- Public Health Education
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- Athletic Coaching Minor
- Kinesiology Internship
- Undergraduate Courses
Kinesiology Graduate Courses
KIN 501. Introduction to Research in Kinesiology. 4 credits. The study of quantitative and qualitative research methods used in the field of kinesiology.
KIN 502. Evaluation in Physical Education. 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 415 or consent of the instructor. The course will deal with the determination of standards for human performance in physical education and sport, and the principles to apply these standards for exercise prescription.
KIN 510. Theory and Practice in Public Recreation Administration. 2 credits. Legal implications, community relations, finance and relationship of schools and other community agencies in community recreation.
KIN 511. Theory and Practice in Physical Education Administration. 2 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 340 or consent of the instructor. A study of the knowledge, skills and insights as they relate to planning, management and leadership necessary for effective administration of a physical education program.
KIN 512. Theory and Practice in Sports Administration. 2 credits. Problems, policies and facilities in athletic departments with emphasis at the secondary level. Public relations problems met and problems of interrelationships with the general curriculum.
KIN 513. Supervision of Physical Education. 3 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 521 or consent of the instructor. The study of the knowledge and skills necessary to supervise teaching and coaching in sport and fitness education.
KIN 514. Theory and Practice in Intramural Sports Administration. 2 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 405, experience as a director or by consent of the instructor. Study of the basic ingredients required to administer a successful intramural program .
KIN 520. Curriculum Development for Physical Education. 3 credits. A study of processes for planning, implementing, and evaluating curriculum in physical education.
KIN 521. Analysis of Physical Education Teaching and Coaching. 3 credits. A review of the knowledge and skills for instruction in sport and fitness activities, with practical applications to teaching and coaching.
KIN 523. Historical and Philosophical Foundations of Physical Education. 2 credits. Educational justification of various phases of the physical education program based on historical and philosophical evidence.
KIN 524. Adapted Physical Education. 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 404 or consent of the instructor. Theory and practice of modified physical education activities adapted to needs, capacities and abilities of the atypical child.
KIN 525. Motor Development. 3 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 276 or KIN 355, or consent of instructor. Study of age-related performance changes across the life span. Emphasis will be on physical and mental change as they affect motor skill acquisition and performance.
KIN 529. Exercise Psychology. 3 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 440 or consent of the instructor. A research-based study of the psychological aspects that are associated with participation in exercise/physical activity.
KIN 530. Sports Biomechanics. 4 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 332 or consent of the instructor. The application of principles of mechanics to the study of human motion in sports and exercise.
KIN 531. Sport Psychology. 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 440 or consent of the instructor. A research-based study of the psychological aspects associated with participation in sport.
KIN 533. Motor Learning and Control. 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 276 or equivalent or consent of the instructor. Study of the acquisition and control of human motor skill.
KIN 534. Sport Sociology. 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 401 or consent of the instructor. This course is designed to examine various sociological factors in American society and their relationship to the sport experience.
KIN 535. Advanced Exercise Physiology I. Prerequisites: KIN 402 or equivalent, and consent of the instructor. The focus of this course is on the mechanisms which affect the cardiovascular and pulmonary system responses at rest, during and after exercise. This is a lecture/laboratory course.
KIN 536. Advanced Exercise Physiology II. 4 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 535 and consent of the instructor. Acute and chronic muscle function, energy metabolism, and regulatory process of skeletal muscle and muscle cell function during rest, during exercise and during recovery will be the focus of this lecture/laboratory course.
KIN 538. Exercise in Health and Disease. 4 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 535 and consent of the instructor. The role of exercise in the prevention and rehabilitation of individuals in various disease states, e.g., atherosclerosis, chronic obstructive lung disease, hypertension, diabetes, osteoporosis, obesity, and others. Health states include aging and pregnancy. This is a lecture/laboratory course.
KIN 539. Theory and Practice of Exercise Testing. 4 credits. Prerequisites: KIN 535 and consent of instructor. The focus of this lecture/laboratory course is on the electrophysiology of myocardial function and exercise prescription for symptomatic and asymptomatic populations. Students will learn to interpret resting and exercise electrocardiogram recordings.
KIN 540. Teaching Lifetime Fitness. 3 credits. A study of the philosophical, disciplinary, and professional considerations that are necessary for the optimal planning and execution of lifetime fitness education programs in public schools and allied settings.
KIN 541. Adult Fitness Programming. 3 credits. A study of adult fitness and wellness programs in different settings and for a variety of adult subpopulations and special groups.
KIN 555. Special Topics in Physical Education and Exercise Science. 1 to 4 credits. Prerequisite: Consent of instructor. Investigation of special topics in the study of physical education and exercise science not included in current departmental course offerings.
KIN 560. Seminar in Kinesiology. 1 credit. Prerequisite: Consent of the instructor. Presentations of current topics based on reviews of literature. Repeatable to 4 credits. S/U grading only.
KIN 561. Critical Synthesis and Analysis in Kinesiology. 2 credits. Prerequisite: 20 hours of graduate credit. This course is designed to provide the student with the opportunity to critically analyze and synthesize selected topics in kinesiology.
KIN 585. Internship. 3 to 6 credits. Prerequisite: Appropriate foundational and major area course work; consent of advisor and on-site supervisor. Professional experience and skill development through supervised placement at an approved work site (or other program) relevant to the course of study.
KIN 590. Individual Research in Kinesiology. 1 to 4 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 501 and consent of the student's faculty advisor. Library, laboratory or field research of an approved project in Sport Pedagogy or Sport and Exercise Science.
KIN 592. Directed Readings in Kinesiology. 2 to 3 credits. Prerequisite: KIN 501 and consent of the student's faculty advisor. Extensive readings to cover a student's area of specialization and interest; written reports are required (may be repeated to a total of six credits).