KINE 3342. SOCIOLOGY OF THE HUMAN BODY. 3 Hours.
Drawing from the social sciences, cultural and gender studies, and exercise physiology, this course in body sociology addresses several comtemporary issues relating to diet, nutrition and exercise. Specific topics include eating disorders, factory farming, and "body industries" involving weight-loss diets, gyms, fashion, and cosmetic and bariatric surgery. The medical model of bodies is also examined. Also listed as SOCI 3342; credit will not be granted for both KINE 3342 and SOCI 3342.