Human Performance & Nutrition

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UMass Amherst
Designed to engage students in: 1. Fundamental questions, ideas and methods of analysis, 2. Application of these methods to real world problems, 3. Critical thinking through inquiry, problem-solving and analysis and 4. Awareness of how race, ethnicity and social "class" impact health and wellness. This course provides the base of knowledge required to understand the role of diet and exercise in optimizing athletic performance AND overall health. In addition, students gain the skills necessary to critically evaluate information and products related to human performance with "open-minded" skepticism. (Gen.Ed. BS)
45 seats are reserved for KIN Majors.

Discussion sections do not begin until the SECOND week of classes.

There are 45 seats reserved for Kinesiology majors in addition to some for the New Students Program. The seats that have been reserved for KIN Majors and the New Students Program will be released to all Majors on December 12, 2016 (if there are any to release). If you cannot enroll because of these reserved seats, please check back from time to time to see if space becomes available.
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Multiple required components--lab and/or discussion section. To register, submit requests for all components simultaneously.
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Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
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Human Performance & Nutrition
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 4.0 Gayatri Guhanarayan W F 9:05AM 10:20AM