Physical Activity in Health & Disease

Spring Quarter 2015
M W F 12:30 - 1:20, Health Sciences Center T-625




Welcome to the home page for Nutrition 405! 


Course Topics Include:
  • Physical activity-related terminology
  • Measurement of physical activity in individuals and populations
  • Physiological adaptations to activity
  • Principles of exercise prescription
  • Physical activity epidemiology
  • Physical activity in health promotion and disease prevention
  • Public health recommendations for physical activity in the U.S.
  • Inactivity and aging/disability
  • Adoption and maintenance of physical activity
  • Physical activity intervention settings

  • Biology 118 or equivalent coursework
Credits & Knowledge Area:
  • 3 credits
  • Natural World (meets undergraduate general education requirement)



Glen Duncan, PhD, RCEPSM
Associate Professor
Epidemiology, Nutritional Sciences
305-K Raitt Hall
Faculty Web Page

Office hours: M W F 11-12

Teaching Assistants

Barbara Harding
MS Candidate

Office hours: Tu 12:00-1:00, 229-C Raitt Hall; Th 11:00-12:30, 229-B Raitt Hall

Emma Partridge
MS Candidate
Nutritional Sciences

Office hours: M W 1:30-2:30, 229-B Raitt Hall

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