405 Physical Activity in Health and Disease (3cr)
Impact of physical activity on individual and public health. Overview of physiological adaptations to activity, exercise prescription, exercise epidemiology, and prevention of chronic diseases. Public health recommendations for activity in the U.S. population, and the effects of the build environment on activity. Course Topics Include: Physical activity-related terminology, Measurement of physical activity in individuals and populations, Physiological adaptations to activity, Principles of exercise prescription, Physical activity epidemiology, Physical activity in health promotion and disease prevention, Public health recommendations for physical activity in the U.S., Inactivity and aging/disability, Adoption and maintenance of physical activity, Physical activity intervention settings. Prerequisite: either BIOL 118 or BIOL 180.
December 26, 2012