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Kinesiology (KINES) Courses

Lower Division

KINES 102 INSTRUCTIONAL TENNIS (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in tennis activities emphasizing concepts, fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 103 INSTRUCTIONAL INDOOR RACKET ACTIVITIES (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in badminton, pickle ball, and table tennis emphasizing fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 105 INSTRUCTIONAL YOGA AND PILATES (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in a variety of yoga postures and sequenced poses, along with different pilates techniques emphasizing theory and tradition, breathing, meditation, teaching progressions, and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 106 INSTRUCTIONAL DISC SPORT ACTIVITIES (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in a variety of disc sport activities, emphasizing fundamental concepts, techniques, and teaching progressions. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 107 INSTRUCTIONAL GYMNASTICS (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in tumbling and gymnastic activities, emphasizing fundamental skills, safety and spotting techniques, teaching progressions, and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 109 WATER SAFETY INSTRUCTOR (0-2-1)(F/S). Designed to teach skills necessary to become an American Red Cross certified Water Safety Instructor. Strong swimming skills recommended. Special fee required.

KINES 110 INSTRUCTIONAL VOLLEYBALL (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in volleyball activities emphasizing fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 111 INSTRUCTIONAL BASKETBALL (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in basketball activities emphasizing fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 113 INSTRUCTIONAL GOLF (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in golf activities emphasizing concepts, fundamental skills, rules, etiquette, strategies, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 114 INSTRUCTIONAL OUTDOOR EDUCATION (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in a variety of wilderness sports and outdoor recreation activities, emphasizing safety, fundamental skills, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 115 INSTRUCTIONAL RECREATIONAL GAMES (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in flag football, softball, and ultimate Frisbee, emphasizing fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions, and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 116 INSTRUCTIONAL RHYTHMIC SKILLS/DANCE (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in rhythmic skills and dance, emphasizing fundamental skills, teaching progressions and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 117 INSTRUCTIONAL SOCCER (0-3-1)(F/S). Instruction and practice in soccer activities, emphasizing fundamental skills, rules, strategies, teaching progressions, and learning cues. Five-week course. PREREQ: Restricted to K-12 Physical Education majors.

KINES 121 TAPING AND WRAPPING TECHNIQUES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING (0-2-1)(F/S). Instructs students in a variety of wrapping and taping procedures used in the field of athletic training as forms of external support A prerequisite for admission to the Athletic Training Education Program.

KINES 140 PERSONAL HEALTH (3-0-3)(F/S)(FS). Covers nutrition, diseases, health needs, services, drugs, family living, and personality structure and development. Enhances student adjustment toward effective functioning in a changing environment.

KINES 150 (HLTH 150) RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE: HEALTH PROFESSIONS (1-0-1)(F). Required course for students residing in the University Housing Health Professions Residential College. Students learn about the campus and community resources, explore various health-related professions, are civically engaged, and participate in service projects. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

KINES 181 INTRODUCTION TO SPORT COACHING (3-0-3)(F/S). An exploration of the principles, issues, and responsibilities related to the practice of sport coaching including the role of sport in society and leadership in sport settings comprising philosophy, leadership styles, communication, group dynamics, and teaching and instruction.

KINES 201 CULTURAL, HISTORICAL, AND PHILOSOPHICAL DIMENSIONS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3-0-3)(F/S). A study of sociocultural, historical, and philosophical factors and issues that influence attitudes about and practices of physical activity. PREREQ: ENGL 101.

KINES 220 INTRODUCTION TO ATHLETIC INJURIES (3-0-3)(F/S). A survey course introducing the principles of care and prevention of sport induced injury. Emphasis will be on identification and differentiation of minor and major trauma related to sports participation. A prerequisite for admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. PREREQ: BIOL 107 or BIOL 227 or PERM/INST.

KINES 221 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION I (0-8-2)(F). Clinical instruction in first-aid/CPR procedures, acute care, regional assessment and documentation procedures for musculoskeletal injuries, neurologic injuries, diseases commonly incurred by athletes, and supervised clinical experiences as delineated by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). PREREQ: Admission to the clinical instruction component of the Athletic Training Education Program. COREQ: KINES 324.

KINES 222 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION II (0-8-2)(S). Clinical instruction in acute-care procedures, specialized taping and wrapping techniques, splinting, bracing, and ambulatory techniques, continuation of musculoskeletal assessment techniques, environmental conditions, head and neck injuries, and supervised clinical experiences as delineated by CAATE. PREREQ: KINES 221.

KINES 242 HUMAN SEXUALITY (3-0-3)(F). The study of individual sexuality, emphasizing both physiological and psychological aspects. Topics include sexual anatomy and physiology, sexual response cycle, childbirth, contraception, sexual dysfunction, sex role development, and sexual deviation. Cross-cultural values will be examined and a values clarification unit will be included.

KINES 250 (HLTH 250) RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE: HEALTH PROFESSIONS (1-0-1)(S). Required course for students residing in the University Housing Health Professions Residential College. Students learn about the campus and community resources, explore various health-related professions, are civically engaged, and participate in service projects. May be repeated for credit. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

KINES 251 INTRODUCTION TO TEACHING PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3-0-3)(F/S). Foundations in the history and philosophy of physical education and fundamentals in pedagogical strategies and theory. Basic tenets of sound teaching will be discussed and applied. PREREQ: Restricted to Kinesiology majors.

KINES 270 APPLIED ANATOMY (3-0-3)(F/S). Investigation of human osteology, myology, anthropology, and neurology as they relate to movement. Emphasis is on application of the knowledge of human anatomy to the principles underlying human movement. PREREQ: BIOL 107 or BIOL 227.

KINES 293 INTERNSHIP (1-3 credits)(F/S). Practicum field experience in physical education-related areas. Practical experience utilizing theory and practice of the assigned activity in various settings. Required in some options. PREREQ: PERM/INST.

Upper Division

KINES 301 STATISTICS, MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION CONCEPTS (3-0-3)(F/S). Scientific reasoning approaches will be presented that enable students to make reliable and valid judgments based on empirical data. Topics include basic descriptive, correlational and inferential statistics, basic measurement theory of reliability, validity, and objectivity, with emphasis on these statistics and theories associated with the assessment of health and human performance. PREREQ: MATH 143 or MATH 170.

KINES 305 ADAPTED PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3-0-3)(F,S). Course is designed to acquaint physical educators with the unique needs of the disabled. Emphasis will be on planning activities, games, sports, and exercise programs that will contribute to the special student’s developmental health and wellness. PREREQ: KINES 140 and KINES 201, or PERM/INST.

KINES 321 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION III (0-11-3)(F). Clinical instruction involving indications, contraindications, and clinical application of therapeutic modalities utilized by Athletic Trainers, basic rehabilitative protocols for commonly injured joints, and supervised clinical experiences as delineated by CAATE. PREREQ: KINES 222. COREQ: KINES 326.

KINES 322 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION IV (0-11-3)(S). Clinical instruction in rehabilitative exercise, techniques of reconditioning athletic injuries, and supervised clinical experiences as delineated by CAATE. PREREQ: KINES 321. COREQ: KINES 424.

KINES 324 INJURY EVALUATION (4-0-4)(F). Instruction in theory and application of basic physical examination techniques of traumatic conditions and illnesses resulting from sports participation. PREREQ: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. COREQ: KINES 221.

KINES 326 MODALITIES IN ATHLETIC TRAINING (3-0-3)(F). Instruction in theory and application, through clinical observations, of various therapeutic modalities for care and treatment of athletic injuries, emphasizing cryotherapy, thermal therapy, manual therapy, and electrical modalities. PREREQ: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. COREQ: KINES 321.

KINES 330 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY AND LAB (3-2-4)(F,S). Instruction and laboratory applications in the physiological and biochemical changes accompanying exercise and training with emphasis on bioenergetics, metabolism, and the muscular, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems. PREREQ: CHEM 101 or CHEM 111, KINES 140, KINES 201, and KINES 270, and 3.0 GPA, or PERM/INST.

KINES 332 NUTRITION IN EXERCISE AND SPORT (3-0-3)(F/S). An integration of exercise physiology and nutrition, this course will investigate nutrition for health, exercise, and athletic performance benefits. PRE/COREQ: KINES 330.

KINES 351 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS (3-0-3)(F/S). Instruction in methods of teaching elementary school physical education emphasizing movement needs, analysis, and development of skills, and practical application. Must be completed with a C or higher. PREREQ: Admission to K-12 Physical Education Program, KINES 251 and Admission to Teacher Education or Professional Year. COREQ: KINES 352 and ED-CIFS 203.

KINES 352 FIELD EXPERIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS (0-4-1)(F/S). Sixty-hour teaching experience at an elementary school. Observation of teaching/learning process and demonstration of teaching competence in a classroom setting. (Pass/Fail.) COREQ: KINES 351 and ED-CIFS 203.

KINES 355 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION (1-3 credits)(F/S). Required for elementary education majors. Planning, organization, and management techniques for teaching elementary school health and physical education. The health content focuses on issues, trends, practices, individual/social health problems, and topic sequencing, while the physical education portion emphasizes movement needs, skill analysis/development, and activity progressions. Elementary education majors also seeking a health teaching endorsement will take the PE-only option (1-credit). Elementary health will be fulfilled in KINES 445 as part of the health teaching endorsement. Students not seeking a health teaching endorsement will take the full 3-credit course. PREREQ: admission to teacher education.

KINES 360 PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT COACHING (2-0-2)(F/S). An examination of psychological aspects of the coaching profession including concepts focused on motivation, communication, stress and anxiety, and team dynamics and cohesion. PREREQ: KINES 181.

KINES 361 CONDITIONING PRINCIPLES FOR SPORT (2-0-2)(F/S). Best practices and developmental considerations on training and strength conditioning procedures for children, adolescents, and young adults. Emphasis on safety factors, along with planning and administration of training programs. PREREQ: KINES 181.

KINES 362 SPORT COACHING METHODS AND ADMINISTRATION (3-0-3)(F/S). Instructional methods of sport coaching in diverse contexts with an emphasis on sport pedagogy and skill acquisition, planning, leadership development, and administration. PREREQ: KINES 181.

KINES 363 EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY (3-0-3)(F,S). Issues related to the differentiation between physical activity and exercise, benefits and determinates of physical activity, and models for involvement in physical activity as well as theories of change. Focus on cognitive and social psychological perspectives. PREREQ: KINES 140 and KINES 201, and PSYC 101, or PERM/INST.

KINES 365 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY (3-0-3)(F). Overview of fundamental concepts, principles, and theories related to the psychology of human behavior in sport and exercise settings. Emphasis on understanding how competition, feedback and reinforcement, personality, motivation, anxiety, and sport injuries affect performance and psychological make-up of participants. PREREQ: KINES 140, KINES 201, and PSYC 101, or PERM/INST.

KINES 370 BIOMECHANICS AND LAB (3-2-4)(F,S). Instruction and laboratory applications in anatomical and mechanical considerations applied to human motion in sport and exercise. PREREQ: KINES 140 and KINES 201; MATH 143, MATH 144, or MATH 170; PHYS 111 or PHYS 211; and 3.0 GPA, or PERM/INST.

KINES 372 APPLIED PRINCIPLES OF BIOMECHANICS (3-0-3)(F/S). Introduction to basic concepts of biomechanics and application to sport and physical activity. PREREQ: MATH 143.

KINES 375 HUMAN GROWTH AND MOTOR LEARNING AND LAB (3-2-4)(F,S). Instruction and laboratory applications designed to provide the student with an understanding of human growth, movement development, motor learning, and control. Application to skilled behavior is emphasized. PREREQ: KINES 140, KINES 201, KINES 270, and 3.0 GPA, or PERM/INST.

KINES 403 (ZOOL 403) HEAD AND NECK ANATOMY (2-2-3)(F,S). Use of human cadavers to study prosections of head and neck with emphasis on clinical relevance. Integument, osteology, myology, circulatory systems, lymphatics, oral and dental tissues, neuroanatomy, cranial nerves, general innervation, and salivary glands. May be taken for KINES or ZOOL credit but not both. PREREQ: BIOL 191-192 or BIOL 227-228 or PERM/INST.

KINES 416 NEUROMECHANICS (3-0-3)(F/S). Explores the neural aspects of human movement. Topics include neuroanatomy, voluntary and involuntary motor control, neural aspects of motor behaviors and systems-level functions and dysfunctions of the nervous system. PREREQ: KINES 370 or KINES 375 or PERM/INST.

KINES 421 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION V (0-11-3)(F). Clinical instruction in the evaluation of general medical conditions including, illness, cardiopulmonary, psycho-social concerns, and supervised clinical experiences as delineated by CAATE. PREREQ: KINES 322.

KINES 422 ATHLETIC TRAINING CLINICAL INSTRUCTION VI (0-11-3)(S). Clinical instruction review in the organization and administration procedures and techniques of prevention, evaluation, treatment of common injuries/illnesses within Athletic Training, and supervised clinical experiences. PREREQ: KINES 421.

KINES 424 THEORY AND APPLICATION OF THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE (2-2-3)(S)(Even years). Introduction to the theory and application of physical exercise for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders in athletics. Topics will include passive, assistive, active, and resistive forms of exercise, as well as the current therapeutic modalities available. PREREQ: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program. COREQ: KINES 322.

KINES 425 LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN BIOMECHANICS (3-0-3)(S)(FF). An introduction to the analysis techniques used to study the mechanics of human motion. Topics include cinematography, videography, force transducers, electromyography and computer analysis techniques. PREREQ: KINES 370 or PERM/INST.

KINES 426 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING (3-0-3)(S)(Odd years). Instruction in the principles of organization and administration of Athletic Training services at the interscholastic, private, and professional levels. PREREQ: Admission to the Athletic Training Education Program.

KINES 427 ATHLETIC THERAPY (3-0-3)(F/S). Theory and application of human movement, corrective exercise, and physiological recovery strategies to prevent or reduce athletic related injuries. Emphasis on system- and technology-based solutions that promote optimal human performance. Scientific evidence supporting design and implementation of injury prevention programs are discussed. PREREQ: KINES 220, KINES 270.

KINES 430 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR SPECIAL POPULATIONS AND LAB (2-2-3)(F,S). Impact and practical applications of physical activity and exercise on children, older adults, and individuals with various chronic conditions and disabilities. Specific considerations include general exercise recommendations, exercise facility design, particular training equipment, and risk factor modification and contraindications to exercise. PREREQ: Junior standing and KINES 330, or PERM/INST.

KINES 432 CONDITIONING PROCEDURES AND LAB (2-2-3)(F,S)(FF). Instruction and laboratory applications to conditioning procedures with emphasis on program planning, objectives, exercise analysis, and prescription. PREREQ: KINES 330 and 3.0 GPA, or PERM/INST.

KINES 436 EXERCISE TESTING AND PRESCRIPTION AND LAB (2-2-3)(F,S). Instruction and laboratory applications in current procedures for clinical exercise testing including patient screening, pre-test procedures, basic electrocardiography, submaximal assessments, symptom limited graded exercise testing, test result interpretation and exercise prescription. PREREQ: KINES 330 and 3.0 GPA, or PERM/INST.

KINES 438 QUALITATIVE ANALYSIS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT (3-0-3)(F/S). An integrated approach to qualitative analysis involving the systematic and critical observation of motor skill performance. This course utilizes basic video analysis and motion capture tools. PREREQ: KINES 375, KINES 376, KINES 370, and KINES 371.

KINES 443 MEDICAL ASPECTS OF EXERCISE (3-0-3)(F/S). Explores the role of exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of chronic disease. Focusing on pathophysiology, exercise responses, and benefits of exercise specific to many of the most prevalent chronic diseases impacting our society. PREREQ: KINES 330 or HLTH 300 or PERM/INST.

KINES 445 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL HEALTH METHODS AND ADMINISTRATION (3-0-3)(S). Emphasis is placed on school health education instructional methods, health literacy strategies, and current classroom administrative practices at the elementary and secondary level. Field experience is included. PREREQ: admission to teacher education or PERM/INST.

KINES 451 SECONDARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS (3-0-3)(F/S). Instruction and practice in developing effective styles, techniques, and reflective skills in class management, organization, methodology, observation, evaluation for teaching Physical Education at the secondary (6-12) level. Must be completed with a C or higher. PREREQ: Admission to K-12 Physical Education Program, KINES 251, and Admission to Teacher Education or the Professional Year. COREQ: KINES 452.

KINES 452 FIELD EXPERIENCE FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL PHYSICAL EDUCATION METHODS (0-4-1)(F/S). Sixty-hour teaching experience at a secondary school. Observation of teaching/learning process and demonstration of teaching competence in a classroom setting. (Pass/Fail.) COREQ: KINES 451.

KINES 455 ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION (2-0-2)(F/S). Instruction in organization and administration of physical education and athletic programs. Emphasis on the role of physical education and athletics in the total education program. Required of all physical education teaching majors. PREREQ: Junior standing and admission to the Professional Year.

KINES 458 CURRICULUM DESIGN IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION (3-0-3)(F)(FF). The planning of a school physical education program including the activity selection, sequencing unit development, program model, and evaluation. PRE/COREQ: KINES 351 or KINES 451.

KINES 460 PROFESSIONAL YEAR ELEMENTARY TEACHING EXPERIENCE (0-15-7)(F,S). Supervised student teaching in an elementary school. Students are placed with a master physical education teacher for one half-semester (full-time) under the supervision of university faculty. Attendance at seminars is required. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: Admission to K-12 Physical Education Program, Admission to Professional Year. COREQ: KINES 461.

KINES 461 PROFESSIONAL YEAR SECONDARY TEACHING EXPERIENCE (0-15-7)(F,S). Supervised student teaching in either a junior or senior high school. Students are placed with a master physical education teacher for one half-semester (full-time) under the supervision of university faculty. Attendance at seminars is required. (Pass/Fail.) PREREQ: Admission to K-12 Physical Education Program, Admission to Professional Year. COREQ: KINES 460.

KINES 482 RESEARCH METHODS IN HEALTH (3-0-3)(F/S). Design of experiments, methods of analysis, interpretation of results, and use of research to support evidence-based practice. PREREQ: ENGL 102, MATH 254 or PSYC 295 or SOC 310 or KINES 301 or PERM/INST.

KINES 493 INTERNSHIP IN KINESIOLOGY (1-6 credits)(F/S). Practical field experience in emphasis areas of Kinesiology. Opportunity to apply knowledge and theory learned in the classroom to the practical setting. Required in some areas of emphasis. Areas of emphasis may maintain policies applicable to this internship. May be repeated for credit, maximum of six credits. PREREQ: Junior standing and PERM/INST.

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