Washtenaw Community College

Search Washtenaw Community College

Classes

BIO 142: Fundamentals of Nutrition, Exercise and Weight Control

In this course, students explore the relationship between nutrition and energy expenditures as they apply to body mass regulation. Students will be introduced to concepts such as nutrition, metabolism, and energy transfer, exercise energy utilization, and the bioenergetics of food and activity. Students will assess body composition such as body fat and lean mass. Concepts of obesity, weight control, modification of eating and exercise behaviors, diet practices and psychosocial aspects of weight control will be discussed. The physiologic considerations in total fitness such as strength, anaerobic and aerobic power will be covered. This course was previously titled Introduction to Nutrition, Exercise & Weight Control.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6

Corequisites: PEA 115

Credits
3
Lecture Hours
45
Clinical Hours
0
Lab Hours
0
Other Hours
0
Total Hours
45

Some classes are not offered every term. To see if this class is currently available, check the schedule.

Get Advising From Home

Save a trip to campus. Just fire up your computer webcam and microphone to talk to an advisor online.

more »

Books Delivered to You

Save time and gas: Get your books online through WCC’s Barnes & Noble Bookstore.

more »

What Students Say About Online Classes

“When I took an online class for the first time I was amazed at how organized it was. It was so easy to navigate and provided me with all the links and tools I needed to complete my course.”

—Mary Beth H., 30

Feedback & Suggestions | Social Media Directory