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EDU158

Healthy Lifestyles-Youth

This course introduces the topics of health, safety, nutrition, physical activities and environments for the school-age child/youth that promote development, fitness, and healthy lifestyles. Topics include the use of physical and nutritional/cooking activities (indoor/outdoor, teacher-directed/youth-directed) appropriate for youth developing typically/atypically; safe/healthy menu planning; safe/healthy environmental design, assessment and supervision. Upon completion, students should be able to plan/facilitate safe/healthy physical and nutritional/cooking activities, discuss safety policies/ regulations and identify health/safety/nutritional needs of youth. This course emphasizes evidence-based practices and strategies that support all youth including those with diverse abilities.

Lecture Hours: 

3.00

Lab Hours: 

0.00

Clinical Hours: 

0.00

Credit Hours: 

3.00

Corequisites: 

DRE 097