SPECIAL TOPICS IN EATING BEHAVIOR
This class will introduce students to a range of eating behaviors, eating disturbances and body weight issues in the general populations. A primary aim of the course is expose students to the many factors that influence eating behaviors including lifestyle, environment, sport, and pathology. A second aim is to enable students to synthesize and evaluate current research on disordered eating in the general population, and in athletes, with the goal of coming to understand the role of the scientific literature in evidence-based practice. A third aim of this course is to empower students to develop, implement and evaluate presentations and programs on special topics related to eating behavior.