KIN (Kinesiology)

 

 

KIN 1002 Wellness for Life

Two hours

A practical study of fundamental health and wellness principles based upon the wellness model. Personal applications to the lifestyle of the individual that address Christian stewardship of their health and well-being are emphasized. Meets the Wellness requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered each semester

KIN 1012 Lifetime Fitness

Two hours

Basic instruction necessary for a lifetime of physical activity related to health and wellness. Emphasizes the major components of health-related physical fitness, including personal assessment and prescription/practice of physical activities. Meets the Wellness requirement of the Core Curriculum.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 1021 Wellness Activity: Selected Topic

One hour

An activity course other than those offered on a regular basis.

Offered upon significant request

KIN 1031 Tennis

One hour

An activity course designed to provide basic instruction in the game of tennis.  Such topics as the history of tennis, equipment, rules and scoring, etiquette, fundamental skills, and strategy are addressed.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 1051 Swimming

One hour

An activity course offering instruction in the basic skills of swimming.  Such topics as history, safety, basic techniques, and various strokes are addressed.

Offered upon sufficient request

 

KIN 1052 Lifeguarding

Two hours

Knowledge and advanced skill in swimming with training in lifeguarding. An additional fee associated with this course.  Prerequisite: advanced swimming skills.

Offered upon sufficient request

 

KIN 1061 Golf

One hour

An activity course offering instruction in the basics of the game of golf.  Such topics as the history of the game, equipment, course layout, fundamental skills, golf etiquette and terminology are addressed.  An additional fee associated with this course.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 1071 Racquetball

One hour

An activity course offering instruction in the basics of the game of racquetball.  Such topics as the history of the game, equipment, rules, playing regulations, fundamental skills and strategy are addressed.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 1081 Aerobic Walking/Jogging

One hour

An activity course offering students the opportunity to learn the basics of walking and jogging for fitness.  Shoe selection, running/walking form, training ideas, safety measures, injuries, and terminology are topics covered.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 1091 Nautilus and Free Weight Training

One hour

An activity course designed to assist students in developing strength and stretching programs for fitness.  Proper lifting techniques, training programs, and specific exercises for development of strength and endurance are covered.

Offered each semester

KIN 2102, 2103 First Aid and CPR

Two or three hours

Instruction in basic first aid, safety, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). Students enrolled in 2103 are required to observe emergency treatment and participate in ambulance calls through a certified/licensed EMT response facility, and to write a paper recounting the experience. An additional fee associated with each course.

Offered each semester

KIN 2113 Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology

Three hours

An introduction to the structures and functions of the various systems of the human body, especially as they relate to movement, physical activity, health and wellness.

Offered fall semester

KIN 2123 Care of Athletic Injuries

Three hours

Instruction in the recognition, prevention, and care of athletic injuries as well as advanced emergency medical treatment, and proper selection, care, and use of protective sports equipment.

Offered spring semester

 

KIN 2181 Medical Terminology

One hour

Directed self-study in the use of the basic prefixes, suffixes, and roots of medical terminology. The course assists the student in utilizing medical terms appropriately in both written and verbal forms.

Offered spring semester

KIN 3113 Injury Evaluation and Rehabilitation

Three hours

A systematic study and laboratory application of athletic training injury evaluation principles, techniques, and rehabilitation for the spine, and upper/lower extremities.

Offered fall semester (odd-numbered years)

 

KIN 3203 Kinesiology and Applied Mechanics

Three hours

Offers the future kinesiologist the opportunity to apply learned facts and concepts related to the structure/function of the human body to basic and advanced human movements. Emphasizes the kinesiological and biomechanical aspects of the skeletal and muscular systems.  Prerequisite: KIN 2113.

Offered spring semester

 

KIN 3303 Nutrition for Health and Human Performance

Three hours

A study of the nutritional considerations and implications for individuals active in physical fitness and sporting activities.

Offered spring semester (even-numbered years)

 

KIN 3353 Theory of Coaching

Three hours

Exploration of philosophical, sociological, and psychological considerations of human performance in competitive athletics. Various theories of coaching are explored and practiced.

Offered fall semester (odd-numbered years)

KIN 3483 Therapeutic Exercises and Modalities

Three hours

A study in theory and application of therapeutic modalities and rehabilitation exercise/equipment prescribed for the treatment and management of athletic injuries.

Offered fall semester (even-numbered years)

KIN 3491, 3942, 3493 Internship

One to three hours

Practical experience working under a qualified professional in the area of sports medicine/athletic training, community health education, or fitness in an approved setting. Prerequisite: consent of advisor.

Offered each semester

 

KIN 4213 Contemporary Issues in Kinesiology

Three hours

Surveys current trends and issues related to kinesiological fields and programs.

Offered fall semester (even-numbered years)

 

KIN 4433 Exercise Physiology

Three hours

A study of physiological responses and adaptations of the human body to physical activity. Prerequisite: KIN 2113.

Offered spring semester (odd-numbered years)

 

KIN 4443 Management in Health and Sport

Three hours

Provides a study of the foundational principles and practices of personnel leadership, planning, budgeting, scheduling of facilities and events, purchasing, and other topics related to programs in the field.

Offered spring semester (odd-numbered years)