Course Description

EEH 672 The Role of Physical Activity in the Etiology, Treatment and Prevention of Chronic Disease

3 Credits, Spring Semester

Prerequisite: EEH 501

Designed for students who are interested in expanding their knowledge and understanding of physical activity research and the public health implications of an active or inactive lifestyle. The major emphasis will be on methodological issues in physical activity research, and the role of physical activity in health and chronic disease. The course is intended to develop critical thinking, research, and decision-making skills for independent researchers and clinicians.


This course is designed for advanced doctoral students.