This course will discuss the overall health of the local community. While discussions will entail the complex determinants of health, emphasis for this course will be on the benefits of physical activity to overall health. Additionally, it will consider how to study rural communities and the health issues they face as well as the local community resources available as they relate to physical activity. Finally, conversations will consist of how to build healthy communities while examining national and local campaigns that address rural community health. Prerequisite: Declared Exercise Science major or minor, junior or senior standing.