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Understanding Childhood Obesity

Course #: EDUC_713G

Semester Credits: 3

Cost: $375.00

Obesity in children is a serious issue with many health and social consequences that often continue into adulthood. By gaining an understanding of obesity and its causes, we are in a better position to implement prevention programs and understand treatment options that can help in controlling the obesity epidemic. By integrating information from scientific and popular sources, this course will help you understand childhood obesity and the economic, social, and political ramifications of this serious problem. Definitions, environmental and genetic causes are discussed.

This course is applicable towards the following certificate(s):
*Health and Human Development

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