|Field of Study||Public health,Social science|
Reviews theories of mind-body health and wellbeing, including examination of multidimensional factors (e.g. stress, personality, relationships, & social environment) influencing health across the lifespan. The course also introduces evidence-based, therapeutic and preventative practices for promoting health and managing chronic conditions, including meditation, yoga and Taijiquan.
|Objective||- Identify contemporary frameworks and theories of mind-body health and wellbeing. - Review findings on interdependent factors (e.g. personality, relationships and social environment) that influence health and wellbeing. - Analyze the evidence-base on mind-body practices for prevention, rehabilitation and management of chronic conditions and disorders. - Explore and reflect on selected mind-body practice methods (ex. Meditation, Yoga, Taiji)|
|Preparations||Textbook: Course Packet Provided by Instructor, Other Materials: Laptop or notebook computer & Yoga Mat|
|Materials||HISS Syllabus_MindBody Health_Komelski|
|Last Updated||January 23, 2020|