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Viewing: EXNS 6204 : Biostatistical Methods and Research Design

Last approved: Thu, 15 Oct 2015 09:19:47 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 17 Jul 2015 18:27:00 GMT

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Milken Institute School of Public Health
Exercise and Nutrition Sciences (EXNS)
EXNS
6204
Biostatistical Methods and Research Design
Biostat Method/Research Design
201501
3
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Lecture
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30

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EXSC 6204 - Biostatistical Meth&Res Design
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Basic principles, concepts, and procedures of research, sampling, and statistical design. Probability, hypothesis testing, and application of basic statistical techniques using calculators and statistical software packages.
1. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the physiology of exercise. 2. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the pathophysiology of selected chronic diseases and conditions. 3. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the role of exercise training and regular physical activity as it relates to improved health, function, and performance across the lifespan. 4. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of various programmatic design variables that can be manipulated to bring about specific exercise- and physical activity outcomes. 5. Students will demonstrate knowledge and understanding of current evidence- based aspects of physical activity and exercise training as it relates to improved health. 6. Students will apply various theories of social and behavioral change as they relate to exercise adoption and maintenance and to improved health. 7. Students will demonstrate skills in the design of exercise training and rehabilitation programs that are consistent with these social and behavioral theories. 8. Students will evaluate these programs with regard to their effectiveness in improving physical performance and health. 9. Students will design research studies that are consistent with advancing the field of exercise science. 10. Students will integrate applicable statistical and epidemiological theories in the development and evaluation of this research.
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twilson (Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:53:25 GMT): Rollback: Prerequisite currently says "Basic Statistics or calculus" - please have department identify actual course numbers that fulfill the prerequisite requirement
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