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KINE 4331. OBESITY & WEIGHT MANAGEMENT. 3 Hours.

This course is a review of the scientific literature on the causes and consequences of obesity. Topics include: techniques for assessing body composition, metabolic factors promoting obesity, the role of obesity in metabolic and cardiovascular disease, traditional and non-traditional weight loss programs, economic consequences and contributors of obesity, and psychosocial consequences and contributors of obesity. Prerequisite: KINE 3315 and KINE 3325.