UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2017-2018

Courses

ATHL 197A-Z. Off-Season Conditioning (1-1-1-1)

Conditioning exercises and drills for varsity sports in the off season. May be repeated for 4 units credit. (Credit/No Credit only)

ATHL 200. Level Series Varsity Athletics (2-2-2-2)

In season practice and competition. May be repeated for 8 units credit. (Credit/No Credit only) Course Title ATHL 200 Varsity Baseball–M ATHL 201 Varsity Basketball–M ATHL 202 Varsity Basketball–W ATHL 204 Varsity Cross Country–M ATHL 205 Varsity Cross Country–W ATHL 208 Varsity Golf–M ATHL 210 Varsity Golf–W ATHL 215 Varsity Soccer–M ATHL 216 Varsity Soccer–W …

KIN 115A. Adapted and Therapeutic Exercise (1-1-1-1)

Special course designed for men and women unable to participate in regular activity classes. Classification is made by University physician. Course may be repeated for 4 units of credit. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 116A. Adapted Sports I (1-1)

Designed for students whose physical condition requires adaptation of aquatics, sports and rhythms. Course may be repeated for credit. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 117. Adapted Aquatic Exercise (1-1-1)

Prerequisite: Medical release with doctor’s approval. Provides an aquatic exercise program designed for students with physical disabilities. Students develop strength, flexibility, cardiovascular endurance, posture, balance and improved ambulation through the application of adapted and therapeutic aquatic exercise. Concepts of water safety, physics of aquatic activity and specific movement skills are addressed. Course may be repeated …

KIN 118. Adapted Self-Defense (1-1-1)

This course is designed to provide instruction and practice in the basic techniques of attack prevention and personal defense skills for individuals with specialized needs. Each student will develop a personalized program to discover and fortify those skills that fall within her or his range. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 120/L. Arts Immersion: Dance and Lab (1/1)

Prerequisite: Restricted to students in ITEP Freshman Option. Corequisite: KIN 120L. Introductory course in study of dance as an art form. Concepts of dance are explored as a means of personal expression. Students engage in creative dance activities and multicultural and international dance forms. Students extend and integrate their knowledge of dance to all the …

KIN 122A. Badminton I (1)

Development of skill in playing badminton, including rules, etiquette and techniques. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 124A. Basketball I (1)

Development of understanding of rules, strategies and basic skills in competitive basketball. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 125A. Fitness for Life (1)

Introductory course offering a wide variety of conditioning activities (i.e. general aerobics, jogging, weight training, stretching) designed to increase the individual’s understanding of conditioning principles and level of fitness necessary for participation in sports or other conditioning activity courses. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 126A. Strength Training (1)

Designed to emphasize physical fitness, with special emphasis on muscular strength. Evaluation of individual needs and fitness programming are included. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 128. Fitness Walking (1)

Introduction to the performance of fitness walking as a lifelong activity that maintains and enhances well-being. Develop proficiency and increased knowledge about fitness walking as well as understand and implement a physical fitness program that features walking as a primary activity. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 129A. Running Conditioning I (1)

Development of skill and training methodology for intermediate, distance and cross country running. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 130A. Karate I (1)

Development of skill in basic techniques of Japanese karate, including self defense and an examination of karate history, philosophy and traditions. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 131A. Taekwondo (1)

Development of skill in basic techniques of Korean martial art, including self-defense and an examination of Taekwondo history, philosophy and traditions. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 132A. Aikido (1)

Study of the techniques and philosophy of Aikido, a Japanese martial art. Focus on control techniques, and is based on a blending of movement and intention so that what appears as a combative situation can be resolved without conflict. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 133A. Tai Chi Ch’uan (1)

Study of the philosophy and basic techniques of Tai Chi Ch’uan, with special focus on breathing, fluidity of movement and the application of the techniques to other physical disciplines. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 134. Shaolin Kung Fu (1)

Study of the philosophy and basic techniques of Kung Fu, with special focus on breathing, fluidity of motion and the application of the techniques to other physical disciplines. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 135A. Aerobic Dance I (1)

Exercises designed specifically for improving cardiovascular function and physical fitness through the mode of dynamic rhythmic dance movements. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 136A. Aqua Aerobics (1)

For swimmers and non-swimmers designed specifically to improve cardiovascular endurance, strength, agility and flexibility through the mode of free dynamic movement in the water. The water provides resistance and buoyancy that promotes a workout virtually free of orthopedic stress. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 137A. Dance, Ballroom I (1)

Survey, analysis, practice and development of social dance etiquette and of proficiency in the fundamental skills of ballroom dancing.

KIN 139A. Ballet I (1)

Development of proficiency in basic ballet skills and development of understanding and appreciation for ballet as an art form. (Available for General Education, Arts and Humanities.)

KIN 139B. Ballet II (1)

Prerequisite: KIN 139A. Continued study of ballet techniques with emphasis on combinations of basic skills.

KIN 141A. Jazz Dance I (1)

Development of proficiency in jazz dance techniques, skill and development of an understanding and appreciation of jazz dance as an art form.

KIN 141B. Jazz Dance II (1)

Development of intermediate jazz dance techniques, skill and development of an understanding and appreciation for jazz dance as an art form.

KIN 142A. Dance, Latin America I (1)

Development of proficiency in Latin American folk dance skills, in choreography and in performance of group dances based upon the traditional forms. Introduction to historical background of music.

KIN 142B. Dance, Latin America II (1)

Prerequisite: KIN 142A or instructor consent. Latin America II develops proficiency in Latin American popular dance skills. It focuses on typical dances from Latin American cultures, with emphasis on acquisition of intermediate level dance skills. (1 unit/1.7 hours) (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 143. Urban Street Dance (1)

Development of proficiency in urban street dance styles, including the most current forms found in popular urban youth culture and understanding its socio-ethnic origins and aesthetics.

KIN 144A. Dance, Modern I (1)

Development of proficiency in modern dance technique skills and development of an understanding and appreciation for modern dance as an art form. (Available for General Education, Arts and Humanities.)

KIN 147. Pilates (1)

An introduction to the Pilates method—a mind-body movement program designed to stretch, strengthen and balance the body. Exercises focus on postural symmetry, breath control, abdominal strength, spine, pelvis and shoulder stabilization, muscular flexibility, joint mobility and strengthening through the complete range of motion of all joints. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 148. Dance Conditioning and Somatic Practices (1)

Develop proficiency and increased knowledge about dance conditioning practices, with the goal to improve stability, strength and awareness. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 149. Yoga (1)

Philosophy and basic techniques of yoga. Through asanas (postures), stretches and deep breathing, flexibility and strength are developed and all systems of the body are revitalized. Deep breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques enhance overall health and improve ability to handle stress. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 151A. Personal Defense (1)

Instruction and practice in the basic techniques of anticipating, avoiding and, when necessary, protecting oneself from attack. Emphasis is on the avoidance of physical confrontation and the discouragement of an attacker.

KIN 152A. Soccer I (1)

Designed to practice performance techniques, analyze strategies and promote team play and sportsmanship in soccer. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 153. Sexual Assault Defense for Women (1)

A women’s self defense course against sexual assault. Course topics include awareness, risk reduction, avoidance, basic physical defense, aerosol defense and keychain defense. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 154. Sexual Assault Defense for Men (1)

Men’s self defense course against sexual assault. Course topics include awareness, risk reduction, avoidance, basic physical defense, aerosol defense and keychain defense. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 155A. Golf I (1)

Development of basic skill in playing golf, including rules, etiquette and background. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 164A. Handball I (1)

Development of proficiency in handball skills, including rules, etiquette and techniques of playing handball. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 167A. Racquetball I (1)

Development of proficiency in racquetball skills, knowledge of rules and techniques and basic strategy. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 171A. Softball I (1)

Development of proficiency in softball skills, including strategy, officiating rules and appreciations. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 172. Ultimate Frisbee (1)

Development of proficiency in and increased knowledge of disc sports, with emphasis on Ultimate Frisbee, with the goal of improving physical skills, physical conditioning, agility and teamwork. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 177A. Swimming for Non-swimmers (1)

Introduction for the non-swimmer, which includes fundamental skills for basic swimming strokes, safety and survival techniques. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 178A. Swimming I (1)

Practice in performance and analysis of swimming, diving and other aquatic skills at the elementary level. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 179A. Swimming Conditioning (1)

Survey of various training methods and development of physical fitness utilizing aquatic activity. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 185A. Tennis I (1)

Development of skill in playing tennis, inclusion of etiquette, rules and techniques. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 191A. Track and Field I (1)

Introduction to and development of basic skills in selected running, jumping and throwing events. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 195A. Volleyball I (1)

Development of proficiency in volleyball skills, including background, rules and strategy. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 195S. Sand Volleyball (1)

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to sand volleyball emphasizing the skills, rules, tactics and strategies used in the beach volleyball doubles game. Specific conditioning drills for sand volleyball will be incorporated to improve performance and develop overall fitness. (Available for General Education, Lifelong Learning.)

KIN 196A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses (1-2)

Selected activity courses with content to be determined.

KIN 200. Foundations of Kinesiology (3)

Using a holistic and integrated approach, students will actively explore the multi-faceted field of Kinesiology. Course/student outcomes will include exposure to and development of liberal learning skills, professional development, a working definition and appreciation for the field, and the initiation of a portfolio.

KIN 201/L. Movement Forms (2/1)

Corequisite: KIN 201L. Introduction for the major student to various movement forms (sport, dance, exercise) from the perspective of performer, practitioner and researcher. A core course that serves as a base for continued study of the knowledge and applications of kinesiology.

KIN 236. Introduction to Choreography (2)

Prerequisite: Instructor consent. Principles of dance composition—movement sources, rhythmic, spatial and dynamic techniques of organization, and thematic development. Composition of solo and small group dances. (Available for General Education, Arts and Humanities.)

KIN 236L. Introduction to Choreography and Lab (1)

Lab practice in choreography. (Available for General Education, Arts and Humanities.)

KIN 242. Movement Forms: Basic Dance (1)

Introduction for the major student to the study of stylized dance (social, ethnic, ballet, jazz) as a human movement form. Serves as a base for continued study of the knowledge and applications of kinesiology.

KIN 250SW. Professional Activities: Swimming (1)

Prerequisite: Physical Education Option students or instructor permission. This course is designed for Kinesiology majors enrolled in the Physical Education Option who possess basic swimming skills. Students enrolled in this course must be completely confident in deep water (13 feet or more). Activities may include, but not limited to, basic water safety and self-rescue skills, stroke …

KIN 271/L. Fundamental Movement, Gymnastics and Rhythms and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 200. Corequisite: KIN 271L. An introductory course in the fundamental movement patterns appropriate for the developing child in elementary physical education. This course is designed to develop competency in these fundamental movement patterns. Students will develop competency in knowledge and understanding of ways in which motor skills can be organized into developmentally appropriate progressions …

KIN 272/L. Non-traditional Games and Activities and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 200. Corequisite: KIN 272L. Students will be introduced to a variety of non-traditional games and activities that include team challenges, problem-solving activities and cooperative games. Students will actively explore the impact of non-traditional games and activities for the K-12 setting.

KIN 273/L. Analysis and Application of Games and Sport and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 200. Corequisite: KIN 273L. Course designed to facilitate enhanced performance and analysis of sport/game skills through a tactical understanding of a variety of invasion (e.g., basketball, soccer, lacrosse, football, speedball, ultimate Frisbee, hockey), net ball (e.g., volleyball, badminton, pickleball) and target games (e.g., bocce, golf, Frisbee golf).

KIN 296A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses in Kinesiology (1-3)

Selected topics in kinesiology with course content to be determined.

KIN 300. Foundations and Analysis of Human Movement (3)

Prerequisites: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212. Examination of anatomical and neuromechanical concepts relevant to human movement analysis and muscular control of movement. Application of functional anatomy to fundamental movements and select movement forms in exercise, sport and dance, emphasizing movement analysis across the lifespan and across a full range of abilities.

KIN 304. Dance and the Child (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 120/L; Restricted to students in the ITEP Freshman Option. Provides students the opportunity to revisit dance (creative, multicultural and international dance forms) and apply their knowledge of this area to working with children. Students extend and integrate their knowledge of dance to all of the visual and performing arts. Experiences include planning, teaching …

KIN 305. Historical and Philosophical Bases of Kinesiology (4)

Prerequisite: KIN 200 or 240. Survey of the historical and philosophical bases of kinesiology.

KIN 306. Socio-Psychological Aspects of Physical Activity (3)

Examination of the socio-psychological setting for physical activity, with an emphasis on social values, individual and collective behavior, and group interaction.

KIN 310. Visualization and Sport (3)

Examination of approaches for helping athletes understand, develop, and/or refine visual skills, mental skills and strategies essential for maximizing athletic performance.

KIN 311/L. Adapted Therapeutic Exercise Principles and Applications and Lab (2/1)

Corequisite: KIN 311L. Lecture and laboratory courses designed to introduce principles and applications in adapted therapeutic exercise. Lab: Hands-on experiences in working with individuals with various physical disabilities are provided under clinical supervision at the Center of Achievement.

KIN 313/L. Adapted and Therapeutic Aquatic Exercise and Lab (2/1)

Corequisite: KIN 313L. Lecture and lab courses designed to introduce a theoretical overview of the benefits of adapted and therapeutic aquatic exercise for individuals with physical limitations. Lab: Hands-on experiences in working with individuals with various physical disabilities are provided under clinical supervision at the Center of Achievement.

KIN 314/L. Creative Dance for Children and Lab (2/1)

Corequisite: KIN 314L. Study of the elements of time, space and energy as related to children’s dance as an art form. Principles, techniques and exploration of directions of teaching dance to children. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

KIN 315/L. Analysis and Application of Multi-Cultural Dance Forms for Children and Adolescents and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 242. Corequisite: KIN 315L. Analysis of basic to intermediate skills of multi-cultural dance, including ballroom, contra, ethnic, round and square. Students develop performance analysis skills and the ability to plan and conduct instructional activities in multi-cultural dance.

KIN 316/L. Choreographic Forms and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 236. Corequisite: KIN 316L. Study of preclassic, classic, modern, dramatic and group forms, with practical application in composition of solo and group dances. Lecture and lab taken concurrently. 2 hours lecture, 2 hours lab.

KIN 317. Advanced Analysis of Dance Forms (3)

Analysis of basic to intermediate skills of ballet, jazz and modern dance. Organizing and conducting of dance classes, demonstrations, concerts and other special dance activities in a school setting. Students develop performance analysis skills and ability to plan and conduct instructional activities in ballet, jazz and modern dance.

KIN 318. Intermediate Classical and Contemporary Ballet Technique (3-3)

Prerequisite: KIN 139B or KIN 141 or KIN 144 or KIN 244 or KIN 496BAL or instructor consent. Recommended Preparatory: Previous formal dance training. An intermediate course for undergraduate dance specialists in classical and contemporary ballet technique. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. 6 studio hours.

KIN 319. Intermediate Modern Dance (3-3)

Prerequisite: KIN 139A or KIN 144A or instructor consent. An intermediate course for undergraduate dance specialists in modern dance technique. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. 6 studio hours.

KIN 321. Intermediate Contemporary Dance Forms (3-3)

Prerequisite: KIN 143 or KIN 144 or instructor permission. An intermediate course in urban contemporary dance. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. 6 studio hours.

KIN 331. Introduction to Athletic Training Clinical Experience (3)

Prerequisite: Instructor permission required. An introduction to athletic training clinical experiences and employment settings. Experiences may include observation in physician offices (with MD’s and/or athletic training physician extenders), rehabilitation clinics, during surgical procedures, and in performing arts and corporate settings. Students will also observe during pre-season practices.

KIN 332. Evidence Based Practice in Athletic Training (3)

Prerequisite: Instructor permission required. This course exposes the Athletic Training student to the process of evidence-based practice. Topics include formulating a clinical question, searching for evidence, and critical appraisal of the literature. Select topics in the Prevention and Health Promotion, Clinical Examination and Diagnosis, Acute Care of Injuries and Illnesses, and Therapeutic Interventions domains will …

KIN 333. Injury Prevention Clinical Reasoning (2)

Prerequisites: KIN 338/L; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 341. Athletic Training students will practice clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills via case studies while integrating knowledge and skills from injury prevention, lower extremity evaluation and rehabilitation domains.

KIN 334. Evaluation and Rehabilitation Clinical Reasoning (2)

Prerequisites: KIN 333; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 342. Athletic Training students will practice clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills via case studies while integrating knowledge and skills from previous coursework. Advanced functional activities/ patterns also will be analyzed.

KIN 335/L. Health Related Fitness in K-12 Physical Education and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 272 and KIN 273. Corequisite: KIN 335L. Course to facilitate physical education students’ knowledge, skills, appreciation and confidence needed to lead school-aged children in the development of active, healthy lives.

KIN 336/L. Applied Fitness Training (2/1)

Prerequisites: BIOL 281 and KIN 300 with a grade of “C-” or better. Corequisite: KIN 336L. Theory and application of exercise program design and instruction to both individuals and groups within the general population. Field experience through practical application in leadership of a staff/faculty wellness class conducted during lab.

KIN 337/L. Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisites: BIOL 211 and BIOL 212. Corequisite: KIN 337L. An introductory course to the field of athletic training. The history of the athletic training profession, the role of the athletic trainer as part of the sports medicine team, pharmacology, nutrition, emergency management, risk management and injury assessment domains will be introduced. Lab: Injury-prevention principles and techniques for …

KIN 338/L. Lower Extremity Injury Evaluation Techniques and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 337/L. Corequisite: KIN 338L. Athletic Training students will learn how to assess various lower extremity musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Injury nomenclature, the injury evaluation process and specific body parts and injuries will be covered. Lab: Athletic Training students will develop proficiency in the individual lower extremity injury assessment techniques. Related topics that will …

KIN 339/L. Upper Extremity Injury Evaluation and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 338/L. Corequisite: KIN 339L. Lecture course designed to develop Athletic Training students’ upper extremity evaluation techniques. Lab: Athletic training students will develop proficiency in the individual upper extremity injury assessment techniques.

KIN 340. Medical Documentation (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 337/L; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisites: KIN 338/L. Introduction to injury evaluation documentation via classroom instruction and observation of physicians and allied health professionals. Documentation and assessment of risk management/ injury evaluation proficiencies through practical examination.

KIN 341. Prevention and Evaluation Clinical Experience (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 338/L; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 333. Prevention and lower extremity evaluation clinical experience. Athletic Training students practice, apply and synthesize knowledge and skills from the injury prevention and lower extremity injury evaluation domains with a physically active population, under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The required 10 …

KIN 342. Rehabilitation and Evaluation Clinical Experience (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 341; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 334. Rehabilitation and upper extremity injury evaluation clinical experience. Athletic Training students practice, apply and synthesize knowledge and skills from the rehabilitation and upper extremity injury evaluation domains with a physically active population, under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The required 10 …

KIN 345/L. Biomechanics and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 300. Corequisite: KIN 345L. Analysis of the ways in which anatomical makeup and mechanical laws govern the mechanics of human motion. Lab experiments designed to provide practical demonstration of mechanical laws and structured learning of qualitative and quantitative procedures for analyzing human motion.

KIN 346/L. Physiology of Exercise and Lab (3/1)

Prerequisite: BIOL 281. Corequisite: KIN 346L. Effects of physical activity on the human physiological processes and of the physiological aspects of skill, endurance, fatigue, training and other phenomena related to physical performance.

KIN 347. Introduction to Adapted Physical Education (3)

Study of common disabilities and deviations in growth, development and motor function in students, including the role played by all physical educators in accommodating special needs students.

KIN 349. General Medical Conditions (3)

Prerequisites: KIN 337/L; Open to Athletic Training students only. Will provide students with the knowledge and skills to assess sensory and motor function related to spine injuries, handle crisis situations, and recognize systemic diseases in patients who are physically active. Pathology of the systems of the body will be covered.

KIN 371/L. Physical Education Content Development for Children and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 271/L. Not available for credit to students who have completed KIN 470/L. Content, methodology, materials and equipment central to the planning, implementation and evaluation of developmental physical activity programs for children. Lab provides observation, active participation and practical experiences in activity programs for children, with emphasis on elementary-school physical education.

KIN 377. Motor Learning and Control (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 200. Study of principles, theories, and research evidence regarding the nature of motor performance, learning, and control with particular emphasis on factors that impact learning a skill through practice.

KIN 380/L. Perspectives of Dance and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Corequisite: KIN 380L. History, aesthetics, performance forms, musical forms, cultural and racial heritages, and contemporary directions of dance in education and art. Dance is examined as a performing art, ritual, social/recreational activity and subject for scholarly investigation and analysis. Students participate in dance techniques related to content presented …

KIN 385. Women in Sport (3)

Prerequisite: Completion of the lower division writing requirement. Survey of women’s past and present involvement with sport. Examines the social, cultural and developmental implications of sport participation. (Available for General Education, Comparative Cultural Studies.)

KIN 396A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses in Kinesiology (1-3)

Experimental courses in kinesiology with course content to be determined.

KIN 405. Ethics and Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 305. This course examines how basic ethical theories relate to problems in kinesiology. It provides critical analysis of ethical dilemmas in contemporary sport. It also emphasizes the understanding of ethical frameworks and the application of these frameworks to ethical problems arising in other contexts related to kinesiology professions. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 406. Social Change and Development Through Sport (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 306. This class critically assesses the use of sports as a mechanism for social change and development. Students will participate in a leadership role in a youth sport development program and apply critical theories to understand and assess the efficacy of sport programs in effecting social change and development.

KIN 407. Sport, Culture and Society (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 306. Study of the role, meaning and use of American sports, from colonial times to the present. Examination of the effects of forces that influence sports in this society and the status of international sports, including the role of U.S. factors affecting sport at the international level and future directions. Available for graduate …

KIN 408. The Olympic Games (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 305. Study of sport through the perspective of the ancient and modern Olympic Games from a historical and philosophical point of view. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 409. Advanced Sport Psychology (3)

Prerequisites: Score of 8 or better on Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam; Not available to students who have taken PSY 409. Recommended Preparatory: KIN 306 and/or PSY 150. Addresses the evolution of sport psychology as a science, including the psychological variables associated with successful performance in sport and physical activity settings. Available for graduate credit …

KIN 410. Psychosocial Aspects of Athletic Injury (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 306 or instructor consent. This course examines the psychosocial factors involved in athletic injuries and the rehabilitation process. Relevant theory and research will be discussed, as well as practical applications. Topics may include: stress, responses to injury, mental skills/tools used to manage injury (i.e., imagery, goal setting, motivation, confidence), social support, common problems …

KIN 415. Medical Aspects of Sport and Related Injuries (3)

Prerequisites: KIN 337 and KIN 345. Review of selected medical aspects of sport. Topics include injury evaluation techniques, therapeutic modalities, and rehabilitation techniques.

KIN 417. Theoretical and Technical Aspects of Resistance Exercise (2)

Prerequisites: KIN 345/L and KIN 346/L. Corequisite: KIN 417L. A course designed to prepare students to plan, develop and implement resistance-training programs. Topics included will pertain to muscular strength and endurance conditioning, physiology of strength conditioning, muscular strength, testing and evaluation and organization/administration of strength-training programs. Students who complete this course are prepared to sit for the …

KIN 417L. Theoretical and Technical Aspects of Resistance Training Laboratory (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 345/L and KIN 346/L. Corequisite: KIN 417. A hands-on lab in which students will perform various resistance-training techniques that will pertain to muscular strength and endurance conditioning, physiology of strength conditioning, muscular strength testing and evaluation and organization/administration of strength-training programs. Students who complete this course are prepared to sit for the Certified Strength and …

KIN 418. Advanced Classical and Contemporary Ballet Technique (3-3)

Prerequisite: KIN 318 or KIN 496BAL or instructor consent. Recommended Preparatory: Previous formal dance training. A course for students interested in a dance specialty. Class is designed at the advanced-skill level in ballet technique. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. 6 studio hours per week.

KIN 419. Advanced Modern Dance (3-3)

An advanced course for undergraduate dance specialists in modern dance technique. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. 6 studio hours per week. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 420. Coaching Competitive Sports (3)

Prerequisite: Upper division standing. Psychological, sociological and philosophical perspectives of coaching are examined as these relate to motivation, discipline and interpersonal relations in competitive sports programs.

KIN 421. Advanced Contemporary Dance Forms (3-3)

Prerequisite: KIN 319 or KIN 321 or instructor permission. An advanced course in contemporary dance forms. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 units in different semesters. This course is open to graduate students. 6 studio hours.

KIN 426. Choreography (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 316 or instructor consent. View of dance composition, including movement sources, rhythmic spatial and dynamic techniques of organization; thematic development and dramatic intent. Composition of solo and small-group dances. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 427. Dance Production (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 316 or instructor consent. Study of techniques and materials in dance as applied to music analysis and advanced individual and group choreography for performance. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 428. Aesthetics of Human Movement (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 305. Examines historical and contemporary physical activity movement forms (such as sport, dance and exercise) and the human body as aesthetic expressions and culturally symbolic representations. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 436. Applied Exercise and Sports Physiology (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 346 with a grade of “C-” or better. Physiological conditioning concepts, including the effects of acute and chronic bouts of exercise training, for the enhancement of health objectives and improvement of sports performance. Regular written assignments required. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 437. Athletic Training Administration (3)

Prerequisites: KIN 339/L. Athletic Training students will learn techniques and strategies required to manage athletic training programs in the professional world. Professional development and acute care of injuries also will be addressed.

KIN 441. Administration and Treatment Clinical Experience (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 342; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 443. Athletic Training students practice, apply and synthesize knowledge and skills from the administrative, modalities and general medical domains with a physically active population under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The required 20 hours per week will assimilate Athletic Training students into …

KIN 442. Advanced Clinical Experience Techniques (1)

Prerequisites: KIN 441; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 444. Athletic Training students practice, apply and synthesize knowledge and skills from the pharmacology and acute-care domains with a physically active population, under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer. The required 15 hours per week assimilates Athletic Training students into the profession.

KIN 443. Advanced Activities Clinical Reasoning (2)

Prerequisites: KIN 334; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 441. Athletic Training students will develop clinical reasoning and differential diagnosis skills via case studies, while integrating knowledge and skills from injury prevention, injury evaluation, general medical, rehabilitation, modalities and administrative domains.

KIN 444. Professional Preparation (2)

Prerequisites: KIN 443; Open to Athletic Training students only. Corequisite: KIN 442. Athletic Training students will prepare for the Board of Certification Examination, become involved in the community and promote the athletic training profession through directed activities.

KIN 445. Advanced Biomechanics (3)

Prerequisites: KIN 345 with a grade of “C-” or better; PHYS 100A/AL. Evaluation and interpretation of motor skill performance on the basis of applied mechanics. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 446/L. Research in Exercise Physiology and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 346 with a grade of “C-” or better. Corequisite: KIN 446L. Explores advanced theory of exercise physiology, as well as concepts and techniques of research. Lab experience provides competency in the application of biomedical instrumentation to exercise physiology research. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 451. Adapted Aquatic Therapeutic Exercise: Assessment, Evaluation and Program Design (2)

Recommended Preparatory: KIN 311/L, KIN 313/L. Corequisite: KIN 451L. This course is designed to introduce intermediate/advanced knowledge in adapted aquatic therapeutic exercise. Assessment and evaluation processes to be learned include observations, screenings and various measurement instruments for the purpose of designing exercise programs for individuals and groups with special needs.

KIN 451L. Adapted Aquatic Therapeutic Exercise: Assessment, Evaluation and Program Design Lab (1)

Corequisite: KIN 451. Recommended Preparatory: KIN 311/L, KIN 313/L. This course is designed to introduce intermediate/advanced knowledge in adapted aquatic therapeutic exercise. Assessment and evaluation processes to be learned include observations, screenings and various measurement instruments for the purpose of designing exercise programs for individuals and groups with special needs.

KIN 452/L. Adapted Physical Activity for Children and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 311/L or KIN 313/L. Corequisite KIN 452L. Preparatory: KIN 477. This course is designed for students who are interested in working with children with physical and developmental disabilites. Students will learn the principles of designing and implementing adapted physical activity programs addressing the needs and providing effective supports for a child via direct …

KIN 453/L. Evaluation, Assessment and Program Development for People with Physical Disabilities and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: KIN 311/L. This course is designed to teach evaluation and assessment techniques used in adapted therapeutic exercise settings and various research assessment tools. Students are expected to acquire theoretical and practical knowledge in clinical assessment, use a variety of assessment tools, and evaluate adapted therapeutic exercise programs designed for individuals with physical disabilities. Various …

KIN 456. Exercise Program Design (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 346 with a grade of “C-” or better. This course will examine the application of exercise guidelines for adults and children based on the standards of the American Heart Association and the American College of Sports Medicine. Additionally, this course will review field tests for determination of muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, body …

KIN 457/L. Therapeutic Modalities for Sports Medicine and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 338/L. Corequisite: KIN 457L. Laboratory experiences designed to provide competency in the application of selected therapeutic agents.

KIN 462/L. Physical Education Content Development for Adolescents and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 472/L. Corequisite: KIN 462L. Course provides Physical Education Option students with early field and university-based experiences required to develop and apply a variety of physical education content for adolescents in team, individual and activity settings.

KIN 467/L. Therapeutic Exercise Techniques and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 337/L. Corequisite: KIN 467L. Students will develop therapeutic exercise techniques and begin to formulate rehabilitation plans. Lab: Laboratory experiences designed to provide proficiency in selecting appropriate therapeutic exercises to design rehabilitation programs for various orthopedic injuries.

KIN 470/L. Physical Education for Children and Lab (2/1)

Corequisite: KIN 470L. Not available for credit for Kinesiology majors. Focuses on the growing/moving/learning elementary-age child and on purposes, content, procedures, materials and equipment central to elementary school physical education. Lab: Observation and lab experience in elementary school physical education.

KIN 472/L. Learner Assessment and Technology in K-12 Physical Education and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisites: KIN 335/L. Corequisite: KIN 472L. A conceptual and practical understanding of alternative and traditional assessment of student learning in school physical education. Emphasis will be on formal and informal assessment and technological strategies that enhance learning, assess performance, provide feedback and communicate progress.

KIN 476. Musculoskeletal Biomechanics and Injury (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 345 or instructor consent. Anatomical, physiological and mechanical characteristics of human musculoskeletal tissues and their responses to mechanical loading. Detailed examination of injury mechanisms and their mechanical correlates. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 477. Motor Development (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 377 or instructor permission. Corequisite: KIN 478. Study of age-related changes in motor skills, the processes that underlie these changes, and the factors that influence them.

KIN 478. Application of Motor Behavior Principles (2)

Corequisite: KIN 477. Course designed for students to use a life span perspective to demonstrate how to design, implement, and assess motor skill programs for any group of individuals regardless of age, developmental level, or movement task.

KIN 479. Perception and Movement (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 377 or permission of instructor. Integrated approach into the nature of human movement across the life span with special emphasis on examining the relation between perception and movement as a function of the environment in which one lives. Available for graduate credit.

KIN 494A-B. Academic Internship in Kinesiology (1-2)

Academic internship course. On- and off-campus study and research in selected areas of kinesiology with course content to be determined. Enrollment is limited to 6 units total in any combination of KIN 494A and KIN 494B. (See subtitle in appropriate Schedule of Classes.) (Credit/No Credit only)

KIN 494I. Academic Internship Evaluation (1-1)

Corequisite: KIN 494A or KIN 494B. Supervised on and off-campus internship to apply content and research in selected areas of Kinesiology. May be repeated once for credit. (Credit/No Credit only)

KIN 496A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses in Kinesiology (1-3)

Experimental courses in kinesiology with course content to be determined.

KIN 498A-Z. Supervised Individual Projects (1-3)

Off-campus study and research in selected areas of kinesiology with course content to be determined. (Credit/No Credit only)

KIN 498WC. Dance Concert Modes (3)

Prerequisite: KIN 316 or instructor consent. Analysis and application of advanced choreographic structures to compose individual or group choreography for dance concert productions Available to graduate students.

KIN 499A-C. Independent Study (1-3)

No course description.

KIN 511. Perceptual-Motor Development of Students with Disabilities (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or consent of instructor. Descriptive analysis of motor characteristics of students with disabilities, including theories of specialized instruction, evaluation, and prescribing and implementing instruction in adapted physical education/activity programs.

KIN 512. Curriculum Development and Instruction in Adapted Physical Education (3)

Prerequisites: Admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Study of curriculum development and instructional principles used in organizing, implementing and instructing students with disabilities in various physical education instructional settings.

KIN 513/L. Adapted Therapeutic Exercise: Assessment and Design and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or consent of instructor. Corequisite: KIN 513L. This course is designed to teach advanced knowledge and techniques in adapted therapeutic exercise. The course provides opportunities for students to integrate various aspects of kinesiology, including anatomical, physiological, biomechanical, pedagogical and socio-psychological knowledge as …

KIN 514. Physical Education and Sports for Students with Physical Disabilities (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Comprehensive study of etiology of orthopedic impairments; learning characteristics; and assessment, design and instruction of appropriate physical education and athletics experiences for students with physical disabilities.

KIN 520. Seminar in Coaching the Modern Athlete (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Examines different teaching and coaching personalities, styles and communication processes as they relate to interpersonal relations, motivation, discipline, self expression, competition, cooperation and problems associated with athletic coaching for different age groups and levels of competition.

KIN 526/L. Teaching Effectiveness in Kinesiology and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Corequisite: KIN 526L. Seminar that develops knowledge and skills of teaching in kinesiology-based disciplines in higher education. Study of the research literature in pedagogy, with a primary focus on the teaching of motor activities and lab courses. Students examine instructional strategies and develop skill …

KIN 560. Clinical EKG and Exercise Stress Testing (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Course in electrocardiography that includes detailed evaluation of basic EKG arrhythmias and their relationship to exercise testing and training.

KIN 575/L. Biomechanical Analysis Techniques and Lab (2/1)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Corequisite: KIN 575L. Techniques for collecting and analyzing quantitative human movement data from high-speed film, video, dynamography and electromyography, including theories supporting 3-dimensional analysis and data-smoothing methodologies. Regular writing assignments required. Lab experience provides competency in the collection and interpretation of both kinematic and …

KIN 579. Advanced Studies in Human Motor Behavior (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. An in-depth investigation into the theories, principles and research in motor development, motor learning and motor control, with emphasis on describing and explaining changes in movement patterns across the lifespan.

KIN 601. Advanced Evidence-Based Practice in Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. This course focuses on the process of evidence-based practice, which involves the explicit incorporation of evidence from three sources: research evidence, practitioner knowledge and experience, and patient/client preferences. Students will develop advanced skills to effectively formulate a clinical question and then search for, critically appraise, …

KIN 602. Seminar in Current Issues in Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or instructor consent. Intensive study of current issues and problems in kinesiology through examination and analysis of sport and performance studies literature and research findings.

KIN 603. Seminar in Pedagogy in Kinesiology (3)

Seminar in current issues and developments in physical education pedagogy through examination and analysis of literature and research findings.

KIN 605. Research Methods and Design in Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Study of various types of research used in kinesiology and techniques employed in collecting, classifying, interpreting and presenting data.

KIN 606. Seminar in Social Psychology of Sport (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Advanced study of the influence of social-psychological variables as they relate to motor performance. Topics may include aggression, attitude formation and change, arousal and anxiety, achievement motivation, attribution theory, social facilitation, social reinforcement, observational learning and the competition process.

KIN 607. Seminar in Sport and Performance History (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or instructor consent. This seminar provides students with an overview of sport and performance history in the United States from the pre-colonial period to the era of globalization.

KIN 608. Seminar in Adapted Physical Education (3)

Prerequisite: Admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. This course is designed to study contemporary issues related to adapted physical education and research best practice models to provide physical education services to students with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorder, emotional and behavioral disorders, severe disabilities and/or …

KIN 610. Quantitative Analysis of Research in Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Study of advanced statistical methods for quantitative analysis of research data in kinesiology, including computer analysis.

KIN 612. Qualitative Research Design in Kinesiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. This course will provide an intensive study of qualitative research designs through critical examination of the research literature. The course content includes an intensive review of the issues surrounding measurement, data analysis, interpretation and ethical aspects of conducting qualitative research.

KIN 617. Advanced Strength and Conditioning (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or instructor consent. This course will address current and emerging issues in strength and conditioning. Students will develop the ability to search for and critically evaluate scientific research, discuss different strength and conditioning concepts, and utilize this information for programming and reporting. The use of technology for research, measurement, …

KIN 619. Seminar in Dance Science (3)

Graduate seminar in dance science, with particular focus on the application of functional anatomy, motor learning and prevention of dance injuries as it applies to the training of dancers.

KIN 626. Seminar in Philosophy of Sport and Performance (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or instructor consent. This seminar provides students with an overview of the classical and contemporary philosophic literature on sport and performance studies with an emphasis on developing philosophic reasoning, writing, and speaking skills related to the philosophy of sport and performance.

KIN 643. Dance Performance Analysis (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into Kinesiology M.S. program or instructor consent. Dance performance analysis incorporates a Graduate Concert of new choreographic works, plus active scientific research involving kinesiology as it applies to dance performance. During the course students will acquire, develop and incorporate skills necessary for creating a new work to be produced and performed in a …

KIN 645. Seminar in Biomechanics (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Analysis of current and classical research literature related to human biomechanics. Emphasis on sport and ergonomic applications.

KIN 646. Seminar in Exercise Physiology (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Advanced human physiological variability, and potentialities and requirements for muscular activity.

KIN 647. Seminar in Adapted Physical Activity (3)

Prerequisites: KIN 605 and KIN 610. An advanced study of theory and literature regarding adapted physical activity for individuals with disabilities. This course is designed to develop in-depth knowledge by integrating the sub-disciplines of kinesiology as they relate to adapted physical activity on land and in the water. Specific topics include pedagogical, psycho-social, physiological and biomechanical aspects …

KIN 652. Seminar in Exercise Physiology of Skeletal Muscle (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Study of the physiological, anatomical, morphological and biochemical adaptations of skeletal muscle to exercise training.

KIN 679. Seminar in Motor Behavior (3)

Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or consent of instructor. Study and seminar discussion of selected topics in motor behavior.

KIN 694. Advanced Internship in Adapted Physical Education (3)

Prerequisites: Preliminary Education Specialist Credential, Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential, or Preliminary Single Subject Physical Education Credential; KIN 511, KIN 512, KIN 513/L, KIN 514; APE Program director consent. Advanced teaching internship for candidates in the Adapted Physical Education Added-Authorization Program. Clinical supervision is provided through credentialed cooperating teachers/site supervisors and through analysis of videos by University …

KIN 695A-Z. Experimental Topics Courses (1-3)

Prerequisite: Advisor or instructor consent. Specialized topics from a concentrated field of current interest presented at an advanced level.

KIN 696A-C. Directed Graduate Research (1-3)

Prerequisites: Classified status; graduate coordinator consent. Special graduate studies in kinesiology.

KIN 698A-C. Thesis or Graduate Project (1-3)

Prerequisites: Classified status; Thesis/Project Chair consent. May be repeated, but not more than 6 units may be included among the 30 total units required for the M.S. degree.

KIN 699A-C. Independent Study (1-3)

Prerequisite: Graduate coordinator consent. Consists of a project designed to meet a highly specialized graduate need. Project selected in conference with a faculty sponsor. Progress meetings are held regularly until the end of the semester.