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Willamette University

900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301

503-370-6300 voice

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Interdisciplinary Studies

IDS 224 (NW) Disease Prevention (1)

This course will investigate the prevalence, etiology and social impact of several common diseases and disabilities as they relate to aging and physical inactivity. The class will specifically focus on the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, osteoporosis, sarcopenia, diabetes, cancer, and both classic and current research publications. Students will additionally gain practical laboratory experience with common clinical tests used in the assessment and diagnosis of these disorders.

Mode of Inquiry: Understanding the Natural World

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Lockard