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Kinesiology (KINES)

PROFESSIONAL COURSES

The following courses are designed for the major in Kinesiology and related disciplines as designated in the various curricular programs. They are pedagogically oriented and do not fulfill the Health Sciences and Physical Education (GPE) component of General Education.

KINES 400 Adapted Physical Education (3) Basic concepts of planning and conducting physical education programs for children with physical, sensory, and/or intellectual impairments.
Effective: Fall 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 202  

KINES 401 Applied Group Fitness Exercise Prescription and Program Design (3) Skills and practical knowledge to design safe and effective exercise classes for a variety of populations to improve health.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: KINES 367, KINES 368  

KINES 403 Emergency Medical Technology (4) Theoretical and practical aspects of emergency medical techniques as applied in the pre-hospital environment.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: KINES 303 and/or current advanced first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification  

KINES 404 Emergency Medical Technology Instructor (2) Educational concepts and skills necessary to present instruction in emergency care; lesson planning, methods of instruction, and evaluation techniques.
Effective: Summer 1997
Prerequisite: KINES 403 with current Pennsylvania Emergency Medical Technician certification  

KINES 410 Physical Growth and Motor Development (3) Study of biologically programmed growth processes and environmental influences leading to attained adult form and biomechanical function.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 180  

KINES 411 Introduction to Musculoskeletal Injury and Rehabilitation (3) This course is designed to provide an overview of common musculoskeletal injuries and rehabilitation for pre-allied health and fitness professionals.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: KINES 202  

KINES 420 Psychosocial Dimensions of Physical Activity (3) Discussion of theoretical and empirical findings, structuring a frame of reference for exploring man's involvement in physical activity.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 321 or 3 credits in psychology or sociology  

KINES 421 Exercise Psychology (3) Psychological antecedents and consequences of physical activity behaviors.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 321 andPSYCH 100  

KINES 422 Physical Activity Interventions (3) Principles of designing, planning, and implementing theory- and evidence- based physical activity interventions.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 321 andPSYCH 100  

KINES 423 Psychology of Sports Injuries (3) Psychological causes and consequences of sports related injuries in athletes.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: KINES 321  

KINES 424 (US) (WMNST 424) Women and Sport (3) An interdisciplinary approach to contemporary issues related to women and sport from historical, physiological, psychological, and sociological perspectives.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100, PSYCH 231, PSYCH 479, SOC 001 orWMNST 100  

KINES 425W Physical Activity in Diverse Populations (3) An examination of the social, cultural, political, and environmental influences on health and physical activity promotion among diverse populations.
Effective: Summer 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 321  

KINES 426 Physical Activity and Public Health (3) Examines the role of physical activity in public health. Includes population level strategies for promoting physical activity in communities.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 321  

KINES 427 (HD FS 427) Developmental Sport & Exercise Psychology (3) Developmental changes in the antecedents and consequences of physical activity across the lifespan.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: PSYCH 100 andKINES 321 orHD FS 129 orPSYCH 212  

KINES 428 Motivation and Emotion in Movement (3) Theories of motivational and emotional processes and their applications in movement settings.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 321 andPSYCH 100  

KINES 429 Psychology of Sport Performance (3) Psychological theories of talent development and performance enhancement in sport.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 321 andPSYCH 100  

KINES 434 Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Lower Extremities (3) Theoretical foundation and laboratory experience in manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises for the lower extremities.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 334   Concurrent: KINES 335 KINES 395F

KINES 435 Rehabilitation of Injuries to the Trunk and Upper Extremities (3) Theoretical foundation and laboratory experience in manual therapy techniques and therapeutic exercises for the trunk and upper extremities.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 434   Concurrent: KINES 336 KINES 436 KINES 395G

KINES 436 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training (4) Lecture and laboratory course exploring physiological principles and clinical evidence to the use of therapeutic modalities in athletic training.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 434   Concurrent: KINES 336 KINES 435 ; KINES 395G

KINES 438W Administration and Issues in Athletic Training (3) Theoretical and practical aspects for management of an Athletic Training professional practice and identifying contemporary issues related to the profession.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 436   Concurrent: KINES 395I

KINES 439W Ethics in Sport and Sport Management (3) Analysis of moral dilemmas in sport and sport management utilizing the tools of ethics.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 345 or 3 credits in humanities  

KINES 440 Philosophy and Sport (3) An examination of human nature from the perspective of our participation in sport.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 345 or 3 credits in philosophy  

KINES 441 (US) (AM ST 441) History of Sport in American Society (3) Background, establishment, and growth of sport in America from colonial times to the present.
Effective: Fall 2007
Prerequisite: KINES 141 or 3 credits of United States history  

KINES 442 (IL) (CAMS 442) Sport in Ancient Greece and Rome (3) An examination of the continuity of sport in ancient Greek and Roman societies.
Effective: Spring 2008
Prerequisite: CAMS 025, CAMS 033, CAMS 140, CAMS 150, CAMS 100, CAMS 101 orKINES 141  

KINES 443 (IL) The Modern Olympic Games (3) An analysis of the modern Olympic Games from their inception through the current festival.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 141 or 3 credits of history or philosophy  

KINES 444 (US) History of Athletics in Higher Education (3) Origin and development of athletics in American higher education from colonial times to the present.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 141 or 3 credits of American history  

KINES 445 Alcohol and Drug Education (3) Principles of integration and coordination of alcohol and drug education programs for health education and other health related professions.
Effective: Spring 1998
Prerequisite: 9 credits of health science and/or psychology  

KINES 446 (IL) History of Sport in the Modern World (3) History of sport in modern world, ca. A.D. 1500 to present; concentrates on role of sport in societies outside United States.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: KINES 141 or 3 credits of non-United States history  

KINES 447W Representing Sport in Popular Film (3) Critical, contextual, and theoretical analyses of sport films focusing on popular narratives of social inequalities.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 141, KINES 345  

KINES 448 Coping with Life After Sport (1) Psychosocial concerns affecting student-athletes as they enter the transition period following sport disengagement, focusing on coping interventions.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing or higher; major or minor in Kinesiology or intercollegiate sport participation  

KINES 452 Applied Cardiovascular Physiology (3) In-depth study of cardiovascular regulation during postural, environmental, and exercise stress.
Effective: Spring 2010
Prerequisite: KINES 350  

KINES 453 Environmental Physiology (3) This course examines physiological function of humans at rest and during prolonged or maximal exercise in conjunction with environment stress (heat, cold, altitude, hyperbaria).
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: KINES 350  

KINES 454 Women's Health and Exercise Across the Lifespan (3) In-depth study of the physiological role of exercise in modulating the health of girls and women during different phases of the lifespan.
Effective: Summer 2010
Prerequisite: KINES 350  

KINES 455 Physiological Basis of Exercise as Medicine (3) Reviews the physiological basis of exercise for enhancing health and protecting against chronic diseases.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: BIOL 141 or equivalent;KINES 350  

KINES 456 Physical Fitness Appraisal (4) The basic components of physical fitness, how it can be measured, and how it can be developed.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: or concurrent:KINES 350 3 credits in statistics  

KINES 457 Exercise Prescription and Case Studies (3) Principles of exercise prescription; application of fitness appraisal based on current practices using evaluation and discussion of case studies.
Effective: Spring 2002
Prerequisite: KINES 350, KINES 456  

KINES 460 Movement Disorders (3) Major peripheral and central movement disorders and methods of their treatment.
Effective: Summer 1999
Prerequisite: KINES 360, KINES 384  

KINES 461W Preparation for Research Project (2) Planning and preparation for research project.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 180, KINES 260, STAT 200, KINES 321, KINES 345, KINES 350, KINES 360, KINES 384  

KINES 462W Research Project (2) Completion of research topic.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 461W  

KINES 463 Acquisition of Motor Skills (3) Examination of principles of motor learning; the application of strategic factors such as: practice types, schedules, augmented information, and motivation.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: KINES 360  

KINES 464 Children's Physical Education Curriculum and Practicum (3) Curriculum for elementary school physical education emphasizing the skill theme approach.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 362, KINES 364, KINES 366  

KINES 465 Neurobiology of Sensorimotor Stroke Rehabilitation (3) This course is designed to expose students to the recent topics in motor stroke rehabilitation research through literature.
Effective: Spring 2011
Prerequisite: KINES 360, KINES 384  

KINES 466 Assessment and Evaluation in Physical Education and Health Education (2) Explores measurement as an important and distinct component in a variety of physical education and health education contexts.
Effective: Spring 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 362, KINES 364, KINES 366  

KINES 467 The Science of Performance Enhancement (3) Evidence-based evaluation of performance enhancing substances and methods in sport.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: KINES 345 andKINES 350  

KINES 468W Health Instruction in the School-Content and Method (3) Skills and methods to design comprehensive preschool through twelfth health instruction using interactive learning activities that lead to health literacy.
Effective: Fall 2016
Prerequisite: C or higher grade requiredEDPSY 010, KINES 100;KINES 141, KINES 101;KINES 180, KINES 295, PSYCH 100   Concurrent: KINES 366 KINES 395A KINES 400 KINES 464

KINES 469W Curriculum Development in Health and Physical Education (3) The content and process of K-12 school health and physical education curriculum development for public school students.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 362, KINES 364, KINES 366  

KINES 471 MOTOR CONTROL (3) Analysis of the mechanisms underlying the neural control and coordination of voluntary movements.
Effective: Spring 2016
Prerequisite: KINES 360, KINES 384  

KINES 481W Scientific Basis of Exercise for Older Adults (3) Study of age-associated physical changes and the effects of exercise on the aging process.
Effective: Spring 2001
Prerequisite: KINES 350  

KINES 483 Motor Patterns of Children (3) Development of motor patterns. Fundamentals of movement, basic motor skills, and adaptation of the body to external forces.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: KINES 202  

KINES 484 Advanced Biomechanics (3) The use of advanced biomechanics to provide an in-depth understanding of the principles which underpin human movement.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: KINES 384  

KINES 485 Science of Training Athletes (3) Application of scientific data knowledge to analyze sport training.
Effective: Fall 1996
Prerequisite: KINES 350, KINES 384  

KINES 486 Legal Issues in Sport (3) Contemporary legal issues in sport and their implications for sport managers.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: seventh-semester standing  

KINES 488 Mechanics of Locomotion (3) This course examines the forces and motions characteristic of locomotion, with emphasis on walking, the most common human activity.
Effective: Summer 2002
Prerequisite: KINES 384 or previous coursework in biomechanics (or mechanics) and musculoskeletal anatomy  

KINES 492W Programming for Business and Agencies (3) Fundamentals of program development applied to corporate and private physical fitness businesses.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 395B  

KINES 493 Principles and Ethics of Coaching (3) Integration of the practical and theoretical knowledge necessary for effective coaching through classroom and field experiences.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 180 orKINES 366  

KINES 494H Senior Honors Thesis (1-6) Independent study directed by a faculty supervisor that culminates in the production of a thesis.
Effective: Summer 2008
Prerequisite: Approval of honors thesis advisor  

KINES 495A Practicum in Student Teaching (12) Supervised teaching of health and physical education in K-12 public schools with seminars focused on transition from student to professional.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: A grade of C or higher in all required courses in the Teacher Preparation Option  

KINES 495B Field and/or Research Practicum in Kinesiology (6) Participation under supervision in a field or research practicum.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 395B seventh-semester standing 9 credits of 400-level KINES courses 2.00 cumulative GPA  

KINES 495C Exercise Science Practicum (3 per semester/maximum of 6) Participation under supervision in a health and fitness setting.
Effective: Fall 2006
Prerequisite: KINES 141, KINES 180, KINES 200, KINES 202 and fifth semester standing  

KINES 495D Expanded Field and/or Research Practicum in Kinesiology (1-6) Additional participation under supervision in a field or research practicum.
Effective: Spring 2006
  Concurrent: KINES 495B

KINES 495E Advanced Professional Development in Kinesiology (3) Professional development preparation focused on knowledge, skills and abilities to complete national certification; obtain internships, employment or graduate school admission.
Effective: Summer 2014
Prerequisite: KINES 350   Concurrent: KINES 456 and KINES 457

KINES 495F Field Practicum in Athletic Training (3) Participation under supervision in a field practicum.
Effective: Summer 1996
Prerequisite: KINES 395I  

KINES 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, that are supervised on an individual basis and that fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

KINES 496H Kinesiology Honors Independent Study (1-9 per semester/maximum of 18) For non-thesis independent study/research by Schreyer Honors College scholars.
Effective: Summer 2013
 

KINES 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

KINES 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 1996
 

KINES 499 (IL) Foreign Studies (1-12) Courses offered in foreign countries by individual or group instruction.
Effective: Spring 2011
 

KINES 530 Experimental Design and Methodology in Kinesiology (3) Research techniques, including methods, research design, techniques for data collection, as applied to relevant problems in Kinesiology.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: 3-credit 400-level statistics course  

KINES 531 Issues in Athletic Training (3) Analysis of professional/academic issues related to athletic training; includes medical considerations, legal and professional developments, and current research.
Effective: Spring 2000
 

KINES 532 Pathoetiology of Musculoskeletal Injuries (3) In-depth study of physiological, mechanical, and neuromuscular mechanisms of common musculoskeletal injuries with applications for injury prevention, evaluation, and treatment.
Effective: Summer 2000
Prerequisite: KINES 202  

KINES 540 History of Sport: Cultural and Social Dynamics (3) This seminar explores the literature, methodologies, theoretical challenges, and research questions confronting the field.
Effective: Summer 2014
 

KINES 551 Seminar in Motor Control (3) The course will address contemporary theories and methods in motor control as reflected in recently published scientific papers.
Effective: Fall 2011
 

KINES 565 Neurophysiological Basis of Movement (3) The basic understanding of neurophysiological structures and mechanisms involved in the generation of human voluntary movement.
Effective: Spring 1997
 

KINES 566 Psychophysiology of Movement (3) Basic concepts and principles of psychophysiology and their application for analyses of human movements.
Effective: Summer 1997
 

KINES 567 (PHSIO 567) Advanced Exercise Physiology (3) Physiological changes during exercise with emphasis on the effects of physical conditioning and training.
Effective: Fall 1996
Prerequisite: BIOL 472, KINES 480  

KINES 574 Modeling in Biomechanics (3) Examination of the philosophies and tools used in biomechanical modeling and the insights into the musculo-skeletal system these provide.
Effective: Spring 2000
Prerequisite: KINES 484  

KINES 575 Experimental Methods in Biomechanics and Motor Control (3) Introduces the theory and practice behind the primary experimental methods used in biomechanics and motor control.
Effective: Summer 2005
Prerequisite: 3-credit 400-level biomechanics or motor control class  

KINES 577 (PHSIO 577) Cardiovascular Physiology (3) In-depth study of the heart and circulatory system with emphasis on the effects of exercise on cardiovascular function.
Effective: Fall 1997
Prerequisite: KINES 484  

KINES 578 (PHSIO 578) Physiology and Mechanical Behavior of Skeletal Tissues (3) In-depth examination of the structure, composition, and material behavior of the basic skeletal tissues, including bone, cartilage, tendon, and ligament.
Effective: Spring 1999
Prerequisite: BIOL 421, BIOL 472  

KINES 579 Advanced Biomechanics of Human Motion (3) Biomechanical foundation of human movement and injury prevention.
Effective: Summer 1997
Prerequisite: KINES 484;MATH 141 orMATH 220  

KINES 588 Scientific Writing in Kinesiology (3) Instruct students in writing grant proposals, abstracts, manuscripts, and effective presentations in their respective scientific fields of study in Kinesology.
Effective: Spring 2005
 

KINES 590 Colloquium (1-3) Continuing seminars which consist of a series of individual lectures by faculty, students or outside speakers.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 590B Exercise Physiology Colloquium (1 per semester/maximum of 4) Continuing colloquia in exercise physiology which consists of individual lectures by outside speakers, students and faculty.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

KINES 594 Research Topics (1-18) Supervised student activities on research projects identified on an individual or small-group basis.
Effective: Spring 2008
 

KINES 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject that may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-2 per semester, maximum of 6) Preparation and presentation of materials in lecture and laboratory classes under the supervision of a full time faculty member.
Effective: Fall 1996
Prerequisite: appointment as a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Health and Physical Education  

KINES 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

KINES 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Fall 1996
 

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