The study and practice of physiological principles related to training programs for the development of muscular strength and endurance.
The study and practice of physiological principles relating to training programs for the development of muscular strength and endurance for women.
Instruction, participation, and practice in a variety of individual, dual, and lifetime sports.
Instruction and practice of contemporary techniques of self protection.
Practical leadership and teamwork training in rappelling, rope bridges, weapons firing, map reading and land navigation, water safety, patrolling, and other ranger skills. Includes a weekend field trip where the techniques learned will be applied in competitive events. Cross listed with MSCI 1172.
Instruction and practice of Yoga postures, breathing, meditation and relaxation.
Instruction and practice in a short Taijiquan form and exercises. Solo and partner practice. An introduction to Chinese martial arts theory and practice. Introductory Qigong meditation practices for martial applications and health benefits.
Instruction and practice of the skills, techniques and fitness activities that are germane to typical Army training.
Instruction and practice in the skills, techniques, and principles of Pilates with emphasis on the Classical Pilates matwork.
Basic CPR and first aid instruction leading to American Red Cross certification.
This course addresses the principles and practice of sports conditioning from a coaching perspective. Topics will include athletic needs evaluation, exercise programming, and program implementation. Issues regarding resistance exercise, speed, endurance, explosiveness training, and agility will be addressed.
An overview of the field of physical education which includes the history, philosophy, principles, current concepts of physical education and career options. For kinesiology majors this course must be taken prior to any senior level (4000) kinesiology courses.
This course is designed to introduce a framework for the development of games, sports, and activities through an inclusive and developmentally appropriate process of change, challenge, and choice. A wide array of sports, sports-related games and activities are introduced, deconstructed for their current exclusivity and then reconstructed through a framework which seeks to change the existing exclusivity of the rules, to challenge participating students of all cognitive and physical abilities, and then build in a choice component into the activity. This course is recommended prior to enrolling in KINE 3339 and KINE 3341.
An introduction to the fundamental principles of human physiology and their application to kinesiology.
This course is designed to provide theoretical knowledge and practical skills in preparation for a national certification exam in personal training. Topics include guidelines for instructing safe, effective, and purposeful exercise, essentials of the client-trainer relationship, conducting health and fitness assessments, and designing and implementing appropriate exercise programming.
This course is an introduction to the physiological, anatomical, and psychological aspects of nutrition in relation to human performance and optimal health. Special emphasis is placed on sport and fitness enhancement and achievement of peak training levels, through proper nutrient ingestion.
The required laboratory course with KINE 3312. Demonstration and hands-on learning will introduce students to the scientific basis, techniques, and methods used in exercise physiology. Lab activities will complement lecture materials from KINE 3312. KINE 3112 must be taken concurrently with KINE 3312.
An introduction to a variety of outdoor adventure activities and basic outdoor skills. In addition to skill acquisition and assessment, this course covers such topics as: history and philosophy of outdoor adventure programs, risk and legal liability and trip planning.
This course is an application of anatomy and physiology that allows for the understanding of the effects of various forms of exercise and the environment on the body systems and performance. Lab activities will complement lecture materials.
Provides the general knowledge and general application of theory, principles, and skills used in the prevention, care, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
Provides the student with the general knowledge of current theory and application of various therapeutic interventions used in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, including thermal therapy, cryotherapy, manual therapy, and therapeutic exercises.
Prerequisite: KINE 3318.
This course provides general knowledge of the psychological factors that are associated with participation and performance in sport, exercise, and other types of physical activity with emphasis on motivational techniques, personality dynamics, and mental health serving as focal points.
A study of the fundamental principles related to human motor development and the scientific principles related to motor learning.
The application of the fundamental principles related to human motor development, physical fitness, locomotor skills, non-locomotor skills, manipulative skills, and rhythmical activities with children at the elementary school level. Recommended
The application of the fundamental principles related to human motor development, physical fitness, sports related activities and dance with children at the secondary school level. Recommended
The required laboratory course with KINE 4327. The demonstration and application of mechanical factors and principles affecting human motion. Qualitative and quantitative analysis of human motion with emphasis on sport and fitness activities. KINE 4127 must be taken concurrently with KINE 4327.
Prerequisite: KINE 4327*.
* May be taken concurrently.
Use and function of the various tests used in kinesiology together with the purpose, scope and techniques of test construction. Development of statistical techniques necessary for manipulation and interpretation of physical performance data.
Prerequisite: KINE 2313.
An analysis of the skeletal, muscular, and neurological structure and functional aspects of human movement with emphasis on sport and fitness activities.
An analysis of the mechanical factors and principles influencing human motion with emphasis on sport and fitness activities. Recommended
This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of strength and conditioning. Emphasis is placed on the exercise sciences (including anatomy, exercise physiology, and biomechanics) and nutrition, exercise technique, program design, organization and administration, and testing and evaluation. Additionally, this course is designed to prepare students for either the nationally accredited Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) or the NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) exams.
A course designed to direct kinesiology educators toward meeting the program needs of the exceptional individual in physical education or kinesiology professional setting. Practical teaching application with exceptional individuals is stressed.
Prerequisite: KINE 2313.
This course provides classroom and hands on experience addressing all facets of exercise testing and prescription ranging from health appraisal, physical fitness testing, principles of exercise prescription, clinical exercise physiology, and special populations.
Contemporary issues in Exercise and Sport; topics vary with the individual. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.
This course is a field-based experience (minimum of 150 hours) to provide the student the opportunity to apply knowledge and theory related to the student's specialization in kinesiology (e.g. Exercise Science and Pre-Allied Health Professional). Students must enroll in both KINE 4693 and KINE 4694 at the same time. To enroll students must have departmental approval as well as a kinesiology GPA of 2.75. The field experience is for seniors only and they should enroll during their last semester. Students are allowed to enroll in other coursework but not to exceed the 18-hour university limit.
This course is in conjunction with Professional Field Experience I. A minimum of 150 hours is required for this portion of the internship for a total of 300 hours. Students must enroll in both KINE 4693 and KINE 4694 at the same time. All of the requisites and limitations of KINE 4693 apply to this course as well.
Investigative study on selected problems by students with particular needs through special permission of the Department Chair and Dean. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.