Spring 2018 - BPK 417 D100

Obesity, Adipocyte Function and Weight management (3)

Class Number: 12547

Delivery Method: In Person


  • Course Times + Location:

    We, Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
    AQ 5037, Burnaby

  • Exam Times + Location:

    Apr 16, 2018
    3:30 PM – 6:30 PM
    SSCC 9000, Burnaby

  • Prerequisites:

    BPK or (KIN) 110, 306, 314 (or 311), 340.



Discusses mechanisms of health and disease with respect to a range of molecular mechanisms of physiology and organ system function, including how adipokines have an effect on metabolic alterations in immunology and hormone production in diabetes, stress and cardiovascular disease. Health behavior change in obesity and impact of dietary habits upon hyperlipidemia and apolipoprotein metabolism are addressed in addition to nutritional challenges in weight management and obesity. Students with credit for BPK (or KIN) 417W or KIN 417 may not repeat this course for further credit.

Department Undergraduate Notes:

It is the responsibility of the student to keep their BPK course outlines if they plan on furthering their education.

Registrar Notes:

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