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BIOL1250-A Fund Of Human Biology/Health    (Fall 2012)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor
Course Details

Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2012 - 12/15/2012)

Days: T R

Time: 12:15 - 01:30 pm

Location: Moon Campus

Room: John Jay 263

Seats Available: 28 Seats

Credits: 3

Course Description

The aim of personal health is to help students become knowledgeable about health, high-level wellness, and disease prevention. It begins with a general overview of past and present definitions and concepts of health throughout the history of health in the United States. Information is provided about the dynamic controllable and non-controllable features related to issues of health. The course also assists students to maximize both their personal lifestyle behaviors and their health environments by providing them with information and skills to identify the various factors influencing their level of wellness. Information and skills that can be incorporated into a lifestyle will be stressed. As an introduction to issues in personal health, this course will attempt to highlight many content areas and issues related to disease prevention and wellness. In addition, emphasis will be stressed on how to become an informed health consumer and to knowledgeably access the health system at various points throughout the life cycle.

About The Instructor

Matthew J. Maurer, Ph.D.

Co-Director, SEMS-ROC, Student Engagement & Outreach
SEMS - ROC

Coordinator, Science Education
Education

Associate Professor of Science
Science


maurerm@rmu.edu
412-397-4051 phone
412-397-3277 fax
John Jay 213
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