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KN1001 Cross Country I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with cross country that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1011 Cross Country II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with cross country that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1001

KN1021 Cross Country III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with cross country that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1011

KN1101 Basketball I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with basketball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1111 Basketball II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with basketball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1101

KN1121 Basketball III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with basketball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1111

KN1201 Baseball I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with baseball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1211 Baseball II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with baseball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1201

KN1221 Baseball III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with baseball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1211

KN1301 Soccer I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with soccer that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1311 Soccer II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with soccer that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1301

KN1321 Soccer III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with soccer that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1311

KN1401 Boxing I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with boxing that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1411 Boxing II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with boxing that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1401

KN1421 Boxing III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with boxing that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1411

KN1501 Physical Conditioning I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with physical conditioning that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1511 Physical Conditioning II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with physical conditioning that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1501

KN1521 Physical Conditioning III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with physical conditioning that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1511

KN1601 Canoeing

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with canoeing that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the ClayStone Certificate program

KN1701 – Sea Kayaking

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with sea kayaking that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the ClayStone Certificate program

KN1801 Rock and Ice Climbing

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with rock and ice climbing that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the ClayStone Certificate program

KN1901 Volleyball I

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with volleyball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN1911 Volleyball II

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with volleyball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor, KN1901

KN1921 Volleyball III

Credit hours: 1

This activity course emphasizes physical activity, recreation, and sport skills associated with volleyball that are necessary to participate in the activity and to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisites: Enrollment in the Kinesology Major or Minor, KN1911

KN2003 Introduction to Health and Performance Aspects of Physical Activity

Credit hours: 3

This course considers how exercise promotes both healthy living and enhanced athletic performance. Students participate in laboratory sessions that orient them to personal fitness assignments and to applications of course principles.

KN2513 Healthcare in Canada

Credit hours: 3

This course introduces students to the Canadian healthcare system by exploring the nation’s approach to health, wellness, and illness. Students will learn about the role of federal agencies and provincial governments, healthcare funding, and current issues and future trends in healthcare.

Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Kinesiology Major or Minor

KN3003 Introduction to Exercise Physiology

Credit hours: 3

This course explores metabolic, neural, muscular, and cardiorespiratory function in the body’s response to physical activity. Regulation of acid-base balance and temperature during exercise and adaptations to different types of training will be considered. (2-hour lab)

Prerequisites: BI1013, KN2003

KN3103 Introduction to the Biomechanics of Human Movement

Credit hours: 3

This course introduces the mechanical properties of musculoskeletal structures and the effects of forces associated with different forms of motion on muscles, bones, and various joint designs. The principles of biomechanics will be used to analyze basic motor skills qualitatively and quantitatively. (2-hour lab)

Prerequisites: BI1013, KN2003

KN3203 Motor Control and Learning

Credit hours: 3

This course covers how the neuromuscular system functions to control and coordinate the performance of human movement and addresses how motor skills are learned, retained, transferred, and enhanced with practice or reacquired following injury or disease. (2-hour lab)

Prerequisites: BI1013, KN2003

KN3303 Nutrition for Enhancing Health and Exercise Performance

Credit hours: 3

This course explores the role of nutrition in supporting wellness, preventing and managing disease, and optimizing physical activity and performance. The impact of nutritional strategies, hydration, supplements and ergogenic aids in various exercise states will be considered.

Prerequisites: BI1013, KN2003

KN3603 Research Methods in Kinesiology

Credit hours: 3

In this course students will learn about the basic steps that are followed in designing and conducting research, the study approaches that are common in health science research and the questions that are important for interpreting published research reports in health science literature.

Prerequisites: BI1013, KN2003, and either MT1203, MT1253, or BU1243 Corequisite: BI2703

KN3803 Health Psychology

Credit hours: 3

This course focuses on the scientific ad professional contributions of Psychology to the promotion and maintenance of health. Practical emphasis is placed upon the psychological care of people in institutional hospital care.

Crosslisting: PS3803 Prerequisites: PS1013, PS1023

KN4003 Advanced Exercise Physiology

Credit hours: 3

This course explores assessment of exercise capacity and prescription of exercise to improve health and manage chronic diseases. Impact of physical limitations, environmental factors and ergogenic aids on performance and homeostasis during physical activity will be considered. (3-hour lab)

Prerequisite: KN3003

KN4103 Advanced Biomechanics of Human Movement

Credit hours: 3

This course applies biomechanical principles to analyze movement kinematics and kinetics in various sport, occupational and pathological contexts. The biomechanics and rehabilitation of common injuries to bone, joint, muscle, spine, and the upper and lower extremity will be considered. (2-hour lab)

Prerequisite: KN3103

KN4203 Motor Development Across the Lifespan

Credit hours: 3

This course explores motor development over the lifespan and the processes and factors affecting typical and atypical motor skill acquisition and performance. Interventions and rehabilitative strategies to optimize motor development will be considered. (2-hour lab)

Corequisite: BI3703

KN4403 Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription

Credit hours: 3

This course applies techniques used to assess cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness, mobility and flexibility and body composition to the development, evaluation and modification of individualized exercise prescriptions in apparently healthy individuals. (3-hour lab)

Prerequisite: KN3003

KN4803 Exercise as Medicine: Advanced Exercise Prescription

Credit hours: 3

This course considers how fitness assessments and exercise prescriptions are adapted to develop a treatment plans for individuals with disease, injury or disability. (3-hour lab)

Prerequisite: KN3003 Corequisite: KN4403

KN4853 Internship in Kinesiology

Credit hours: 3

The internship is designed to give practical experience applying knowledge, skills, and judgment within the Kinesiologist’s scope of practice. It includes a minimum of 96 hours, within a single semester, in a field placement approved by the Kinesiology Program Coordinator.

Prerequisite: The internship is open to 3rd and 4th year Kinesiology students who are in good standing.

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