Physical Activity in Health & Disease
EPI 405/502 and NUTR 405/505
Spring 2010
MWF 12:30 - 1:20, Health Sciences Center T-739


Welcome to the home page for Epidemiology 405/502 and Nutrition 405/505!

Course Topics Include:
  • Physical activity-related terminology
  • Measurement of physical activity in individuals and populations
  • Physiological adaptations to activity
  • Principles of exercise prescription
  • Physical activity epidemiology
  • Physical activity in health promotion and disease prevention
  • Public health recommendations for physical activity in the U.S.
  • Inactivity and aging/disability
  • Adoption and maintenance of physical activity
  • Physical activity intervention settings

Prerequisites:
  • Biology 118 or equivalent coursework

Credits & Knowledge Area:
  • 3 credits
  • Natural World (meets undergraduate general education requirement)

Instructor

Glen Duncan, PhD, RCEPSM
Associate Professor
Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences
305-K Raitt Hall
Faculty Web Page
duncag@u.washington.edu

Office hours: MW 11 - 12

Teaching Assistant

Rachel Myhre, BS
Graduate Student
Nutritional Sciences
330 Raitt Hall
rjm22@u.washington.edu

Office hours: W 10 - 12