2013-14 Course Descriptions

KINE - Kinesiology   
Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition (CEHS)   
   
KINE 100 Lifetime Wellness (1-2-1), fall, spring, summer.  Examines the components of health fitness.  Evaluates one's current status and shows how to develop and maintain a healthful lifestyle.  This is an activity class. Must be used to satisfy Kinesiology University Requirements.  For majors only.
   
KINE 110 Introduction to Exercise Science (3-0-2), fall.  Overview of exercise science and health careers.  For majors only.
   
KINE 121 Sport Pedagogy (0-6-1), fall, even years.  Theory and practice in the development of basic sports skills.  For exercise and sport science majors only.  Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA.  Fulfills PEAC activity requirement for exercise and sport science majors only. 
   
KINE 122 Sport Pedagogy (0-6-1), spring, odd years.  Theory and practice in the development of basic sports skills.  For exercise and sport science majors only.  Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA. Fulfills PEAC activity requirement for exercise and sport science majors only.
   
KINE 201 Introduction to Sport and Recreation Management (3-0-3), fall only.  KINE 201 examines the meaning of sport and recreation management in terms of scope, issues and future trends and provides the student with an overview of the different facets and career opportunities that are available.
   
KINE 206 Strength Training (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Theory and practice involving the development of muscular strength and muscular endurance.  Fulfills KINE requirement.  For majors only.
   
KINE 211 Cross-Training (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  A conditioning course that focuses on both cardiovascular fitness and muscular strength and endurance.  Fulfills KINE activity requirement.  For majors only.  
   
KINE 232 Structural Kinesiology (3-0-3), fall, spring.  Anatomical foundations and mechanics of human motion; basic principles of motor skills.
   
KINE 241 First Aid/CPR (3-0-1), fall, spring, summer on demand.  Basic first-aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation.  Special fee required.
   
KINE 244 Fitness Pedagogy (0-6-1), fall, odd years.  Theory and practice in the development of basic sports skills.  For exercise and sport science majors only.  Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA.  Fulfills PEAC activity requirement for exercise and sport science majors only.
   
KINE 245 Fitness Pedagogy (0-6-1), spring, even years.  Theory and practice in the development of basic sports skills.  For exercise and sport science majors only.  Prerequisites:  2.5 GPA.  Fulfills PEAC activity requirement for exercise and sport science majors only.
   
KINE 311 Motor Behavior (3-0-3), fall, summer.  This course provides an overview of the major theories in Motor Learning.  Motor Control, and Motor Development.  Prerequisites: KINE 232; Pre-PT and Pre-OT majors only.  A writing-intensive course.
   
KINE 321 Sport Practicum (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Actual teaching of an activity strength training class.  Prerequisites: KINE 241 and departmental approval.  For majors only.
   
KINE 322 Fitness Practicum (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Actual teaching of an activity aerobics class. Prerequisites: KINE 241 and departmental approval.  For majors only.
   
KINE 330 Field Experience (0-3-1), fall, spring, summer.  Forty-five clock hours of on-site observation and aide work in a municipal, corporate, or private setting.  A contract and daily log are required.  For majors only.
   
KINE 333 Youth Activity Programs (3-0-3), fall.  Theory and practice of activities suited to different age groups.  
   
KINE 360 Leadership and Management for Health Promotion (3-0-3), fall.  Designed to explore many leadership and management theories and practices with application in health promotion fields.  A writing-intensive course.
   
KINE 361 Health Fitness Evaluation
(0-3-1), fall, spring.  This course allows the future professional to develop a variety of fitness evaluation skills.  Prerequisites: KINE 241 and departmental approval.  For majors only.
   
KINE 372 Exercise Physiology (3-0-3), fall.  An examination of the effects of physical activity upon the human body.  Lab required.  Co-requisite: KINE 373.  KINE 373 co-requisite waived for coaching minors. Prerequisite: KINE 232.
   
KINE 373 Exercise Physiology Lab (0-1-1), fall.  Laboratory experience offering hands-on practice in fitness testing and evaluation using state-of-the art technology.  Co-requisite: KINE 372; exception for EXSS majors only. Prerequisite: KINE 232.
   
KINE 391 Basic Sports Medicine (3-0-3), fall.  This is a basic athletic training course providing a study of athletic training room procedures stressing the practical aspects of care and prevention of athletic injuries.  The course covers the cognitive, affective and psychomotor objectives of the athletic training procedures.
  

KINE 399 Research Methods in Kinesiology and Nutrition (3-0-3), fall.  A study of the research process in Kinesiology and Nutrition from inception to statistical analysis.  The course includes how to read and interpret research reports and how to present a research proposal. Prerequisites: junior standing.
   

KINE 420 Exercise Science Internship (0-40-6), fall, spring, summer.  Supervised field experience where the student is involved in a public, commercial, or private agency work environment, experiencing a variety of settings for a minimum of eight weeks (320 hours).  Prerequisite: Approval of advisor, KINE 372/373, KINE 460, completion of 90 hours and a GPA of 2.7.  Special fee is required.
   
KINE 421 Wellness Practicum (0-3-7), fall, spring.  Lab assistant in a Lifetime Wellness class.  Prerequisite: departmental approval.  For majors only.
   
KINE 450 Personal Training (3-0-3), fall.  This course is designed to prepare students for the successful completion of the National Council on Strength and Fitness Personal Trainer Certification exam. Prerequisites: KINE 372/373.
   
KINE 460 Program Planning for Health Promotion (3-0-3), spring.  Designed to provide theoretical application of programming concepts in health promotion fields and practical application in such areas as individualized exercise prescriptions and related program development from start-up to evaluation.  Prerequisite: KINE 360.
   
KINE 464 Advanced Theory and Practice (0-3-1), fall, spring.  Intensifies the student's professional knowledge and skills as related to a selected activity.  Prerequisites: KINE 241 and departmental approval.  For majors only. May be repeated three times.  
   
KINE 470 Organization and Administration of Secondary Physical Education (3-0-3), fall, summer, on demand. The program of activities: evaluation, adaptation, selection, and management; construction and repair of facilities; organization of materials; classification for work; bibliography, periodicals, allied organizations.  Prerequisites: KINE 232, 241.  A writing-intensive course.
   
KINE 473 Clinical Exercise Physiology I
(3-0-3), spring.  A study of the physiology of the cardiovascular system, cardiovascular diseases, and methods of evaluating the various portions of the system. Prerequisites: KINE 232 and KINE 372.
   
KINE 475 Physical Activity and Aging (3-0-3), spring.  Overviews the physical process of aging, its effects on other dimensions of life, and the impact of physical activity and its relationship to quality of life.  Study of the essential knowledge and skills necessary for physical activity instructors of older adults.  Prerequisites: KINE 241. KINE 372/373, and KINE 473.
   
KINE 476 Application and Evaluation of Secondary Physical Education (3-0-3), spring, summer.  The application of specific teaching methods and evaluation techniques in the fields of health and physical education.  
   
KINE 480 Training Program Design (3-0-3), fall.  Provides an in-depth investigation of the various theories that exist for the development of athletic fitness.  Examines periodized training programs in strength, aerobic and anaerobic fitness, and peak performance in several major sports.  Prerequisites:  KINE 372 and completion of required majors activity courses.
   
KINE 490 Adapted Physical Education (3-0-3), spring.  An overview of handicapping conditions and a study of special education programming for meeting the individual needs of exceptional students.  A writing-intensive course. 
   
KINE 491 Principles of Coaching
(3-0-3), spring.  An advanced course in methods which are common to coaching all sports.  Included are program design, psycho-social factors, communication skills, ethics, and contemporary issues.
   
KINE 492 Coaching Internship (0-160-3), fall, spring.  Supervised field experience in which the student is contracted as a non-paid coaching assistant in a secondary or collegiate setting for a period of at least 160 hours.  Prerequisites: 2.5 GPA, senior standing.  KINE 491.  Special fee required.  
   
KINE 498 Biomechanics (3-0-3), spring, summer.  Practical application of analysis, diagnosis, and demonstration as used in a teaching situation.  Prerequisite: KINE 232.
   
KINE 576 Application and Evaluation of Secondary Physical Education (3-0-3), spring, summer.  The application of specific teaching methods and evaluation techniques in the fields of health and physical education.  
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