This course will build on the behavioral concepts of lifestyle-based intervention discussed in the preceding course. Here, the emphasis will be to examine the underlying biologic and physiologic changes experienced by older adults in response to prominent lifestyle-based interventions, e.g. diet and physical exercise.
|Week 1||Geroscience: A new approach to healthy aging|
|Week 2||Prominent Biologic factors in aging and disease|
|Week 3||Sedentary lifestyle as a risk to Healthy Aging|
|Week 4||Biologic Effects of physical activity interventions relevant to Physical Function|
|Week 5||Biologic Effects of physical activity Interventions Relevant to cognitive Function|
|Week 6||Other Biologic Effects of physical activity interventions relevant to healthy aging|
|Week 7||Unbalanced diet as a risk to Healthy Aging|
|Week 8||Biologic Effects of Dietary Interventions Relevant to physical function|
|Week 9||Biologic Effects of Dietary Interventions Relevant to cognitive Function|
|Week 10||Other Biologic Effects of physical activity interventions relevant to healthy aging|
|Week 11||Clinical and biologic Effects of Sleep-related Lifestyle interventions|
|Week 12||Interventions to enhance social engagement + reduce psychological stress|
|Week 13||Multi-modal interventions|
- Topic articles will be placed on the course website. The information in these articles is coordinated with online lecture materials and serves as the required text for the course.
- Other multimedia materials, e.g. videos, PowerPoint slides; will also be provided as appropriate for each module.
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