2018-2019 Catalog

KINE - Kinesiology

KINE 1 Introduction to Kinesiology

A survey of introductory concepts in the discipline of kinesiology for individuals pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology. The history of the discipline, current areas of research, challenges, and the future of the field will be discussed.  Students will have the opportunity to explore professional opportunities in allied health fields and graduate or professional training.

Credits
3

KINE 120 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries

This course provides a founding for recognition, evaluation and treatment of basic injuries. The course is designed for Kinesiology majors and individuals interested in sport psychology, coaching, athletic training, personal training, and health and physical education. Activities will emphasize taping technique, mechanism of injury, physiology, pathology and anatomy.

Credits
3

KINE 125 Exercise Physiology

An examination of the acute responses and chronic adaptations of the body to the stresses of exercise. Lecture: 3 hours.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

BIOL 11, BIOL 11L, BIOL 17

KINE 125LW Exercise Physiology Laboratory

Collection and analysis of data that measures how the body responds to the stress of exercise. 

Credits
1

Corequisites

Enrollment in KINE 125

KINE 130 Exercise Assessment & Prescription

Practical and theoretical experiences in exercise prescription and health/fitness assessment techniques for healthy as well as special or diseased populations. Precautions for safe and effective participation in exercise programs are identified, and the legal and ethical limits of exercise prescription are discussed.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

Pre-requisite: BIOL 11/11L, Recommended

KINE 135 Motor Development

An overview of motor development across the life span as well as an introduction to the discipline of motor behavior/control. Specifically, it focuses on the concepts and principles of coordination, the control of movement, and development of skilled action throughout the life span. It addresses such topics as the development of fundamental movement activities; movement control processes; acquisition, retention and transfer of skill; and the role of constraints to action.

Credits
3

KINE 140 Gender & Cultural Issues in Physical Activity

This course examines the gender and cultural experiences within the United States of America as depicted through the various mediums of mass media and the contemporary society of sport. Stressed throughout the class will be the creation and transformation of images of adults and children as shown in American sport. 

Credits
3

KINE 195W Kinesiology Senior Seminar

A comprehensive study of selected topics in kinesiology research and the relevance of the topics to society.

Credits
3

Prerequisites

Declared Kinesiology major with at least 10 units of upper-division Kinesiology and/or Biology completed and consent of instructor

KINE 196 Internship

Supervised on- or off-campus experiences in kinesiology appropriate to specific student career interests.

Credits
1-3 Units

Prerequisites

Upper division standing as a Kinesiology Major. Instructor signature required for enrollment.