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Kinesiology
KINE 1000Introduction to Mindfulness (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Mindfulness practice is bringing full, non-judgmental attention to what is happening in the present moment. Classes include instruction in four core practices: body scan, mindful yoga, sitting, and walking meditation. The practical application of mindfulness in mind-body awareness, health maintenance, mindful eating, stress reduction, and communication will be explored through exercises & group discussion.
KINE 1040Women's Self-Defense (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course strives to develop the mind and body through martial arts. There will be an introduction to basic moves followed by more challenging techniques over the course of the semester. There is an equal emphasis on striking and grappling. This course is only offered when there is a qualified instructor available.
KINE 1050Meditation Peer Leadership (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course will introduce students to mindfulness practices, and prepare you to instruct your peers in mindfulness meditation in settings like school, work, clubs, and sport. Current research and adaptations of mindfulness in settings such as health care, education, and athletics will be explored. Training includes exercises in embodied presence, deep listening, and facilitating dialogue. No previous meditation experience necessary.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
KINE 1100Tennis (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
All tennis classes include participants from beginners through intermediate/advanced players. Instruction is tailored to the level of class participants. Classes stress proper use of the basic fundamentals including proper strokes, court positions and strategy for singles and doubles. Rules, terminology, and etiquette are equally stressed.
KINE 1110Racquetball (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The basic fundamentals of skills and shots, including serves, forehand, and backhand are stressed, along with rules and game strategy
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
KINE 1115Squash (1.00)
The basic fundamentals of skills and shots, including serves, forehand, and backhand are stressed, along with rules and game strategy. All levels are welcome. A racquet can be provided, but all participants will need their own protective eyewear and non-marking shoes.
KINE 1120Volleyball (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This class is open to beginners through intermediate/advanced players. Classes emphasize the fundamental skills and rules of volleyball, as well as basic team play and strategy.
KINE 1130Soccer (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This class is open to beginners through intermediate/advanced players. Covers the basic skills of soccer such as dribbling, shooting, passing, heading, and trapping. Students will learn drills and participate in game playing.
KINE 1140Rugby (1.00)
The purpose of this course is to give exposure to this fast-paced fun sport. It will focus on the basic ball-handling skills, general team play, rules, and an introduction to various team strategies.
KINE 1150Basketball (1.00)
An intermediate-level class, as well as a class specifically for women are offered. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. Rules and game strategy are also covered and practiced through participation in games throughout the class.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 1155Women's Basketball (1.00)
The emphasis of this class is on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting and rebounding. Rules and game strategy are also covered and practiced through participation in drills and games throughout the class.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 1160Softball (1.00)
This course focuses on instruction of basic softball skills, along with strategy and rules of the game.
KINE 1170Golf (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This class is open to beginners through intermediate/advanced players. Instruction is provided on a group basis at a local golf club (Birdwood). Emphasis is placed on grip, stance, and swing in addition to etiquette and rules. Additional fees apply to this class. Note that students are required to find their own transportation to Birdwood Golf Course.
KINE 1180Lacrosse (1.00)
A fast-paced team sport with a focus on rules and regulations, skill development, stick work, and fitness. This class caters to those new to the game or wishing to improve basic skills.
KINE 1200Badminton (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The basic fundamentals of skills and shots, including serves, forehand, and backhand are stressed, along with the rules and game strategy. Singles and doubles play will be stressed.
KINE 1230Ultimate Frisbee (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Ultimate frisbee, or Ultimate, as it is now called, is a non-contact team sport that combines running, passing, and catching. It combines the "best" of soccer, football, and netball into a fast-paced game that is at once simple and complicated. Get ready for an aerobic workout while learning the skills and strategies of a game that has huge local and national appeal.
KINE 1300Swimming (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Beginning (I) and intermediate (II) levels of swimming are offered (simultaneously; instructors will determine participant levels the first week of the class). The beginner level is designed for students who have little or no prior swimming knowledge and emphasizes basic stroke development and safety skills. The intermediate level stresses the improvement of strokes, kicking and breathing. Deep water skills are also taught.
KINE 1310Swimming for Fitness (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course is designed to improve fitness level through cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility training. It also covers stroke mechanics, basic water safety, and components of fitness. A basic knowledge of swim strokes and ability to swim multiple laps is required.
KINE 1320Scuba Diving (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Beginning scuba (I) is offered for those with no experience or certification. Advanced scuba (II) requires that the student possess a basic scuba certification. Both classes emphasize the skills of skin diving and scuba, along with the physiology of diving, first aid, and decompression. Both classes are offered off-grounds and have additional fees.
KINE 1325Advanced Scuba (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Prerequisites: Basic Scuba Certification. Class meetings are held off campus at local dive sites, and transportation is the student's responsibility. Contact instructor directly for class fee, and rental needs if you do not have all the equipment needed.
KINE 1400Weight Training (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This is a coed class intended for all levels of experience with weight training. Emphasis is placed on learning proper lifting technique and designing individualized programs.
KINE 1410Yoga (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Yoga is the practice of uniting the mind and body in a series of postures or a meditation in motion. The type of yoga offered will be contingent on the skills of the instructor. All yoga classes focus on a series of postures that strengthen the muscles, increase flexibility, energize the body and cultivate mental and emotional calmness. The class will begin with instruction on basic postures and progress to an intermediate level.
KINE 1420Core Training (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Core training is a series of controlled movements engaging one's body and mind that focuses on improving flexibility and strength for the total body without building bulk. Emphasis is placed on strengthening the "core" or "powerhouse" of the body, including the abdominal muscles, the back and the butt.
KINE 1425Climbing (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Climbing improves strength, agility, balance, and mental stamina. This course is geared mostly for beginners and will focus on technique and training strategies to enjoy this lifetime sport. Most classes will be on the Bouldering Wall at the Outdoor Recreation Center with some sessions at the Poplar Ridge Challenge Course to introduce belaying and other rope-based skills.
KINE 1430Cross Training and Conditioning (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Emphasis is placed on increasing cardiovascular endurance through various forms of exercise, including, but not limited to, aerobic dance, circuit training, running, and other aerobic activities. Resistance exercise will also be included such as squats, push-ups, crunches, and weights.
KINE 1435Rowing (1.00)
Rowing is one of the few non-weight bearing sports that exercises all the major muscle groups, improves cardiovascular endurance and muscular strength. This class will introduce participants to rowing, using rowing machines to teach technique and develop fitness. Rowing is a sport you can do for life; learn the basics and get a good workout!
KINE 1440Running for Fitness (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Open to runners of all levels. Instruction may include road, off-road, speedwork, interval training, and hill work. Training to meet individual needs.
KINE 1445Women's Weight Training (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This class is for women of all ability and experience levels, but is especially designed for women with little to no formal instruction in weight training. Emphasis is placed on learning proper lifting technique and designing individualized programs.
KINE 1610Ice Skating (1.00)
This course introduces the student to basic ice skating skills. With progression, the student will learn basic spins, more advanced blade work, and jumps. This class is held off-grounds and requires an additional fee.
KINE 1620Ice Hockey (1.00)
This course covers the basic skills and rules of ice hockey. This class is held off-grounds and requires an additional fee.
KINE 1720Dance for Fitness (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Course covers the basic steps, vocabulary, and variations of dance in various fields. Students learn basic techniques based on ballet and modern dance. Through daily warm-ups and exercises, students gain strength, flexibilty, endurance, and coordination.
KINE 1725Ballroom Dancing (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Presents the basic step patterns, rhythmic patterns and positions in ballroom dance. Includes techniques based upon traditional (American Style Ballroom) steps with basic choreographic patterns. Emphasizes proper lead and follow. Will be tailored to students' interests and strengths.
KINE 1730Hiking (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Recommended for beginners, but is open to students with all levels of experience. The class emphasizes the risk management & environmental concerns of hiking while providing students with the tools to plan their own hiking trips. This class takes place both on & off grounds with some indoor class portions, like in the case of inclement weather. Students must provide their own gear, such as appropriate clothes for the weather & a daypack.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016, Spring 2016
KINE 1820Lifeguard Training Class (1.00)
The American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Program provides entry-level lifeguard candidates with the skills and knowledge to prevent, recognize, and respond to emergencies and to provide care until advanced medical personnel arrive and take over. After successful completion, students will be certified in Lifeguard Training & First Aid, CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and Oxygen Administration for the Professional Rescuer.
Course was offered Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 1830Water Safety Instructor Course (1.00)
The American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor course trains instructor candidates to teach courses in the American Red Cross Swimming and Water Safety program by developing their understanding of how to use the course materials, how to conduct training sessions and how to evaluate participants' progress.
KINE 2000Introduction to Kinesiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Introduction to the discipline of Kinesiology and an examination of the study of physical activity from the perspectives of professional practice, research, and experience. This course is a prerequisite for all students interested in pursuing a major in Kinesiology.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 2100Teaching Team Sports (2.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course analyzes team sport skills and teaching techniques specifically related to group sport activities. There will be a focus on the development of a collaborative classroom environment. Specific sport experiences, such as basketball, field hockey, football, lacrosse, soccer, softball, and volleyball will be covered. The main focus of this course is on pedagogical issues. Prerequisite: Physical education major or instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2015
KINE 2110Teaching Lifetime Physical Activity & Fitness (2.00)
This course highlights the significance of lifetime physical fitness and its importance in the secondary curriculum. There will be the analyzes basic individual sport skills, developmental progressions, and teaching strategies for individual sports, such as badminton, golf, tennis, fitness self-assessment, and track and field. The main focus of this course is on pedagogical issues. Prerequisite: Physical education major or instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2014
KINE 2200Motor Development (3.00)
Describes and analyzes normal motor development across the lifespan, from pre-natal development through older adulthood. Emphasizes identifying and classifying motor behaviors across the lifespan, as well as understanding the interaction of environmental and biological factors that affect acquisition of these movement behaviors. Laboratory experiences are included.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 2410Group Exercise Instruction (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to design and instruct safe, effective group exercise classes to participants of varying skill and fitness levels.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015
KINE 2420Introduction to Personal Training (3.00)
This course provides the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to assess participants readiness and fitness level for exercise participation, design and instruct safe, effective exercise prescriptions for clients of varying skill and fitness levels.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
KINE 2850Medical Terminology (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The class will cover basics of medical term etymology and a system-based approach to understanding the language of medicine. The objective of this class is to encourage interdisciplinary communication among medical practitioners and other health care professionals as they prepare for the "real world" of medicine.
KINE 3210Kinesiology Individuals Disabilities (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines the nature and causes of disabling conditions and the motor needs and tolerances associated with these conditions. Enhances experience and skill in planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching, and evaluating instruction for individuals with disabilities in both school and non-school settings
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3211Kinesiology Individuals Disabilities Lab (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Prospective teachers work with a variety of students with disabilities in a physical education setting. Students are assigned to, and supervised by, an adapted physical educator in one of the local schools. Prerequisite: must have taken or be currently enrolled in KINE 3210
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3400Nutrition (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the basic principles of nutrition, including psychosocial-cultural considerations in dietary intake. Focuses on nutrient sources and actions, digestion, special population needs, weight control, food faddism, international problems, nutrition education, and nutrition-related disorders.
KINE 3410Exercise Physiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course provides a foundational understanding of metabolic and physiologic responses to exercise. Emphasis will be placed on the role of exercise and nutrition to enhance strength and endurance for human performance. Prerequisite BIOL 3410 and BIOL 3420 OR BIOL 2060 and BIOL 2070.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3420Contemporary Health Issues (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Discussion of major topics in public health, including chronic diseases, such as child and adult obesity, diabetes, hypertension, cancer, cardiovascular disease, muscle and bone diseases, and mental illness. There is a strong emphasis on fitness, nutrition, and other lifestyle choices to modify disease risk. Eating disorders and athlete medical issues are also discussed.
KINE 3450Exercise and Nutrition Medicine (3.00)
This course provides understanding how to prescribe exercise & nutrition as a medical therapy for health and well being. We will explore how each "dose" of exercise when taken in combination with nutrition, dietary supplements and/or pharmacological agents, impact the prevention/treatment of chronic disease.
Course was offered Spring 2017
KINE 3500Special Topics in Kinesiology (1.00 - 6.00)
Topical offerings in the subject of Kinesiology
Course was offered Spring 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3600Musculoskeletal Anatomy (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
A systematic approach to human anatomy with emphasis on the interdependence of structure and function in the skeletal, articular, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular and digestive systems. A laboratory experience is included.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3601Musculoskeletal Anatomy Lab I (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This lab is intended to provide students with hands on experience to learn human anatomy. The lab primarily involves work with human specimen prosections and will cover only gross anatomy of the muscular, skeletal, and nervous systems. .
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 3615Service Learning in Sports Medicine Athletic Training (2.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
For undergraduate students interested in the clinical aspect of sports medicine. Students are scheduled for clinic times each week for the duration of the semester, but also must attend in-services (typically held from 7-8 am on Tuesdays). Students provide first aid & rehabilitation for varsity student athletes and UVa Athletics events. Instructor permission and apply online: http://www.virginiasports.com/sports-med/undergraduate-volunteers.html
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2016
KINE 3620Biomechanics/Motor Control of Human Movement (3.00)
Studies the science of human movement in the context of muscle actions and the application of forces through levers of the musculoskeletal system. Analyzes fundamental human movement patterns, such as gait.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 3630Emergency Medical Care (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines current approaches to the management of medical emergencies. Cardiopulmonary disorders, temperature-related injuries, poisoning, hemorrhaging, diabetes, emergency childbirth, epilepsy, fractures, and shock are presented. Investigates the components of a comprehensive emergency medical care system. Students are certified in CPR and First Aid.
KINE 3660Neuroscience of Exercise (3.00)
This course will address the underlying neuroanatomy associated with cognitive function in healthy individuals as well as those with neurocognitive/psychiatric pathologies and diseases. Throughout the semester, students will become consumers of cross- disciplinary research addressing the influence of physical activity and cognitive function.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 4000Practicum in Kinesiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The practicum is a clinically oriented course to enable students in kinesiology to explore their professional goals. Students contact a professional in the arena of their choice. Students work under the supervision of the professional for 120 hours during the semester, keep a journal of their learning experiences, and write a case study and an evaluation of the experience due the last day of class for the semester
KINE 4130Teaching School Health (3.00)
Introduction to current instructional approaches appropriate to a comprehensive K-12 health education curriculum. Designed for elementary and secondary school health instructors; the course stresses specific roles for schools in preventing health problems and promoting high-level wellness among students and the community through well-planned health instruction.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2015
KINE 4400Nutrition and Athletic Performance (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course examines nutrition as it relates to optimizing physical performance in active individuals. Recent research publications will be used to provide the latest information on these areas and to encourage critical evaluation of research.
Course was offered Fall 2016
KINE 4600Athletic Injuries (3.00)
An course in principles, procedures, and techniques in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. A one-credit laboratory experience is available in addition to the regular course. Co-requisite: Anatomy, instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 4601Athletic Injuries Lab (1.00)
Students who are interested in Athletic Training are encouraged to take the lab. Students will learn and demonstrate technical skills in evaluation, treatment and overall management of sports injuries. Examples of topics are crutch-fitting, gait training, taping/wrapping, musculoskeletal and concussion assessment, and rehabilitation. Prerequisite: Must have taken or be currently enrolled in KINE 4600 Athletic Injuries
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 4670The Art & Science of Sports Medicine (3.00)
A week-long conference that begins with lectures, visitations, and observations of surgery and prosected cadaver joints. Continues with presentations by nationally known physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists, and concludes with a written examination and submission of a literature review paper on a selected topic in sports medicine
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 4993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Independent Study for undergraduates working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 5100Assessment in Kinesiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies assessment strategies and techniques in physical activity settings (i.e., fitness and motor skills, as well as fitness self-assessments). Emphasizes the general concepts and techniques of assessment in physical activity settings, and addresses strategies for the selection and administration of assessment tests.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5110Elementary Pedagogy (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Study of elementary curriculum and instruction in physical education. Examines the principles of planning (i.e., SOLs), implementing, and evaluating sound elementary physical education programs. Includes field experience.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5120Secondary Pedagogy (3.00)
Study of secondary curriculum and instruction in physical education. Examines the principles of planning (i.e., SOLs, safety, legal issues, and child abuse), implementing, and evaluating a sound secondary physical education curriculum. Includes field experience.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5140Qualitative Analysis of Motor Patterns (3.00)
Experienced teachers analyze and enhance their qualitative assessment skills. The course identifies and works on approximately 10-15 qualitative skills chosen by the class.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 5200Motor Development (3.00)
Describes and analyzes normal motor development across the lifespan, from pre-natal development through older adulthood. Emphasizes identifying and classifying motor behaviors across the lifespan, as well as understanding the interaction of environmental and biological factors that affect acquisition of these movement behaviors. Laboratory experiences included.
KINE 5210Kinesiology Individuals Disabilities (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines the nature and causes of disabling conditions and the motor needs and tolerances associated with these conditions. Enhances experience and skill in planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching, and evaluating instruction for individuals with disabilities in both school and non-school settings. KINE 3200 is a prerequisite for this class.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5220Prog Plan & Evaluation Kinesiology (3.00)
Introduction to Curriculum in Physical Education. Details the following processes related to teaching PE including planning, assessment, prescription, teaching and evaluation.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 5230Sports, Rec & Camping for Children with Disabilities (3.00)
This course provides students with information on sport, recreation, and camping opportunities for children with disabilities. This is an experiential course with field trips to local schools and agencies, observations of local sports programs including Special Olympics, a wheelchair sports workshop, and serving as a camp counselor for 1 week at a camp for children with disabilities.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 5240Kinesiology Developmental Disabilities (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Studies the physical and motor attributes of children with developmental, learning, and emotional disabilities. Examines abnormal and delayed patterns of motor development through an assessment, diagnosis, and prescriptive format. Emphasizes identifying functional goals for these individuals and programmatic techniques for attaining these goals.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5250Kinesiology for Children Severe Disabilities (2.00)
Examines issues related to educating children with severe disabilities. Includes review of unique planning and assessment procedures as well as unique programs and sports opportunities for children with severe disabilities.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5260Adapted Physical Education: Physically and Sensory Impaired (3.00)
Studies the physical and motor attributes of individuals with physical, sensory, and health disabilities. Addresses programming and instructional implications in physical education for these populations in regard to their ecological, psychological, social, and learning characteristics. Emphasizes developing and achieving functional physical education goals through planning, assessing, prescribing, teaching, and evaluating instruction.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5270Physical Education for Children with Autism (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This is an introductory course where students will learn about characteristics associated with autism and evidence-based methods to help children with autism develop motor, fitness, and recreation skills. Students should be working with students with autism to complete assignments.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015
KINE 5280Seminar in Adapted Physical Education (2.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Designed for Kinesiology Master's level students in the Adapted Physical Education Program. The purpose of this seminar is to address pertinent issues that are encountered by students during or after their graduate work in adapted physical education. This course should be taken in conjunction with KINE 8980 - Practicum in Adapted Physical Education.
KINE 5410Physical Activity and Public Health (3.00)
The overall goals are to expose students to a public health approach to chronic disease prevention, develop critical thinking skills by reading and interpreting epidemiological literature and produce a research-based intervention proposal using a public health approach. Students will learn about physical activity epidemiology, measurement issues, and associations between activity and health, and develop their own research-based intervention.
KINE 5420Pediatric Exercise Physiology (3.00)
The overall goals are to 1) understand the physical maturation process and how that process affects the body's response to exercise and exercise training, 2) understand children's physical activity behavior and its associations with health and disease, 3) read and critically evaluate relevant research literature, and 4) develop a research proposal to address a limitation or gap in our knowledge pertaining to youth physical activity and exercise.
KINE 5430Advanced Exercise Physiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Emphasizing current research findings, this class focuses on energy metabolism, physiological responses to exercise, and exercise training techniques. Prerequisite: Human physiology; introduction to exercise physiology or equivalent.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5440Exercise Physiology Laboratory (3.00)
A presentation, through lectures and laboratory experiences, of laboratory procedures and biomedical instrumentation pertinent to exercise physiology laboratories and applied physiology research. Students are involved in a review of current research in each area of laboratory experimentation and participate as both subjects and investigators. Prerequisite: KINE 5430
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5450Exercise Principles for Health, Fitness & Chronic Disease (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
The application of clinical exercise physiology principles for public health, fitness, and disease management. Students learn the principles of exercise evaluation, prescription, and leadership for health, fitness, and disease rehabilitation, and apply these skills in a practical setting under the direction of professional staff.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5455Applied Research and Writing in Exercise (3.00)
This course provides an introduction to reading, designing, and interpreting research in the field of exercise physiology and the biological sciences. Emphasis will be placed on fostering scientific writing skills that prepare students for the development of professional presentations, research publications, and grant experience.
Course was offered Spring 2016
KINE 5460Clinical Exercise Testing, Evaluation and Prescription (3.00)
Principles of clinical exercise testing, including conducting and interpreting exercise tests for adults with and without chronic diseases. In the practical setting, under supervision of professional staff, students prescribe exercise and counsel adults based on test results and other medical history. Pre-Requisites: KINE 5450
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5470Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise (3.00)
Analyzes metabolic adaptations to acute bouts of exercise and chronic exercise training. Includes energy sources for human movement; substrate utilization, muscle plasticity, functional significance of the metabolic adaptations to chronic exercise training; muscle fatigue and damage. Prerequisite: KINE 5430 or instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 5475Seminar in Exercise Physiology (1.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course is an advanced seminar that will examine recent research findings in Exercise Physiology and related fields. Individual responses to exercise will be discussed and the impact of genetics, gender, age, and ethnicity on exercise/health related outcomes will be addressed. Prerequisite: restricted to Kinesiology graduates and undergraduates.
KINE 5480Exercise Intervention in Disease (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Examines the impact of exercise on the disease process, focusing primarily on cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Examines hypotheses concerning causes of diseases, risk factors, and modification of risk factors through exercise and diet intervention. Prerequisite: KINE 5430 or instructor permission.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 5485Life Cycle Nutrition (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course is focused on the changing nutrition needs and eating behaviors during three distinct phases of the life cycle: (1) women during the preconception period and pregnancy, children's infancy, and childhood (0-21 years old), (2) adulthood, and (3) nutrition of the elderly population. For each of these phases, we will study the biological basis of energy, nutrient, and water needs and selected methods of health assessment.
Course was offered Spring 2017
KINE 5490Energy Metabolism (3.00)
This course will cover topics related to the interaction of physical activity and nutrition on human metabolism. Includes discussion of cellular energy pathway regulation, digestion of food, nutrient storage, and oxidation of substrates for energy. Discussion will also involve hormone mediated effects on energy metabolism between athletes, gender, age, and metabolic diseases in the fasted, fed and exercise states. Prerequisite: KINE 5430
Course was offered Summer 2016
KINE 5495Human Physiology (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
As exercise scientists, can we analyze systems in the human body & design strategies to improve quality of life? Our study of physiology aims to explain the physical & chemical mechanisms that regulate the body. These mechanisms maintain homeostasis, relatively constant conditions that are compatible with life. This semester we begin speaking the language of physiology to communicate effectively with clinicians, medical staff & other scientists.
KINE 5500Selected Topics (1.00 - 6.00)
These are designed as pilot courses to meet new program area degree requirements, and changing needs in the field. Used also to offer experimental courses, and courses under development, these are announced and offered on a semester-to-semester basis. May be graded or S/U, depending on the instructor, and may be repeated.
Course was offered Fall 2016
KINE 5670The Art & Science of Sports Medicine (3.00)
A week-long conference that begins with lectures, visitations, and observations of surgery and prosected cadaver joints. Continues with presentations by nationally known physicians, athletic trainers, and physical therapists, and concludes with a written examination and submission of a literature review paper on a selected topic in sports medicine. Prerequisite: graduate student status.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 5700Foundational Athletic Training Skills & Emergency (4.00)
Theory, laboratory and clinical experiences designed to provide students with formal instruction and evaluation about the allied health profession of Athletic Training. Competencies and clinical proficiencies related to the practice of athletic training and prevention and emergency care of injuries will be covered. Prerequisite: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con (MED in Kinesiology with Athletic training)
Course was offered Summer 2017
KINE 5710Anatomy and Functional Kinesiology (3.00)
A cadaver anatomy course focusing on the extremities. Emphasis will be placed on the link between anatomical structure, athletic injuries and clinical practice including joint range of motion, manual muscle testing, neurological screens. This class is a guided dissection experience. Prerequisite: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con (MED in Kinesiology with sub-plan Athletic Training)
Course was offered Summer 2017
KINE 5715Clinical Practicum (1.00)
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Observation and performance of professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer; focuses on student's psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies introduced in KINE 5700. Prerequisite: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con (MEd in Kinesiology/Athletic Training)
Course was offered Summer 2017
KINE 5720Assessment and Intervention I (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course is designed to provide the athletic training student with a foundation to learn a systematic evidenced based approach to evaluation and treatment of upper extremity injuries, exercise program development, techniques, indications, contraindications of exercise, exercise progression. The student will understand the fundamentals of determining injury severity, proper management and the ability to make an appropriate referral. Prerequisite: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con, must have taken (or be taking) KINE 5700 and KINE 5710
KINE 5725Principles of Rehabilitation (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Principles of Rehabilitation is designed to provide the athletic training student with a foundation of the theoretical fundamentals and principles of the therapeutic modalities used in the physical medicine environment. A systematic evidenced based approach of the how and why of the application of rehabilitation techniques will be addressed including theory and clinical techniques used to enhance the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. Prerequisites: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con, must have taken (or be taking) KINE 5700 and KINE 5710
KINE 5730Medical Aspects of Athletic Training (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Study of general medical conditions, disabilities, abnormalities, and diseases of physically active individuals; prevention, recognition, physical examination, management, and referral of common general medical conditions. Prerequisites: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con (MED kinesiology with athletic training subplan), must have taken (or be taking) KINE 5700 and KINE 5710
KINE 5735Clinical Practicum II (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Observation and performance of professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer; focuses on psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies introduced in KINE 5700 and 5710. Prerequisites: KINES-MED with ATHTR4-con, must have taken (or be taking) KINE 5700 and KINE 5710
KINE 5740Assessment and Intervention of Injury II (4.00)
Assessment and Intervention of Injury II is designed to provide the athletic training student with a foundation to learn a systematic evidenced based approach to evaluation and treatment of Lower extremity injuries, exercise program development, techniques, indications, contraindications of exercise, exercise progression and analysis and application modalities in treatment and rehabilitation of injury.
KINE 5750Assessment and Intervention of Concussion, Head and Cervical Spine (4.00)
A foundation to learn a systematic evidenced based approach to evaluation and treatment of Head, and Spinal injuries, exercise program development, techniques, indications, contraindications of exercise, exercise progression and analysis and application of modalities in treatment and rehabilitation of spine and head injury.
KINE 5765Clinical Practicum III (3.00)
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Observation and performance of professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer; focuses on psychomotor skills and clinical proficiencies introduced in KINE 5720 and 5750.
KINE 5775Clinical Immersive I (4.00)
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Designed to expose the student to theories, concepts and challenges through completion of a six-week clinical education experience at an approved affiliate clinical site.
KINE 5993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Independent Study for master's level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 6400Changing Behavior to Improve Diet and Physical Activity (3.00)
Despite routine recommendations on dietary intake and physical activity, the majority of individuals living in the US do not meet these guidelines. This course is focused on understanding human behavior and how dietary and activity behavior can be changed to improve public health. Special emphasis will be on factors affecting food selection and dietary intake as well as influencing consumer behavior.
KINE 6700Pharmacology and Diagnostic Imaging (2.00)
The course provides fundamental clinical knowledge of commonly utilized diagnostic imaging and pharmacotherapies within athletic training. This information may be applied through an interprofessional approach to healthcare of the physically active requiring an understanding of normal and diseased states via various diagnostic imaging techniques as well as the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of prescription and over-the-counter drugs.
KINE 6710Administration Strategies in Athletic Training (3.00)
This course will provide the student with a foundation in Administration and Leadership within the Athletic Training profession. The purpose of this course is for the student to gain knowledge in management techniques in athletic training including personnel, facility, financial, and information management, leadership, daily operations, budgeting, facility design, insurance, ethics, and governmental affairs.
KINE 6720Psychosocial Aspects of Injury (2.00)
This course provides the student with knowledge of psychosocial aspects of physical activity and injury. Topics include theories related to the psychological and emotional aspects of trauma and forced inactivity, the use of motivational activities towards rehabilitation, basic principles of mental preparation, relaxation, and visualization, as well as theories and techniques of interpersonal and cross-cultural communication.
KINE 6725Clinical Immersive II (3.00)
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Designed to expose the student to theories, concepts and challenges through completion of a six-week clinical immersive and 7-week clinical experience at an approved affiliate clinical site.
KINE 6730Human Performance in Sports Medicine (3.00)
This is an advanced athletic training course designed to enhance the athletic trainer's comprehensive understanding of regional pathophysiology of musculoskeletal sports injuries, surgical interventions, rehabilitation, and return to sports. Attention will focus on the treatment of musculoskeletal sports injuries with a concentration of surgical and conservative interventions.
KINE 6740Athletic Training Seminar (3.00)
This course will explore critical questions, problems, and contemporary issues in athletic training involving ethics, governmental affairs, employment, service, diversity and education. In addition, preparation for the BOC certification examination will be part of this course.
KINE 6755Clinical Practicum IV (3.00)
This course is designed to provide the student with on and/or off-grounds clinical experiences in athletic training and sports medicine. Observation and performance of professional skills under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer; expanding on skills and clinical proficiencies introduced in KINE 6730.
KINE 7100Health and Physical Education Field Project (1.00 - 6.00)
Field based action research project designed to explore a contemporary educational problem.
KINE 7400Lifestyle Intervention and Comprehensive Care in Cardiopulmonary Rehab (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Students enrolled in this course are expected to function as clinicians with minimal supervision. They may serve as a student clinical exercise physiologist in a clinic, hospital, or outpatient rehab setting. Their role will include exercise monitoring and prescription, as well as comprehensive lifestyle management of patients with cardiac or pulmonary disease.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 7410Principles and Practice of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation (3.00)
Advanced study in topics related to the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of cardiopulmonary diseases. Students gain practical experience providing exercise evaluation, prescription, and leadership of Phase1-4 cardiopulmonary patients. Students assist clinicians in the comprehsnive lifestyle management of patients.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 7600Translational Research in Athletic Training (3.00)
This course provides an introduction to the principles of designing, executing, and interpreting clinical and translational research in the disciplines of athletic training and sports medicine. This class is specifically for students enrolled in the accredited post-professional masters program in athletic training within the Kinesiology Program.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 7610Pathophysiology and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Presents an overview of pathophysiology of athletic injuries designed to enhance the athletic trainer's ability to plan and implement a comprehensive rehabilitation program. Focus on sequential events of tissue healing with respect to exercise progression. Students will also practice advanced manual therapy such as joint mobilization, myofascial release, neural tensioning, muscle energy techniques and strain-counter-strain. Prerequisite: ATC or eligible.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 7620Evidence-Based Sports Medicine (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course introduces students to the principles of evidence-based medicine, clinical epidemiology, and the interpretation of clinical research that assesses prevention, diagnostic, and treatment strategies in sports medicine. The course is targeted at students who are already professionally credentialed as athletic trainers, physical therapists, or other health care providers.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Fall 2015, Spring 2015
KINE 7630Modalities of Athletic Training (3.00)
Advanced study of the theoretical foundations and principles of the therapeutic modalities used in the physical medicine environment. Includes theory and clinical techniques used to enhance the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisite: Master's and Doctoral Level Kinesiology students
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 7640Sports Medicine Instrumentation (3.00)
This course accompanies Clinical Biomechanics and is intended for doctoral students embarking on careers as clinical researchers. The course is designed to provide foundation knowledge regarding digital signal acquisition, processing, analysis and interpretation. Focus will be on practical application of these concepts while collecting data on human movement and function.
KINE 7650Anatomical Bases of Sports Medicine (3.00)
Course includes dissection of the human cadaver and emphasizes the musculoskeletal, articular, nervous, and vascular systems. Dissection experiences are supplemented with classroom lectures. The role of anatomical structures as they relate to athletic injury mechanism, evaluation, and rehabilitation is emphasized. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
Course was offered Summer 2017, Summer 2016, Summer 2015
KINE 8400Seminar in Exercise Physiology (1.00)
This course is an advanced seminar that will examine recent research findings in Exercise Physiology and related fields. Individual responses to exercise will be discussed and the impact of genetics, gender, age, and ethnicity on exercise/health related outcomes will be addressed.
KINE 8500Selected Topics (1.00 - 6.00)
These are designed as pilot courses to meet new program area degree requirements, and changing needs in the field. Used also to offer experimental courses, and courses under development, these are announced and offered on a semester-to-semester basis. May be graded or S/U, depending on the instructor, and may be repeated.
Course was offered Spring 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 8600Clinical Biomechanics (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course will provide a foundation for basic principles of sports medicine biomechanics including forces that act on the body and how they relate to risk for and recovery from injury. This course is intended to provide a foundation of knowledge for health care professionals embarking on a career in clinical sports medicine, athletic training, education and/or research.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Fall 2015, Fall 2014
KINE 8610Clinical Biomechanics Lab (2.00)
Lab for Clinical Biomechanics class
KINE 8620Orthopedic Bases of Sports Medicine (3.00)
Presents a comprehensive review of regional pathophysiology of sports injury and rehabilitation. Focus on treatment of injuries with a surgical and medical management perspective. Rehabilitation for both operative and non-operative conditions are discussed in a problem-solving format. Prerequisite: KINE 7610 or instructor permission.
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016, Spring 2015
KINE 8630Readings in Sports Medicine Research (1.00 - 3.00)
A doctoral-level seminar that addresses current topics related to research in the areas of injury risk factor screening, prevention, diagnosis, or treatment in sports medicine. Focus is on study design, execution, and interpretation of both laboratory and clinical research in sports medicine. Prerequisite: Kinesiology Doctoral student
Course was offered Spring 2017, Spring 2016
KINE 8980Practicum (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Supervised field experiences under the direction of professional staff. Student should obtain approval from their advisor before registering for this practicum.
KINE 8995Current Trends in Concussion Research (3.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
This course will: 1) address the epidemiology of sport and non-sport related concussion 2) provide historical perspectives in terms of origin, treatment, and management 3) Allow students to become consumers of cross- disciplinary research addressing concussion 4) and establish and/or reinforce critical thinking skills to address current topics associated with concussion.
Course was offered Fall 2016, Spring 2016
KINE 8998Master's Research Internship (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Designed to give masters students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines.
KINE 8999Master's Thesis (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Designed to give masters students who are completing a master's thesis.
KINE 9740Internship in College Teaching or Supervision (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Opportunities for experienced doctoral students to teach courses or partial courses at the University, or to supervise student teachers under the guidance of a faculty member. Opportunities are arranged by the students with the assistance of the sponsoring faculty member.
KINE 9993Independent Study (1.00 - 6.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Independent Study for doctoral level students working in cooperation with a faculty member.
KINE 9995Independent Research (1.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Independent Research for doctoral level students working cooperation with a faculty member
KINE 9998Doctoral Research Apprenticeship (3.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Designed to give doctoral students experience conducting research in professional settings appropriate to their disciplines. Prerequisite: Advisor permission required.
KINE 9999Doctoral Dissertation (3.00 - 12.00)
Offered
Fall 2017
Doctoral Dissertation Research completed under the guidance of dissertation committee. 12 hours is required for graduation. Permission of instructor required.