HEALTH AND FITNESS

HFIT-580
Health Policy and Behavior Change (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate/Graduate

This course explores the impact of politics and health policy on our health care system, preventative care, and health behaviors associated with chronic disease. It examines policy initiatives that affect health promoting behaviors and strategies for influencing political process. Systematic policy analysis of topics such as tobacco use, dietary choices, seat belt usage, and sedentary behavior are discussed. Usually offered alternate falls.