A co-author of a book used for a required fitness class at UNC-Chapel Hill defends the book, which has been criticized for referring to cancer and diabetes as “diseases of choice.” UNC officials said the Lifetime Fitness class replaced the university’s previous traditional physical education classes, which only had a sports class component.
A co-author of a book used for a required fitness class at UNC-Chapel Hill defends the book, which has been criticized for referring to cancer and diabetes as “diseases of choice.” UNC officials said the Lifetime Fitness class replaced the university’s previous traditional physical education classes, which only had a sports class component. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com
A co-author of a book used for a required fitness class at UNC-Chapel Hill defends the book, which has been criticized for referring to cancer and diabetes as “diseases of choice.” UNC officials said the Lifetime Fitness class replaced the university’s previous traditional physical education classes, which only had a sports class component. Robert Willett rwillett@newsobserver.com

Author defends fitness textbook whose claims have come under fire at UNC

July 20, 2018 06:11 PM