Kinesiology (KIN)

KIN 101 Beginning Volleyball 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of volleyball with opportunity for team play.

KIN 102 Team Handball 1

Olympic sport activity which uses basketball playing skills in a soccer format.

KIN 103 Softball 1

Introduction to basic techniques, knowledge, and strategies of slow pitch softball.

KIN 104 Beginning Basketball 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategical elements, and knowledge of basketball.

KIN 106 Beginning Soccer 1

Development of fundamental skill, strategies, and knowledge of soccer.

KIN 107 Field Hockey 1

Course offers opportunity to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to participate in the team game of field hockey. Topics include skills, field layout, rules, tactics, goalkeeping, and officiating.

KIN 110 Ultimate 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of ultimate (ultimate Frisbee) with opportunity for team play.

KIN 115 Disc Golf 1

Development of fundamental skills, tactics and strategy, and knowledge of Disc Golf, with opportunity for competitive play.

KIN 119 Physical Activity for Individuals with Special Needs 1

Designed to provide one-to-one or small group instruction in physical activity for those students who, because of their disabling conditions, are unable to participate in scheduled physical education activity courses as usually structured.

Prerequisites: Permission of a faculty supervisor and medical approval.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

KIN 120 Conditioning 1

Principles of conditioning. Physical fitness assessment and development of a personal fitness program. Emphasis on maintenance or improvement of cardio-respiratory fitness.

Notes: May be repeated for credit once. Students may not take both KIN 299 and KIN 120.

KIN 122 Bicycling 1

Introduction to basic cycling techniques, safety, bicycle maintenance, planning and participating in various trips. Must have own bike.

KIN 123 Beginning Snow Skiing 1

Introduction to basic techniques, safety, and equipment of snow skiing. Fee: approximately $200, includes equipment rental, slope and lift fee, accident insurance, at French-Swiss Ski School, Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

Notes: Fee: approximately $200.

KIN 124 Backpacking 1

Introduction to backpacking including 20 hours of class sessions plus 1 overnight weekend trip to relatively secluded area.

Notes: Fee: approximately $20 for food and travel.

KIN 125 Hiking/Camping 1

Basic hiking/camping skills, compass, and topographical map use. Includes 20 hours of class sessions plus 1 overnight weekend camping trip.

Notes: Fee: approximately $20 for food, travel, and campground fees.

KIN 126 Modern Rhythmical Gymnastics 1

Manipulation of hand apparatus (balls, hoops, ropes) to musical accompaniment.

KIN 127 Beginning Golf 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of golf. Opportunity to practice at both on and off campus facilities.

Notes: Fee: approximately $30.

KIN 128 Beginning Bowling 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of bowling with opportunity for match play.

Notes: Fee: approximately $30 for use of off-campus facility.

KIN 130 Weight Training 1

Weight training with emphasis on principles, techniques, and development of individualized programs.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit.

KIN 131 Fitness Walking and Jogging 1

Designed for the beginner level student desiring to improve cardiorespiratory endurance through a graduated program from fitness walking through jogging. This course is not designed for already accomplished runners.

KIN 132 Ice Skating 1

Fundamental skills of ice skating forward and backward with opportunity to learn spins, jumps, and free skating skills.

Notes: Fee: approximately $40, includes skate rental and rink fee.

KIN 135 Fitness Running 1

Designed for the recreational runner striving to improve cardiorespiratory endurance, running mechanics, and program development knowledge. This course is designed for students who have a strong background in distance running (at least 5k).

KIN 140 Flag Football 1

Development of fundamental skills, tactics and strategy, and knowledge of flag football, with opportunity for competitive play.

KIN 142 Social Dance 1

Development of basic dance fundamentals, emphasizing the fox-trot, swing or jitterbug, cha-cha, waltz, tango, polka, rumba, samba, and current popular dances.

KIN 147 Square Dance 1

Exploration of steps, patterns, formations, and cultural/historical background of American square dance.

KIN 150 Swimming for Non-Swimmers 1

Designed for students with a fear of the water who cannot swim.

KIN 151 Beginning Swimming 1

Development of fundamental swimming and safety skills; designed for students with little or no knowledge of strokes and limited deep water experience.

KIN 155 Instructional Methods I 3

Fundamentals of instruction in physical activity settings with special emphasis on basic planning, organizational skills, management, task presentation, and content development.

Prerequisites: First-year Physical Education and Health Teacher Education Concentration KINE majors.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 171 Beginning Badminton 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of badminton with opportunity for match play.

KIN 172 Beginning Self-Defense 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of non-weapon defense, including techniques from karate and judo.

KIN 175 Beginning Tennis 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements, and knowledge of tennis with opportunity for match play in singles and doubles.

KIN 180 Rock Climbing 1

Development of fundamental rock climbing skills including knot tying, belaying, anchor building, and climbing and bouldering technique.

KIN 201 Intermediate Volleyball 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies, and knowledge of volleyball. Emphasis on tactical elements of team play.

KIN 202 Water Aerobics 1

Various methods of water exercise for conditioning are presented with focus on proper alignment and technique, principles of conditioning, and assessment. Emphasis on improvement and maintenance of personal fitness.

KIN 203 Fitness Swim 1

Emphasis on stroke efficiency and lap swimming for conditioning. Principles of conditioning, assessment and periodization are applied to swimming. Emphasis on improvement and maintenance of personal fitness.

KIN 204 Intermediate Basketball 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies and knowledge of basketball. Emphasis on tactical elements of team play.

KIN 206 Intermediate Soccer 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies and knowledge of soccer. Emphasis on tactical elements of team play.

KIN 209 Advanced Rhythmic Aerobics 1

Conditioning course designed for students who have foundational knowledge and experience in rhythmic aerobics. Beginning level experience extended through use of complex choreography patterns and advanced training methods.

KIN 210 Rhythmic Aerobics Instructor 2

Examination and application of principles from exercise science, music structure and group management for teaching rhythmic aerobics. Assists in preparation for ACSM Exercise Leader, AFAA and ACE Aerobics Instructor certifications.

Prerequisites: KIN 209 or permission of instructor.

KIN 214 Sports Performance: Racquet Sports 1

Skill development and analysis of racquet skills. Learning and application of physical education content in a developmental model.

KIN 217 Introduction to the Teaching of Physical Education 2

Nature of teaching physical education; emphasis on its relationship to total educational experience. First-hand experience working with learners of diverse backgrounds and ability, grades K through 12, in varied settings.

KIN 218 Educational Games 1

Skill development and analysis of physical activity through a games approach. Represents an introduction to effective teaching practices that allow students to become more skilled movers.

Prerequisites: Pre-KINE major.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 219 Personal Skills Performance 1

Skill development and analysis of physical activity and sport skills. Learning and application of physical education content in a developmental model.

Prerequisites: Pre-KINE major.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 220 Lifetime Wellness 3

Evidence-based approach to understanding and applying scientific principles of wellness, fitness, and lifestyle management. Includes a personal wellness and/or fitness assessment and developing a plan for immediate and long-term improvement and maintenance.

GE Core: GNS

LEC: GLS

KIN 223 Intermediate Snow Skiing 1

Intermediate techniques of skiing including parallel turns, mogul skiing, wedging, and introduction to free-style skiing.

Notes: Fee: approximately $200, includes equipment rental, fees, and accident insurance for 5 days at French-Swiss Ski School, Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

KIN 227 Intermediate Golf 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies and knowledge of golf. Opportunity to practice at both on and off campus facilities.

Notes: Fee: approximately $30.

KIN 228 Intermediate Bowling 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies and knowledge of bowling with opportunity for match play.

Notes: Fee: approximately $30 for use of off campus facility.

KIN 230 Psychological Skills for Optimal Performance 3

Overview of sport psychology principles applied to sport and exercise activities. Includes experience in psychological skills training.

KIN 231 Recreational Games 2

Analysis of the nature and categorization of a selection of recreational games across the lifespan, with emphasis on skill development and tactical decision-making.

KIN 235 Instructional Methods II 3

Advanced instructional methodology in physical activity settings with special emphasis on progressive planning, organizational skills, management, task presentation, and physical education content development. Professional liability insurance required.

Prerequisites: KIN 155. 2.50 GPA.

KIN 240 Introduction to World Folk Dance 1

Basic experiences in folk dance designed to acquaint the beginning student with the steps, patterns, formations, national characteristics, and cultural settings of dances from all parts of the world.

KIN 242 Clogging 1

Basic steps of clogging, historical and cultural concepts pertaining to clogging, and use of these steps in precision routines, freestyle clogging, and Appalachian Big Circle Mountain Dancing.

KIN 243 Intermediate Folk Dance 1

Refinement of beginning folk dance skills and stylistic factors; advanced dance steps, patterns, and formations.

Prerequisites: KIN 240 or permission of instructor.

KIN 250 Introduction to Kinesiology 3

Survey of the discipline of kinesiology. Analysis of the nature and importance of physical activity, knowledge base of the discipline, and careers in physical activity professions.

KIN 252 Low Intermediate Swimming 1

Extension of basic swimming and safety skills; must be comfortable in deep water.

KIN 254 High Intermediate Swimming 1

Refinement of swimming and safety skills; development of swimming endurance.

KIN 255 Water Safety Education 1

Designed for students who do not wish to become lifeguards but who have responsibility for others in aquatic situations. Topics include personal and group water safety, and prevention and response to water accidents.

KIN 257 Synchronized Swimming 1

Development of fundamental skills in synchronized swimming, and individual and group routines. Must be comfortable in deep water.

KIN 260 Water Polo 1

Development of fundamental skills, strategic elements and knowledge of water polo. Must be comfortable in deep water and have a minimum of intermediate swimming skills.

KIN 261 Springboard Diving 1

Development of fundamental skills, understanding of mechanical principles, and overall knowledge for judging and coaching for 1 meter springboard diving.

KIN 262 Safety Training for Swim Coaches 1

Development of knowledge about safety issues in competitive swimming, including aquatic facility hazards, training techniques, and medical conditions. Must have background in competitive swimming or coaching.

KIN 263 Basic SCUBA 1

Development of fundamental skills, knowledge, and techniques of skin and SCUBA diving. Opportunity provided for open water training and final certification.

Notes: Additional fees for equipment rental and certification. must provide own mask, fins, snorkel, and booties.

KIN 263L Skin and SCUBA Diving Lab 0

KIN 264 Advanced SCUBA 2

Extension of skills and knowledge beyond level of basic SCUBA diver, including familiarity with operation and maintenance of SCUBA equipment. Opportunities provided for specialty certifications.

Prerequisites: KIN 263 or equivalent and permission of instructor.

Notes: Additional fees for equipment rental, quarry use and certification. must provide own mask, fins, snorkel, and booties.

KIN 265 Strength Training and/or Conditioning 3

Lecture and/or lab course emphasizing the basic science underlying strength training and conditioning. Specific topics include program design, exercise techniques, strength, aerobic, speed and flexibility development, physical testing, and training adaptations.

Corequisites: KIN 265L.

KIN 265L Strength Training and/or Conditioning Laboratory 0

Lecture and/or lab course emphasizing the basic science underlying strength training and conditioning. Specific topics include program design, exercise techniques, strength, aerobic, speed and flexibility development, physical testing, and training adaptations.

Corequisites: KIN 265.

KIN 268 Canoeing 1

Development of fundamental canoeing skills; day and overnight camping/canoeing trips possible. Must have ability to swim in deep water for 15 minutes without aid.

Notes: Additional fees for equipment and field trips.

KIN 271 Intermediate Badminton 1

Extension and refinement of beginning level skills, strategies, and knowledge of badminton. Emphasis on tactical elements of match play.

KIN 272 Tae Kwon Do 1

Acquisition and development of the basic techniques and knowledge of Tae Kwon Do. Presented in the culturally correct form.

KIN 276 Advanced Tennis 1

Extension and refinement of intermediate level skills, strategic elements and knowledge of tennis. Emphasis on optimizing performance through mental preparation and structured practice.

KIN 277 Advanced Golf 1

Advanced physical and mental skills will be learned, practiced, and implemented. Approximately one-third of the course will include playing at a local golf course.

Notes: Fee: approximately $20.

KIN 285 Motor Development 3

Lifespan analysis of motor skill development as a function of chronological age.

KIN 286 Foundations of Sport Coaching 3

Research and sport coaching skills will be explored as well as entrepreneurial learning theories and skills that allow coaches to develop their own coaching products for income/profit.

Notes: Same as ENT 286.

KIN 287 Coaching in Community-Based Sport Programs 3

Examination of community-based sport programs focused on the psycho-social dynamics of programs, their mission, cultural and economic representation of youth being served, staff, resources, and their influence on coaching effectiveness.

Prerequisites: Sport Coaching minor or permission of instructor.

KIN 290 Aesthetics of Sport 2

Theoretical and laboratory experiences to analyze and synthesize sport theory and aesthetic theory in order to explore the nature of a sport aesthetic.

KIN 291 Clinical Human Anatomy 4

In-depth anatomical examination of the human body for students seeking clinically-applied careers in Health and Human Sciences. Includes laboratory activities.

Prerequisites: A grade of C- or better in BIO 110 or BIO 111.

Corequisites: KIN 291L.

KIN 291L Clinical Human Anatomy Laboratory 0

In-depth anatomical examination of the human body for students seeking clinically-applied careers in Health and Human Sciences. Includes laboratory activities.

Corequisites: KIN 291.

KIN 292 Clinical Human Physiology 4

Introduction to basic concepts of human physiology at the cell, organ and systems levels with a focus on clinical applications related to physiological systems relevant to the allied health sciences.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C- in BIO 110 or BIO 111.

Corequisites: KIN 292L.

KIN 292L Clinical Human Physiology Laboratory 0

Introduction to basic concepts of human physiology at the cell, organ and systems levels with a focus on clinical applications related to physiological systems relevant to the allied health sciences.

Corequisites: KIN 292.

KIN 299 Physical Conditioning for Children 1

Principles and components of health-related and performance-related conditioning. Emphasis on the design, implementation, and evaluation of conditioning programs for children.

Prerequisites: KINE major.

KIN 301 Advanced Sport Technique 1

Advanced tutorial in individual sports. Meets concurrently with intermediate-level class. May not be taken in lieu of existing advanced course.

Prerequisites: Permission of Activity Instructor Program Coordinator.

Notes: May be taken once for each sport studied.

KIN 302 Movement Pedagogy for Elementary School Teaching 1.5

Introduction, for elementary school teaching majors, to physical activity and movement with a concentration on classroom curriculum integration.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior standing. Elementary Education majors.

KIN 307 Observation and Analysis of Fundamental Movement 3

Selected physical activities with special emphasis on movement observation and analysis. Fieldwork with children emphasized.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 330 Critical Analyses for a Physically Active Society 3

Analyses and critical perspectives on cultural events, resources, and moments affecting modern physical activity engagement in the U.S. and globally.

GE Core: GSB

Prerequisites: Junior standing.

KIN 340 Healthful Living Pedagogy for Elementary School Teaching 3

Introduction to teaching physical education in grades K-6. Designed for preservice classroom and physical education teachers. Student will work in field experiences.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior Physical Education and Health Teacher Education or Elementary Education major. or MA in Teaching students only;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 342 Teaching Motor Skills to Preschool Children 3

Strategies and techniques to enhance motor skill development of children ages 2–5 in the home, on the playground, and in the classroom. Field work with children emphasized.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior Human Development and Family Studies majors. Junior and senior Kinesiology students with permission of instructor.

KIN 350 History of American Sport 3

Examination of the development and significance of sport in American society.

KIN 351 History and Philosophy of Sport, Physical Activity, and Physical Education 3

Study of significant people, events, and institutions affecting the development of sport and exercise around the world. Analysis of major philosophic issues relating to sport and exercise.

KIN 352 Philosophy of Sport 3

Overview of philosophical concerns related to study of sport and sport experiences, examined with use of current sport philosophy literature.

KIN 353 Injuries and Illnesses in Physical Activity 3

Instruction in the prevention, recognition, and basic care of common injuries and illnesses that occur in a sport and exercise setting.

Prerequisites: KIN 291 (or BIO 271). Admission to Kinesiology or Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major or Pre-Physical Therapy or Pre-Occupational Therapy programs.

KIN 354 Curriculum and Teaching: Children’s Physical Education 3

Planning and organizing for teaching and observation of movement in children's physical education. Special emphasis will be on philosophy, curriculum development, and selection of appropriate content for elementary students.

Prerequisites: Junior or senior Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 356 Leadership and Collaboration 3

Examination of administrative considerations in conducting physical activity and athletic programs with emphasis on leadership, collaboration, and group dynamics.

Prerequisites: Kinesiology major. 2.50 GPA;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 357 Professional Development Seminar for Physical Education Teachers 1

Professional development issues and concerns often experienced by pre-service and in-service teachers of Physical Education and Health.

KIN 360 SCUBA Rescue 2

Develop fundamental skills and knowledge needed to evaluate and take action in SCUBA rescue situations. Certification in CPR, First Aid, and administration of O2 possible. Prerequisite or

Corequisites: KIN 264 or equivalent with permission of instructor.

Notes: Students must provide own mask, fins, snorkel, and booties. Additional fees for equipment rental, quarry use, and certifications.

KIN 365 SCUBA Divemaster 2

Entry level course to become a diving professional. Development of comprehensive knowledge of diving theory as well as the abilities to organize, conduct, and supervise recreational diving activities.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Students must provide own mask, fins, snorkel, and booties. Additional fees for equipment rental, quarry use, and certifications.

KIN 370 Assessment and Evaluation in Kinesiology 3

Overview of assessment, evaluation, and research methods in kinesiology; emphasis on applications to professional practice.

Prerequisites: Sophomore standing.

KIN 374 Data Science in Kinesiology 1

This class is designed to introduce the concept of data science and how it applies to Kinesiology. Students will use common software to solve mathematical problems and visualize data.

Prerequisites: KIN 292 or BIO 277. Kinesiology major; junior standing.

KIN 375 Physiology of Sport and Physical Activity 4

Provides students with understanding of factors affecting the physiological function of the body related to exercise and physical performance. Laboratory provides experiences in evaluating these physiological factors.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or higher in KIN 291 (or BIO 271) and grade of C or higher in KIN 292 (or BIO 277). or permission of instructor; Admission to Kinesiology or Physical Education and Health Teacher Education or Nutrition major or pre-Physical Therapy or pre-Occupational Therapy programs;

Corequisites: KIN 375L.

KIN 375L Physiology of Sport and Physical Activity Laboratory 0

Laboratory supporting KIN 375.

Corequisites: KIN 375.

KIN 376 Biomechanics of Sport and Physical Activity 3

Anatomical and mechanical bases of physical activity with emphasis on the analysis of sport and exercise skills.

Prerequisites: KIN 291 (or BIO 271). Admission to Kinesiology major or Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major or Nutrition and Wellness concentration or pre-Physical Therapy or pre-Occupational Therapy programs; or permission of instructor.

KIN 379 Instructional Methods of Physical Activity 3

Designing and implementing exercise instruction techniques for individuals and groups.

Prerequisites: Sequence of KIN 265, KIN 220 (or sequence of KIN 120, KIN 130, KIN 220). or permission of instructor; Admission to Kinesiology major with Kinesiology concentration.

KIN 381 Physical Education for Individuals with Special Needs 3

Survey of all aspects of developmental, adapted, and corrective physical education for populations of children and adults with disabilities. Weekly field experiences required.

Prerequisites: KIN 120, KIN 130, and KIN 220. Kinesiology major;

Corequisites: KIN 381L.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 381L Physical Education for Individuals with Special Needs Laboratory 0

Laboratory supporting KIN 381.

Corequisites: KIN 381.

KIN 385 Motor Learning and Control 3

Analysis of mechanisms and environmental variables influencing the acquisition and control of skilled motor behavior at all ages. Introductory research techniques and experiences collecting data on human motor performance.

Prerequisites: PSY 121.

KIN 386 Motor Development and Learning 4

Life span analysis of motor skill development and learning.

Prerequisites: Admission to Kinesiology or Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major or pre-Physical Therapy or pre-Occupational Therapy programs.

KIN 388 Psychology of Physical Activity 4

Examination of the psychological theories and research related to physical activity with emphasis on application in sport and exercise settings.

Prerequisites: PSY 121.

KIN 389 Exercise Adherence 3

An examination of the determinants, theories, and research related to exercise adherence; emphasis on application in health-related physical activity and exercise settings.

Prerequisites: KIN 388.

KIN 390 Prevention and Emergency Care of Injuries I 2

Introduction to the field of sports medicine emphasizing principles of prevention of orthopedic injuries and management of life-threatening and catastrophic injuries.

Corequisites: KIN 391.

KIN 391 Prevention and Emergency Care of Injuries II 1

Laboratory sessions and supervised field experience. Introduction to the field of sports medicine emphasizing principles of prevention of orthopedic injuries and management of life-threatening and catastrophic injuries.

Corequisites: KIN 390 or permission of instructor.

KIN 396 Dissecting Martial Arts in Contemporary China 6

Critical analysis of Chinese martial arts and its function in and conflict with contemporary China; cultural awareness of martial arts' influence in health, education, performing arts, and business decision-making in China.

Notes: May be repeated once for credit.

KIN 410 Process of Skill Acquisition 1

Focus on integration of theoretical knowledge across core courses with applied experience in skill acquisition.

Prerequisites: Kinesiology major, KIN 288, KIN 385, and KIN 388.

Corequisites: KIN 375 and KIN 376 are approved corequisites.

KIN 425 Assistant Instructor of SCUBA 3

Refine skills and theoretical knowledge to instructor level; develop instructional skills, understand administration and certification procedures.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: Students must provide own mask, fins, snorkel, and booties. Additional fees for equipment rental, quarry use, and certifications.

KIN 441 Foundational Skills in Sports Medicine 3

Development of foundational skills and techniques for medical health professionals. Emphasis on functional palpation, sport specific movement analysis, and understanding of orthopedic pathologies.

Prerequisites: KIN 291 (or BIO 271).

KIN 450 Instructional Strategies for School Health Education 3

This course prepares students to teach K-12 health education. The course focuses on methods, instructional practices, assessment, and reflection on effective health education.

Prerequisites: KIN 354. Junior or senior Physical Education and Health Teacher Education or Public Health Education majors; Junior or senior Kinesiology majors with permission of the instructor;

Corequisites: KIN 454 and KIN 460.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 453 Measurement and Assessment of Learning in Physical Education 3

Measurement principles and methods for learning assessment in physical education, physical activity programs; sound techniques for assessing psychomotor skills, knowledge, and fitness development, credible evaluative decision-making.

Prerequisites: KIN 235. admission to the Teacher Education Program; 2.5 GPA;

Corequisites: KIN 354.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 454 Curriculum and Teaching: Secondary School Physical Education 3

Planning and organizing for teaching and observation of movement in secondary school physical education. Emphasis on the analysis of the teaching process, curriculum development, and selection of appropriate content.

Prerequisites: KIN 354 and KIN 375. Seniors in the Physical Education and Health Teacher Education Concentration; admission to the Teacher Education Program;

Corequisites: KIN 450, KIN 460.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 455 Teaching Children and Adolescents for Healthful Living 3

Content and teaching strategies for developing healthful, active lifestyles in children and adolescents with special emphasis on designing and implementing instructional programs in educational settings.

Prerequisites: KIN 354 and KIN 375. Junior or senior Kinesiology Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major; admission to the Teacher Education Program;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 456 Teaching Practicum II: Children's Physical Activity 2

Practicum experiences in teaching physical activity to children with special emphasis on lesson planning, management, assessment, task presentation, and content development.

Prerequisites: Admission to Community Youth Sport Development concentration.

Corequisites: Concurrent enrollment in KIN 235.

KIN 457 Teaching Practicum: Adolescents' Physical Activity 2

Practicum experiences in teaching physical activity to adolescents with special emphasis on lesson planning, management, assessment, task presentation, and content development.

Prerequisites: KIN 235. Kinesiology major with Community Youth Sport Development concentration;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 458 Aquatic Facilities Management 3

Develop fundamental knowledge and skills required to manage an aquatic facility, including risk management, operating procedures, maintenance, and record keeping. Certification as National Swimming Pool Foundation Certified Pool Operator possible.

KIN 459 Aquatics Instruction for Individuals with Special Needs 3

Develop knowledge and skills to teach aquatic skills to persons with special needs; activities include practice teaching, discussion of disabling conditions, and inclusion. Certification as a Teacher of Adapted Aquatics possible.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required (available in class).

KIN 460 Teaching Physical Education and Health Internship 3

Supervised field experience in Physical Education and Health Teacher Education in an approved local school setting. Includes campus meetings.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 and KIN 386. Senior Kinesiology Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major; admission to the Teacher Education Program;

Corequisites: KIN 450, KIN 454.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 461 Student Teaching and Seminar in Physical Education 12

Block courses in professional semester for teacher education majors. Techniques of teaching physical education under supervision. Full-time teaching in schools. Weekly seminars.

Prerequisites: Program requirements leading to student teaching. Methods courses (KIN 354, KIN 379, KIN 450, KIN 454, and KIN 460) must be taken at UNCG; Admission by application only; 3.0 GPA; All other course work in Physical Education and Health Teacher Education concentration plan of study must be successfully completed to enroll; Senior Kinesiology major with a concentration in Physical Education and Health Teacher Education; Successful completion of program requirements leading to student teaching;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required. Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP); ARC FA and CPR must be current; Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

KIN 462 Student Teaching and Seminar in Physical Education 6

Block courses in professional semester for teacher education majors. Techniques of teaching physical education under supervision. Full-time teaching in schools. Weekly seminars.

Prerequisites: Program requirements leading to student teaching. Methods courses (KIN 235, KIN 354, KIN 453, KIN 454, KIN 455, and KIN 460) must be taken at UNCG; Admission by application only; 2.50 GPA; All other course work must be complete to enroll;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required. Grade: Pass/Not Pass (P/NP); ARC FA and CPR must be current; Admission to Teacher Education Program is required.

KIN 464 Administration of Physical Education and Athletics 3

Administration of physical education and sport programs with special emphasis on long-range planning, organizing programs, public relations, financial management, legal issues, and risk management.

Prerequisites: Senior standing and admission to the Teacher Education Program, or permission of instructor.

KIN 466 Practicum in Fitness Leadership 3

Practical, hands-on experience working with a wide variety of individuals designing and implementing exercise programs in a supervised exercise setting.

Prerequisites: KIN 379.

Notes: Professional liability insurance required. May be repeated twice for credit.

KIN 467 Techniques in Exercise and Fitness Testing 2

Laboratory and field techniques in exercise and fitness testing.

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 375. Grades of C or better in all required KIN courses; 2.50 GPA; Kinesiology major or permission of instructor;

Corequisites: KIN 468.

KIN 468 Exercise Testing and Prescription I 3

Scientific principles of safe and effective exercise testing and prescription for persons absent of chronic disease as outlined by the American College of Sports Medicine.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C (2.0) in KIN 375. Admission to Kinesiology or Physical Education and Health Teacher Education major, or permission of instructor.

KIN 468L Exercise Testing and Prescription I Laboratory 0

Laboratory supporting KIN 468.

Corequisites: KIN 468.

KIN 469 Exercise Testing and Prescription II 3

Scientific principles of safe and effective exercise testing and prescription for persons with chronic disease and other medical conditions. Includes basics of electrocardiography.

Prerequisites: Minimum grade of C (2.0) or higher in KIN 468, 2.50 GPA overall, Kinesiology major, or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: KIN 466.

KIN 471 Internship Preparation in Kinesiology 1

Professional preparation, planning, and placement for supervised internship experience (KIN 595).

Prerequisites: 2.50 overall GPA, Kinesiology major, or permission of instructor.

KIN 475 Independent Study 1-3

Intensive work in area of special interest in Kinesiology. Available to qualified students on recommendation of academic advisor, instructor, and undergraduate program coordinator.

Prerequisites: Demonstrated competency for independent work and permission of academic advisor, instructor, and undergraduate program coordinator.

Notes: May be repeated for a total of up to 6 s.h.

KIN 476 Problems Seminar 2

Current problems in field of physical education. Opportunity for student to specialize in a problem of their choice. Emphasis of the problem shall be approved by the instructor.

KIN 477 Coaching Practicum in a Selected Sport 3

Opportunity for prospective coach to assume various responsibilities in coaching a selected sport under the guidance of a qualified coach.

Prerequisites: Current First Aid/Sports Safety Certification. Upper division students seeking minor in sport coaching, or permission of instructor;

Notes: Professional liability insurance required.

KIN 493 Honors Work 3-6

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor; 3.30 GPA in the major, 12 s.h. in the major;

Notes: May be repeated for credit if the topic of study changes.

KIN 494 Internship in Aquatic Leadership 3,6

A supervised field experience in aquatic leadership in qualified agencies. Requirements include specific assignments, supervision, seminars on campus, and evaluation of student's performance.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor required, in addition to the following: cumulative GPA of 2.50 or better. completion of all KIN core courses; grades of C (2.0) or better in all required KIN courses;

Notes: Grade: letter grade. An application process must be completed prior to registration.; May be repeated for credit if taken for 3 s.h.; maximum credits may not exceed 6 s.h.

KIN 495 Senior Project 3

Independent scholarly work in an area of exercise and sport science completed under the supervision of a faculty member, culminating in a scientific report or other appropriate scholarly presentation.

Prerequisites: KIN 475. 3.0 GPA; and permission of department.

KIN 519 Mentoring in Community Youth Development Programs 2

Service learning experience mentoring an elementary or middle school youth in a community youth sport program. On campus seminars required.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

KIN 520 Physical Activity Programs for Underserved Youth 3

Overview of community-based programs designed to meet the needs of underserved youth; roles of universities and community agencies in such programs; development of leadership skills.

KIN 521 Evaluation of Physical Activity Programs in Youth Development 3

Examination of traditional and nontraditional strategies for effective youth program evaluation; attention to analysis and interpretation of data used in conducting such evaluations.

Prerequisites: KIN 520 .

KIN 530 Play, Games, and Sport 3

Examination of major conceptualizations of play, games, and sport; comparisons and contrasts among the concepts.

KIN 531 Issues in Competitive Sports for Children and Youth 3

In-depth examination of significant issues related to competitive sports in the lives of today's children and youth. Special attention given to studying the roles and responsibilities of the adults involved.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

KIN 532 Women in Sport and Physical Activity 3

Examination of women's experiences in sport and physical activity. Consideration of historical, biological, psychological, and socio-cultural perspectives.

KIN 536 Anatomical Basis of Athletic Injury 2

Focus on the link between anatomical structure, function, and athletic injury evaluation. The functional consequence of injury and rehabilitation on anatomical structures will also be addressed.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate anatomy and physiology .

KIN 545 Psychology of Coaching 3

Overview of sport psychology principles applied to the teaching and coaching of sport activities.

Prerequisites: PSY 121 or permission of instructor.

KIN 550 Sports Clinic 1

Designed to improve teaching and coaching techniques in various sports utilizing current game strategies.

KIN 559 Water Exercise for Therapy and Rehabilitation 3

Design and implementation of therapeutic aquatic exercise programs for persons with injuries or disabilities. Understanding of anatomical structure and movement provide the basis for aquatic protocols.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 or KIN 376 (may be taken concurrently)

KIN 560 Aquatic Therapeutic Modalities 3

Mobility assessment and identification of contraindications for movement therapies used in therapeutic aquatics; development of techniques and protocols to increase mobility/decrease pain in persons with disability/injury.

Notes: KIN 459 or KIN 550 recommended.

KIN 563 Development of Physical Education in the Western World 3

Historical overview of development of physical education in Western Civilization from classical times to the present age.

KIN 565 History of the Olympic Games 3

Development of the Olympic Games movement in both the ancient world and modern era. Consideration of cultural, philosophical, political, economic, and performance perspectives.

KIN 567 Measurement and Evaluation in Physical Education 3

Survey of tests and application of measurement in physical education. Elementary testing procedures.

KIN 568 Health/Fitness: Assessment and Prescription 3

Scientific principles of exercise emphasizing design of safe, appropriate, individualized exercise programs for all ages; foundation for future ACSM certification as a health/fitness instructor. Emphasizes health-related physical fitness.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 and KIN 376, or permission of instructor. CPR must be current throughout the course.

KIN 569 Exercise Instruction 3

An instructional development course. Application of principles of content selection, effective presentation, and evaluation to practice in exercise settings for participants at various developmental levels.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 and KIN 568. or permission of instructor.

KIN 570 Development and Implementation of Fitness Programs 3

Preparation in planning, designing, developing, organizing, programming, implementing, directing, and evaluating fitness programs.

KIN 571 Physical Education for Individuals with Special Needs-Advanced 3

Advanced study of physical education for persons with mental and physical disabilities. Clinical experience is provided.

Prerequisites: KIN 381 or permission of instructor.

KIN 576 Nutrition and Physical Fitness 3

Metabolism during exercise, ergogenic aids, nutrients' effects on performance, and body composition alterations during training. Gender and age-specific needs and responses to exercise and dietary intake.

Prerequisites: Grade of C (2.0) or better in BIO 277 and NTR 213 and NTR 413 (or equivalents). KIN 375 recommended;

Notes: Same as NTR 576.

KIN 578 Needs Assessment of Persons with Disabling Conditions 3

Determination of gross motor and perceptual/gross motor performance needs of persons with disabilities. Analysis of published and teacher-made instruments. Construction of new tests for physical education for persons with special needs in physical activity.

KIN 579 Exercise and Older Adults 3

Basic principles underlying exercise/aging. The delivery of exercise information and the conduct of exercise programs for older adults.

Prerequisites: Junior admission only by permission of instructor.

KIN 595 Kinesiology Internship 3,6

A supervised field experience in qualified agencies. Application process is required for permission to register. Course involves specific assignments, supervision, seminars on campus, and evaluation of student's performance.

Notes: An application process must be completed prior to registration. Course may be repeated for credit if taken for three (3) s.h.; total hours for course may not exceed six (6) s.h.

KIN 601 Applying Research to Professional Practice 3

This course is designed for future practitioners in health and physical activity to gather, read, interpret, assess, and apply research to their fields.

KIN 606 Workshops in Physical Education 1-3

Practices, problems, and new approaches in physical education. Individual study and writing.

Notes: May be repeated for credit.

KIN 611 Research Methods for Kinesiology 3

Concepts and methods of research for kinesiology; formulation of problems, design and methodologies, evaluation of research, development of research proposals.

KIN 612 Research in Kinesiology II: Advanced Topics 3

Examination of selected strategies, methods, statistical or interpretative analytic processes used in kinesiology research.

Prerequisites: KIN 611 or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

KIN 613 The Meaning and Significance of Physical Education 3

Integration and application of principles related to the art and science of human movement as a foundation for a practical philosophy of contemporary physical education.

KIN 617 Current Theories and Practice of Teaching Sports 3

Contemporary approaches to sports analysis and sports teaching in instructional physical education.

KIN 620 Athletic Training Clinical Experience 3

Supervised field experience in an assigned athletic training clinical setting. Students are required to complete 300 clock hours under the supervision of an approved clinical instructor.

Prerequisites: Admission to the MSAT degree program.

Notes: Must be taken four times.

KIN 622 Internship in Community Youth Sport Development Programs 6

Supervised field experience in qualified agencies. Course involves specific assignments, seminars on campus, and evaluation of student's performance.

Prerequisites: KIN 520, KIN 521.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory, S/U.

KIN 630 Sport and Society: Social Inequalities 3

Survey of current theories and research in the sociological study of sport, physical activity, and exercise; focus on sport and major social institutions, social inequalities, and social change.

Prerequisites: KIN 330, introductory sociology, or permission of instructor.

KIN 632 Sport and Society: Global and Ethnic Relations 3

Structural and ideological dimensions of international, national, and local sport. Analysis of the political economy of sport, including colonialism, neo-colonialism, national identities, and social movements.

Prerequisites: KIN 630 or permission of instructor.

KIN 634 Athletic Training Foundations 3

Introduction of concepts and skills related to the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, and management of life-threatening and catastrophic injuries.

Prerequisites: Admission to MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 635 Gender Issues in Kinesiology 3

Interdisciplinary seminar emphasizing psycho-social issues and feminist perspectives on gender relations in sport and physical activity. Topics include historical, biological, psychological and socio-cultural influences and interrelations.

KIN 636 Athletic Injury Evaluation 4

Recognizing and evaluating orthopedic injuries commonly sustained in the athletic environment. Additional topics include the body's pathological response to injury, methods of documentation, and development of psychomotor competencies in orthopedic evaluations.

Prerequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 637 Athletic Injury Evaluation Laboratory 1

Laboratory course focused on the development of psychomotor competencies in orthopedic injury evaluation. $25 lab fee for supplies required.

KIN 638 Theoretical Modalities 4

Theoretical foundation of therapeutic modalities as a component of athletic injury reconditioning programs. Theory and clinical aspects of delivery of therapeutic modalities are examined.

Prerequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 639 Therapeutic Modalities Laboratory 1

Laboratory course focused on the development of psychomotor competencies in therapeutic modalities. $25 lab fee for supplies required.

KIN 640 Rehabilitation Techniques for Athletic Injuries 4

Awareness, understanding, and application of principles and skills pertaining to rehabilitation of injuries in physically active populations.

Prerequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 641 Rehabilitation Techniques Laboratory 1

Laboratory course focused on the development of psychomotor competencies in therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation techniques. $25 lab fee for supplies required.

KIN 642 Optimizing Athletic Performance 3

Exploration of sports nutrition, ergogenic aids, and strength and conditioning principles within the context of sport injury and rehabilitation.

Prerequisites: Admission to MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 643 Mechanical Analysis of Motor Skills 3

Mechanical principles applied to the teaching and analysis of selected sports activities; evaluation of modern bio-mechanical techniques.

KIN 644 Psychology of Sport and Exercise 3

Theories and research related to sport psychology; individual differences, motivation and social influence processes related to sport and exercise behavior.

Prerequisites: Introductory psychology or permission of instructor.

KIN 645 Exercise Psychology 3

Examination of the effects of exercise on various factors (e.g., stress, mood) and the effects of psychological variables (e.g., biofeedback, motivation) on exercise.

Prerequisites: KIN 644, KIN 575 or permission of instructor.

KIN 646 Theoretical Considerations of Physical Education for Children 3

Theories upon which the current physical education program for children ages 4-12 are based. Relationship between theory and practice and implications for teacher education.

KIN 647 Motor Development and Human Movement 3

Changes of motor behavior over time and factors that affect these changes. Ability to observe movement and interpret it developmentally. Laboratory experiences.

KIN 650 Scientific Factors Affecting Human Performance 3

Assessment and analysis of human performance through the application of basic principles and current research in biomechanics and exercise physiology.

KIN 651 Motor Behavior and Aging 3

Changes in motor behavior at the upper end of the life span, focuses on improvement/maintenance of quality of life and activities of daily living.

KIN 653 History of American Sport and Exercise Science 3

Study of development of sport and exercise science in the U.S. with special emphasis on the evolving institutional involvement of schools and colleges.

KIN 654 Seminar in Curriculum Development in Physical Education 3

Current theories and research in curriculum and instruction in the field of physical education.

Prerequisites: KIN 731, ELC 615, or permission of instructor.

KIN 656 Psycho-Social Aspects of Teaching Physical Education and Sport 3

Social and psychological factors that influence instructional interactions and the perceptions of teachers, coaches, and students.

Prerequisites: Previous teaching experiences or permission of instructor.

KIN 657 Teacher Education in Physical Education 3

Theoretical and practical dimensions of teacher education programs in physical education as reflected in current texts, accreditation standards, and research in teaching and teacher education. Limited field work included.

KIN 658 Multiculturalism and Physical Education Curriculum 3

Cultures, cultural influence, race, gender and class roles, as they intersect with physical ability in physical activity, hidden curriculum issues, diverse cultures as curricular resources, culturally relevant pedagogy in PE.

KIN 661 Movement Theory 3

The theoretical structure of human movement; opportunity for developing an individual theory of movement.

KIN 663 Supervision of Physical Education 3

Current theoretical approaches to supervision with practice using teacher behavior observation tools and techniques to supervise undergraduate student teachers in physical education and health settings.

KIN 667 Exercise Electrocardiography and Cardiopulmonary Medications 3

Electrocardiography and mechanisms/side effects of cardiopulmonary medications most likely encountered in clinical exercise settings. Particularly appropriate for students interested in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and clinical exercise testing.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: KIN 670 or permission of instructor.

KIN 668 Advanced Exercise Assessment 3

Exercise testing for cardiorespiratory fitness and disease diagnosis. Knowledge of ECG interpretation and cardiorespiratory pharmacology applied to clinical exercise testing. Also covers body composition and musculoskeletal fitness testing.

Prerequisites: KIN 468 or equivalent, KIN 670, or permission of instructor.

KIN 669 Advanced Exercise Prescription 3

Prescription of exercise for healthy, at-risk, and diseased individuals. Covers exercise prescription objectives for American College of Sport's Medicine's Exercise Specialist and Health Fitness certifications.

Prerequisites: KIN 670 or permission of instructor.

KIN 670 Physiology of Exercise 3

In-depth study of the physiological basis of human physical performance with emphasis on the acute response and chronic adaptations of the body to exercise.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 or permission of instructor.

KIN 675 Applied Human Work Physiology 3

Physiological factors which influence the exercise and performance capabilities of humans.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 or equivalent, or by permission of instructor.

KIN 677 Entrprnshp Opp-Healthy Aging 3

Examination of entrepreneurship opportunities related to the aging population, with specific attention to products and services that extend the healthy lifespan. Includes development of Business Opportunity Analysis.

KIN 679 Exercise and Older Adults: Advanced 3

Scientific and theoretical bases of exercise/aging and guidelines regarding leadership and planning of exercise programs. Previous course work in motor development, motor learning and exercise physiology.

KIN 694A Internship in Kinesiology 3-6

Supervised field experience appropriate to the student's interests and background in selected settings during the final phases of the student's curricular plan. May be repeated once for credit.

KIN 694B Internship in Kinesiology 3-6

Supervised field experience appropriate to the student's interests and background in selected settings during the final phases of the student's curricular plan. May be repeated once for credit.

KIN 695 Independent Study 1-3

Intensive study in an area of special interest in physical education.

Prerequisites: Demonstrated competency for independent work and permission of departmental academic advisor and the instructor.

KIN 696 Laboratory Technology in Kinesiology 1,2

Cost, function, and operation of laboratory equipment used in the area of exercise science (e.g., oxygen consumption, cinematography, body composition, kinetic analysis, specific computer applications, and timing techniques).

Prerequisites: KIN 670 or KIN 718 and KIN 643.

KIN 698 Field Project in ESS 6

Developing, implementing, and/or evaluating a focused set of professional activities in a field setting. Three-member faculty guidance committee required, along with successful completion of formal project proposal, formal documentation of project, and final oral examination. (Graded on S-U basis)

KIN 699 Thesis 1-6

KIN 700 Special Topics in Kinesiology 3

Advanced study in special topics from the various subspecialties within the field of kinesiology.

KIN 701 Research Topics in Kinesiology 3

Intensive examination of specific topics; critical review of current literature.

Prerequisites: Prerequisites and defined research competencies will vary according to topic.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

KIN 702 Research Seminar in Applied Neuromechanics 1

Exploration of the assessment of neuromechanical function of the extremities and its relationship to performance, joint instability, and injury risk.

Prerequisites: Graduate student in KIN with an applied neuromechanical focus or permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for a total of 3 credit hours when topic varies. Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 704 Athletic Training Seminar 3

Study course for the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (BOC) examination involving review examinations and projects on the 5 BOC practice domains for athletic training.

Prerequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 705 Applied Rehabilitation Concepts 3

Capstone experience involving the supervision of a comprehensive orthopedic rehabilitation project and writing a final document to summarize patient outcomes.

Prerequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: Admission into the MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 706 Online Pedagogy in Kinesiology and Related Professions 3

Online course design in Kinesiology and related professions using evidence-based best practices. Creation of online course and its modules using a collaborative, learner-centered approach to online instruction.

KIN 707 Critical Analysis of Professional Literature in Pedagogical Kinesiology 3

Analysis, synthesis, and critique of scientific, critical post-modern, poststructural, and phenomenological literature in Pedagogical Kinesiology.

KIN 708 College Teaching in Kinesiology 1

Introduction to issues and methods for teaching kinesiology in higher education. Seminar and online discussion format.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 709 Mentored Teaching in Kinesiology 1-3

Mentored teaching experience in kinesiology developed by student and faculty mentor, beyond graduate assistantship.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credits. Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 711 Experimental Course 3

This number reserved for experimental courses. Refer to the Course Schedule for current offerings.

KIN 712 Current Research and Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology 1

Exploration of current research and issues within sport and exercise psychology; emphasis on developing a broad understanding of sport and exercise psychology scholarship and its relationship to Kinesiology. May be repeated for a total of 3 credit hours when topic varies.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 713 Internship in Kinesiology 3-6

Supervised field experience appropriate to the student's interests and background in selected settings during the final phases of the student's curricular plan.

Prerequisites: Permission of instructor in addition to the following: cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better. completed Core Required Course(s) or Core Requirement for concentration area with grade of B or better; KIN 713A- For internships that are not in preventative or clinical settings; No additional prerequisites; KIN 713B- For internships in preventative or clinical settings; Additional prerequisite: Grade of P in KIN 471;

Notes: May be repeated once for credit. Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 714 Field Practicum in Kinesiology 3-6

Developing, implementing, and/or evaluating a focused set of professional activities in a field setting. Requires guidance, approval, and evaluation by one faculty member.

Notes: May be repeated for a maximum of 9 credits. Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 715 Professional Ethics in Health and Human Sciences 3

A view of professional ethics in health and human sciences through the lens of Boyer's model of scholarship (discovery/integration, application, teaching/learning).

KIN 716 Mixed Methods in Kinesiology Research 3

An overview of mixed method approaches to research in kinesiology with an emphasis on practical application.

KIN 717 Qualitative Research Methods in Kinesiology 3

Research design and methods for health and human science settings including data source sampling; collection/analysis of artifact, observation, interview, focus group data; within case analysis, writing case reports.

KIN 718 Cardiovascular Aspects of Exercise Physiology 3

Effects of acute and chronic exercise on heart function and size, peripheral vasculature, hemodynamics and cardiac output.

Prerequisites: KIN 670 or permission of instructor.

KIN 719 Muscular Aspects of Exercise Physiology 3

Effects of acute and chronic exercise on muscular mechanics, blood supply, size of muscle, fiber types, fatigue and physical performance.

Prerequisites: KIN 670 or permission of instructor.

KIN 720 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology 3

In-depth study of the pathophysiology and pharmacologic treatment of major illnesses, injuries, and diseases observed in clinical settings.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 and BIO 111 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

KIN 721 General Medical Conditions 3

Lecture and laboratory experiences to develop clinical skills in assessment and management of general medical situations common to athletic training.

Prerequisites: Admission to MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

Corequisites: KIN 720.

Notes: Lab fee for supplies required.

KIN 722 Problems Seminar 3

Specific course title identified each semester by a subscript, e.g., Problems Seminar: Tension and Relaxation Theories Applied to Sports.

Prerequisites: Previous course work in appropriate content areas.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

KIN 723 Statistical Methods for Kinesiology 3

Basic statistics with applications for kinesiology.

KIN 724 Physical Activity and Health 3

Health benefits and risks of physical activity/exercise. Course content parallels the 1996 U.S. Surgeon General's report Physical Activity and Health with updated referencing.

Prerequisites: KIN 375 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

KIN 725 Management and Professional Issues in Athletic Training 3

The administration and organization of athletic training health care programs and facilities. Current issues in athletic training professional conduct and practice will also be discussed.

Prerequisites: Admission to MSAT degree program or permission of instructor.

KIN 729 Learning and Performance of Physical Skills 3

Application of principles of learning to the learning and performance of physical skills, including the social, emotional, and personality factors affecting skill acquisition.

Prerequisites: General and developmental psychology (9 hours), or permission of the instructor.

KIN 730 Neural Aspects of Motor Control 3

Multi-disciplinary seminar exploring theories and mechanisms of neuromuscular control of human movement.

Prerequisites: Undergraduate survey course in motor learning/control or permission of instructor.

KIN 731 Curriculum Development in Kinesiology 3

Modern principles and practices in curriculum construction and current theories of curriculum development in Kinesiology.

KIN 732 Analysis of Teaching and Learning 3

Introduction to quantitative and qualitative methods for evaluating teaching and learning including techniques of classroom observation, classroom climate analysis, and student engagement. Extends the research competencies of those interested in pedagogical assessment.

KIN 733 Practicum in Supervision of Physical Education 1-3

Individually directed experiences in the organization and evaluation of field experiences in teacher education.

Prerequisites: KIN 663 or permission of instructor.

KIN 734 Measurement Theory Applied to Pedagogical Kinesiology 3

Measurement theory necessary to the planning, construction, and use of tests in physical education and athletics.

Prerequisites: KIN 723 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

KIN 735 Program Evaluation and Evidence-Based Practice in Physical Activity Programs 3

Concepts, processes and methods, results interpretations, and issues in the evaluation of in physical activity programs/interventions; reflection and critique of different evaluation philosophies, theories, methods, and policy ramifications in program evaluation.

KIN 738 Sport-based Youth Development 3

Current principles, practices, and research related to programs that promote youth development outcomes through sport participation.

KIN 743 Psychological Aspects of Sport Injury 3

Psychological factors and intervention strategies as they relate to the risk, experience, and treatment of athletic injuries from a biopsychological perspective.

KIN 744 Applied Sport Psychology 3

Current research in applied sport psychology; sport-specific individual differences, motivational approaches, and interventions.

Prerequisites: KIN 644.

KIN 745 Seminar: Social Psychology and Physical Activity 3

Current theories, research methodologies and findings related to the social psychological aspects of sport and exercise behavior; emphasis on application in professional practice.

Prerequisites: KIN 644 or permission of instructor.

KIN 746 Practicum in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology 1-3

Skill development and application of theory in practice in applied sport psychology through supervised work in a laboratory and/or field setting.

Prerequisites: KIN 744 or equivalent and permission of instructor.

Notes: May be repeated for up to 10 credit hours. No more than 6 credit hours can count toward degree requirements; Lab fee required each semester; Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 748 Advanced Topics in Sport Exercise and Psychology 3

Advanced study in special topics within a field of sport and exercise psychology.

Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic varies for a maximum of 12 credits.

KIN 749 PE Learning and Motivation Advanced Seminar 3

Comprehensive analysis and critical examination of learning and achievement motivation theories and constructs, instructional strategies, and curriculum designs in physical education and other physical activity settings.

KIN 750 Seminar in Kinesiology 3

Integrative seminar focusing on major issues confronting the field of kinesiology, and applying concepts to professional practice and higher education.

KIN 751 Advanced Research Seminar in Kinesiology 3

Integrative seminar focusing on development, refinement, and presentation of research.

Prerequisites: KIN 611 or permission of instructor. Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 752 Advanced Professional Seminar in Kinesiology 3

An advanced doctoral seminar focused on developing students' professional leadership and collaborative skills, while also supporting the advancement of dissertation research.

Prerequisites: Admission to the EdD in KIN program.

KIN 754 Applied Sport Psychology Issues and Practice 3

Theories and research underlying applied sport psychology. Consideration of issues in educational sport psychology practice.

Prerequisites: KIN 644, KIN 744.

KIN 762 Program Design in Kinesiology and Related Professions 3

Methods for designing academic programs in Kinesiology and related fields. Leadership skills, strategic planning, and implementing a program are the focus of this class.

KIN 778 Professional Seminar in Grant Writing 3

An advanced doctoral seminar on the grant writing process. Students will develop proposals appropriate for any agencies and foundations that fund applied research and professional programs.

Prerequisites: Admission to the EdD in KIN program.

KIN 785 Curriculum Theory in PE Advanced Seminar 3

In-depth examination and critical analysis of the evolution of physical education curriculum theory discourses in the United States from 1900 to the present.

Prerequisites: KIN 731, KIN 654, or permission of instructor. May be repeated when topic varies.

KIN 795 Independent Doctoral Research 1-6

In-depth study of a problem in exercise and sport science. May include a synthesis/review of literature, scientific investigation, or design, implementation, or evaluation of project.

Prerequisites: Prior approval of graduate faculty member who will supervise and evaluate the project.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 798 Doctoral Seminar in Grant Writing 3

The grant writing process, including the procedures and technical strategies for developing and submitting a grant proposal for funding.

Prerequisites: Prior approval of graduate faculty member who will supervise and evaluate the project.

Notes: Grade: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory (S/U).

KIN 799 Dissertation 1-12

KIN 801 Thesis Extension 1-3

Thesis Extension.

KIN 802 Dissertation Extension 1-3

Dissertation Extension.

KIN 803 Research Extension 1-3