KINE - KINESIOLOGY

KINE - 1080   EXERCISE AND HEALTH
[2 hours]  The scientific basis of the health benefits of exercise and wellness activities are presented in lecture. Students undertake individualized exercise programs designed to improve physical fitness.

KINE - 1110   INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL ATHLETIC TRAINING
[2 hours]  This course familiarizes students with the clinical components of the athletic trainer education program. Students will learn the modular clinical program, staff athletic trainers, policies, procedures and introductory taping.

KINE - 1650   FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING
[2 hours]  Injury prevention; inflammation and tissue repair, physical conditioning; injury recognition; emergency procedures; athletic nutrition; protective equipment; psychological, ethical and legal considerations; and environmental problems relating to athletic training.  Prerequisite: KINE 1110; HEAL 1500; admitted to professional program.

KINE - 1700   INTRODUCTION TO EXERCISE SCIENCE
[3 hours]  An introduction to the professions involving exercise science; sports science, rehabilitation therapy, and physical education. Emphasis is on basic concepts of physiological, biomechanical and psychological function in human movement. Programmatic and career opportunities are discussed.

KINE - 2500   ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  The structure and function of the human body. Study of tissue and the body�s systems: skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive. Corequisite: KINE 2550

KINE - 2510   HUMAN ANATOMY
[3 hours]  An integrated study of both regional anatomy and musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, neurologic, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive systems. Required for students in exercise science and allied health professional programs.

KINE - 2520  HUMAN ANATOMY LABORATORY
[1 hour]  Laboratory exercises in musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, and respiratory anatomy.  Co-requisite: KINE 2510

KINE - 2530   HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  An integrated study of physiology with emphasis on musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, neurologic, digestive, renal, endocrine, and reproductive systems. Required for students in exercise science and allied health professional programs.  Prerequisite: CHEM 1090; BIOL 2150; KINE 2510

KINE - 2540  HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
[1 hour]  Laboratory exercises in musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular, and respiratory physiology.  Co-requisite:  KINE 2530

KINE - 2550   ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
[1 hour]  Laboratory course emphasizing the structure and function of the human body. Study of tissues and the body�s system: skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, lymphatic respiratory, digestive, renal, endrocrine, and reproductive.  Corequisite: KINE 2500

KINE - 2560  ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
[3 hours]  Structure and function of the human body.  Study of cells, tissues, and the skeletal, muscular, and nervous systems.  Includes lecture and lab.

KINE - 2570  ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY II
[2 hours]  Structure and function of the human body.  Study of cardiovascular, lymphatic, respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems.  Prerequisite:  KINE 2560.

KINE - 2580  HUMAN PATHOPHYSIOLOGY FOR HEALTH CARE
[3 hours]  Topics include the cellular perspective and fluid environment, genetic disorders, and pathophysiology of organ systems, concentrating on cardiovascular, respiratory, renal-urinary, endocrine, gastrointestinal, and nervous.  Prerequisite:  KINE 2560.

KINE - 2660   FUNDAMENTALS OF ATHLETIC INJURY ASSESSMENT
[3 hours]  Orthopedic evaluation of acute and chronic injury to upper and lower extremities, head and trunk with an emphasis on established guidelines for returning an injured athlete to competition.  Prerequisite: KINE 1110, 2510, 1650; HEAL 1500; admitted to professional program

KINE - 2680   ADVANCED  INJURY EVALUATION
[3 hours]  Interaction with physicians and other allied medical personnel concentrating on advanced evaluation skills including anatomy, history, observation, palpation, and special tests.  Prerequisite: KINE 2660

KINE - 2960   GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND MOTOR LEARNING
[4 hours]  Lecture, discussion, and laboratory based course concerning growth and development characteristics spanning birth through elderly life. Theory and practical applications of motor skill acquisition will be stressed.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700

KINE - 3110   PERCEPTUAL MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
[2 hours]  This course provides students of all disciplines (i.e. Physical Education; Kinesiotherapy; Special Education; Therapeutic Recreation; etc) opportunities to learn about and teach physically and mentally challenged children.

KINE - 3510   INTRODUCTION TO KINESIOTHERAPY
[3 hours]  This course is designed to introduce the student to the scope of practice for kinesiotherapy. Emphasis will be placed on standards of practice for the registered kinesiotherapist. Practicum hours included.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, 2510, 2520; HEAL 1500

KINE - 3520   APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  This course will provide information related to the physiological responses of the human organism to exercise and exercise training.  Emphasis will also be placed on the role exercise plays in health and disease prevention.  Prerequisite: KINE 2500 or 2530 or 2570

KINE - 3530   APPLIED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY LABORATORY
[1 hour]  This course is the laboratory component of the Applied Exercise Physiology course.  Emphasis will be placed on the concepts learned in lecture.  This will occur through hands on activities and experiments involving various forms of exercise testing and the use of standardized equipment.  Prerequisite:  KINE 2500 or 2530 or 2570.  Co-requisite: KINE 3520

KINE - 3630   THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES FOR ATHLETIC TRAINERS
[3 hours]  Physiological, mechanical, and bio-electrical principles and techniques of application for electrical, thermal, high frequency radiation, and traction modalities used in the treatment of athletic injuries.  Prerequisite: KINE 2680

KINE - 3640   MODALITIES FOR ATHLETICS TRAINING LABORATORY
[1 hour]  Techniques of application for electrical, thermal, high frequency radiation, and mechanical modalities used in the treatment of injuries to physically active individuals.  Prerequisite:  KINE 1650.  Co-requisite: KINE 3630

KINE - 3660   REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
[3 hours]  A systematic approach to exercise program development, techniques, indications and contraindications of exercise, and exercise progression as related to athletic injuries, prevention, reconditioning, and return to play guidelines.  Prerequisite: KINE 2680

KINE - 3670 REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES LABORATORY
[1 hour]  Application of rehabilitation techniques for injuries to physically active individuals.  Prerequisite: KINE 2680.

KINE - 3730   FITNESS ASSESSMENT AND PROGRAMMING
[2 hours]  The course is designed to provide students with the knowledge base and skills used in the development and implementation of fitness and programming for school and community environments.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700

KINE - 3820   SPORTS MEDICINE FOR COACHES
[3 hours]  Survey of athletic training dealing with the care and prevention, evaluation and treatment, of athletic injuries. Emphasis on orthopedic evaluation and physician involvement. Preventive taping techniques.  Prerequisite: KINE 2500 and 2550 or 2530 and 2540 or 2570

KINE - 3900   SEMINAR IN ATHLETIC TRAINING
[1 hour]  Psychomotor skill development and assessment of NATA required student athletic trainer competencies in the athletic training room.

KINE - 4540   APPLIED BIOMECHANICS
[3 hours]  This course focuses on the application of biomechanics concepts to the acquisition and refinement of fundamental movement patterns, basic functional skills, and sport activities. Such topics as locomotion, balance, and the biomechanical basis of injury are examined through lecture and lab activities.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, 2500 or 2530

KINE - 4550 APPLIED BIOMECHANICS LABORATORY
[1 hour]  This course is the laboratory component of the Applied Biomechanics course.  Emphasis will be placed on the application of the concepts learned in lecture to rehabilitation and sport situations.  This will occur through hands-on activities and experiments involving contemporary forms on biomechanical instrumentation.  Prerequisite:  KINE 1700, 2500 or 2530.

KINE - 4570   THEORY AND PRACTICE OF KINESIOTHERAPY
[3 hours]  Kinesiotherapy principles underlying exercise prescription for those with physical disabilities. Emphasis will be placed on manual and active exercise and physical assessment of the musculoskeletal system.  Prerequisite: KINE 1700, 2510

KINE - 4580   KINESIOTHERAPY LAB
[1 hour]  The focus of this course is on gaining hands-on experience by assessment of a range of motion, strength, joint stabilization and functional movement of the musculoskeletal system. Students will emphasize manual exercise programming.  Prerequisite: KINE 2510  Corequisite: KINE 4570

KINE - 4620   THERAPEUTIC KINESIOLOGY
[3 hours]  A lecture, discussion, and laboratory course designed to prepare students to work with patients on land and in the water. Emphasis will be placed on the rehabilitation and geriatric populations.  Prerequisite: KINE 2510, 2530

KINE - 4640   NEUROLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF REHABILITATION
[3 hours]  Study of neurological control of normal movement and the implications of various medical pathologies for rehabilitation. Emphasis on inflammatory processes, metabolic and vascular disturbances, traumatic injuries, nutritional deficiencies, neoplasms, degenerative conditions and congenital disorders.  Prerequisite: KINE 2510  Corequisite: KINE 2530

KINE - 4650   ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
[3 hours]  Administration of athletic training programs including athletic training room management, budgeting, staffing, insurance, medical records, emergency care planning, preparticipation physical examinations, athletic training room design, legal issues, and public relations.  Prerequisite: KINE 3660

KINE - 4680   PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY OF MOTOR BEHAVIOR
[3 hours]  Study of the relationship of sensory input and motor activities, motor learning and other aspects of movement behavior through an integration of physiological and psychological principles.  Prerequisite: KINE 2500, 2510; Senior Standing  Corequisite: KINE 2530

KINE - 4850   CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING AND PROGRAMMING
[3 hours]  The design and conduct of clinical testing and fitness programs for healthy subjects and those with pathologies will be the subject matter of the course.  Prerequisite: KINE 3520

KINE - 4860   CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING AND PROGRAMMING LABORATORY
[1 hour]  The practical techniques for administering tests and developing fitness programs for healthy subjects and those with pathologies will be the subject matter of the course.  Prerequisite: KINE 3520

KINE - 4900   HUMAN PERFORMANCE SEMINAR
[1 - 3 hours]  Classroom and laboratory analysis of current research in varied topic areas.  Prerequisite: Senior/Junior standing

KINE - 4910   SENIOR RESEARCH PROJECT
[4 hours]  Senior level students in exercise science will, with the assistance of their adviser, develop, plan and conduct a research project on a current problem in exercise science.  Prerequisite: Senior standing

KINE - 4940   INTERNSHIP/PRACTICUM
[2 - 15 hours]  Clinical experience in locations both inside and outside the university setting. Placement depends on area of study.  Prerequisite: Senior standing

KINE - 4990   INDEPENDENT STUDY IN EXERCISE SCIENCE/PHYSICAL EDUCATION
[1 - 3 hours]  Directed individual study. Specialty title, seminar sheet, and permission of instructor required.  Prerequisite: Sr/Jr standing

KINE - 5010/7010   FITNESS AND CONDITIONING PROGRAMS
[3 hours]  Theory and practice in development and administration of comprehensive fitness programs with special emphasis on the use of exercise as a health maintenance strategy.

KINE - 5110/7110   MEASUREMENT AND STATISTICAL INFERENCE IN HUMAN PERFORMANCE
[3 hours]  Application of measurement and statistical inference to human performance testing and research. Includes descriptive and inferential statistics, principles of test construction, and introduction to authentic assessment in public schools.

KINE - 5950/7950  WORKSHOP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
[1-4 hours]  Topical workshops developed around areas of interest and concern to those involved in academic programs and careers that relate to exercise science.  May not be included in a graduate plan of study without prior approval of the student advisor

KINE - 6100/8100   PHYSIOLOGY OF EXERCISE
[3 hours]  This course is designed to provide an understanding mechanisms of the physiological responses to exercise. Emphasis will be placed on adaptations to exercise training and the role of exercise in health and disease.  Prerequisite: KINE 2510, 2530, 3520

KINE - 6130/8130   BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOTION
[3 hours]  This course provides a basic overview of the principles of biomechanics as they apply to human movement. Indepth discussion and lab activities focus on the application of these principles to such topics as muscle function, locomotion, balance, mechanisms of injury, and ergonomics.

KINE - 6200/8200   BIOMECHANICAL INSTRUMENTATION
[3 hours]  Provides students with experience in the research and clinical use of videography, force and pressure plates, electromyography, and other systems in applied biomechanics.  Emphasis on hands-on lab experience and topics related to data collection and signal processing.

KINE - 6230/8230   SCIENTIFIC WRITING AND RESEARCH METHODS
[3 hours]  Principles and issues involved in the design and conduct of research in exercise science: critical evaluation, research design, development of a research proposal, grant acquisition, and compliance with institutional and federal guidelines on the use of humans and animals.

KINE - 6300/8300   HUMAN LOCOMOTION
[3 hours]  This course focuses on an examination of the characteristics of normal locomotion and the effects on locomotion of common pathologies and disabilities.  The role of biomechanics in evaluating locomotion, and the appropriate techniques for accomplishing this will be discussed, with respect to sport, surgical, and rehabilitative applications.  Prerequisite: KINE 6130/8130

KINE - 6310/8310   CLINICAL EXERCISE TESTING
[3 hours]  The theoretical and practical aspects of clinical exercise testing for assessing functional capacity and risk for chronic disease will be the subject matter of this course.  Prerequisite: KINE 6100/8100

KINE - 6380/8380   CLINICAL EXERCISE PROGRAMMING
[3 hours]  The design and conduct of physical activity and exercise programs to maintain fitness and reduce the risk of chronic disease will be the subject matter of the course.  Prerequisite: KINE 6310/8310

KINE - 6400/8400   KINESIOLOGICAL ELECTROMYOGRAPHY
[3 hours]  This focus of this course is on the principles involved in the generation and control of muscle contraction, and the electromyographical techniques used to evaluate muscle function.  Emphasis is placed on gaining hands-on experience with contemporary EMG technology and analysis techniques.  Prerequisite: KINE 6130/8130

KINE - 6410/8410   CARDIOVASCULAR EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  The responses and adaptations of the cardiovascular system to exercise in healthy subjects and those with pathological conditions will be the subject matter of the course.  Prerequisite: KINE 6100/8100

KINE - 6430/8430   PHYSIOLOGY AND METABOLISM
[3 hours]  This course is designed to provide advanced instruction in the physiology of human systems and metabolic function. Emphasis will be placed on selected physiological systems to provide background for study in exercise physiology and biochemistry.  Prerequisite: KINE 2510, 2530, 3520

KINE - 6480/8480   PULMONARY EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  The responses and adaptations of the pulmonary system to exercise in healthy subjects and those with pathlogical conditions will be the subject matter of the course.  Prerequisite: KINE 6100/8100

KINE - 6500/8500   BIOMECHANICS OF POSTURE AND BALANCE
[3 hours]  Focus on the mechanical and sensory-motor factors involved in the control of balance and posture.  Emphasis on the theories, the influence of pathology, and techniques for the assessment of balance.  Prerequisite: KINE 6130/8130

KINE - 6520/8520   CLINICAL KINESIOLOGY
[3 hours]  Kinesiological principles underlying the assessment and treatment of individuals with normal and pathological conditions. Emphasis will be placed on clinical applications of mechanical principles, motor control, and muscle activity to improve performance and prevent further injury.

KINE - 6530   PREVENTION, EVALUATION, AND EMERGENCY CARE OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
[3 hours]  Advanced study of prevention, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries with an emphasis on orthopedic and neurological problems and guidelines for return to competition.

KINE - 6540/8540   LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  This course covers theoretical and practical knowledge for the assessment of exercise metabolism, cardiorespiratory function, body composition, thermoregulation, and skeletal muscle function.  Hands-on data collection will be emphasized.

KINE - 6550/8550   ADVANCED LABORATORY TECHNIQUES IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY
[3 hours]  This course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge of laboratory techniques in applied physiology.  Emphasis will be placed on laboratory safety, reagent preparation, instrumentation, cell culture and histology techniques.  Prerequisite: KINE 6100/8100 and 6540/8540

KINE - 6590   TREATMENT, REHABILITATION AND RECONDITIONING OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
[3 hours]  Psychological, mechanical, and bioelectrical principles for modifying the inflammatory response in athletic injuries. Various rehabilitation techniques to return an athlete to competition and the relationship with modalities.

KINE - 6710   ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAMS
[3 hours]  Administration of athletic training programs including legal issues, athletic training room management, budgeting, staffing, insurance, medical records, emergency care planning, preparticipation physical examinations, athletic training room design, and public relations.

KINE - 6930/8930   HUMAN PERFORMANCE SEMINAR
[1 - 4 hours]  Seminar course on a selected topic in exercise physiology. Course will typically involve a review of current research and will include laboratory experiences/assignments.

KINE - 6940/8940   INTERNSHIP IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
[1 - 12 hours]  A field internship designed to supplement classroom experience by providing participation in the area of exercise science through participant-observer experience.

KINE - 6960 MASTERS THESIS IN EXERCISES SCIENCE
[1-4 hours]  Independence research in Exercise Science completed as part of the requirements for the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree.

KINE - 6990/8990  INDEPENDENT STUDY IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
[1-4 hours]  Faculty supervised independent reading, laboratory research, field experience, and other activities not suited for class instruction.

KINE - 8960 DOCTORAL DISSERTATION IN EXERCISE SCIENCE
[1-12 hours]  Directed research towards completion of the doctoral degree.  Students may register for credit in more than one semester.  Total dissertation credit toward the degree may not exceed 16 hours.

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