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Kinesiology

KIN2100 Structural Kinesiology (3)
This course covers basic anatomical principles concerned specifically with human performance analysis. Students discover types of muscular contractions and how they affect human movement.

KIN2108 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injury (3)
The policies and treatment procedures for athletic injuries are addressed, including recognition, management, prevention, and therapeutic conditioning.

KIN2110 Wellness and Stress Management (3)
This course offers a comprehensive discussion of the dimensions of wellness, including such topics as physical fitness, nutrition, psychological well-being, stress management, addictive behaviors, and chronic diseases. The course also includes useful and practical advice for adopting a wellness lifestyle that takes into account individual interests, goals, and life situations. Fulfills General Education Natural and Physical Sciences requirement.

KIN2114 Exercise Testing, Prescription, and Supervision (3)
An introductory lecture, laboratory course in cardiac rehabilitation. Topics presented include the pathophysiology and epidemiology of coronary artery disease, coronary anatomy, basic and advanced electrocardiography, principles of graded exercise testing, exercise prescription and supervision, current consideration in pharmacological treatment of coronary artery disease, and cardiac rehabilitation in a clinical setting.

KIN2116 Exercise Physiology (3)
Prerequisite: BIO2210
Exercise Physiology teaches how the body responds, adjusts, and adapts to exercise, including muscular, circulatory, respiratory, energy, and endocrine systems.

KIN2124 Mechanical Kinesiology (3)
Prerequisite
: KIN2100
Mechanical Kinesiology is the analysis of human motor performance, kinematic and kinetic. Students use theoretical models to evaluate motor performance skills.

KIN2132 Fundamentals of Strength and Conditioning (3)
This course prepares the student for the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Strength and Conditioning certification (CSCS) test. The following concepts introduced: Anatomy, Muscle Physiology, Principles of Biomechanics, Metabolism and Nutrition, Principles of Training, Cardiorespiratory Exercise: Aerobic/Anaerobic, Resistance Training Prescription, Speed and Plyometrics, Exercise Techniques, Measurement and Evaluation, Periodization, Rehabilitation and Reconditioning, Organization and Administration.

KIN2886 Special Topics (3)
Various courses are offered, providing elective opportunities for Kinesiology majors.

KIN2999 Independent Study (1-3)
Provides an opportunity for independent study or research under the direction of an instructor. See Undergraduate Policies and Procedures for more information on Independent Study.