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Graduate Catalog 2014-15

KINESIOLOGY (KIN)

413-3 EXERCISE AND AGING. Investigates the basic concepts of the physiology of aging and the forms of exercise and physical activity that is beneficial to the aging population.

480-1 to 4 INDEPENDENT STUDY. Individual investigation of topic. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

490-1 to 4 SELECTED TOPICS IN APPLIED KINESIOLOGY. Theory and practice in topical areas such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, sport and exercise psychology, adapted physical education, and pedagogy. May be repeated to maximum of 6 hours provided no topic is repeated.

499-1 to 4 INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH. Selection, investigation, and writing of research paper under supervision of instructor. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

501-3 BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS OF EXERCISE. Provides an in-depth analysis of psychosocial factors related to preventive and rehabilitative exercise behavior.

502-BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS OF SPORT. Explores the psychological factors influencing participation patterns and performance in sport, and effects of sport upon psychological responses.

503-3 PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN MODERN SOCIETY. Provides an in-depth analysis of the interaction between physical activity and society including the social and cultural processes and institutions which influence, and are influenced by physical activity.

504-3 PSYCHOLOGY FOR SPORT PERFORMANCE. An in-depth exploration of the current professional practices in sport and exercise psychology service delivery that utilize both psychological and educational interventions.

509-3 RESEARCH METHODS IN KINESIOLOGY. Prepare students to read, understand, and evaluate research in the field of kinesiology.

512-3 ADVANCED EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Discussion and application of the physiological and metabolic effects that occur at rest and during exercise in humans.

513-3 CLINICAL EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Review the evaluations, mechanisms and adaptation by which exercise prevents and treats chronic diseases.

514-3 ADVANCED EXERCISE ASSESSMENT AND PRESCRIPTION. Provides in-depth training for the various concepts related to exercise assessment and prescription for healthy persons and those with chronic disease and/or disability.

516-3 ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR AND RESPIRATORY PHYSIOLOGY. Discussion and application of the cardiovascular and respiratory physiological effects that occur at rest and during exercise in humans. Includes interpretation of electrocardiograms (ECG).

517-3 PATHOPHYSIOLOGY AND TREATMENT OF OBESITY. Provides in-depth content of the etiology, pathophysiology, prevention and treatments for obesity in adults and children.

518-3 EXERCISE ENDOCRINOLOGY. To provide content on the cellular and systems physiology of the neuro-endocrine system, as well as present research-based findings of how exercise alters neuro-endocrine function.

520-3 PEDAGOGY IN SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Selection of appropriate intervention strategies for individuals with disabilities. Includes instructional strategies and curriculums.

521-3 ANALYSIS OF RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Course designed to help teachers understand important literature in physical education. Also will study the manuscripts of scholars who have achieved a better understanding of physical education.

522-3 ANALYSIS OF TEACHING BEHAVIORS IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Selection and observation of appropriate teaching behaviors in sport and K-12 physical education.

523-3 CURRICULUM IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Focuses on particular skills necessary for developing, implementing, and evaluating curriculum in physical education and sport. Prerequisite: completed bachelors degree.

524-3 ASSESSMENT IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Focuses on particular skills necessary for developing, implementing, and evaluating in sport and physical education. Prerequisite: completed bachelors degree.

525-3 PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENT IN SPECIAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Selection and presentation of appropriate assessment tools for individuals with varying degrees of disability and age.

526-3 DIVERSITY IN SPORT AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION. Techniques and methods of instruction in programming and teaching for cultural sensitivity. Prerequisite: completed bachelors degree.

527a-3 ACTION RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION I. Introduces students to action research, a form of self-reflective systematic inquiry by practitioners on their own practice. Prerequisites: admission to physical education and sport pedagogy program.

527b-3 PRESENTATION OF ACTION RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION II. Introduces students to presenting action research, a form of self-reflective systematic inquiry by practitioners on their own practice. Prerequisites: admission to physical education and sport pedagogy program.

532-3 RESEARCH METHODS IN SPORT MANAGEMENT. Analysis of Qualitative Research Methods studying multiple sport management research streams. Case studies, content analysis, ethnography, policy analysis, and legal research are included.

533-3 ISSUES IN ATHLETICS AND EDUCATION. Current topics analysis, through principles of management, strategy, sociology, law, and other disciplines.

534-3 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN THE SPORT INDUSTRY. Firms in the sport industry, attainment of competitive advantage, analytical tools studying corporate environment, culture, change, planning, and implementation.

535-3 ADMINISTRATIVE THEORY AND PRACTICE IN KINESIOLOGY. Administrative and supervisory functions in physical education, fitness/wellness, and sport organizations including organizational policies and procedures for instructional programs.

536-3 SPORT FACILITY DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT. Principles of design, construction, maintenance and management of sport centers.

537-3 DEVELOPMENT AND GOVERNANCE OF INTERNATIONAL SPORTS. Cultural influences affecting the emergence, governance and organization of selected international sports.

538-3 SPECIAL TOPICS IN SPORT MANAGEMENT. Human Resource Management - Risk Management - Sport Communication - Interscholastic, Intercollegiate, and/or Professional Sport Administration - Coaching Theory and Administration.

541-3 ADVANCED HUMAN NUTRITION AND METABOLISM. Discussion and application of macronutrients and micronutrients on metabolism in health and disease.

550-3-12 SELECTED TOPICS IN KINESIOLOGY. Analysis of reports, current problems, trends, and research in kinesiology. Repeatable up to 12 hours at discretion of advisor; provided no topic is repeated. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

555-3 INTERNSHIP IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Individualized planned experience in agency, organization, or institution appropriate to student's area of professional interest. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

580-1 to 4 READINGS IN KINESIOLOGY. Supervised reading on selected topics. May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours.

597-3 SEMINAR IN EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY. Review and discussion of historically classic articles and current research in exercise physiology.

599-1 to 6 THESIS IN KINESIOLOGY. Students selecting thesis track must earn minimum of 3 credit hours. May be repeated to a maximum of 6 hours. Prerequisite: KIN 515.

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