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Courses - Fall 2017
KNES
Kinesiology Department Site
KNES100N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Basketball (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Schedule adjustment is the first week of classes only. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES100O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Basketball (Intermediate)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES131O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Jogging (Intermediate)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee. Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class.
KNES131V
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Jogging (BEGINNING)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES137N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Golf (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required the first day of class. Schedule adjustment is the first week of class only. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee directly to the golf course.
KNES137O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Golf (Intermediate)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required the first day of class. Schedule adjustment is the first week of class only. Students must pay a $40.00 instructional materials fee directly to golf course.
KNES140A
Physical Education Activities: Coed; General Gymnastics (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Schedule Adjustment is the first week of classes only. Attendance is required the first day of class. Meets the second seven weeks only. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES140V
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Tumbling and Balancing (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Schedule adjustment is the first week of classes only. Attendance is required beginning the first day of class. Meets the first seven weeks only. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES144Q
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Martial Arts, Karate (Beginning)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES144R
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Intermediate Karate
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance on the first day of class is required. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES144T
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Self-Defense (Beginning)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES152N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Soccer (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Schedule Adjustment Period is the first week of classes only. Students are required to attend classes beginning first day of classes. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES152O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Soccer (Intermediate)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendence is required beginning the first day of class. Schedule adjustment is the first week of classes only. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES154N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Swimming (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Beginning Swimming is strictly for Non-swimmers. Attendence is required on the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES154O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Swimming (Intermediate)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance on the first day of class is required of all students. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES154P
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Swimming (Advanced)
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance on the first day of class is required of all students. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES154W
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Swimming/Lifeguard Training
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Advanced swimming ability. Attendance on the first day of class is required of all students. Students must qualify to stay in class by passing a swim test on the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES157N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Weight Training (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance is required of all students beginning the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES157O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Weight Training (Intermediate)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance on the first day of class is required of all students. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES160N
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Volleyball (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Schedule Adjustment Period is first week of class only. Attendance is required of all students on the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES160O
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Volleyball (Intermediate)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Schedule Adjustment Period is the first week of class only. All students are required to attend the first day of class. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES161F
Physical Education Activities: Coed; Yoga for Fitness (Beginning)
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Attendance on the first day of class is required. Students must pay a $40 instructional materials fee.
KNES201
Kinesiological Principles of Physical Activity
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Corequisite: Any physical activity course, e.g., KNES 100-190; or permission of SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Restriction: Must be in a major in SPHL-School of Public Health.
Credit only granted for: KNES200 or KNES201.
An introduction to Kinesiology, the study of human movement, through the experience of learning a specific motor skill or being engaged in physical activity. Emphasis on the theories and knowledge underlying the learning and performance of all motor and sport skills.
KNES Majors Only.
KNES214
Science and Methods of Personal Fitness Instruction
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
GenEd: DSSP
Credit only granted for: KNES214 or KNES210 and KNES211, or KNES210 and KNES212, or KNES289N.
Formerly: KNES210/KNES211, KNES210/KNES212, and KNES289N.
Basic concepts of human anatomy, exercise physiology, applied kinesiology, nutrition and the physiology of exercise training. Includes the CORE knowledge required for the American Council on Exercise (ACE) Personal Trainer certification.
KNES260
Science of Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
CORE: LS
GenEd: DSNS
Course details (1) the public health importance of and the processes underlying cardiovascular disease, (2) the risk factors for cardiovascular disease and the methods whereby they were identified, and (3) the principles of the scientific evidence supporting the use of physical activity to prevent cardiovascular disease.
KNES282
Basic Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major within the SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Credit only granted for: KNES282 or KNES381.
Theoretical and practical foundations of the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of athletically related injuries. Topics include: physical conditioning, preventive taping, recognition of injuries, first aid and CPR.
KNES Majors only.
KNES287
Sport and American Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
CORE: SB, D
GenEd: DSHS, DVUP
Sport will be related to such social problems as delinquency, segregation, collective behavior, and leisure; to social processes such as socialization, stratification, mobility, and social control; and to those familiar social institutions the family, the school, the church, the military, the economy, the polity, and the mass media.
KNES289
(Perm Req)
Topical Investigations
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: permission of department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES289L
Topical Investigations; Golf for Business and Life
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Students must pay a $50.00 Facility fee. This course gives students the oppurtunity to learn the basics of the golf swing, etiquette, and most importantly, how to use golf as a business tool regardless of their chosen careers. Kinesiology majors may use this course to fulfill 2 credits of physical activity at intermediate level.
KNES289P
Topical Investigations; Mathematical and Physical Bases of Human Movement and Performance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Restricted to students in the Kinesiology major (code: 08351). All other students will require department permission.
KNES289W
Topical Investigations; The Cybernetic Human
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSNS, SCIS
Can the profound and rapid technological advances experienced in the 21st century change what it means to be human or the nature of humanity? Emergent technologies, new materials, increased computer power,engineering innovations, and groundbreaking work in the sciences of cognition and action provide myriad opportunities for repairing and enhancing the human body and brain. Examines the ethical, social, and technological implications of an increasing synergism of technology and the body in sports and the arts, at work or home, rehabilitating the body and the brain, and society at large.
KNES293
History of Sport in America
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
CORE: SH
GenEd: DSHS
The growth and development of sport in America. The transformation of sport within the perspective of American history, including class sport, professionalization, amateurism, and international involvement.
Restricted to Majors or non-majors with less than or equal to 45 credits.
KNES300
Biomechanics of Human Motion
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in BSCI201. And 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH112, MATH113, MATH115); or (must have completed one General Education: Fundamental Studies-Math course with a minimum grade of C-; and must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher).
Recommended: PHYS121.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
The study of human movement and the physical and physiological principles upon which it depends. Body mechanics, posture, motor efficiency, sports, the performance of a typical individual and the influence of growth and development upon motor performance.
Students must pay a $50 lab fee.
KNES300H
(Perm Req)
Biomechanics of Human Motion
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in BSCI201. And 1 course with a minimum grade of C- from (MATH112, MATH113, MATH115); or (must have completed one General Education: Fundamental Studies-Math course with a minimum grade of C-; and must have math eligibility of MATH140 or higher).
Recommended: PHYS121.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
The study of human movement and the physical and physiological principles upon which it depends. Body mechanics, posture, motor efficiency, sports, the performance of a typical individual and the influence of growth and development upon motor performance.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program. Students must pay a $50 lab fee.
KNES332
Exercise Testing and Prescription for the Fitness Professional
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in KNES360.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Credit only granted for: KNES332 or KNES389G.
Formerly: KNES389G.
Practical applications of exercise physiology and psychology to target fitness instruction for the general adult population Includes discussion of certification standards and professional development as well as evaluation of program safety and current trends.
KNES332H
(Perm Req)
Exercise Testing and Prescription for the Fitness Professional
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in KNES360.
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Credit only granted for: KNES332 or KNES389G.
Formerly: KNES389G.
Practical applications of exercise physiology and psychology to target fitness instruction for the general adult population Includes discussion of certification standards and professional development as well as evaluation of program safety and current trends.
KNES333
Motor Development and Fitness for Individuals with Disabilities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in KNES287 and KNES370.
Restriction: Must be in a major within the SPHL-Kinesiology department; and must have earned a minimum of 45 credits.
Implications of Federal and State regulations for planning and implementing motor development and physical fitness programs for individuals with disabilities. Evaluation strategies for assessing motor performance and fitness levels in educational programs for these individuals.
Students are required to choose a placement for a service-learning experience involving direct work with children who have disabilities. Students may choose from a list of local schools (listed in the syllabus. that have special education programs; or they may complete this requirement at the Children's Developmental Clinic held on campus in the SPH (School of Public Health) building every Saturday 8:30am-12:30pm.
KNES335
Swimming Pool Management
Credits: 2
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Analysis of the position of the swimming pool manager. The systematic treatment of swimming pool water; swimming pool first aid; and laws pertaining to swimming pool operation. Qualifies the student for a pool operator's license in most Maryland counties.
This class does NOT fulfill a KNES Options Requirement.
KNES350
The Psychology of Sports
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
GenEd: DSHS
An exploration of personality factors, including but not limited to motivation, aggression and emotion, as they affect sports participation and motor skill performance.
KNES350H
(Perm Req)
The Psychology of Sports
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DSHS
An exploration of personality factors, including but not limited to motivation, aggression and emotion, as they affect sports participation and motor skill performance.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program.
KNES360
Physiology of Exercise
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in BSCI202 and BSCI201; or permission of SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Kinesiology; Public Health Science).
A study of the physiology of exercise, including concepts of work, muscular contraction, energy transformation, metabolism, oxygen debt, and nutrition and athletic performance. Emphasis on cardiovascular and respiratory function in relation to physical activity and training.
Students must pay a $50 lab fee.
KNES360H
(Perm Req)
Physiology of Exercise
Credits: 4
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in BSCI202 and BSCI201; or permission of SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Restriction: Must be in one of the following programs (Kinesiology; Public Health Science).
A study of the physiology of exercise, including concepts of work, muscular contraction, energy transformation, metabolism, oxygen debt, and nutrition and athletic performance. Emphasis on cardiovascular and respiratory function in relation to physical activity and training.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program. Students must pay a $50 lab fee.
KNES370
Motor Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Motor development across the life span. The developmental sequences of motor skills from birth to old age; neuromaturation of neuromuscular system; analysis of the underlying mechanisms of motor skill development; and correlates of motor development.
KNES370H
(Perm Req)
Motor Development
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Motor development across the life span. The developmental sequences of motor skills from birth to old age; neuromaturation of neuromuscular system; analysis of the underlying mechanisms of motor skill development; and correlates of motor development.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program.
KNES385
Motor Control and Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Physiological and cognitive bases for motor control and their applications to the acquisition of movement skills and understanding of movement disorders. Topics include: neurophysiology, motor control theory, sensory/perceptual processes, perception-action coupling, information processing, memory, attention, individual differences, motivation, practice organization and role of feedback.
KNES385H
(Perm Req)
Motor Control and Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Restriction: Must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Physiological and cognitive bases for motor control and their applications to the acquisition of movement skills and understanding of movement disorders. Topics include: neurophysiology, motor control theory, sensory/perceptual processes, perception-action coupling, information processing, memory, attention, individual differences, motivation, practice organization and role of feedback.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program.
KNES386
Experiential Learning
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Must have completed three KNES core classes.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Explore and analyze concepts and procedures related to a quality service-learning experience to include planning, implementing, and evaluating a service-learning project.
KNES389
(Perm Req)
Topical Investigations
Credits: 1 - 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department. This class does NOT fulfill a KNES Options Requirement.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES389E
Topical Investigations; Children's Development Clinic
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
A service/learning course designed for students, teachers and individuals interested in working with children who have special needs. Students will work one-on-one with an assigned child in the areas of motor development, reading, language, and social skills. Students will be required to complete fingerprinting and background checks (at no cost to the students). This class does NOT fulfill a KNES Options Requirement.
KNES389K
(Perm Req)
Topical Investigations; Kinesiology Internship
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: permission of instructor and department.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES400
The Foundations of Public Health in Kinesiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in KNES287; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in KNES360.
Restriction: Senior standing or higher; and must be in a major within the SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Credit only granted for: KNES400 or KNES498A.
Formerly: KNES498A.
An investigation of the role of physical activity and inactivity in relation to health and well-being through a public health perspective. Past and current perspectives on health promotion, health education, and social policies and approaches will be examined for various populations.
KNES400H
(Perm Req)
The Foundations of Public Health in Kinesiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: Minimum grade of C- in KNES287; and must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in KNES360.
Restriction: Senior standing or higher; and must be in a major within the SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Credit only granted for: KNES400 or KNES498A.
Formerly: KNES498A.
An investigation of the role of physical activity and inactivity in relation to health and well-being through a public health perspective. Past and current perspectives on health promotion, health education, and social policies and approaches will be examined for various populations.
KNES402
Biomechanics of Sport
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES300.
Mechanical determinants influencing sport techniques. A quantitative, scientific basis for sport analysis with emphasis on the application to numerous sport activities. Evaluation and quantification of the filmed performance of athletes.
KNES402H
(Perm Req)
Biomechanics of Sport
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES300.
Mechanical determinants influencing sport techniques. A quantitative, scientific basis for sport analysis with emphasis on the application to numerous sport activities. Evaluation and quantification of the filmed performance of athletes.
KNES440
Psychology of Athletic Performance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES350.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: KNES498P, KNES689Z, or KNES440.
Examines the psychological factors, mechanisms, and processes in athletic performance. Utilizes a social psychological approach to focus on the study and review of individual performance in both the interpersonal and social context.
KNES440H
(Perm Req)
Psychology of Athletic Performance
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES350.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: KNES498P, KNES689Z, or KNES440.
Examines the psychological factors, mechanisms, and processes in athletic performance. Utilizes a social psychological approach to focus on the study and review of individual performance in both the interpersonal and social context.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program.
KNES451
Children and Sport: A Psychosocial Perspective
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: KNES350.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Examination of youth sports from a psychosocial perspective, including the impact of highly structured sports on young athletes and the complex social network of coaches, parents and peers.
KNES451H
(Perm Req)
Children and Sport: A Psychosocial Perspective
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: KNES350.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher; and must be in a major within SPHL-Kinesiology department.
Examination of youth sports from a psychosocial perspective, including the impact of highly structured sports on young athletes and the complex social network of coaches, parents and peers.
KNES457
Managing Youth Programs: Educational, Fitness and Sport
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES370 and KNES287.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: KNES457 or KNES498Y.
An examination of the basic functions involved in managing physical education, fitness, and youth sports programs. Focus on leadership skills, organizational management, and techniques for applying learned skills in a variety of organizational settings that serve the nation's youth.
KNES460
Physiology of Aging and the Impact of Physical Activity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES360.
Credit only granted for: KNES498F or KNES460.
Formerly: KNES498F.
Biology of the aging process in healthy individuals and those with chronic disease, the effects of acute exercise and exercise training on the physiological decline that occurs in humans, and the role that regular physical activity plays on enhancing the quality of life and activities of daily living in individuals.
KNES460H
Physiology of Aging and the Impact of Physical Activity
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES360.
Credit only granted for: KNES498F or KNES460.
Formerly: KNES498F.
Biology of the aging process in healthy individuals and those with chronic disease, the effects of acute exercise and exercise training on the physiological decline that occurs in humans, and the role that regular physical activity plays on enhancing the quality of life and activities of daily living in individuals.
KNES461
Exercise and Body Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: KNES360.
An in-depth overview on how body composition is measured, what it is composed of, and the physiological and biochemical signals that change it. The effects of acute and chronic exercise on food storage, breakdown, and use as an energy source, is the major focus. This information is applied to important issues in public health and athletic performance.
KNES461H
(Perm Req)
Exercise and Body Composition
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: KNES360.
An in-depth overview on how body composition is measured, what it is composed of, and the physiological and biochemical signals that change it. The effects of acute and chronic exercise on food storage, breakdown, and use as an energy source, is the major focus. This information is applied to important issues in public health and athletic performance.
This section is restricted to students who have been admitted in the Kinesiology Honors program.
KNES476
(Perm Req)
Honors Thesis Proposal
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Corequisite: KNES478.
Restriction: Must be a KNES Honors student; and senior standing.
Credit only granted for: KNES476 or KNES498R.
Development of honors thesis proposal based on preliminary research and literature review. Presentation of formal proposal to the thesis committee and fellow honors students.
KNES478
(Perm Req)
Honors Seminar
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Continuing KNES Honors Students must enroll in KNES478 every semester they are in the program.
KNES484
Sporting Hollywood
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES293 and KNES287.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: KNES484 and KNES498N.
Popular representations of sport within the film media related to wider social discourses on bodies and the politics of various categories of subjectivity (gender, sexual, racial, class and national).
KNES485
Sport and Globalization
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
GenEd: DVUP
Prerequisite: KNES287.
Restriction: Junior standing or higher.
Credit only granted for: KNES485 and KNES498T.
Examination of sport culture from a global perspective; focuses on theorizing the similarities and differences between various national sporting cultures.
KNES497
Kinesiology Senior Seminar
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
CORE: CS
GenEd: DSSP
Prerequisite: A professional writing course with a minimum grade of C-; and all 7 KNES core courses and 2 KNES option courses. And STAT100; or students who have taken courses with comparable content may contact the department. And minimum grade of C- in KNES400; or must be concurrently enrolled in KNES400.
Restriction: Senior standing or higher; and must be in Kinesiology program.
Discussions of contemporary issues vital to the discipline, critiques of research in the student's area/areas of special interest, completion of a major project where the student will be asked to demonstrate the ability to carry out investigative processes in problem solving and critical writing under faculty direction.
Physical Activity and the Obesity and Diabetes Epidemic
KNES498
Special Topics in Kinesiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
This class does NOT fulfill a KNES Options Requirement.
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES498C
Special Topics in Kinesiology; Exercise and Brain Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Examines the evidence for exercise to affect brain function and brain health in children, in adults, and in old age. Covers the adaptations toacute and chronic exercise within brain networks related to emotion, stress reactivity, memory, and executive function, and the effectiveness of physical activity and exercise as treatments for depression, anxiety disorders, and cognitive impairment.Prerequisite: KNES350.
KNES498T
Special Topics in Kinesiology; Principles and Applications of Exercise Rehabilitation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisites: BSCI202 and KNES300/KNES300H.
KNES498W
Special Topics in Kinesiology; Prosthetics for Limb Amputations
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES300.

Introduction to the science of prosthetics and the artificial devices that are designed, developed and fit to replace the missing body part or parts lost through trauma, disease or congenital conditions.
KNES600
Kinesiology in Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
A broad introduction to public health within the context of the discipline of kinesiology, focusing on furthering the understanding of the ways kinesiology contributes toward achieving the goals of public health.
KNES602
Physical Activity Program Planning and Evaluation
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Recommended: KNES600.
An in-depth analysis of the planning, implementation, and evaluation of physical activity interventions and programs intended to achieve physical activity and public health goals.
KNES609
(Perm Req)
Research Issues in Kinesiology
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES613
Theories Physical Culture
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Credit only granted for: KNES613 or KNES689I.
Formerly: KNES689I.
Examines and assesses numerous social and cultural theories as frameworks for critically interpreting the varied institutions, ideologies, and embodiments of physical culture.
KNES618
Current Readings in Exercise and Applied Physiology
Credits: 1
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
KNES660
Psychology of Athletic Performances
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES350.
Credit only granted for: KNES660 or KNES689Z.
Formerly: KNES689Z.
Psychological factors, mechanisms, and processes in athletic performance. The basic approach is social psychological, according to which the focus is on individual performance in the interpersonal athletic context. Intrapersonal and interpersonal factors and their effects on athletic performance. Psychology of peak performance, choking, and errors of mental control. Analysis of the general principles and types of mental training.
KNES689
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Kinesiology
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES689A
Special Problems in Kinesiology; Assessing Learning in Physical Education
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
A study of the principles and techniques of educational measurement used to evaluate student learning in the cognitive, psychomotor and affective domains within the context of teaching effectiveness. Students will develop research proposals for implementation during the second half of their teaching internship.
KNES689P
Special Problems in Kinesiology; Mechanical Analysis of Human Movement
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
KNES689T
(Perm Req)
Special Problems in Kinesiology; Teaching Internship
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Outreach Secondary MCERT- KNES. Departmental permission required. Students are required to pay a course fee; refer to program materials for details.
KNES689X
Special Problems in Kinesiology; Exercise and Brain Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
KNES692
Cardiovascular Aspects of Exercise Physiology
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: KNES360.
A comprehensive consideration of the various cardiovascular factors affecting human physical performance. Emphasis on the regulation of cardiovascular functions during physical activity. Energy liberation and transfer, circulation, respiration, temperature regulation, physiology of work at altitudes, aerobic endurance training, and exercise, health and aging.
KNES785
(Perm Req)
Internship in Physical Activity and Public Health
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: KNES600, EPIB610, EPIB650, HLSA601, HLTH665, MIEH600, and KNES601.
Recommended: KNES602.
The internship is a time-limited, supervised period of public/community health activities carried out in a health or allied health organization involved with physical activity. Students gain practical experience in areas such as program planning and implementation, program evaluation, public policy analysis, research, and management.
KNES789N
Advanced Projects in Kinesiology; Physical Cultural Studies of Technoscience
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
KNES799
(Perm Req)
Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1 - 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES898
(Perm Req)
Pre-Candidacy Research
Credits: 1 - 8
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.
KNES899
(Perm Req)
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Credits: 6
Grad Meth: Reg
Contact department for information to register for this course.