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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NUTR 61200 - Obesity: Behavior, Physiology And Policy

Credit Hours: 2.00. The topics in this course provide a firm conceptual foundation for graduate students interested in issues related to obesity. Topics include issues ranging from molecular to policy: there is a strong emphasis on interdisciplinary approaches and critical thinking as it is a goal to integrate the sophisticated analyses of the physiological, nutritional, developmental, genetic, sensory, socio-economic, and experiential determinants of food and fluid intake. In addition, topics in this course such as health implications of obesity, epidemiology of obesity, endocrine, energy metabolism/integration, and neurochemistry will provide the opportunity for greater interdisciplinary collaborations. Typically offered Fall.