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2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2016 - 2017 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HPE 4320 - Nutrition and Health-Related Fitness (3)

When Offered: Fall; Spring
GEN ED: Wellness Literacy
This course will focus on planning, implementation, and assessment of nutrition and health-related fitness in K-12 health and physical education. The course will address content and concepts in nutrition, with an emphasis on disease prevention (CVD, obesity, diabetes) and health promotion, as well as fitness concepts, principles, and strategies as they relate to maintenance of a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness. Prospective teachers completing this course will learn to apply instructional strategies to promote physical activity and fitness, healthy eating and weight management, and to assess students’ knowledge and skills in these areas. (CORE: PHY ACT/WELLNESS for HPE Majors Only)
Prerequisites: HPE 3210 , HPE 3220 , HPE 3230  and HPE 3240  with a grade of “C” or higher in each. A minimum grade of “C” (2.0) is required.