Online class with Michael Ormsbee

Changing Body Composition Through Diet & Exercise: by The Great Courses

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Understand your own body better than ever before.

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Michael Ormsbee, Ph.D., is an associate professor and interim director of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine in the College of Human Scienc...Read more

Lessons (24)

Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations
1. Body Composition: Managing Our Expectations
Meet Michael Ormsbee and get started with an overview of the performance nutrition field. Discover all the information you need to set your personal b...Read more
33min
A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition
2. A Healthier Way to Measure Body Composition
Feel, look, and perform better! Find out why the proportion of fat to muscle is an effective gauge of health, and how to measure it properly.
37min
How Food Is Digested & Absorbed
3. How Food Is Digested & Absorbed
Learn about the chemical reactions involved in digestion and absorption, and the mechanisms of nutrient partitioning, or how nutrients are moved into ...Read more
32min
Nutritional Needs & Cellular Function
4. Nutritional Needs & Cellular Function
Prof. Ormsbee shows you how the nutrients absorbed from food protect your cells from damage, produce energy, and continually create new cells to repla...Read more
33min
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Taught by

Michael Ormsbee, Ph.D., is an associate professor and interim director of the Institute of Sports Sciences and Medicine in the College of Human Scienc...Read more