UNDERGRADUATE COURSES IN KINESIOLOGY

1303 Introduction to Sports and Fitness (3-0) A course emphasizing the aims and objectives and historical background for sports, fitness, and recreation. Includes survey of exercise and sport, analysis of professional career opportunities, and expectations of the KES department.  

 

1302 First Aid (3-0) A course which includes class discussion, reading and units on the fundamentals of safe conduct at home, in traffic, in play and recreation, and in the community with a section devoted to first aid in accordance with the latest National Safety Council first aid techniques and Advanced First Aid and CPR certification.

 

2203 Applied Anatomy (3-0) General survey of the anatomy of the body. Topics include the major organ systems relevant for human performances. An emphasis on cellular structures and the histology of selected anatomical structures will also be incorporated.

 

2302 Nutrition (3-0) Principles of nutrition including roles of nutrients, psychosocial aspects of eating, nutritional at various stages in life; developing diet plans, computing energy consumption and energy expenditures.

 

2303  Activities for Children (3-0) This course is designed to give a foundation for a working knowledge of activities that are appropriate for children. These activities include elements that are deemed necessary for the complete physical development of the child.

 

 3302 Motor Development (3-0). This course is designed to permit students to study the various aspects of motor development of children. This will give students the opportunity to study physical growth as a factor accompanying motor development, fundamental motor skill learning and refinement and physical fitness development.

 

3302 Health and Aging (3-0)  Health concerns and quality of life during the aging process, ageism, demographics, ethnicity, research on aging, health status, nutrition, fitness, health care in the 21st century, and death and dying.

 

3303 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3-0) Injury prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation techniques in sports.

 

3305 Physiology of Exercise (3-0) Physiological response of the human body during various levels/intensities of physical activity and exercise.

 

3306 Motor Learning and Development through the Lifespan (3-0) Acquisition and performance of movement behaviors including generalized patterns and specific skills for sport activities; how individuals learn movement skills’ interaction with cognitive, affective, and psychomotor learning domains, application of learning theories to physical education, physical therapy, and athletics.

 

3307 Kinesiology (3-0) A study of the analysis of human motion and posture subject to both mechanical and biological laws and principles. 

 

3313 Kinesiology and Biomechanics (3-0) Mechanical of human movement during physical activity and exercise applications of fundamental physics to anatomical structures and motion; analysis of musculoskeletal structure that influence human movement.

 

4102 Workshop in Sports and Fitness (1-0) A course that may be repeated for credit when course content varies. (Various)

 

4303 Fitness Testing and Exercise Prescription (3-0) Evaluation of health and fitness levels of athletic and nonathletic populations; creating effective exercise programs for various populations.

 

4312 Health Promotion at the Workplace (3-0) Needs assessment; program development, implementation, and evaluation in corporate and private business settings; developing environmental and social support for healthy behaviors with the business community. 

 

4313 Legal and Ethical Issues in Exercise and Sport Science (3-0) Basic legal principles, terminology, and risk management approaches; applications of legal principles to protection of employees, and employers in kinesiology related fields, contemporary ethical issues.

 

4316 Exercise Programming for Special Populations (3-0) Creating exercise programs for populations of people experience health concerns of the 21st century; programming applications to coronary heart disease, diabetics, asthma, obesity, pregnancy, and physical and mental disabilities.

 

4362 Senior Capstone in Exercise and Sport Science (3-0) Completion and presentation of a research project in required. Additionally, the research project must be submitted to a professional conference or publication or the student must attempt an approved professional certification examination. Prerequisite: senior standing.

 

4103 Athletic Training Clinical Practicum I (0-3) A practical clinical experience course for the first year athletic training student. Working under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer, experience will be gained in taping, bandaging, illness/injury evaluation, rehabilitation and related services. May be repeated for credit.

 

4104 Athletic Training Practicum (0-3). A practical clinical experience course for student athlete trainers to work under direct supervision by a certified/licensed athletic trainer. Includes practical experience in bandaging and taping, athletic training Room management, medical referral and administration of injury care and related services.

 

4304 Athletic Training I (3-0).   A course which deals with proper methods of conditioning for prevention of sports related injuries with a focus   on care and treatment of common athletic injures. 

 

4305 Athletic Training II (3-0). An advanced study of the care and prevention of athletic injuries with a focus of assessment and evaluation of sports related injuries.

 

4306 Athletic Therapeutic Exercise (3-0). The study of therapeutic exercises used in the rehabilitation of athletic injuries and clinical techniques involved in muscle testing including goniometry.

 

4307 Therapeutic Modalities of Athletic Training (3-0). The study of sports therapy physical agents used in athletic training setting such as cryotherapy, hydrotherapy, and electrotherapy as mechanical therapy. (Spring-Every third year) 

 

4308 Administration of an Athletic Training Program (3-0) The study of the administration and management strategies in athletics. Functions such as record keeping, insurance, public relations, pre-participation examinations, facility and equipment. Maintenance and budgets will be discussed.

 

KINESIOLOGY ACTIVITY COURSES

1150 Wellness/Fitness Assessment (0-2). A course that assists students in making an assessment of their level of fitness. Included are: cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, body composition, flexibility, muscular coordination, and concepts of healthy living. May not be repeated for credit.

1153 Individual Activities (0-2). Individual sports of Archery, Aerobics, Golf, and Weight Training and Conditioning.

1154 Team Activities (0-2). Team sports of Basketball, and Volleyball.

1155 Dual Activities (0-2). Dual sports of Badminton, Racquetball, Handball, and Tennis.

1156 Aquatic Activities (0-2). Beginning Swimming, Intermediate Swimming and Life Guarding. Red Cross Certification Is available.

2101 Intercollegiate Activities (0-2). Participation as a member of an intercollegiate athletic team. Upon dismissal or voluntary withdrawal from the team, the student must report to the Chair of the Department for assignment to the regular activity courses. Elective credit only. May be repeated but may not be used to fulfill P.E. activity course requirements in General Education.

Prerequisite: Membership on an intercollegiate athletic team.