Lifestyle and Chronic Disease Prevention
Exercise Sciences College of Life Sciences
Current scientific evidence demonstrating how lifestyle affects disease processes. Healthy lifestyle concepts specifically needed by wellness professionals, health educators, and health promotion practitioners; influence of unhealthy lifestyle as basis for chronic diseases, i.e., cardiovascular disease, cancer, and diabetes.
Fall, Winter, Spring
Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)
Also offered by BYU Independent Study; enroll anytime throughout year; one year to complete; additional tuition required; register at is.byu.edu.
Interpretation of Statistical Techniques
Understand the use and interpretation of statistical techniques used in scientific papers on health and lifestyle
Gaining Knowledge to Help Others
Gain knowledge needed to help others adopt and maintain a healthy lifestyle
Become familiar with the scientific literature that supports healthy living
Develop an awareness of what constitutes a healthy lifestyle