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Adaptive Brain and Behavior Courses Spring 2020


BMES 2004

In this course, students from business, biology, psychology, engineering, and others work together in multidisciplinary teams to learn, understand, and develop solutions for all aspects related to concussions. The spring 2020 class discussions will focus on understanding the anatomic and physiologic components of concussions while also evaluating research progress, recovery, and limitations to current challenges. VT is a leader in head injury research: concussions, traumatic brain injury (TBI), head injury biomechanics, and helmet testing/ratings.

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Students will get hands-on helmet lab testing experience as well as guest lectures from leaders in the field of concussion research.

Integrative Health Practice

HD 2014

Our communities endure many complex problems, and the improvement of our health care is a current challenge.  This course will focus the discussion on the relationship of mind-body and its impact on health and wellbeing. Students from different disciplines will explore multidimensional factors, including stress, personality, relationships, and social environment, as well as issues of identity and equity that influence health across the lifespan. In addition, students will engage in contemplative and evidence-based integrative health practices used for promoting health, wellbeing, and resilience. Attention will be given to ethical use and teaching of practice methods.


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