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    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | School of Public Health

    University of Maryland: Terp Young Scholars | School of Public Health


    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Day
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: July
    • Session Length: Three Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Academic
    • Sub-Categories: STEM, Health and Well Being, Public Health
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
    • Career Clusters: Government and Public Administration, Health Science
    • Credit Awarded: Yes
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    The School of Public Health at the University of Maryland promotes and protects the health and well-being of the diverse communities throughout Maryland, the nation, and the world. Through Terp Young Scholars, students are exposed to the possibilities offered in health and medical fields.

    2024 course offerings:

    KNES289F: Foundations of Food, Physical Activity and Health

    Explore the basics of nutrition, activity & exercise, and human health. What is a calorie? What is metabolic rate? How do our daily activities alter our metabolism? What are the short- and long-term benefits of exercise? How do equity and access to food and physical activity affect health? Is sedentary behavior a greater health risk than being overweight? Students will learn through in-person lectures, class discussions, and activities.