Topics course.: A seminar focusing on the relationship between physical activity and health. Physical activity can be used as a strategy to prevent and treat chronic disease. In this seminar, we will explore the evidence underlying the relationship between physical activity and health in a variety of populations. Major topics include physical activity and sedentary behavior epidemiology, measurement and study design, chronic disease etiology, and health disparities. Emphasis is placed on critical evaluation of seminal and current research in the field. Enrollment limit of 14.