KIN4214: Health Promotion

3 Credits

This course is an introduction to the professional and academic field of health promotion and is designed to give students a working knowledge of health promotion concepts and methods and their application to health and health behaviors. Special emphasis will be placed on the philosophical and theoretical foundations of health promotion, specific theories of health promotion, and select health habits and the individual and environmental forces related to these behaviors. Students will also establish a foundation for developing health promotion programs for disease prevention and will focus on the process involved in developing and evaluating health promotion programs. Examples of prevention programs will be presented and evaluated including various aspects of physical activity (i.e., intrapersonal, interpersonal, community, environmental). Topics in the course focus not only on evidence-based strategies but also on key approaches to program development, implementation, and evaluation. This course is designed for declared Kinesiology B.S. and Health and Wellness Promotion Minor students in their third or fourth year of study.

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