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Kinesiology (KIN)

1000 Level | 2000 Level | 3000 Level | 4000 Level | 5000 Level

USP Codes are listed in brackets by the 2003 USP code followed by the 2015 USP code (i.e. [QB<>Q]).

JumpLink1006. Introduction to Kinesiology and Health. 1. A survey of the disciplines of kinesiolgy and health and exposure to foundational literature in the field. Prerequisite: Declared Kinesiology & Health Promotion major or permission from instructor.

1040. Contemporary Topics in North American Sport. 3. [CH,D<>{none}] An introductory course that focuses on sport as an institution in North American society. A range of topics is explored from diverse perspectives (historical, sociological, psychological, political, and gender theories), so learners can critically examine what it means to be a part of "sport" in contemporary North American society.

1052 [PEPR 1052]. Introduction to Athletic Training. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the skill and knowledge necessary to improve a risk management and preventative program for athletes and others involved in physical activity.

1058 [PEPR 1058]. Emergency Management of Athletic Injury/Illness. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the skill and knowledge necessary to provide for emergency care, triage, and management of emergencies and life-threatening situations for the physically active.

1101. First-Year Seminar. 3. [{none}<>FYS]

JumpLink2000 [PEPR 2000]. Movement Core I: Striking/Fielding and Invasion Games. 2. Exposes students to skill and tactical themes comprising striking/fielding and invasion games. Course aims for students' ability to understand, demonstrate and analyze the different offensive and defensive tactics that facilitate game play success in invasion (soccer, tag rugby, basketball) and striking/fielding (softball, cricket) games. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

2001 [KIN 1025, PEPR 1025]. Movement Core II: Net and Target Games. 2. Exposes students to skill and tactical themes comprising net and target games. Course aims for students' ability to understand, demonstrate and analyze different offensive and defensive tactics facilitating game play success in net (volleyball, tennis, badminton) and target (archery) games. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

2003 [KIN 1000, PEPR 1000]. Movement Core IV: Educational Games and Gymnastics. 2. To provide pre-service teachers (PTs) with the skills and knowledge necessary to teach educational games and gymnastics to public school students. Prerequisites: sophomore standing.

2004 [KIN 3025, PEPR 3025]. Movement Core V: Fundamental Motor Skills, Creative Movement, and Dance. 3. [CA<>{none}] Designed for prospective physical education teachers K-12. Fundamental motor skills, dance, and creative movement and the associated teaching behaviors needed to teach this content to K-12 learners is the focus of this course. Prerequisite: Sophomore standing.

2005 [KIN 2025, PEPR 2025]. Movement Core VI: Physical Fitness and Physical Activity 2. Designed for prospective school-based physical and health education teachers K-12. Focuses on five primary content areas: what is fitness education and why do we need it; development of content-based fitness curriculum; teaching cognitive aspects of fitness education; teaching physical aspects of fitness education; and promoting fitness education. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

2010 [PEPR 2010]. Field Experience for Prospective Elementary and Secondary Teachers. 1-4 (Max. 4). Provides initial experience in the public school setting. Full-time assignment of one to four weeks in a public school under supervision of a certified teacher. Students serve as teacher aides.

2040 [PEPR 2040]. Human Anatomy. 3. [SB<>{none}] Study of human structure in terms of its microscopic and gross anatomy. Provides students with adequate background to study human physiological function. The corresponding course, to be taken concurrently, is KIN 2041. Prerequisite: LIFE 1000, LIFE 1003, or LIFE 1010, or ANTH 1100.

2041 [PEPR 2041]. Human Anatomy Laboratory. 1. [SB<>{none}] A laboratory study of human structure in terms of human microscopic and gross anatomy. This laboratory course is designed to provide students with an adequate background to study human physiology and kinesiological function. Prerequisite: KIN 2040 or concurrent enrollment in KIN 2040.

2050. Socio-Cultural Aspects of Physical Activity, Exercise and Sport. 3. [{none}<>H] This course examines the role of physical activity, exercise and sport in the promotion of individual and collective physical health and wellness. Students will understand the historical, individual, socio-cultural, environmental and political factors that have shaped the role of these behaviors in contemporary U.S. society. Prerequisites: Completion of an FYS course, COM1.

2057 [PEPR 2057]. Assessment and Evaluation of Athletic Injury/Illness I. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the skill and knowledge necessary to evaluate and recognize upper extremity, cervical spine, and head injuries that occur to the athlete and physically active. Prerequisites: KIN 1052, 1058, 2040, and 2041; concurrent enrollment in KIN 2068.

2058 [PEPR 2058]. Assessment and Evaluation of Athletic Injury/Illness II. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the skill and knowledge necessary to evaluate and recognize lower extremity and spine injuries that occur to the athlete and physically active. Prerequisites: KIN 2057; concurrent enrollment in KIN 2078.

2068. Athletic Training Clinical I. 1. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 1052 and 1058 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 1052, 1058, 2040, and 2041; concurrent enrollment in KIN 2057.

2078. Athletic Training Clinical II. 1. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 1052, 1058, and 2057 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 2057 and 2068; concurrent enrollment in KIN 2058.

2900. Topics In:__. 1-3 (Max. 3). Course Topics could include Peer Health Education, Current Issues in Health, etc. Prerequisite: sophomore standing.

JumpLink3010 [PEPR 3010]. Fundamentals of Health and Fitness Assessment. 3. Fundamental concepts of health appraisal, assessment of health-related fitness levels, individual and group exercise programming and leadership, and methods of behavioral change. Theory and practical application of fitness presented with an emphasis on adults. Has lecture and lab components. Completion of KIN 3021 highly recommended. Prerequisites: completed or concurrent enrollment in KIN 3021; 2.750 GPA.

3011 [PEPR 3011]. Teaching Methods in Physical Education K-12. 3. Develops knowledge, skills and understandings appropriate to successful participation in a class setting when functioning in the teaching role. Prerequisites: grade of C or better in KIN 3012; concurrent enrollment in KIN 3015 and KIN 4080.

3012 [PEPR 3012]. Teaching Laboratory I. 3. [{none}<>COM2] Provides the opportunity to develop skills and acquire knowledge needed to teach physical education. Allows the opportunity for students to evaluate the motor status and progress of a preschool aged child, as well as plan and implement a developmentally appropriate motor program. Prerequisite: Admitted to PHET program. (Offered fall semester)

3015 [PEPR 3015]. Teaching Laboratory II. 3. [WC<>{none}] Provides pre-service physical education teacher with skills, knowledge and principles of teaching through application of peer teaching and small group elementary school teaching. Emphasizes and practices program development, lesson planning and development of a physical education teaching unit. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 3012; concurrent enrollment in KIN 3011, KIN 4080. (Offered spring semester)

3020 [PEPR 3020]. Observational Experience in Movement Science. 1-2 (Max. 6). Provides students with off-campus opportunity to observe professionals in the work place. Emphasis is placed on physical or occupational therapy. Conducted under supervision and arranged by coordinator of undergraduate programs. Offered S/U only. Prerequisites: sophomore standing, declared KIN or PHET major, consent of coordinator of undergraduate programs.

3021 [PEPR 3021]. Physiology of Exercise. 3. Applies physiological principles to human physical activities. Emphasizes interaction of neuromuscular circulatory, and respiratory mechanisms as affecting, and affected by, immediate exercise situations and physical training. Students who are not K&H or PHET majors may be allowed to register with permission of the instructor. Prerequisites: 2.750 GPA. For Kinesiology & Health majors: grade of C or better in MATH 1400/1405/1450, KIN 2040, KIN 2041, and ZOO 3115. Or declared PHET major with the following courses completed: MATH 1400/1405/1450, KIN 2040, KIN 2041, and ZOO 3115.

3022. Lab Exp in Exercise Physiology. 1. An in-depth examination of the measurement of physiological principles and mechanisms related to human movement. Lab exercises emphasize skills necessary for basic morphological through advanced exercise performance testing variables. Laboratory writing exercises focus on improving students’ ability to read and comprehend scientific articles and produce scientific writing based on their own experiments and data. Prerequisite: KIN 3021 or concurrent enrollment.

3034 [PEPR 3034]. Lifespan Motor Development. 3. Studies lifespan motor development. Emphasizes developmental periods of infancy through adolescence. Gives attention to observation and analysis of motor behavior and movement performance of individuals across lifespan. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in PSYC 1000; junior standing; 2.750 GPA. (Offered fall semester)

3037 [PEPR 3037]. Sport Psychology. 3. Studies psychological theories and techniques applied to sport to enhance the performance and personal growth of athletes and coaches. Emphasizes the influence of personality, anxiety, motivation, social factors, and psychological skills training. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in PSYC 1000; concurrent enrollment in or completion of KIN 3021; 2.750 GPA.

3038. Exercise Psychology. 3. Studies psychological theories for understanding and predicting health-oriented exercise behavior, including psychological intentions for increasing exercise participation and adherence. Emphasizes psychological and psychobiological responses to exercise. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in PSYC 1000; concurrent enrollment in or completion of KIN 3021; 2.750 GPA.

3040 [PEPR 3040]. Teaching Human Anatomy. 3. Students develop communication and teaching skills while expanding their knowledge in anatomy. Under faculty instruction, each student develops lecture and laboratory lessons for all human anatomy systems. Under direct faculty supervision, each student demonstrates their teaching skills through preparation of videotape segments and actual laboratory teaching experience in the lower-division human anatomy course. Prerequisites: 2.750 GPA and grade of B or better in KIN 2040 and consent of instructor.

3042 [PEPR 3042]. Biomechanics of Human Movement. 3. Introduces fundamental principles of human movement. Includes study and elementary analysis of human motion based on anatomical and mechanical principles. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in PHYS 1050 or 1110 or 1210 or 1310; completion of KIN 2040; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

3044. Concepts in Physical Therapy. 2. Introduce and expand student knowledge of physical therapy. Designed for students interested in applying to Physical Therapy (PT) school. Content includes history of PT, therapist role in healthcare, trends in PT education, and effective communication (written and verbal) to support and prepare for the PT application process. Prerequisite: concurrent enrollment in or completion of KIN 3021 or permission of instructor.

3050 [PEPR 3050]. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries. 2. Encompasses theory and practical work in the field of athletic training. Strongly emphasizes prevention and care of athletic injuries, including wrapping and taping techniques. Prerequisites: junior standing; C or better in KIN 2040; minimum 2.750 GPA; or permission of instructor.

3052 [PEPR 3052]. Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries. 3. Provides a foundation of appropriate rehabilitation principles and techniques based on current research/rationale. The scope is inclusive of approaches applicable to common sports medicine problems. Prerequisites: junior standing; C or better in KIN 2040; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

3058 [PEPR 3058]. Therapeutic Modalities for the Athletic Trainer. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the knowledge and skill necessary to use therapeutic modalities for the health care of the physically active. Prerequisites: junior standing; C or better in KIN 2040; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

3060. Understanding Skill Acquisition for Teaching. 3. Addresses practical questions specific to teaching physical activity - who are my students, what skills am I teaching, how do I teach skills effectively?  Examine such concepts as individual differences, nature of motor skills, content and structure of skill practice, and the art of giving feedback. Prerequisites: C or better in PSYC 1000; junior standing; declared major in KHP or PHET; 2.750 GPA; or permission of instructor.

3068. Athletic Training Clinical III. 2. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 2057 and 2058 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 2058 and 2078; concurrent enrollment in KIN 3052; minimum GPA of 2.50.

3078. Athletic Training Clinical IV. 2. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 2057, 2058, and 3052 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 3052 and 3068; concurrent enrollment in KIN 3058; minimum GPA of 2.50.

3115. [KIN 2110, PEPR 2110]. Human Systems Physiology. 4. Covers the fundamental function(s) of the human body systems, from cells and tissues through organs and systems, focusing also on biological communication and homeostasis. Students learn how to interpret physiological data. Includes laboratory and tutorial sessions. Fulfills degree requirement in physiology subsection for zoology major. Cross listed with ZOO 3115. Prerequisites: At least ((C in CHEM 1020 or CHEM 1050) or B in CHEM 1000) and C in LIFE 1010.

JumpLink4001 [PEPR 4001]. Short Course in Physical Education for Undergraduates. 1‑6 (Max. 6). Highlights special topics in kinesiology at the undergraduate level, based on need. Maximum allowable credit is 6 semester hours. Offered S/U only. Prerequisites: junior status; declared major in KHP or PHET; consent of undergraduate program coordinator.

4010. Pediatric Exercise Physiology. 3. This course will examine the physiological effects of acute and chronic exercise on the pregnant woman, fetus, child, and adolescent. This course is also suitable as a supplemental course for master’s students in physical education teaching. Prerequisite: KIN 3021.

4012 [PEPR 4012]. Curriculum Development in Physical Education. 2. Focuses on the design of K-12 school physical education programs. It provides opportunities to study alternative curriculum models, engage in the process of curriculum design, and examine policy and theoretical issues of concern to curriculum designers. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 3011, 3015 and 4080. (Offered fall semester)

4013. School Administration for the Health Sciences. 2. Provides teaching majors with information about staff-administrator relationships in school settings. Topics include principles of leadership, school organization and culture, legal issues, financial issues, building and facilities management. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 3011, KIN 3015, KIN 4080.

4015 [PEPR 4015]. Internship Experience in Kinesiology. 1‑12 (Max. 12). Variable-credit (1-12) and S/U course required of Kinesiology and Health undergraduate majors to provide experiential learning in kinesiology and health in a real world setting. Intended to integrate theory and technique with practical application to expose students to areas of professional/career interest and assist with building professional careers. Must have CPR/AED/1st Aid Certification prior to enrollment. Background check must be completed prior to start of course. Cross listed with HLED 4015. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 3010; 2.750 GPA; completion of a minimum of 18 credits in KIN/HLED upper division coursework.

4016. Research Experience in Kinesiology and Health. 1-6 (Max. 6). Offered to students who wish to gain a research experience in Kinesiology and Health. Meant for students who are interested in pursuing an advanced degree. Students may choose to complete KIN/HLED 4016 instead of KIN/HLED 4015. Must have CPR/AED/1st Aid certification prior to enrollment. Background check must be completed prior to start of course. Cross listed with HLED 4016. Prerequisites: minimum sophomore standing; declared KHP major; permission of instructor; 2.750 GPA.

4017 [PEPR 4017]. Teaching Laboratory III. 3. Focuses on the application of teaching skills and the effective utilization of sport-based curricular and instructional models in the secondary public school setting. Prerequisites: grade of C or better in KIN 3011, 3015, and 4080; 2.75 minimum cumulative GPA; concurrent enrollment in KIN 4012. (Offered fall semester)

4020. Motor Behavior. 3. Provides undergraduate majors in kinesiology and health the foundation of motor learning and control theories to be applied to decisions related to the enhancement of human performance. Prerequisites: C or better in PSYC 1000; concurrent enrollment in or completion of KIN 3021; and 2.750 GPA.

4024. Physical Activity Epidemiology. 3. This course will examine physical activity from a public health perspective. Topics include study design, critical appraisal of research, assessment of physical activity, relationships between physical activity and health outcomes, and current issues in physical activity epidemiology. Dual listed with KIN 5024. Prerequisites: completion of KIN 3021 and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4025. Functional Movement Analysis. 3. Synthesize foundational kinesiology knowledge to analyze functional movement patterns and increase theoretical and practical knowledge necessary to obtain Functional Movement Screen certification. Integration of core kiesiology and biomechanics concepts to a human movement model. Opportunities and emphasis on basic fundamental movements and applying acquired skills in practical experiences. Prerequisite: Completion of KIN 3021 and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4029 [PEPR 4029]. Methods of Training and Conditioning. 3. Gives students knowledge and experience needed to develop and lead exercise training programs. Of interest to teachers, coaches and fitness leaders. Prerequisites: Completion of KIN 3021 and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4042. Applied Biomechanics. 3. Provides understanding of biomechanical theories and the application of biomechanical measurements to human movement in sports, training, and rehabilitation. Emphasis on using equipment to collect biomechanical data to answer research and clinical questions. Lecture and data collection topics include electromyography, force, balance, kinematics, and kinetics. Prerequisite: C or better in KIN 3042, minimum 2.750 GPA.

4052 [PEPR 4052]. General Medical Conditions for the Athletic Trainer. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the knowledge and skill necessary to recognize, manage, and refer the general medical conditions, disabilities and pathologies that occur to athletes and the physically active. Prerequisites: KIN 3058 and 3078; concurrent enrollment in KIN 4068; minimum GPA of 2.50. (Offered fall semester)

4055 [PEPR 4055]. Adapted Physical Education. 2. Presents skills necessary to plan, implement and evaluate individualized physical education programs in the least restrictive environment. Acquaints students with current laws, characteristics, assessment instruments and nationally validated programs in physical education for the disabled child. Prerequisites: KIN 3012. (Offered spring semester)

4056 [PEPR 4056]. Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4. Teaches foundational electrocardiography to perform graded exercise stress tests (GXT), performance of GXT's to healthy and diseased populations based on a health appraisal assessment. Knowledge used to develop comprehensive exercise prescriptions, make metabolic calculations. Emphasis on how physical activity, nutrition/weight management, and behavioral factors interact with exercise programming. Student must have CPR certification prior to first day of class. Dual listed with KIN 5056. Prerequisites: C or better in KIN 3021 and KIN 3010; and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4058 [PEPR 4058]. Organization, Administration, and Pharmacology for the Athletic Trainer. 3. Provides the prospective athletic trainer with the knowledge and skill necessary to better understand the pharmacology and administration of athletic health management. Prerequisites: KIN 3052 and 3068; concurrent enrollment in KIN 3058 and KIN 3078; minimum GPA of 2.50. (Offered spring semester)

4062. Applied Concepts in Human Aging. 3. Designed to integrate and apply concepts acquired in core KIN and HLED courses (e.g. human physiology, exercise physiology, health promotion, etc.) to older/aging adults. Age-related pathologies will be presented and discussed. Prerequisites: Completion of KIN 3010 and minimum 2.750 GPA.

4065 [PEPR 4065]. Resources in Adapted Physical Education. 2-3 (Max. 3). Offers flexible credit for students interested in pursuing intensive study of resources for adapted physical education. Required for state endorsement in Adapted Physical Education. Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in KIN 4055.

4068. Athletic Training Clinical V. 3. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 3052 and 3058 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 3058 and 3078; concurrent enrollment in KIN 4052; minimum GPA of 2.500.

4074 [PEPR 4074]. Field Studies in _____. 1‑6 (Max. 9). Offered only through distance education. Flexible course to accommodate students completing discipline specific and/or interdisciplinary program field studies experiences, e.g., athletic performance, health/fitness application, minor in Outdoor Leadship, National Outdoor Leadership School programs. Cross listed with HLED 4074. Offered for S/U grade only.

4075. Assessment in Adapted Physical Education. 3. Designed to provide an overview of the assessment process in adapted physical education. Developmentally and disability appropriate psychomotor assessments and procedures for administering them are examined. Prerequisites: grade of C or better in KIN 4055 and KIN 4080.

4080 [PEPR 4080]. Assessment in Physical Education. 3. [WC<>COM3] Provides prospective teachers with a thorough knowledge of learner assessment as applied to physical education K-12. Prerequisite: grade of C or better in KIN 3012. (Offered spring semester)

4085 [PEPR 4085]. Honor Studies in Physical Education. 2‑10 (Max. 10). Provides flexible credit for undergraduate honor students to study under distinguished faculty in a specialized academic area of interest at UW or any other approved college or university. Prerequisites: Junior standing; 3.000 cumulative GPA; declared KHP or PHET major; and participation in UW Honors Program.

4086 [PEPR 4086]. Honors Seminar. 2. Independent study. Consists of in-depth application of experimental techniques and materials to appropriate academic areas which directly support students' majors. Offered for S/U grade only. Prerequisites: Junior standing; 3.000 cumulative GPA; declared KHP or PHET major; and participation in UW Honors Program.

4088. Athletic Training Clinical VI. 3. Provides clinical and field experience for the athletic training student. Skill and knowledge learned in KIN 3052, 3058 AND 4052 are applied in the clinical and field settings. Prerequisites: KIN 4052 and 4068; concurrent enrollment in KIN 4058; minimum GPA of 2.50.

4090 [PEPR 4090]. Foundations of Coaching. 3. Coaches must be effective teachers, trainers, fund-raisers, recruiters, motivators, administrators, and counselors. The major purpose of this course is to provide future coaches with current information about the eight domains of essential coaching skills identified in the NSSC. These domains include philosophy and ethics, safety and injury prevention, physical conditioning, growth and development, teaching and communication, sport skills and tactics, organization and administration, and evaluation. Dual listed with KIN 5090. Prerequisites: sophomore status and 2.500 cumulative GPA.

4097 [PEPR 4097]. Individual Problems. 1‑3 (Max. 6). Provides flexible credit for juniors and seniors who wish to undertake intensive study of a special problem in physical education. Offered S/U grade only. Prerequisites: Declared KHP or PHET major; junior standing; and 2.750 GPA.

4099 [PEPR 4099]. Student Teaching in Physical Education. 1‑16 (Max. 16). Student teaching is the culminating experience required of all students in teacher education for graduation and recommendation for certification. Consists of full-time assignment of 16 weeks in an approved school station in Wyoming under supervision of an experienced, approved supervising teacher. Offered for S/U grade only. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in KIN 4017.

4900. Topics in:___. 1-3 (Max. 9). The study of current topics not included in more formal course offerings in kinesiology and health. Prerequisite: KIN 3021.

JumpLink5011. Understanding Variation of Human Movement. 3. Reconceptualize the variability of human movement using dynamical system theory as a new theoretical interpretations to the role of variability in motor behavior. Demonstrates how an understanding of variability can enhance the practice of educators, teachers, coaches, physiotherapists, and developmental specialists. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5012. Curriculum Design in Physical Education. 3. Addresses current problems of curriculum design and development in physical education, including foundational concerns, curriculum anatomy (aims, goals, objectives, content, evaluation), and problems associated with design (scope, sequence, relevance, continuity, articulation, balance, and integration). Prerequisites: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5013. Spectrum of Teaching Styles. 3. Explores the range of teaching styles and the appropriateness of their uses. Cross listed with HLED 5013. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5014. Teaching Tactics in Sport-Based Physical Education. 3. Introduces students to the instructional strategy of the Tactical Games Approach (Mitchell, Oslin, & Griffin, 2006) of teaching sport-based activities in physical education.  Emphasis is on planning, implementing, assessing and evaluating the tactical approach within the K-12 physical education context. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5016. Analysis and Supervision of Teaching in Physical and Health Education. 3. Introduces various evaluative and supervisory techniques which are designed to improve teaching effectiveness and student learning. Emphasis will be placed on utilizing various strategies of evaluation in instructional settings. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5017. Research on Teaching Physical and Health Education. 3. Survey of techniques, paradigms, and findings of research on teaching. Cross listed with HLED 5017. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5018. Psychology of Teaching Physical Education. 3. Weaves together theory, research, and practical information related to the psychological aspects of teaching physical education. It shows how you can use psychological principles and strategies to manage behavior, motivate students, achieve program goals, and establish a positive learning environment. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5019. Instructional Models for Physical Education. 3. This course will introduce students to model-based instruction for physical education (Metzler, 2011). Emphasis will be placed on analyzing, planning, and implementing various instructional models within a K-12 physical education context. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5024. Physical Activity Epidemiology. 3. This course will examine physical activity from a public health perspective. Topics include study design, critical appraisal of research, assessment of physical activity, relationships between physical activity and health outcomes, and current issues in physical activity epidemiology. Dual listed with KIN 4024. Prerequisites: completion of KIN 3021, graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5025. Exercise Physiology II. 2-4 (Max. 4). Provides interested students with an additional opportunity to study selected aspects of exercise physiology. Research and investigation are emphasized. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN.

5029. Methods of Training and Conditioning. 3. Upper-level applied exercise training and conditioning course aimed at giving students the knowledge and experience needed to develop and lead exercise training programs. It will be of interest to teachers, coaches, and fitness leaders. Dual listed with KIN 4029. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5033. Understanding of Variability in Humans. 3. This course is designed to re-conceptualize the variability of human movement. Using dynamical system theory, a new theoretical interpretation to the role of variability in motor behavior will be discussed to offer insights into the nature and role of variability observed at different levels of movement analysis. Prerequisite: graduate standing with experience of taking undergraduate courses in Motor Behavior, Cognitive Psychology, Sport Psychology, or Coaching.

5034. Lifespan Growth and Psychomotor Development. 3. Takes a scholarly approach to the subject of psychomotor development, with particular emphasis on the theoretical and scientific examination of motor behavior as it changes over time. Emphasis is placed on observing movement and analyzing changes in it. Prerequisites: graduate standing in KIN and grade of C or better in KIN 3034 or permission of instructor.

5035. Sociology of Sport. 3. Study of the social aspects of sport and play. Includes concepts, research studies, and theories related to such topics as politics, economies, crowd behavior, religion, sexual identity and gender, and ethical and moral values related to sport. Prerequisites: graduate standing in KIN and a general sociology course.

5038. Advances in Research on Sport Expertise. 3. Examines the science behind skill acquisition in sport and explores the application of science to optimal training for achieving and retaining elite performance. Different theories will be compared to reveal how "perfection" is made by "practice." Prerequisite: Graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5039. Perception and Action in Motor Skills. 3. For graduate students who have general interest in understanding how the human perceptual system is coping with the human action system in performing skilled motor tasks. An overview of the existing theories and studies in the field will be provided with sufficient breadth and depth. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5046. Applied Biomechanics and Programming. 3. Understand advanced biomechanical theories and utilize MATLAB programming to perform signal process and calculate 3-dimensional ground reaction force, center of pressure, electromyography, and 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional kinematics and kinetics. Emphasize on computational biomechanics and code writing in MATLAB. Prerequisite: C or better in KIN 3042; Graduate Standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5047. Biomechanics in Sports. 3. Understand the biomechanics of selected sports and the procedures to perform biomechanical analysis of sports techniques. Understand the characteristics of different loadings and their effects on human bodies and the biomechanical mechanisms of sports injuries. Prerequisite: C or better in KIN 3042; Graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5056. Advanced Exercise Testing and Prescription. 4. Teaches foundational electrocardiography to perform graded exercise stress tests (GXT), performance of GXT's to healthy and diseased populations based on a health appraisal assessment. Knowledge used to develop comprehensive exercise prescriptions, make metabolic calculations. Emphasis on how physical activity, nutrition/weight management, and behavioral factors interact with exercise programming. Student must have CPR/AED/1st Aid certification prior to first day of class. Dual listed with KIN 5056. Prerequisites: C or better in KIN 3021 and KIN 3010; graduate standing in KIN; or permission of instructor.

5062. Applied Concepts in Human Aging. 3. Designed to integrate and apply concepts acquired in core KIN and HLED courses (e.g. human physiology, health promotion, etc.) to older/aging adults. Age-related pathologies are presented and discussed. Dual listed with KIN 4062. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5080. Investigations in Kinesiology and Health. 1-3 (Max. 3). Designed to develop Master of Science level graduate students into critical consumers of research. An additional purpose is to develop research skills to the level necessary to complete a master of science Plan B paper. Cross listed with HLED 5080. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5085. Research Methods. 3. Focuses on methods and techniques for evaluating and conducting research. Potential and completed research problems are analyzed and evaluated. Research processes are reviewed with emphasis on application. Standards for writing literature reviews and research proposals are also emphasized. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5086. Qualitative Research Methods. 3. This course presents students with an introduction to qualitative research methods, designs, and analysis. This involves: creation of purpose statement and research questions, development of designs, hands-on data collection, data analysis, and writing up qualitative studies. Issues related to trustworthiness, ethics, credibility, and transferability of qualitative research will be addressed. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5090. Foundations of Coaching. 3. Coaches must be effective teachers, trainers, fund-raisers, recruiters, motivators, administrators, and counselors. The major purpose of this course is to provide future coaches with current information about the eight domains of essential coaching skills identified in the NSSC. These domains include philosophy and ethics, safety and injury prevention, physical conditioning, growth and development, teaching and communication, sport skills and tactics, organization and administration, and evaluation. Dual listed with KIN 4090. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5097. Individual Problems. 1-3 (Max. 6). Provides flexible credit for students who wish to undertake intensive study of a special problem identified in a regular class. Cross listed with HLED 5097. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5536. Sport Psychology. 3. Examines theoretical, research, and professional issues in contemporary sports psychology. Basic research design, including quasi-experimental design are covered, particularly to discuss the outcome studies or proposed applications such as imagery and hypnosis. Development of applied sport psychology and proposed interventions with sport behavior are viewed in relation to the development of these approaches, related training issues and outcome research. Identical to PSYC 5536. Prerequisites: B or better in KIN 3037; Graduate standing in KIN, or permission of instructor.

5537. Exercise Psychology. 3. Focuses on key conceptual issues and research in exercise psychology and the application of research findings in a variety of physical activity settings. Specific content areas include psychological benefits of physical activity, exercise adherence, public health and exercise issues, theory, and determinants of physical activity, interventions for adoption and maintenance, and professional ethics. Prerequisites: Graduate standing in KIN and B or better in KIN 3038 or permission of instructor.

5586. Seminar. 1-6 (Max. 8). Graduate students in kinesiology and health work intensively on current issues and problems, and may pursue specific areas of emphasis. Although a total of 8 hours is permitted under this number, only 6 hours are allowed by the Division of Kinesiology and Health toward a student's graduate program. Cross listed with HLED 5586. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5587. Special Problems. 1-6 (Max. 9). Provides a broad perspective through selected reading material and wherever possible the student collects and uses original information in practical situations. All work is done independently under the direction of a faculty member. As many conferences are held as necessary to assure successful completion of the project. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5900. Practicum in College Teaching. 1-3 (Max. 3). Work in classroom with a major professor. Expected to give some lectures and gain classroom teaching experience. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5920. Continuing Registration: On Campus. 1-2 (Max. 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy in KIN.

5940. Continuing Registration: Off Campus. 1-2 (Max. 16). Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy in KIN.

5959. Enrichment Studies. 1-3 (Max. 99). Designed to provide an enrichment experience in a variety of topics. Note: credit in this course may not be included in a graduate program of study for degree purposes.

5960. Thesis Research. 1-12 (Max. 24). Designed for students who are involved in research for their thesis project.  Also used for students whose coursework is complete and are writing their thesis. Prerequisite: advanced degree candidacy in KIN or permission of instructor.

5980. Dissertation Research. 1-12 (Max. 48). Graduate level course designed for students who are involved in research for their dissertation project.  Also used for students whose coursework is complete and are writing their dissertation. Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

5990. Internship. 1-12 (Max. 24). Prerequisite: graduate standing in KIN or permission of instructor.

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